Your Sunday morning best-of-Londonist weekly round-up.
- Tessa Jowell is the latest to announce she's running to be Labour's mayoral candidate.
- The rail strike planned for Monday and Tuesday has been suspended...
- ...but cabbies are planning to block roads around Victoria in a protest against TfL.
- Arrests have been made regarding the Hatton Garden Easter jewellery robbery.
- London could be on its way to tackling food waste and food poverty, as the Mayor announces funding of £300,000 to create more ‘social supermarkets’.
- A third of Londoners can't afford decent living standards, according to a new report. Tell us something we don't know.
- The new tube map has arrived, and it looks like this.
- We've compressed the complete history of London into one diagram. What connects Boris Johnson to Jack the Ripper?
- We love to hate it, but the cable car isn't all bad.
- Swap chocolate sauce for fried chicken with our pick of the best savoury waffle combos in London.
- The top 10 London museums to follow on Instagram.
- The best places to eat and drink in Shepherd's Bush.
- Why having hay fever in London is awesome.
- Thought everything in the British Museum was from abroad? This lot hails from London itself.
- The two short films celebrate the art of film projection.
- Learn all about poison and the natural world in this family-friendly exhibition at Old Truman Brewery ★★★★☆
- Imperial War Museum's Peter Kennard retrospective is an important reminder of the cost of war in lives and suffering ★★★★☆
- Franco-era Carmen is gutsy, tacky and a bit confusing ★★★☆☆
- Richard Eyre shows how La Traviata should be done ★★★★☆
Things to do
DINOSAUR MINI GOLF: Need we say more?
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP: Learn how to use your DSLR camera to its full potential on this Snap London photography workshop, starting in South Bank and exploring the area as you try out different techniques. £50, 30 May, 10.30am
LONDN ON FILM: This summer, the BFI celebrates London's cinematic past with a London On Film season. July-September
HALF TERM: Keep your little Londoners entertained while they're off school this week with these 39 great events and activities going on.
PAPER CUTOUTS: The streets of North Finchley are the inspiration for Anya Beaumont’s new exhibition The View from Here. Visitors are invited to add to the map. Free, 24-30 May (closed 25 May)
FRIDAY NIGHT FREAKS: Hosted by Bernadette Byrne and her odd pal Victor Victoria, Friday Night Freaks at Udderbelly features Scott Capurro, Ria Lina, Lolo Brow, Ruth Less and Frank Sanazi for an evening of cabaret, comedy and burlesque. £15.50, 29 May, 10.45pm
FREE WALKS: Next weekend, TfL runs 40+ free walks around and across the capital, ranging from 1.5 miles to 17 miles in length. Free, 30-31 May
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: Head to The O2 where Kevin Mitchell and Lee Selby will fight for World titles, and Anthony Joshua's taking on Kevin Johnson in what looks to be a massive night for British boxing. £68.25, 30 May, 5pm
Buttons are provided by YPlan.
Want to get this as an email? Sign up for Sunday Best here.