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Keep up to date with the latest news in London.

Whether it's hot topics such as the housing crisis, the cost of rents or quirky novel stories, we will keep you informed with the most relevant news stories and provide informed analysis of current affairs in London.

See How Our Young Reporter Fares With A Cockney Slang From A Pearly King

See How Our Young Reporter Fares With A Cockney Slang From A Pearly King

Does Elliot know his onions? | By Londonist Staff
Help This Heartbroken Couple Find Their Engagement Ring

Help This Heartbroken Couple Find Their Engagement Ring

Missing finger bling. | By Will Noble
Station Toilets To Go Free

Station Toilets To Go Free

Taking a pee without taking a p. | By M@
Ever Wondered How Canal Boats Move Upstream In London?

Ever Wondered How Canal Boats Move Upstream In London?

Patience is key. | By Robert Greene
Waltham Forest Is London's First Ever Borough Of Culture

Waltham Forest Is London's First Ever Borough Of Culture

And Brent's got it locked down for 2020. | By Harry Rosehill
First Elizabeth Line Train Rolls Through Crossrail Tunnels

First Elizabeth Line Train Rolls Through Crossrail Tunnels

Everyday, it's a gettin' closer. | By M@
Rail Delays And Cancellations Likely, As Snow Falls On London

Rail Delays And Cancellations Likely, As Snow Falls On London

Working from home this week? | By City AM
Quiz: Identify The Tube Station By Its Exit

Quiz: Identify The Tube Station By Its Exit

Turning our backs on tube stations. | By Laura Reynolds
Does Eurostar's £35 Single To Amsterdam Ticket Actually Exist?

Does Eurostar's £35 Single To Amsterdam Ticket Actually Exist?

Yes and no. | By Will Noble
A Kid Has 'Redesigned' The Piccadilly Line

A Kid Has 'Redesigned' The Piccadilly Line

Or was it a kid? | By Will Noble
This Chiswick Wall Has Been Beautified With Maps

This Chiswick Wall Has Been Beautified With Maps

Turnham Green turns mappy. | By M@
How London Responded To The KFC Crisis

How London Responded To The KFC Crisis

A city brought to its knees. | By Will Noble
Boxpark Wembley Is Happening

Boxpark Wembley Is Happening

27 independent food and drink shops. | By M@
Five Months Of Disruption Coming To The Northern Line

Five Months Of Disruption Coming To The Northern Line

This'll be fun. | By Laura Reynolds
How Long Does The Oyster Card Have Left?

How Long Does The Oyster Card Have Left?

The world is your... contactless bank card. | By Harry Rosehill
 London Underground Named One Of The Most Important Projects Of The Past 200 Years

London Underground Named One Of The Most Important Projects Of The Past 200 Years

We couldn't agree more. | By City AM
Could This Be Old Street In 2020?

Could This Be Old Street In 2020?

The Good, the Bad and the Downright Weird. | By M@
Alternative Branding For London Underground Lines

Alternative Branding For London Underground Lines

Can TfL make this happen please? | By Will Noble
10 Things To Do At Liverpool Street Station

10 Things To Do At Liverpool Street Station

Time to kill? Here are some ideas. | By Will Noble
The Night Overground Is Extending To Highbury & Islington

The Night Overground Is Extending To Highbury & Islington

Victoria line night tube and Overground night tube will now join up. | By Will Noble
6 Things That'll Happen When The Eurostar Runs To Amsterdam

6 Things That'll Happen When The Eurostar Runs To Amsterdam

"The route gets dubbed the Remoaner line". | By Will Noble
Theresa May: London's Unlikely Street Art Icon

Theresa May: London's Unlikely Street Art Icon

PM stands for public murals. | By M@
London City Airport Closed Due To Unexploded Bomb

London City Airport Closed Due To Unexploded Bomb

No flights expected today. | By City AM
Direct London To Amsterdam Trains Will Run From April

Direct London To Amsterdam Trains Will Run From April

Hoera! | By Will Noble
The Heritage Routemaster Bus That's Perfect For London Sightseeing

The Heritage Routemaster Bus That's Perfect For London Sightseeing

All for the regular Oyster card fare. | By Laura Reynolds
'Copy Our Social Network And We'll Copy Your Office', Facebook Tells Google

'Copy Our Social Network And We'll Copy Your Office', Facebook Tells Google

Two can play at that game. | By Jordan Waite
Fancy Designing The Oxford Street Christmas Lights?

Fancy Designing The Oxford Street Christmas Lights?

Competition now open. | By Laura Reynolds
Kids Get To Drive Buses And Tube Trains At London Transport Museum

Kids Get To Drive Buses And Tube Trains At London Transport Museum

All aboard! | By M@
Which Borough Has London's Cheapest Rent?

Which Borough Has London's Cheapest Rent?

Head east... or south. | By Will Noble
How Many Buses Can You Ride In An Hour?

How Many Buses Can You Ride In An Hour?

