December 6 2013 Latest news:
It turns out you don’t need a Death Star to make a world explode, just a camera phone and an Instagram account as Darth Vader posted a ‘selfie’ on the Star Wars account and everything went into meltdown.
Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos has revealed customers in the future will be able to get their hands on their Cyber Monday purchases in just 30 minutes, thanks to an un-manned flying robot called the ‘Octocopter’.
One of the UK’s largest online retailers, Amazon, predicts next Monday will be one of the busiest days this year for internet shopping, as December Christmas gift fear takes hold.
Google can’t get enough of London’s landmarks. Last month their Streetview unveiled shots taken from the Thames - and now they’ve added views of the interiors of the capital’s big rail stations. Try our quiz to see how many you can identify. Scroll down for the answers.
In light of news that a takeaway in Waltham Forest was closed down for being disgustingly dirty and labelled ‘Queasy Fried Chicken’, we have put together a gallery of other food safety hygiene fails in London.
Famiy Guy fans are devastated at news the show’s writers have killed off Brian, the beloved pet dog.
A Russian photographer whose studio is the balcony of his house has captured loads of stunning close-ups of snowflakes in all their beautiful variety. His camera? A rudimentary amateur digital one.
If you’re reading this on your way home, don’t panic, your iPad is not having a malfunction.
Twitter parody accounts are all the rage - and unsuccessful multi-million pound public transport projects don’t escape humiliation.
Hundreds of animal items, including stuffed turtles, rhino tusks and seahorses, have been seized by border officials over the last 18 months.
Stunned morning commuters in north London found themselves sharing a carriage with a four-legged passenger after a cat got on board the Victoria Line.
That most melancholic of seasons - autumn - seemed to arrive late this year, with a record cold spring pushing back the emergence of its bold colours.
A survey of Tube passengers has revealed the Northern Line is their least favourite while the Jubilee Line is voted the best.
More than 1,000 bedded down under the stars last night in London to raise money and awareness for young people who live on the streets.
A flying fairy, a robotic fish and something called a N-Strike Elite Rapidstrike CS-18 feature on a new list of toys predicted to sell like hotcakes this Christmas.
Three kilometres of ink and five hours were all it took for one Super-Realist artist to create a biro cityscape at the recent Affordable Art Fair at Battersea Park.
A London pie and mash shop has been granted listed building status for its design and historical interest, and has been labelled ‘a unique part of the capital’s heritage’.
The ladies are getting themselves glammed up for the arrival of a potential mate as the squirrel monkey enclosure at ZSL London Zoo is preparing for a new arrival.
He worked there once as a special adviser to Sir John Major, and now David Soskin has paid £31,500 for an enamel sheet iron Downing Street sign at auction.
A herd of goats spent Saturday afternoon grazing on the roof of Queen Elizabeth Hall on London’s South Bank - to celebrate the start of autumn.
Londoners braved foul weather for a taste of record-breaking Mexican cuisine as chefs rustled up 100ft of burrito in Kings Cross Square today.
People standing on the wrong side of the escalator? Not letting you off before they get on? Whatever annoys you about bad Tube etiquette a new animated poem hopes to help.
A new singles event designed to leave daters feeling flushed is being held in London.
The famous London cab is to make an appearance in Australia, but not in the traditional black.
More than half of Londoners think the capital could do with its own logo, a YouGov poll has found.
Londoners must be feeling lucky after giant lottery balls twice the size of double-decker buses lit up the Thames and floated down the river.