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Boxpark Wembley Is Happening

Boxpark Wembley Is Happening

27 independent food and drink shops. | By M@
'Strange' Diana And Dodi Memorial To Be Removed From Harrods

'Strange' Diana And Dodi Memorial To Be Removed From Harrods

It is not yet clear when it will go. | By Will Noble
Behind The Scenes At The Restoration Of Big Ben

Behind The Scenes At The Restoration Of Big Ben

Four bong-free years. | By Robert Greene
London Reacts To Being Snubbed By Donald Trump

London Reacts To Being Snubbed By Donald Trump

Who are you calling an "off location"? | By Laura Reynolds
Part Of Monster Fatberg To Go On Display At Museum Of London

Part Of Monster Fatberg To Go On Display At Museum Of London

You have already eaten, right? | By Will Noble
Can You Swap Your Old £5 Note At The Bank Of England?

Can You Swap Your Old £5 Note At The Bank Of England?

We went to find out. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
Victorian Time Capsules Uncovered In Euston

Victorian Time Capsules Uncovered In Euston

Message in a bottle... | By M@
Plans For The City's Latest Skyscraper Have Been Revealed

Plans For The City's Latest Skyscraper Have Been Revealed

Love it or hate it? | By City AM
Islington Council Has Launched A Not For Profit Energy Company

Islington Council Has Launched A Not For Profit Energy Company

Cheaper gas and electricity? | By Danny Lavelle
Today's Your Last Chance To Hear Big Ben's Chimes

Today's Your Last Chance To Hear Big Ben's Chimes

The bell will fall silent from midday. | By City AM
The Garden Bridge Has Officially Been Cancelled

The Garden Bridge Has Officially Been Cancelled

£50m of taxpayers' money had already been spent on it. | By City AM
Big Ben Will Fall Silent For Four Years From Next Week

Big Ben Will Fall Silent For Four Years From Next Week

Bye bye bongs. | By City AM
Live Near Camberwell? You Might Be Getting A 'Box Park'...

Live Near Camberwell? You Might Be Getting A 'Box Park'...

Not to be confused with Boxpark. | By Will Noble
Secret Chamber Beneath The Monument Could Be Opened To Public

Secret Chamber Beneath The Monument Could Be Opened To Public

Tiny laboratory sealed off for decades. | By M@
Van Hits Worshippers At North London Mosque

Van Hits Worshippers At North London Mosque

One man has died. | By Londonist
How London Reacted To The Election Result

How London Reacted To The Election Result

Hilariously, generally. | By Will Noble
Google Unveils Plans For King's Cross Groundscraper HQ

Google Unveils Plans For King's Cross Groundscraper HQ

It's as long as The Shard is tall. | By Jordan Waite
This Has Just Won London's Best Infrastructure Award

This Has Just Won London's Best Infrastructure Award

A worthy winner? | Sponsor
Eurostar To Run Direct Trains From London To Amsterdam Later This Year

Eurostar To Run Direct Trains From London To Amsterdam Later This Year

Start planning your Christmas shopping trip now | By Zoe Craig
It'll Take A Miracle For The Garden Bridge To Happen Now

It'll Take A Miracle For The Garden Bridge To Happen Now

Sadiq Khan has effectively scuppered the project. | By Laura Reynolds
What Do 0203 Phone Numbers Mean?

What Do 0203 Phone Numbers Mean?

London area codes explained. | By M@
These Tube Trains Are About To Disappear Forever

These Tube Trains Are About To Disappear Forever

Cheerio, D Stock. | By Will Noble
London's Skyline Growing Fast, Shows Report

London's Skyline Growing Fast, Shows Report

More towers completed this year than ever. | By M@
Horny Beast Spotted In Knightsbridge

Horny Beast Spotted In Knightsbridge

Just hanging around. | By M@
Lego Batarang Crashes Onto South Bank

Lego Batarang Crashes Onto South Bank

To the Batcave! | By Harry Rosehill
In Pictures: Anti-Trump Rallies In London

In Pictures: Anti-Trump Rallies In London

Protesters took to the streets. | By Zoe Craig
'Please Offer Me A Seat' Badges Will Be Permanent

'Please Offer Me A Seat' Badges Will Be Permanent

Badges to help passengers with invisible health conditions. | By Laura Reynolds
Winning Thames Bridges Light Installation Revealed

Winning Thames Bridges Light Installation Revealed

Subtle but pretty. | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: TfL Will Not Take Over Suburban Rail Services

London News Roundup: TfL Will Not Take Over Suburban Rail Services

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: Tim Peake Spacecraft To Go On Display In London

London News Roundup: Tim Peake Spacecraft To Go On Display In London

Plus transport strikes and the rest of the day's news. | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: Southern Rail Season Ticket Holders To Receive Compensation

London News Roundup: Southern Rail Season Ticket Holders To Receive Compensation

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Laura Reynolds
Whitechapel Bell Foundry Is Closing

