23 January 2017 | -3 °C

Opinion

London's Apartment Marketeers Suffer From A Chronic Lack Of Imagination

London's Apartment Marketeers Suffer From A Chronic Lack Of Imagination

Zzzzzz.
The Gherkin Is Disappearing From London's Skyline

The Gherkin Is Disappearing From London's Skyline

Do we care?
These are the most annoying food trends in London right now

These are the most annoying food trends in London right now

Queuing can do one
Why You Should Move To Croydon. Or At Least Visit It

Why You Should Move To Croydon. Or At Least Visit It

Croydon is mutton dressed as mutton. Everyone forgets mutton is tasty.
Why Is London So Bad At Pedestrianisation?

Why Is London So Bad At Pedestrianisation?

Plans in the offing for decades.
An Ode To Vauxhall Bus Station

An Ode To Vauxhall Bus Station

Please can we keep it? Pleeeease?
7 Reasons To Love The Emirates Air Line

7 Reasons To Love The Emirates Air Line

Who knows, maybe one day it'll be extended
Have You Ever Been In One Of London's Longest Queues?

Have You Ever Been In One Of London's Longest Queues?

Is anything worth queuing that long for?
London Underground Vs Paris Metro

London Underground Vs Paris Metro

Our resident tube geek just got back from his hols.
See if you can identify yourself as one of these types of London walker

See if you can identify yourself as one of these types of London walker

You know what we're talking about
Why Uber Is The Best Thing For Black Cabs

Why Uber Is The Best Thing For Black Cabs

Competition is great.
Why We Should Worry About Hipster Culture 2.0

Why We Should Worry About Hipster Culture 2.0

Daytime is only half of London's story.
All 32 London Borough Logos: Bitchily Critiqued

All 32 London Borough Logos: Bitchily Critiqued

If in doubt, do a coat of arms.
Why The Hell Do People Go To Madame Tussauds?

Why The Hell Do People Go To Madame Tussauds?

Worth waxing lyrical about?
Comparing The London Underground To The Munich U-Bahn

Comparing The London Underground To The Munich U-Bahn

Which is better?
What's The Foulest Smell In London?

What's The Foulest Smell In London?

Nose pegs at the ready.
7 Places We Want To See A Waterslide In London

7 Places We Want To See A Waterslide In London

Including the River Fleet.
The South Bank Is A Place Where You Can Be Yourself

The South Bank Is A Place Where You Can Be Yourself

"To reinforce this sense of the north as overseer to the south, many of London's prisons have been established in the South Bank."
How to handle a train delay the right way

How to handle a train delay the right way

Don't let it get to you.
High Wages But High Rent: Is London Worth The Trade-Off?

High Wages But High Rent: Is London Worth The Trade-Off?

Counting the cost.
London Rules, And Anyone Who Says Otherwise Is Jealous

London Rules, And Anyone Who Says Otherwise Is Jealous

Forget the 60s, 70s and 80s, now is the best time to be a Londoner.
Is The Future Bright For London Cyclists?

Is The Future Bright For London Cyclists?

And are non-cyclists' fears founded?
Do Audiences Have A Right To See Sheridan Smith? The Great Understudy Question

Do Audiences Have A Right To See Sheridan Smith? The Great Understudy Question

West End cancelling conundrum.
When Will London Get Driverless Ubers?

When Will London Get Driverless Ubers?

Uber 2.0.
Why gentrification isn't always bad for London ->

Why gentrification isn't always bad for London ->

No-one likes to identify themselves as the gentrifier.
Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?

Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?

Rumours, opportunism and Croydon.
How Open is London?

How Open is London?

We take a look.
Why London Should Not Be An Independent City State

Why London Should Not Be An Independent City State

Don't leave the Leavers.
Is Shakespeare's Globe Too Old Fashioned For Its Own Good?

Is Shakespeare's Globe Too Old Fashioned For Its Own Good?

Emma Rice to go in 2018.
Outrage Mounts Against Zac Goldsmith’s Racial Profiling Tactics

Outrage Mounts Against Zac Goldsmith’s Racial Profiling Tactics

Campaign flyers labelled patronising and divisive.
Would Bowie And Rickman Have Stood A Chance In Today's London?

Would Bowie And Rickman Have Stood A Chance In Today's London?

Or is working class arts dying out altogether?
Why You Should Go To... Orpington

Why You Should Go To... Orpington

If you're under 40, it's in London; if you’re over 40, it's in Kent
Does Anyone Give Two F***s About This Mayoral Election?

Does Anyone Give Two F***s About This Mayoral Election?

Serious question.
How Do Mayoral Candidates Score On Air Pollution?

How Do Mayoral Candidates Score On Air Pollution?

Who will best clean up London's air?
Opinion: Why I'm Not Buying My Council Flat, But Giving It Back

Opinion: Why I'm Not Buying My Council Flat, But Giving It Back

Scottee isn't taking up the right to buy scheme.
Sadiq Khan Must Learn Lessons From Ken And Boris’s Time In Office

Sadiq Khan Must Learn Lessons From Ken And Boris’s Time In Office

Some good advice from Centre for Cities.
Message To The Next Mayor: Show Us Why We Should Care

Message To The Next Mayor: Show Us Why We Should Care

What a dismal experience this election has been.
Khan Needs To Make Tough Decisions On Housing

Khan Needs To Make Tough Decisions On Housing

Can he really fulfil his promises?
6 Things Worth Protesting At More Than The Cereal Killer Cafe

6 Things Worth Protesting At More Than The Cereal Killer Cafe

If you hate gentrification, there are better issues.
You've Had Your Fun, But Let's Put The Garden Bridge To Bed Now

You've Had Your Fun, But Let's Put The Garden Bridge To Bed Now

This project stinks.
Six Reasons We're Not Talking About George Galloway

Six Reasons We're Not Talking About George Galloway

He doesn't need us anyway.
Why Tories' New Right To Buy Plan Will Be A Disaster For London

Why Tories' New Right To Buy Plan Will Be A Disaster For London

Selling off low cost housing is a BAD THING.
Why Is Stolen Property More Important Than Sex Offences On Public Transport?

Why Is Stolen Property More Important Than Sex Offences On Public Transport?

Specialist unit responsible for Project Guardian to be disbanded.
Brownfield Land Won't Be Enough To Solve London's Housing Crisis

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.
Is The Mayor Of London Right On Europe?

Is The Mayor Of London Right On Europe?

Boris proposes we can vote to leave, then negotiate further.
Why Sadiq And Zac's Transport Policies Are Disappointing

Why Sadiq And Zac's Transport Policies Are Disappointing

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

If Jeremy Corbyn Were Mayor Of London...

Imagining London if Labour hadn't gone bonkers last year.
Thoughts On Having Sat Through The Mayoral Election Videos

Thoughts On Having Sat Through The Mayoral Election Videos

Reading between the lines when nobody really says anything.
How London Can Build Faster And Better

How London Can Build Faster And Better

New report from Centre for London has some ideas.
It's Time To Stand Up And Stop The Destruction Of London's Night Life

It's Time To Stand Up And Stop The Destruction Of London's Night Life

Mobilising the silent majority.