Challenge accepted. | By Geoff Marshall
The New Bus Hopper Fare Launches Today

The New Bus Hopper Fare Launches Today

Unlimited bus and tram journeys in one hour for the price of one. | By Laura Reynolds
How Many Of These Tube Map Covers Do You Remember?

How Many Of These Tube Map Covers Do You Remember?

Looking back at 13 years of artwork. | By Harry Rosehill
'Strange' Diana And Dodi Memorial To Be Removed From Harrods

'Strange' Diana And Dodi Memorial To Be Removed From Harrods

It is not yet clear when it will go. | By Will Noble
It's Actually Getting Cheaper To Rent In London, Apparently

It's Actually Getting Cheaper To Rent In London, Apparently

London's least expensive postcode has been revealed. | By Laura Reynolds
Trains Run More Frequently On The Northern Line From Today

Trains Run More Frequently On The Northern Line From Today

Boost to evening peak services to lessen overcrowding. | By Laura Reynolds
Lost In The Thames: A Forgotten Piece Of Transport History

Lost In The Thames: A Forgotten Piece Of Transport History

Horse bus badges are rare, but we know where to find thousands. | By M@
London To Get Cathedral Sized Crystal Ball?

London To Get Cathedral Sized Crystal Ball?

New ball-shaped concert venue for the capital. | By M@
In Pictures: Victoria Station's New Ticket Hall

In Pictures: Victoria Station's New Ticket Hall

Doubled in size. | By Will Noble
A Look Into The Boozy, Beery Past Of St Pancras Station

A Look Into The Boozy, Beery Past Of St Pancras Station

The station has just celebrated its 150th anniversary. | By Robert Greene
Behind The Scenes At London City Airport: Part 1

Behind The Scenes At London City Airport: Part 1

A peek at the VIP lifestyle. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
TfL Changes Widely Derided 'Please Hold On' Announcement - Londoners Still Aren't Happy

TfL Changes Widely Derided 'Please Hold On' Announcement - Londoners Still Aren't Happy

It's now 'Please hold on while the bus is moving.' | By Harry Rosehill
Did You Know About The 'Second Northern Line' Coming To London In May?

Did You Know About The 'Second Northern Line' Coming To London In May?

'Misery line' about to become slightly less miserable? | By Will Noble
Crossrail Is Coming: What's Happening When?

Crossrail Is Coming: What's Happening When?

Pace yourselves - it's not all happening at once. | By Geoff Marshall
Night Tube Services Could Start Running On The DLR

Night Tube Services Could Start Running On The DLR

A front seat at 2am is still a front seat. | By Laura Reynolds
Looks Like Crossrail Could Be Extended To Kent

Looks Like Crossrail Could Be Extended To Kent

Abbey Wood may not be the end of the line for long... | By City AM
New Crossrail Maps Show Which Parts Will Open First

New Crossrail Maps Show Which Parts Will Open First

It'll open in sections. | By City AM
An Ingenious Way To Cross All The DLR Platforms At Canary Wharf

An Ingenious Way To Cross All The DLR Platforms At Canary Wharf

Your timing needs to be spot on. | By Will Noble
The Crossrail Roundels Are Being Installed... Here's What They Look Like

The Crossrail Roundels Are Being Installed... Here's What They Look Like

11 months to go... | By Laura Reynolds
These Are The Next 13 Tube Stations Going Step-Free

These Are The Next 13 Tube Stations Going Step-Free

Is yours on the list? | By City AM
This Map Shows When And Where Passengers Get Off The Tube

This Map Shows When And Where Passengers Get Off The Tube

Interactive map time. | By Harry Rosehill
What's The Furthest A London Bus Gets From London?

What's The Furthest A London Bus Gets From London?

Escaping the big smoke. | By Harry Rosehill
This Guy Is Living In A Shed For £300pcm - But It's Not What You Think

This Guy Is Living In A Shed For £300pcm - But It's Not What You Think

It's the latest micro solution to London's housing crisis. | By Kyra Hanson
London House Prices In Zone 3 Fell By Up To 7.7% Last Year

London House Prices In Zone 3 Fell By Up To 7.7% Last Year

Bad news for sellers, good news for buyers. | By City AM
London Buses Now Tell You They're About To Move... While Moving

London Buses Now Tell You They're About To Move... While Moving

Stating the bleedin' obvious. | By Will Noble
Behind The Scenes At The Restoration Of Big Ben

Behind The Scenes At The Restoration Of Big Ben

Four bong-free years. | By Robert Greene
London Reacts To Being Snubbed By Donald Trump

London Reacts To Being Snubbed By Donald Trump

Who are you calling an "off location"? | By Laura Reynolds
London's Worst Tube Disaster Marked By Touching New Memorial

London's Worst Tube Disaster Marked By Touching New Memorial

Previously a plaque was in its place. | By M@
Could Parliament End Up Floating On Old Woolwich Ferries?

Could Parliament End Up Floating On Old Woolwich Ferries?