Whitechapel Bell Foundry Is Closing

Doors will close by May 2017. | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: Paolozzi Sculpture Left To Deteriorate

London News Roundup: Paolozzi Sculpture Left To Deteriorate

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Laura Reynolds
TfL Is Considering Changing 23 Central London Bus Routes

TfL Is Considering Changing 23 Central London Bus Routes

Is your route affected? | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: Tube Strike Announced For December

London News Roundup: Tube Strike Announced For December

It coincides with another strike on Southern rail. | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: Titanic HQ Turned Into Luxury Apartments

London News Roundup: Titanic HQ Turned Into Luxury Apartments

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: Super Sewer Expert Claims It's A Waste Of Money

London News Roundup: Super Sewer Expert Claims It's A Waste Of Money

Plus the rest of your London news. | By Laura Reynolds
Cross The Thames On A Zip Wire This December

Cross The Thames On A Zip Wire This December

Just like flying into the Houses of Parliament. | By Zoe Craig
London News Roundup: Piccadilly Line Night Tube Announced

London News Roundup: Piccadilly Line Night Tube Announced

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: London Living Wage Rises

London News Roundup: London Living Wage Rises

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Laura Reynolds
Have You Seen The Notes To Strangers, All Over Town?

Have You Seen The Notes To Strangers, All Over Town?

Positivity paste-ups. | By M@
London News Roundup: London's Police Forces 'Should Merge' To Prevent Terror Attacks

London News Roundup: London's Police Forces 'Should Merge' To Prevent Terror Attacks

Says new report. | By Will Noble
London News Roundup: Germans Warned 'Not To Speak Too Loudly In German'

London News Roundup: Germans Warned 'Not To Speak Too Loudly In German'

Advice from Die Welt. | By Will Noble
London News Roundup: The Villages That Heathrow's Third Runway Will Destroy

London News Roundup: The Villages That Heathrow's Third Runway Will Destroy

Tudor pubs and all. | By Will Noble
London News Roundup: Heathrow Is Go

London News Roundup: Heathrow Is Go

Airport wins expansion bid. | By Will Noble
London News Roundup: London's Oldest Allotments Under Threat

London News Roundup: London's Oldest Allotments Under Threat

Plus the rest of today's news. | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: Part Of London Zoo Identified As 'At Risk'

London News Roundup: Part Of London Zoo Identified As 'At Risk'

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: Royal British Legion Stops Southern Strikes

London News Roundup: Royal British Legion Stops Southern Strikes

Plus Christmas window displays, and the rest of the day's news. | By Laura Reynolds
Londonist Reader Survey 2016

Londonist Reader Survey 2016

Tell us what you think. | By Londonist
London News Roundup: London Fields Lido To Close For Repairs

London News Roundup: London Fields Lido To Close For Repairs

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: Body Cameras To Be Rolled Out Across Met Police Force

London News Roundup: Body Cameras To Be Rolled Out Across Met Police Force

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: Sadiq Submits Plans For Mass TfL Takeover

London News Roundup: Sadiq Submits Plans For Mass TfL Takeover

Southern on its last wheels? | By Will Noble
This Is How You Can Get Tickets For The New Year's Eve Fireworks

This Is How You Can Get Tickets For The New Year's Eve Fireworks

Find out when they'll go on sale and how to get them. | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: Injured Seal Washes Up In Kew

London News Roundup: Injured Seal Washes Up In Kew

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: Train Station To Be Renamed 'Tottenham Hotspur'?

London News Roundup: Train Station To Be Renamed 'Tottenham Hotspur'?

Guess which north London club wants that to happen... | By Will Noble
London News Roundup: Garden Bridge 'Stands To Cost Taxpayers £22.5m'

London News Roundup: Garden Bridge 'Stands To Cost Taxpayers £22.5m'

Ouch. | By Will Noble
London News Roundup: The Christmas Lights Are Up In Oxford Street

London News Roundup: The Christmas Lights Are Up In Oxford Street

Just 76 days to go... | By Laura Reynolds
London News Roundup: Northern Line Night Tube Gets November Start Date

London News Roundup: Northern Line Night Tube Gets November Start Date

It's all coming together. | By Londonist Staff
Eddy Grant To Switch On Brixton's Electric Avenue Lights

Eddy Grant To Switch On Brixton's Electric Avenue Lights

Following £1m refurbishment. | By Zoe Craig
London News Roundup: Piccadilly Circus Ads To Become One Giant 'Mega-Screen'

London News Roundup: Piccadilly Circus Ads To Become One Giant 'Mega-Screen'

Worth up to £30m a year. | By Londonist Staff
London News Roundup: GLA Official Quits Over Twitter Trolling

London News Roundup: GLA Official Quits Over Twitter Trolling

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Londonist
London News Roundup: 'Controlled Explosion' At Hammersmith

London News Roundup: 'Controlled Explosion' At Hammersmith

Tube evacuated. | By Londonist Staff
London's Getting Three New London River Crossings

