Sunday, November 29, 2015

Take a trip to Newbury and you’ll find plenty of hidden attractions in the town and the surrounding west Berkshire countryside.

Thursday, November 26, 2015
The National Theatre being constructed. It was designed by architect Sir Denys Lasdun.  (Photo by Graham Wood/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Visiting London’s South Bank is now a rite of passage for tourists. But in 1951 the National Theatre, the Royal Festival Hall and other iconic buildings were under construction for the Festival of Britain. Check out these pictures and video of South Bank back in the day.

Thursday, November 26, 2015
Mounted policemen control the crowds overflowing onto the pitch before the FA Cup Final between West Ham United and Bolton Wanderers at Wembley Stadium. It was the first final to be held at Wembley, with an estimated attendance of 200,000. The game became known as the 'White Horse Final' for the actions of PC George Scorey and his white horse Billy (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

From iconic games and players to victory parades and behind the scenes snaps, we bring you 13 pictures all West Ham fans should see.

Monday, November 23, 2015
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London is a foodie’s paradise. We’ve got the best events from cookery classes to pop-ups, workshops and secret supper clubs taking place across the city.

Monday, November 23, 2015
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We’ve kindly rounded up the best nights out in London this week to save you the effort....

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Picture: Stepgen Fothergill

Did you know there’s an art gallery in London run by Tube staff?

Monday, November 16, 2015
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A major exhibition celebrating modern cycling is set to open at the Design Museum in London Bridge on Wednesday.

Monday, November 16, 2015
Thai Square Spa are also opening a new centre in Northumberland Avenue

Wednesday is hump day. So as I walked swiftly (read ‘rushed’) from Covent Garden station to Thai Square Spa I was hoping the hour would calm me down - and it did.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Protestors at a demonstration against the Poll Tax, which later became a riot known as the 'Battle of Trafalgar', London, 31st March 1990 (Photo by Steve Eason/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

These fascinating pictures capture some key moments of unrest in our city over several decades, from poll tax protests and school children strikes to the summer riots in 2011.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
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Consider yourself London Underground expert? Take our quiz to see just how well you know the city’s transport network.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Here are some of the best things to do in central London the tourist bus won't show you (Picture: Getty)

Central London has so much more to offer than the Tower and Madame Tussauds. Here are suggestions for quirky and unusual places to visit in the capital. We’ve got everything from ridiculous restaurants to speedboat rides - take a look!

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The Doctor Who Festival is at London ExCel from November 13 to 15  (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Three years after thousands of Doctor Who fans marked the show’s 50th anniversary with a celebratory convention at London ExCel, the Time Lord is returning to the venue for a follow-up.

Friday, November 6, 2015
(Photo by Douglas Miller/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

We’re remembering the sacrifice of the men and women who fought for Britain with a gallery of them leaving and coming home to London. Above, you can see a soldier kissing his wife hello as he returns to King George V’s Dock from India in 1934.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
MEATliquor burgers and Budweiser Budvar Tankove Pive: they taste even better when they're free!

You can win big in beer and burgers at MEATliquor’s new Islington outpost this weekend - if you’re willing to try your luck, that is!

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Here are London's best restaurants that let you stagger in at 5am (Picture: PA Images)

It’s 4am, you just got out of a club and there’s no food at home. But Dominos is closed and the kebab shop round the corner looks like it will give you food poisoning. What to do? Stuff your face or drink more. So save this list of London’s best 24-hour restaurants and drinking establishments saved on your phone.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Cook yourself into culinary heaven (Picture: Pexels)

Packed lunches do not need to be consigned to your schooldays, or to consist of a soggy sandwich or miserable diet-y salad. Here are four quick recipes to keep you warm (and with change in your pocket) this winter.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Burger King now delivers to Leyton, Stratford and Queensway (Picture: Burger King)

There go all those good intentions...Burger King has announced it’s extending its home delivery service to Leyton and Stratford in east London and Paddington.

Sunday, November 1, 2015
South Lodge Hotel is a 45 minute drive from the South Downs National Park

Waking up to a panoramic view over the lawns in South Lodge Hotel is an experience to savour. A night or two in this tranquil countryside estate will wash the chaos of London out of your hair.

Friday, October 30, 2015
Relax with a glass of wine by a roaring fire (Picture: Steven S/Flickr)

As the winter cold begins to bite, we bring you a list of the best winter pubs in London. These are the pubs to visit when it’s dark at 5.30 and drinking fine ale by the fire is all you want to do.

