24 January 2017 | -1 °C

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TfL Is Introducing A Blue Badge For Those With Hidden Illnesses

TfL Is Introducing A Blue Badge For Those With Hidden Illnesses

A helping hand for passengers with health conditions.
Winning Thames Bridges Light Installation Revealed

Winning Thames Bridges Light Installation Revealed

17 bridges will be lit up
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.
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.
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.
Whitechapel Bell Foundry Is Closing

Whitechapel Bell Foundry Is Closing

Sad news
London News Roundup: Paolozzi Sculpture Left To Deteriorate

London News Roundup: Paolozzi Sculpture Left To Deteriorate

Plus the rest of the day's news.
Is your bus route one of the 23 that TfL wants to change?

Is your bus route one of the 23 that TfL wants to change?

Are you affected?
London News Roundup: Tube Strike Announced For December

London News Roundup: Tube Strike Announced For December

It coincides with another strike on Southern rail.
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.
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.
Your chance to 'fly' across the Thames.

Your chance to 'fly' across the Thames.

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

London News Roundup: Piccadilly Line Night Tube Announced

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

London News Roundup: London Living Wage Rises

Plus the rest of the day's news.
Seen these 'Notes to Strangers' posters?

Seen these 'Notes to Strangers' posters?

These signs are cheering Londoners up.
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.
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.
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.
London News Roundup: Heathrow Is Go

London News Roundup: Heathrow Is Go

Airport wins expansion bid.
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.
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.
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.
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Tell us what you think of Londonist in our reader survey

The truth? We CAN handle the truth.
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.
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.
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?
Tickets go on sale soon for the New Year's Eve fireworks

Tickets go on sale soon for the New Year's Eve fireworks

See in 2017 by South Bank
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.
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...
London News Roundup: Garden Bridge 'Stands To Cost Taxpayers £22.5m'

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

Ouch.
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...
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.
New Electric Avenue sign to be unveiled by Eddy Grant

New Electric Avenue sign to be unveiled by Eddy Grant

Are you going to rock down, too?
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.
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.
London News Roundup: 'Controlled Explosion' At Hammersmith

London News Roundup: 'Controlled Explosion' At Hammersmith

Tube evacuated.
London's Getting Three New London River Crossings

London's Getting Three New London River Crossings

Sadiq Khan green-lights Silvertown Tunnel among others.
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.
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.
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.
Tech Giant To Move To Battersea

Tech Giant To Move To Battersea

Finally, someone's found a use for it.
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.
London News Roundup: Hamlet Theatre Given Listed Status

London News Roundup: Hamlet Theatre Given Listed Status

Plus the rest of the day's news.
Star Wars Props and Costumes Go On Display in London

Star Wars Props and Costumes Go On Display in London

Which force shapes you?
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.
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.
Marylebone's Dover Castle Pub To Close

Marylebone's Dover Castle Pub To Close

Sam Smith's stalwart shuts.
Is This The Future Of The Overground?

Is This The Future Of The Overground?

TfL releases future map of network.
In Pictures: Peckham's New Mirror Maze

In Pictures: Peckham's New Mirror Maze

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

London News Roundup: Sadiq Pitches For NYC Baseball Team

Our multi-talented mayor.