News

Keep up to date with the latest news in London.

Whether it's hot topics such as the housing crisis, the cost of rents or quirky novel stories, we will keep you informed with the most relevant news stories and provide informed analysis of current affairs in London.

TfL Rail's New Crossrail Trains Are About To Launch

TfL Rail's New Crossrail Trains Are About To Launch

They'll be taking passengers from May 2017.
Thameslink Trains To Run Through The Middle Of Museum Of London?

Thameslink Trains To Run Through The Middle Of Museum Of London?

We frankly love this idea
London's About To Get A Giant Can Of Ham

London's About To Get A Giant Can Of Ham

Spamming the skyline.
The London Eye Is Becoming A Hotel...For One Night Only. To Some Very Lucky People

The London Eye Is Becoming A Hotel...For One Night Only. To Some Very Lucky People

Which London landmark would you most like to sleep in?
Look Out For These 'Please Offer Me A Seat' Badges

Look Out For These 'Please Offer Me A Seat' Badges

Set to become as iconic as 'Baby on Board'
Will This Giant Meteorite Become The UK's Holocaust Memorial?

Will This Giant Meteorite Become The UK's Holocaust Memorial?

Check out Anish Kapoor and Zaha Hadid Architects' design.
Museum of London commissions London's last bell

Museum of London commissions London's last bell

Every cloud.
King's Cross Is A Star Of Its Own TV Show

King's Cross Is A Star Of Its Own TV Show

Will you be watching?
The Shard Developer Irvine Sellar Dies, Aged 82

The Shard Developer Irvine Sellar Dies, Aged 82

Son James will become the head of Sellar Group.
The Tube Strikes Aren't Over For This Month Yet

The Tube Strikes Aren't Over For This Month Yet

Star fixing that puncture...
Photos Of Tunnel Boring Machines Being Lowered At Battersea

Photos Of Tunnel Boring Machines Being Lowered At Battersea

The Northern line is inching further south...
Here's one way we can all come together as Londoners

Here's one way we can all come together as Londoners

Housing inequality high on target list.
National Rail Targets London Fields Arches With Massive Rents

National Rail Targets London Fields Arches With Massive Rents

A sign of the times?
London Is Getting Worse At Recycling. How's Your Borough Doing?

London Is Getting Worse At Recycling. How's Your Borough Doing?

Who's letting the side down?
Lego Batarang Crashes Onto South Bank

Lego Batarang Crashes Onto South Bank

Get your grizzled Batman voice ready.
New Skyscraper For Blackfriars Bridge

New Skyscraper For Blackfriars Bridge

Blackfriars is the new Canary Wharf...
Walk Banks Of The Thames That Have Been Closed For Over 80 Years

Walk Banks Of The Thames That Have Been Closed For Over 80 Years

New stroll spot sorted
Average London Room Rents Have Fallen... Marginally

Average London Room Rents Have Fallen... Marginally

It's still hardly all beer and skittles
March On Downing Street Planned To Protest Trump's Muslim Travel Ban

March On Downing Street Planned To Protest Trump's Muslim Travel Ban

Miliband and Lucas to attend.
Two New Tube Strikes To Go Ahead In February With More In The Works For March

Two New Tube Strikes To Go Ahead In February With More In The Works For March

Oh joy.
Traffic Back On Tower Bridge From Today

Traffic Back On Tower Bridge From Today

Some motorists still fuming about Bank Junction closures in 2017
3 skyscrapers currently rising in the Square Mile

3 skyscrapers currently rising in the Square Mile

A bluffer's guide to the city's new skyscrapers
London News Roundup: Transport Sec Wanted To Keep Trains 'Out Of Labour Mayor's Clutches'

London News Roundup: Transport Sec Wanted To Keep Trains 'Out Of Labour Mayor's Clutches'

Grayling letter leaked.
London News Roundup: Airbnb Imposes Annual 90-Day Limit On London Hosts

London News Roundup: Airbnb Imposes Annual 90-Day Limit On London Hosts

Council permission needed after this cut-off.
London News Roundup: Cold Weather Causes Tube Chaos

London News Roundup: Cold Weather Causes Tube Chaos

M-m-mind t-t-he g-g-g-ap.
London News Roundup: East London Café Slammed For 'Swastika' Smoothie

London News Roundup: East London Café Slammed For 'Swastika' Smoothie

'Rogue employee' to blame.
Is North Bank Set To Become Another South Bank?

