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Yesterday, 16:36

The first trailer for the film of sexy smash-hit book Fifty Shades Of Grey has finally been released! You can take your first look at the enigmatic Christian Grey, played by Northern Irish actor Jamie Dornan, below, but we’re most excited about the exclusive version of Beyonce’s Crazy In Love!

Yesterday, 16:17
The Eid al-Fitr party in Trafalgar Square promises to be fun, fantastic, and free! (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Check out our five-minute guide to celebrating the end of Ramadan in London.

Wed, 19:30
Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Considered, refined and varied adult pop from this mongrel NY band.

Wed, 17:46
Prince George took a trip to the Sensational Butterflies at the National History Museum just before his first brithday. Why not take your little princes and princesses there? (Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

It’s lovely to have the kids home for the summer, but keeping them occupied for six weeks can be tricky. That’s why London24 has got a big list of ideas to keep those little hands busy! Whether they love getting lost in a book, getting messy, or getting outside, you’ll find something fun to do here.

Wed, 10:46
Adam Levine will get to show off his infamous moves when Maroon 5 come to London in September (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Caesars Entertainment)

It might not be until September, but get excited: the iTunes Festival is coming back to London, and you need to be get in there fast to win free tickets. The ‘Happy’ singer and the band with moves like Jagger are headling the free month-long festival at the Camden Roundhouse .

Mon, 18:42
Pete Doherty (L) and Caral Barat (R) of The Libertines on stage at Hyde Park. The band have promised fans something different for their Alexandra Palace show. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)

Libertines fans attending the Alexandra Palace shows in London should expect to hear something a ‘little bit different’ the band has revealed.

Friday, July 18, 2014
Pork at Bacchus Sundays

Award-winning Bacchus Pub & Kitchen’s little sister has launched in a new location celebrating good food, good friends and Sundays.

Thursday, July 17, 2014
BERLIN 1945: A view of the ruins to be seen on the Hermann Goering Strasse, formerly one of the most important streets in the centre of the German capital, Berlin. These former residences have been totally destroyed by a combination of Allied bombing and the fierce battle for the city in 1945. (Picture part of PA Second World War collection).

Berlin is a city of desolation in 1946. Ravaged by the bombs of the Second World War, its buildings have been reduced to empty shells or rubble and its inhabitants have seen their loved ones wiped out - with more bodies being uncovered every day.

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Lily Allen performing on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival, at Worthy Farm in Somerset.

Two Door Cinema Club has cancelled their headline performance at the Latitude Festival.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The crowds at Cornbury Festival

Summer music festivals are as popular as holiday camps for families these days – and after a weekend at Cornbury Festival, it’s easy to see why.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Honeyblood - Honeyblood

Kicking tunes that balance raw garage-rock elements and heaps of emotion from this female duo.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Book now for the underwater disco in Camden (Pic: Camden Council)

Get your groove on at an underwater disco in a Camden swimming pool this weekend.

Monday, July 14, 2014
Sebastien Tellier - L'Aventura

The esoteric French wunderkind takes a new, tropical tack on his electro-adventure.

Saturday, July 12, 2014
Lewis Watson - The Morning

Singer-songwriter with broad appeal and a bagful of tunes? Step forward, Mr Watson.

Friday, July 11, 2014
Bicycle jousting is a headline event at the Chap Olympiad [Photo by Nick Mann]

London got a whole lot smarter this weekend with the Chap Olympiad.

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Formiddable Vegetable Sound System

A band with a message to spread are coming to east London’s Lovebox Festival to entertain audiences with their unique sound.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Example - Live Life Living

Example treads water on this glut of imagination-free club anthems.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Ride a Routemaster at the Finsbury Park festival (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

If you’ve ever fancied riding an original Routemaster bus then now’s your chance as more than 100 of the iconic vehicles come to Finsbury Park this weekend.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Kanye performed on both Friday and Saturday after Drake pulled out due to sickness

We sent three reporters to review this year’s Wireless festival in Finsbury Park. This is what they said...

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Rotorino Interior

Rotorino is the latest project from Dock Kitchen head chef and food columnist Stevie Parle.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The Apollo Theatre just after the dramatic collapse in December [Picture by Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire]

West End play The Curious Incident Of The Dog In the Night Time reopens at the Gielgud Theatre today, six months after the original run was cut short when the ceiling of the theatre collapsed during a performance.

Monday, July 7, 2014
Indigo at Rich Mix in Shoreditch

Is it a cafe, is it a restaurant? Is it a bar? It’s not clear when you walk in.

Friday, July 4, 2014
Arcade Fire headlined the British Summer Time stage in Hyde Park

The giants of rock, metal and pop descended upon the Royal Park to put on some of the most anticipated shows of the year.

Friday, July 4, 2014
Richard Reed Parry and William Butler of Arcade Fire perform on stage at British Summer Time Festival at Hyde Park on July 3  (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

If you didn’t get a ticket to Arcade Fire’s gig at British Summer Time in Hyde Park last night then sate yourself with these amazing pictures which show the superstar band in action - just days after their headline performance at Glastonbury.

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Remember Remember - Forgetting The Present

Third LP is an engrossing ensemble effort that pushes post-rock into pleasant new territories.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Kelis will be performing at The Kopparberg Urban Forest tonight

Fresh from her Glastonbury performance, RnB star Kelis is set to perform at the opening of a new forest-style bar in Dalston tonight.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
The cult drama will return to our screen next year [Photo courtesy of BBC]

BBC One’s hit show Sherlock is set to return to our screens for a special episode and a fourth series, it was announced today. Filming will start in January 2015 for a special one-off episode and the new three-episode series will being filming later that year.

Friday, June 27, 2014
Jack Johnson

Calling Festival - the re-branded Hard Rock Calling event - takes place in Clapham this weekend, and the line-up includes Stevie Wonder, Aerosmith, Paloma Faith and Jack Johnson.

Friday, June 27, 2014
And here you can also see art by Cyrcle, CEPT and Run.  [Photo by Joe Epstein for LDNgraffiti.co.uk]

After reporting on the sad demolition of the graffiti hotspot on Shoreditch’s Leonard and Great Eastern Streets, we decided to bring you a retrospective of the carpark’s greatest hits.

Friday, June 27, 2014
Lindsay Lohan has announced she will make her West End debut in Speed-The-Plow, by US writer David Mamet (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)

Lindsay Lohan has announced she will make her West End stage debut in a ‘satirical portrayal of Hollywood’ written by acclaimed US writer David Mamet.

Thursday, June 26, 2014
McBusted. Photo: Dave Hogan

Dougie Poynter, of supergroup McBusted, says he can’t wait to hit the stage as the band prepares to perform at Barclay Card Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
J. K. Rowling, who has just seen her new crime novel The Silkworm published. [Picture: Ian West/PA]

A sensation was caused last year when the real identity of Robert Galbraith, the first-time author of crime novel The Cuckoo’s Calling, was revealed to be none other than J. K. Rowling, celebrated author of the bestselling children’s series we need not name and 2012’s The Casual Vacancy, which marked the writer’s foray into adult fiction.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
George Ezra - Wanted On Voyage

Early signs that a true talent may yet be in our midst on this promising, evocative debut.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
They say in London you're never more than six feet away from a rat, so why not make friends with one?

Normally, the closest you’ll find to wildlife in a café is a free-range toddler or a particularly grizzly hipster beard, but after a cat café launched in East London, things have started to get…hairier.

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