But not in Woolwich. | By Harry Rosehill
The Curious Incident Of The Dog On The Northern Line

The Curious Incident Of The Dog On The Northern Line

In the 1940s, the tube had a problem with strays. | By M@
In Pictures: No Trousers On The Tube Day 2018

In Pictures: No Trousers On The Tube Day 2018

Were you brave enough to take part? | By Will Noble
10 More Really Stupid Things To Do On The Tube

10 More Really Stupid Things To Do On The Tube

It'll brighten up the Monday commute, anyway. | By Will Noble
Lots Of People Won't Be Wearing Trousers On The Tube This Sunday...

Lots Of People Won't Be Wearing Trousers On The Tube This Sunday...

Lovely weather for it... | By Will Noble
An Interactive Live Traffic Map Of London

An Interactive Live Traffic Map Of London

Handy for drivers, great for geeks. | By Will Noble
A Tube Map Of London Salaries

A Tube Map Of London Salaries

Next stop: salary envy. | By Will Noble
11 Transport Themed Museums In London (Plus Two Railways You Probably Haven't Ridden)

11 Transport Themed Museums In London (Plus Two Railways You Probably Haven't Ridden)

Trains, planes and automobiles. | By Laura Reynolds
The Reopening Date For Custom House DLR Station Has Been Announced

The Reopening Date For Custom House DLR Station Has Been Announced

The station has been shut for almost a year. | By Laura Reynolds
One Hour Bus Hopper Fare Goes Unlimited This Month

One Hour Bus Hopper Fare Goes Unlimited This Month

The hopper fare gets even better. | By City AM
Everything You Need To Know About Crossrail

Everything You Need To Know About Crossrail

A timeline for London's newest railway. | By Laura Reynolds
In Pictures: London Bridge's 5 New Platforms

In Pictures: London Bridge's 5 New Platforms

Works began in 2013. | By Will Noble
This 1960s Brochure Brags About Bulldozing The Old Euston Station

This 1960s Brochure Brags About Bulldozing The Old Euston Station

Goodbye friend. | By Jordan Waite
An Anagram Quiz Of The London Tube Map: Part 4

An Anagram Quiz Of The London Tube Map: Part 4

How many can you get right? | By Laura Reynolds
Riding On The First Ever Night Overground Train

Riding On The First Ever Night Overground Train

East London line open all through the weekend. | By Geoff Marshall
A First Look At The Tube Map, With Added Crossrail

A First Look At The Tube Map, With Added Crossrail

Just a year to go. | By Laura Reynolds
What You Need To Know About London's New 24-Hour Night Overground Service

What You Need To Know About London's New 24-Hour Night Overground Service

Which bit of the Overground is getting the 24 hour service? | By City AM
Tube To Southend? It Was Once Possible

Tube To Southend? It Was Once Possible

The trains even had toilets. | By M@
Network Rail Made £4.8m From Train Station Toilets In Just One Year

Network Rail Made £4.8m From Train Station Toilets In Just One Year

Now, many of the toilet charges have been dropped. | By City AM
This Futuristic Night Bus With Beds Could Be Coming To London

This Futuristic Night Bus With Beds Could Be Coming To London

Looks luxurious. | By Harry Rosehill
A First Look Inside The New U.S. Embassy In Nine Elms

A First Look Inside The New U.S. Embassy In Nine Elms

The opening date has been announced too. | By Laura Reynolds
The Night Overground Launches This Friday

The Night Overground Launches This Friday

Getting home is about to get easier. | By Harry Rosehill
Euston Station Will Open As A Homeless Shelter On Christmas Day

Euston Station Will Open As A Homeless Shelter On Christmas Day

200 rough sleepers will be served Christmas dinner. | By Laura Reynolds
London's Second Low Emission Bus Zone Is... Brixton

London's Second Low Emission Bus Zone Is... Brixton

Mayor of London makes the announcement. | By City AM
Part Of Monster Fatberg To Go On Display At Museum Of London

Part Of Monster Fatberg To Go On Display At Museum Of London

You have already eaten, right? | By Will Noble
An Instagram Account Of London Bus Stops

An Instagram Account Of London Bus Stops

Art in the everyday. | By Will Noble
An Anagram Quiz Of The London Tube Map: Part 3

An Anagram Quiz Of The London Tube Map: Part 3

An addictive challenge. | By Laura Reynolds
We Took A Ride On The Citymapper Night Bus

We Took A Ride On The Citymapper Night Bus

Guess how many people got on... | By Charlotte Morrin
The District Line Once Went To Windsor

The District Line Once Went To Windsor

Handy for royal weddings. | By M@
TfL Donates Lost Toys To Children For Christmas

TfL Donates Lost Toys To Children For Christmas

What a heartwarming gesture. | By Harry Rosehill
What's Happening With London's Transport Over Christmas 2017?

What's Happening With London's Transport Over Christmas 2017?

Buses, trains, tubes, and airport trips. | By Laura Reynolds
Who Actually Uses The Night Tube?

Who Actually Uses The Night Tube?

Things aren't quite as Geoff Marshall expected... | By Geoff Marshall
How To See London's Christmas Lights By Bus

How To See London's Christmas Lights By Bus

Bring some mince pies along for the ride. | By Harry Rosehill