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Where Are All The Blue Plaques For Women?
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Where Are All The Blue Plaques For Women?

Where's Judy Garland's blue plaque? | By Martin Latham
London And Liverpool: Are They All That Different?
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London And Liverpool: Are They All That Different?

"We don't mind sharing The Beatles". | By Londonist
Why The Hell Do People Go To Medieval Banquets?
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Why The Hell Do People Go To Medieval Banquets?

Oh, the communal chicken. | By Samantha Rea
Why I'm Not Leaving London
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Why I'm Not Leaving London

"I haven't been to Kensington Palace yet." | By Will Noble
Opinion: Not Everything In London Needs A DJ
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Opinion: Not Everything In London Needs A DJ

How much does a DJ really add to a vintage market? | By Harry Rosehill
An Ode To DLR Trains
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An Ode To DLR Trains

A journey across the entire system. | By James FitzGerald
At The Annual Event Where Drunk Santas Invade Central London
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At The Annual Event Where Drunk Santas Invade Central London

There is music, there is laughter. And there are sprouts. | By Jack Oughton
An Early Morning Trip To London's Famous Meat Market
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An Early Morning Trip To London's Famous Meat Market

Early rise for a bargain. | By Danny Lavelle
A Grinch's Guide To Avoiding Christmas In London
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A Grinch's Guide To Avoiding Christmas In London

Bah humbug! | By Harry Rosehill
Why London's Holocaust Memorial Is In The Wrong Place
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Why London's Holocaust Memorial Is In The Wrong Place

From the campaign to Save Victoria Tower Gardens. | By Save Victoria Tower Gardens
Why London Needs A Holocaust Memorial
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Why London Needs A Holocaust Memorial

Examining Britain's connection to the Holocaust today. | By Harry Rosehill
My 50-Something Friends Are Far More Interesting Than Boring Millennials
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My 50-Something Friends Are Far More Interesting Than Boring Millennials

"I find it difficult to say no to anything". | By Paul Atherton
Manchester Vs London: Which City Comes Out On Top?
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Manchester Vs London: Which City Comes Out On Top?

Written by a Manc living in London. | By Danny Lavelle
Is Crossrail Going To Obliterate The Heathrow Express?
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Is Crossrail Going To Obliterate The Heathrow Express?

Those rails not big enough for the both of them? | By Will Noble
This Is The Bus I Catch To Escape The City
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This Is The Bus I Catch To Escape The City

The relative wilderness of outer London. | By Danny Lavelle
London Train Company Logos, Bitchily Critiqued
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London Train Company Logos, Bitchily Critiqued

Crappy logos, crappy service? | By Jordan Waite
Why On Earth Would Anyone Go To Romford? Because It's Got All This...
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Why On Earth Would Anyone Go To Romford? Because It's Got All This...

No longer shall you turn your nose up. | By Will Noble
It Wasn't Cool To Be African In 1970s London... That's Changing Now
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It Wasn't Cool To Be African In 1970s London... That's Changing Now

Who exactly are London's Afropolitans? | By Thembi Mutch
Why The Back Seat Of The DLR Is For Me
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Why The Back Seat Of The DLR Is For Me

A poem celebrating 30 years of the DLR. | By Harry Rosehill
My London: Liz Hoggard
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My London: Liz Hoggard

Dinner with Meryl Streep and art in masonic temples | By Londonist Staff
Why The Hell Do People Go To Ripley's Believe It Or Not!?
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Why The Hell Do People Go To Ripley's Believe It Or Not!?

Their exclamation mark, not ours. | By Will Noble
Sex Toys, Suspenders, And Spin-The-Bottle: Londonist Goes To A Sapphic Sex Party
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Sex Toys, Suspenders, And Spin-The-Bottle: Londonist Goes To A Sapphic Sex Party

A night at Skirt Club. | By Samantha Rea
My London: Georgia Cummings
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My London: Georgia Cummings

Chiswick gin and Chelsea gardens. | By Londonist Staff
My London: Ashley James
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My London: Ashley James

Texas to London via Nashville... | By Londonist Staff
Why The Hell Do People Go On The Emirates Air Line?
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Why The Hell Do People Go On The Emirates Air Line?

Who's still travelling between Greenwich Peninsula and Royal Victoria? | By Harry Rosehill
My London: Mark Prove
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My London: Mark Prove

Your city in your words... | By Londonist Staff
My London: Craig Thornton
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My London: Craig Thornton

Your city in your words... | By Londonist Staff
London Is The Tech Capital Of Europe - Let's Keep It That Way
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London Is The Tech Capital Of Europe - Let's Keep It That Way

The city can't rest on its laurels. | By City AM
5 Ways London Can Make Brexit Work
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5 Ways London Can Make Brexit Work

Centre for London has some ideas. | By Centre for London
London's Culture Is Too Expensive For Young People
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London's Culture Is Too Expensive For Young People

If prices aren't reduced, it puts these institutions' future at risk. | By Harry Rosehill
London's Best TV Show Intros
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London's Best TV Show Intros

The Avengers or Grange Hill? | By Will Noble
Places In London We'd Like To See Pedestrianised
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Places In London We'd Like To See Pedestrianised

Who put a road through the middle of Hyde Park? | By Will Noble
Will Londoners Really Call Crossrail The Elizabeth Line?
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Will Londoners Really Call Crossrail The Elizabeth Line?

