Londonist In Your Living Room 24 March 2020: Bringing You The Best Of London

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A message to the NHS near Wembley Stadium. Photo: Amanda Rose

In place of our daily event listings, we're compiling the latest coronavirus news, views and resources for Londoners — as well as things you can do, and the ways you can enjoy this great city — without the usual access you have to it.

We also want to flag up all the positive ways that Londoners are finding to deal with the crisis, from good deeds to witty photographs. Please email hello@londonist.com with any contributions.

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The Coronavirus London tube map. Image: Geoff Marshall

Ideas to help and reasons to be cheerful

Latest London coronavirus news

To repeat the latest instructions. You may only leave the house for one of these reasons:

1. Shopping for basic necessities such as food and medicine. Keep them infrequent.
2. One form of exercise a day. Should be alone, or with the people you live with.
3. Any medical need, or to provide care or to help a vulnerable person.
4. Travelling to or from work, only where it absolutely cannot be done from home.

Key workers or those with children identified as vulnerable can also continue to take their children to school.


Extreme social distancing in one Hertfordshire park.

And in other news

Kensington and Chelsea police report some good news after they're flagged down by an Uber driver.

Fact of the day

King's College (developing a coronavirus tracking app, mentioned above) has a rather special mascot on show in its lobby. Reggie the lion has stood here for decades, guarding the university from ne'er-do-wells. Reggie should be better known, for he once caused the only lion-triggered elephant stampede in a European city. Read all about it here.