London's Getting Three New London River Crossings

Sadiq Khan green-lights Silvertown Tunnel among others. | By Will Noble
London News Roundup: Tower Bridge Used As Transformers Film Set While Closed For Repairs

London News Roundup: Tower Bridge Used As Transformers Film Set While Closed For Repairs

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Londonist
London News Roundup: V&A To Display Thatcher's 'Power Suits'

London News Roundup: V&A To Display Thatcher's 'Power Suits'

Well, this should go without any controversy. | By Londonist Staff
London News Roundup: 'Tube Chat?' Badges Ruffle Feathers Of TfL And Commuters

London News Roundup: 'Tube Chat?' Badges Ruffle Feathers Of TfL And Commuters

The Underground is not for conversations, people. | By Londonist Staff
Apple To Build New HQ In Battersea Power Station

Apple To Build New HQ In Battersea Power Station

Tech giant takes over the landmark. | By M@
London News Roundup: London Honeybees Giving Asian Hornets A Run For Their Money

London News Roundup: London Honeybees Giving Asian Hornets A Run For Their Money

We've got some hardy bees. | By Londonist Staff
London News Roundup: Hamlet Theatre Given Listed Status

London News Roundup: Hamlet Theatre Given Listed Status

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Londonist
See Star Wars Props And Costumes At New London Exhibition

See Star Wars Props And Costumes At New London Exhibition

Which force shapes you? | By Zoe Craig
London News Roundup: Hackney Brewery Bans Colour-Wearing West Ham Fans

London News Roundup: Hackney Brewery Bans Colour-Wearing West Ham Fans

Hammers' new local bars swathe of customers. | By Londonist Staff
London News Roundup: Hungarian Government Declares London A 'No-Go Zone'

London News Roundup: Hungarian Government Declares London A 'No-Go Zone'

Along with Southampton and Peterborough. | By Londonist Staff
Marylebone's Dover Castle Pub To Close

Marylebone's Dover Castle Pub To Close

Sam Smith's stalwart shuts. | By M@
Is This The Future Of The Overground?

Is This The Future Of The Overground?

TfL releases future map of network. | By M@
Peckham's Got A Mirror Maze

Peckham's Got A Mirror Maze

And it's scented. | By Will Noble
London News Roundup: Sadiq Pitches For NYC Baseball Team

London News Roundup: Sadiq Pitches For NYC Baseball Team

Our multi-talented mayor. | By Londonist Staff
Fast Walking Lanes Come To Waterloo

Fast Walking Lanes Come To Waterloo

Finally. | By Zoe Craig
TfL To Unveil Memorial To Legendary Tube Boss At Piccadilly Circus

TfL To Unveil Memorial To Legendary Tube Boss At Piccadilly Circus

Rewards for crowdfunders. | By Will Noble
London News Roundup: Enfield Businesses Oppose Cycle Lane Plans

London News Roundup: Enfield Businesses Oppose Cycle Lane Plans

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Londonist
London News Roundup: Euston Delays After Train Derailment

London News Roundup: Euston Delays After Train Derailment

Plus the rest of the day's news. | By Londonist
King's Cross Pond Threatened With Closure

King's Cross Pond Threatened With Closure

Sad news for swimmers. | By Zoe Craig
London News Roundup: Woman And Nephew Shot Dead In East Finchley

London News Roundup: Woman And Nephew Shot Dead In East Finchley

North London tragedy. | By Londonist Staff
We're Looking For An Intern

We're Looking For An Intern

Join our team. | By Londonist
London News Roundup: Air Conditioning On Tube 'Could Make Carriages Hotter'

London News Roundup: Air Conditioning On Tube 'Could Make Carriages Hotter'

Expert explains problem. | By Londonist Staff
Warning Of Tube Strike On Hammersmith & City and Circle Lines Tomorrow And Friday

Warning Of Tube Strike On Hammersmith & City and Circle Lines Tomorrow And Friday

Local dispute with RMT union. | By James Drury
This Is What London's Pulse Looks Like

This Is What London's Pulse Looks Like

Looks like the city's got high blood pressure... | By Will Noble
London News Roundup: Cabbie's Knowledge To Become Formal Qualification

London News Roundup: Cabbie's Knowledge To Become Formal Qualification

Mayor pledges support to black cabs. | By Londonist Staff
Fulham Gastro Pub Is London's Best, Say Awards

Fulham Gastro Pub Is London's Best, Say Awards

A "gastro pub on steroids", apparently. | By Zoe Craig
Israel/Palestine-Style Checkpoint To Go Up In West End Church

Israel/Palestine-Style Checkpoint To Go Up In West End Church

Part of an exhibition exploring day-to-day divisiveness. | By Will Noble
London News Roundup: Victoria Part-Closed After Escalator Stand-Off

London News Roundup: Victoria Part-Closed After Escalator Stand-Off

Platforms 15-19 affected. | By Londonist Staff