Have you already got a nickname in mind? | By Will Noble
All The Tube Moquette Patterns: Bitchily Critiqued
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All The Tube Moquette Patterns: Bitchily Critiqued

This is serious stuff. | By Will Noble
What The Fourth Plinth Art Says About London
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What The Fourth Plinth Art Says About London

A totem for the city. | By Tabish Khan
All These Luxury Flats Are Called The Residence
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All These Luxury Flats Are Called The Residence

How long was the brainstorming session? | By Will Noble
London Underground Vs Munich U-Bahn
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London Underground Vs Munich U-Bahn

Which is better? | By Tabish Khan
When Will London Get Driverless Ubers?
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When Will London Get Driverless Ubers?

Black cab unions are skeptical. | By Will Noble
All 32 London Borough Logos: Bitchily Critiqued
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All 32 London Borough Logos: Bitchily Critiqued

If in doubt, do a tree. | By Will Noble
London's Nightlife Needs To Be More Scuzzy And Sleazy
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London's Nightlife Needs To Be More Scuzzy And Sleazy

By a man who knows London better after dark. | By Alex Proud
Did The Wrong Artist Win The Turner Prize?
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Did The Wrong Artist Win The Turner Prize?

Was Helen Marten the right choice? | By Tabish Khan
The Solitude Of The North Bank Is Being Sacrificed For Profit
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The Solitude Of The North Bank Is Being Sacrificed For Profit

Udderbelly theatre to be located in Victoria Embankment Gardens. | By Peter Watts
Why You Should Go To... Orpington
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Why You Should Go To... Orpington

It's got a breed of chicken named after it. | By Alex Bellotti
London's 10 Worst Food Trends
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London's 10 Worst Food Trends

Enough is enough. | By Helen Graves
Globe's ‘Loud’ And ‘Naughty’ Artistic Director Forced To Leave
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Globe's ‘Loud’ And ‘Naughty’ Artistic Director Forced To Leave

Will her successor be another man? | By Tom Bolton
What Is The Worst Smell In London?
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What Is The Worst Smell In London?

Nose pegs at the ready. | By Will Noble
How The Loss Of This Pub Is A Microcosm Of London's Woes
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How The Loss Of This Pub Is A Microcosm Of London's Woes

The Dignity closes on Saturday. | By Tim Smith
Can Oxford Street Really Be Pedestrianised?
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Can Oxford Street Really Be Pedestrianised?

Chairman of New London Architecture gives his views. | By Peter Murray
An Ode To Vauxhall Bus Station
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An Ode To Vauxhall Bus Station

Architectural derring-do. | By Will Noble
Why You Should Go To... Croydon
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Why You Should Go To... Croydon

Massively underrated. | By Will Noble
"The South Bank Has Become A Part Of Who I Am"
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"The South Bank Has Become A Part Of Who I Am"

Extract from a fascinating new book. | By Chris McCabe
The Biggest Problems In London And The People Solving Them
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The Biggest Problems In London And The People Solving Them

Inspiring actions. | By Rachel Smethers
The Gherkin Is Disappearing From London's Skyline
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The Gherkin Is Disappearing From London's Skyline

Iconic tower increasingly hard to spot. | By M@
Fabric Closure Overshadows Night Tube Celebrations
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Fabric Closure Overshadows Night Tube Celebrations

As the 24-hour trains run, clubs are closing. | By Alan Miller
Places We’d Love To See A Waterslide In London
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Places We’d Love To See A Waterslide In London

Wheeeeeeeeeeee! | By James FitzGerald
Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?
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Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?

Tory's new post didn't exist before now. | By Steven Downes
#Londonisopen In More Ways Than You Think
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#Londonisopen In More Ways Than You Think

Attitude, data and more. | By Hannah Foulds
Why Gentrification Isn't Always Bad For London
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Why Gentrification Isn't Always Bad For London

*Whisper it* | By Londonist
Why The BP Portrait Award Needs To Be Shaken Up
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Why The BP Portrait Award Needs To Be Shaken Up

Dull, dull, dull. | By Tabish Khan
Why London Should Not Be An Independent City State
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Why London Should Not Be An Independent City State

Don't leave the Leavers. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Khan Needs To Make Tough Decisions On Housing
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Khan Needs To Make Tough Decisions On Housing

Can he really fulfil his promises? | By Londonist
Sadiq Khan Must Learn Lessons From Ken And Boris’s Time In Office
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Sadiq Khan Must Learn Lessons From Ken And Boris’s Time In Office

Some good advice from Centre for Cities. | By Londonist
London Rules, And Anyone Who Says Otherwise Is Jealous
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London Rules, And Anyone Who Says Otherwise Is Jealous

Forget the 60s, 70s and 80s, now is the best time to be a Londoner. | By Dylan Jones
Does Anyone Give Two F***s About This Mayoral Election?
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Does Anyone Give Two F***s About This Mayoral Election?

