St Paul’s survives, but for how long.
Iron Lady praised and jeered.
A vertiginous staircase, a giant model of the cathedral, and impressive views.
Why did the street photographer cross the road?
Some beautiful old photographs and their (often underwhelming) modern counterparts.
Dangerous bus braking, heat on the Tube and Crossrail 2: a transport-themed news round-up.
Dannii Minogue walking for life (possibly walking at speed from the gawky kids) You may have seen the London Marathon last weekend and thought “I can’t do that”. Well, setting aside the fact that we think you could (perhaps with a little more time doing …
An aid agency is trying to achieve what the Luftwaffe and V-2 rockets failed to do: the destruction of St. Paul’s cathedral. ActionAid has submitted an application to the City, requesting the “total demolition” of Wren’s 17th century masterpiece, in order that they can search …
This Week In London’s History Monday – 28th January 1807: The gas lamps on Pall Mall are lit, making it the first street in the world to be illuminated in such a fashion. Tuesday – 29th January 1976: Twelve IRA bombs explode in the area …