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Make Big Ben Christmassy With This Festive Snapchat Lens

Make Big Ben Christmassy With This Festive Snapchat Lens

Photograph the Elizabeth Tower, digitally unwrapped from scaffolding. | By Londonist Staff
The New York Times Asked Londoners For Their Tales Of Petty Crime... The Responses Are Hilarious

The New York Times Asked Londoners For Their Tales Of Petty Crime... The Responses Are Hilarious

NYT inadvertently uncovers massive crime wave sweeping the capital. | By Laura Reynolds
Medieval Skeleton Found Face-Down In Thames... Still Wearing Boots

Medieval Skeleton Found Face-Down In Thames... Still Wearing Boots

A mystery from the depths. | By Will Noble
London Skyline Is All Wrong In This Advert... And We Bet There's A Hidden Agenda

London Skyline Is All Wrong In This Advert... And We Bet There's A Hidden Agenda

A diamond bit of advertising. | By M@
Kate Bush Launches Pop-Up Shop In King's Cross

Kate Bush Launches Pop-Up Shop In King's Cross

Wow! Wow! Wow! Wow! Wow! Wow! Unbelievable! | By Will Noble
East Finchley's Phoenix Cinema Needs Cash, Quick

East Finchley's Phoenix Cinema Needs Cash, Quick

Help save the historic picture house. | By M@
The Good News Round Up: Five Things That Went Right This Week

The Good News Round Up: Five Things That Went Right This Week

Shining a light on the people and projects doing their best to make London better. | By Kyra Hanson
Driverless Taxis Are Coming To London In 3 Years

Driverless Taxis Are Coming To London In 3 Years

Government backs public trials in 2021. | By Will Noble
It's A Wonderful Life Script To Be Painted On Train Platforms Between London And Glasgow

It's A Wonderful Life Script To Be Painted On Train Platforms Between London And Glasgow

Attaboy, Virgin Trains. | By Will Noble
Old Coats Wanted: Donate At Tube Stations For Wrap Up London 2018

Old Coats Wanted: Donate At Tube Stations For Wrap Up London 2018

Wrap Up London gives coats to those who need them. | By M@
London Stone Has Returned. Now Let's Have A Second Brexit Referendum

London Stone Has Returned. Now Let's Have A Second Brexit Referendum

How an ancient curse may have been lifted. | By M@
What Are The Commonest Baby Names In London, By Borough?

What Are The Commonest Baby Names In London, By Borough?

New data mapped for London. | By M@
Give Peas A Chance Graffiti Has Gone

Give Peas A Chance Graffiti Has Gone

Defaced bridge is further defaced. | By M@
Parliament Square To Be Pedestrianised?

Parliament Square To Be Pedestrianised?

Security measures might be tricky to implement. | By M@
London's Getting 7 New Public Spaces... By Building Onto The Thames

London's Getting 7 New Public Spaces... By Building Onto The Thames

Riverside picnic, here we come. | By Laura Reynolds
London's Trump Baby Will Fly Again

London's Trump Baby Will Fly Again

Donald's protest balloon is now Ireland bound. | By Laura Reynolds
What Is That Building In The City Of London That Looks Like A Play Button?

What Is That Building In The City Of London That Looks Like A Play Button?

This is not a video. It is real life. | By M@
Historic Pump Restored To Soho

Historic Pump Restored To Soho

John Snow's memorial returns. | By M@
Vote Now: Which Of These Murals Should Grace Walthamstow?

Vote Now: Which Of These Murals Should Grace Walthamstow?

Celebrating a local outsider artist. | By M@
The Best New Buildings In London This Year Have Just Been Revealed...

The Best New Buildings In London This Year Have Just Been Revealed...

Including a West End theatre with a retractable roof. | By Laura Reynolds
Cancelled: Oxford Street Pedestrianisation

Cancelled: Oxford Street Pedestrianisation

Westminster nixes plans. | By M@
Have You Paid A Visit To The Four World Cup Heroes At Upton Park?

Have You Paid A Visit To The Four World Cup Heroes At Upton Park?

They may soon be moved. | By Will Noble
New Olympic Park District Has Unintentionally Funny Name

New Olympic Park District Has Unintentionally Funny Name

What could be hilarious about East Bank? | By M@
Free Commuter 'Copter Launched Between Brighton And London

Free Commuter 'Copter Launched Between Brighton And London

Of course it's a marketing stunt. | By Will Noble