Serious question. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Do Audiences Have A Right To See Sheridan Smith? The Great Understudy Question
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Do Audiences Have A Right To See Sheridan Smith? The Great Understudy Question

West End cancelling conundrum. | By Johnny Fox
Message To The Next Mayor: Show Us Why We Should Care
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Message To The Next Mayor: Show Us Why We Should Care

What a dismal experience this election has been. | By Darryl Chamberlain
Would Bowie And Rickman Have Stood A Chance In Today's London?
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Would Bowie And Rickman Have Stood A Chance In Today's London?

Or is working class arts dying out altogether? | By Londonist
Can You Sum Up A London Borough In A Bathroom? This Company Thinks So
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Can You Sum Up A London Borough In A Bathroom? This Company Thinks So

But hang on, is Shoreditch actually a borough? | By Will Noble
It's Time To Stand Up And Stop The Destruction Of London's Night Life
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It's Time To Stand Up And Stop The Destruction Of London's Night Life

Mobilising the silent majority. | By Alan Miller
Thoughts On Having Sat Through The Mayoral Election Videos
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Thoughts On Having Sat Through The Mayoral Election Videos

Reading between the lines when nobody really says anything. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Why I'm Not Buying My Council Flat, But Giving It Back
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Why I'm Not Buying My Council Flat, But Giving It Back

Scottee isn't taking up the right to buy scheme. | By Scottee
Outrage Mounts Against Zac Goldsmith’s Racial Profiling Tactics
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Outrage Mounts Against Zac Goldsmith’s Racial Profiling Tactics

Campaign flyers labelled patronising and divisive. | By Danika Parikh
How Do Mayoral Candidates Score On Air Pollution?
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How Do Mayoral Candidates Score On Air Pollution?

Who will best clean up London's air? | By Simon Birkett
How London Can Build Faster And Better
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How London Can Build Faster And Better

New report from Centre for London has some ideas. | By Londonist
Why Sadiq And Zac's Transport Policies Are Disappointing
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Why Sadiq And Zac's Transport Policies Are Disappointing

Former mayoral candidate Christian Wolmar explains. | By Christian Wolmar
If Jeremy Corbyn Were Mayor Of London...
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If Jeremy Corbyn Were Mayor Of London...

Imagining London if Labour hadn't gone bonkers last year. | By Chris Lockie
Why Is Stolen Property More Important Than Sex Offences On Public Transport?
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Why Is Stolen Property More Important Than Sex Offences On Public Transport?

Specialist unit responsible for Project Guardian to be disbanded. | By BethPH
Six Reasons We're Not Talking About George Galloway
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Six Reasons We're Not Talking About George Galloway

He doesn't need us anyway. | By Chris Lockie
London Underground Vs Paris Metro
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London Underground Vs Paris Metro

Our resident tube geek just got back from his hols. | By Geoff Marshall
You're Doing Your Transport Delay All Wrong
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You're Doing Your Transport Delay All Wrong

Here's the correct way to handle it. | By Tabish Khan
Let's Build Pop-Up Housing
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Let's Build Pop-Up Housing

A way to get genuinely low cost homes built, and quickly. | By Rachel Holdsworth
How Does It Feel Being European In London?
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How Does It Feel Being European In London?

What's the effect of the EU referendum? | By Marie Le Conte
Is The Future Bright For London Cyclists?
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Is The Future Bright For London Cyclists?

And are non-cyclists' fears founded? | By Lettie Mckie
Is The Mayor Of London Right On Europe?
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Is The Mayor Of London Right On Europe?

Boris proposes we can vote to leave, then negotiate further. | By Andy Thornley
The Independent And The Slow Death Of Fleet Street
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The Independent And The Slow Death Of Fleet Street

Is the death of print imminent? | By Steven Downes
You've Had Your Fun, But Let's Put The Garden Bridge To Bed Now
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You've Had Your Fun, But Let's Put The Garden Bridge To Bed Now

This project stinks. | By Rachel Holdsworth
High Wages But High Rent: Is London Worth The Trade-Off?
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High Wages But High Rent: Is London Worth The Trade-Off?

Counting the cost. | By Londonist
Brownfield Land Won't Be Enough To Solve London's Housing Crisis
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Brownfield Land Won't Be Enough To Solve London's Housing Crisis

We're going to need to talk about building homes on the green belt. | By Sam Bowman
Why Uber Is The Best Thing For Black Cabs
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Why Uber Is The Best Thing For Black Cabs

Competition is great. | By Tabish Khan
Why You Should Take A Black Cab, Not An Uber
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Why You Should Take A Black Cab, Not An Uber

You're killing the trade. Yes, you. | By Chris Lockie