Is North Bank Set To Become Another South Bank?

Tranquil spot near Trafalgar Square to be commercialised.
London News Roundup: £5m Of Punk Memorabilia To Be Burned This Weekend

London News Roundup: £5m Of Punk Memorabilia To Be Burned This Weekend

By Vivienne Westwood and son.
Second Four Quarters Arcade Bar To Open In Hackney

Second Four Quarters Arcade Bar To Open In Hackney

More Pac-Man for everyone.
London News Roundup: 5,000 Hit And Run Victims In London Last Year

London News Roundup: 5,000 Hit And Run Victims In London Last Year

Shocking stat.
London News Roundup: 'Mob' Of Schoolchildren Ambushes Two Police Officers

London News Roundup: 'Mob' Of Schoolchildren Ambushes Two Police Officers

In Lewisham.
London News Roundup: Taxpayers To Foot £369m Bill For Buckingham Palace Repairs

London News Roundup: Taxpayers To Foot £369m Bill For Buckingham Palace Repairs

One's lead pipes are buggered.
London News Roundup: 14 Injured In Ladbroke Grove Bus Crash

London News Roundup: 14 Injured In Ladbroke Grove Bus Crash

One woman was trapped under the bus.
Seen This Cute Heathrow Christmas Ad?

Seen This Cute Heathrow Christmas Ad?

We're not crying, we've just been cutting onions.
Heathrow Goes All John Lewis For Its New Christmas Ad

Heathrow Goes All John Lewis For Its New Christmas Ad

A bit of a tear-jerker actually.
London News Roundup: Mayor Asks TfL To Help Overturn Heathrow Decision

London News Roundup: Mayor Asks TfL To Help Overturn Heathrow Decision

Sadiq turns to the experts.
London News Roundup: Is Camden Market's Landowner Killing The Area's Soul?

London News Roundup: Is Camden Market's Landowner Killing The Area's Soul?

What is Market Tech's grand plan?
Tube Staff Vote To Strike

Tube Staff Vote To Strike

Fears over safety; and rise in abuse on staff.
Tube Staff Vote To Strike

Tube Staff Vote To Strike

Fears over safety; and rise in abuse on staff.
We Have A Vacancy

We Have A Vacancy

If you love London, come and work with us.
Paid internship opportunity at Londonist. Apply here

Paid internship opportunity at Londonist. Apply here

Three-month paid placement.
London News Roundup: Peckham's Public Arch To Be Demolished For Flats

London News Roundup: Peckham's Public Arch To Be Demolished For Flats

Despite locals' outcry.
London News Roundup: London To Get Its Own Visa?

London News Roundup: London To Get Its Own Visa?

Report recommends yes.
North London Pub Named After Bill Murray

North London Pub Named After Bill Murray

This is awesome
London News Roundup: Anti-Racism Protest To be Held At US Embassy

London News Roundup: Anti-Racism Protest To be Held At US Embassy

Tonight.
Commuters Killed In Croydon Tram Crash

Commuters Killed In Croydon Tram Crash

50 people taken to hospital.
London News Roundup: Topless Rapper On Rail Tracks Causes Chaos

London News Roundup: Topless Rapper On Rail Tracks Causes Chaos

In Norwood Junction.
The Winners Of The London Restaurant Festival Awards 2016 Are...

The Winners Of The London Restaurant Festival Awards 2016 Are...

These restaurants took the top spots.
London News Roundup: Prisoners Leave Mannequins In Beds, Escape From Pentonville

London News Roundup: Prisoners Leave Mannequins In Beds, Escape From Pentonville

Classic.
Your chance to 'fly' across the Thames.

Your chance to 'fly' across the Thames.

Just like flying into the Houses of Parliament.