Friday, October 30, 2015
1976:  A petrol station at Walthamstow (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Walthamstow’s in north-east London is famed for its thriving market, the dog racetrack and its pretty village. Here, we present 15 old pictures of the area to take you on a nostalgic journey back in time. Like what you see? Check out Old Pictures of Leytonstone too.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Here are some animals getting in on the Halloween action by interacting with some scary-looking pumpkins, wearing costumes and generally being awesome. Guaranteed to brighten your rainy Friday morning.

Thursday, October 29, 2015
The Admiral Vernon Hotel in Dagenham, 14th August 1930
(Photo by Stevenson/Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Well known for manufacturing, Ford, Dudley Moore and the start of the women’s equal pay movement, Dagenham is one of east London’s most diverse areas.

Thursday, October 29, 2015
Kai, who belongs to Ellie Huckle from north London, won the London's Best Cat compeition last month (Picture: Ellie Huckle)

Last month London24 launched a mission to discover ‘London’s best cat’, based on a combination of cuteness and cool life story. Here are some of the top entries in one purrfect list.

Thursday, October 29, 2015
Anne-Marie Duff as Lizzie Holroyd. Picture: Manuel Harlan

Atmosphere is everything in Husbands and Sons, starring Anne-Marie Duff at the National Theatre. 4/5

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Just how spooky can a night out in London for Halloween 2015 get? (Picture: Royal Parks)

It’s spooky and there is often alcohol involved (for adults only of course) - what’s not to love about Halloween? If you don’t know where to go out in London on Saturday October 31, look no further. Here is our guide to the capital’s haunted hollows...

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Add a side of half lobster to your steak for £19.00

The Coal Shed is a restaurant worthy of a celebration of the highest degree: engagements, anniversaries or a milestone birthday. Because, however special the occasion you can rest assured the food will be special enough to match.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Lea Seydoux, Daniel Craig and Monica Bellucci (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images)

A-list stars and royalty were out in force at the world premiere of James Bond film Spectre in London last night. Daniel Craig and his co-stars including Naomie Harris, Ralph Fiennes and Christoph Waltz walked down the red carpet at the Royal Albert Hall in South Kensington before the arrivals of William, his wife Kate - who added a touch of glamour in a blue Jenny Packham gown - and Prince Harry. Here, we round up the best dressed...

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Teddy Sheringham celebrating one of many Spurs goals during his time at The Lane, this one arrived in 1995. Mandatory Credit: Mark Thompson/ALLSPORT

As Tottenham prepare for back-to-back home games at The Lane we look back on some of the best photos from years gone by.

Monday, October 26, 2015
Derren Brown is remaining tight-lipped about the details of his attraction at Thorpe Park

Derren Brown, the acclaimed British maestro of mind control, has teamed up with Thorpe Park to create the world’s first ‘fully immersive psychological attraction’.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Maggot racing was among the activities on offer

A dead body has been found in the grounds of the Natural History Museum – and it’s up to you and a team of amateur sleuths to solve the crime.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Mike Reiss has written for the Simpsons for 25 years (Picture: Crystal Palace International Film Festival)

Simpsons fans can learn the secrets of the hit show as screenwriter Mike Reiss flies in from LA to give a rare talk in London.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Birdies Crazy Golf Club will open under The Vaults at Waterloo

A new crazy golf course is set to open under the vaults at Waterloo where punters can try their hand at a nine-hole course while supping on cocktails and chowing down on tasty treats concocted by a Hawksmoor head chef.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Frank McLintock  (left) watches Bob Wilson make a flying save, with Charlie George (No 9) in the centre of frame, at the Arsenal vs Chelsea cup replay in 1973.  (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

It has been 10 years since Arsenal’s final season at their historic former stadium. We’ve taken a trip down memory lane from the Clock End to the North Bank, were you at any of these Highbury matches?

Thursday, October 15, 2015
This eagle is a better photographer than you (Photo: Ubisoft)

It is the God’s honest truth that when Ubisoft contacted us about their new Assassin’s Creed video and said that they had put a camera ‘on an eagle’, we thought that ‘Eagle’ was the brand name of some sort of drone.

Thursday, October 15, 2015
The Bootleg Club

The Bootleg Club – an extravagant 1920’s style party hosts its’ first Mad Hatter’s Cocktail Party on the 7th November. Guests will enjoy flamboyant floorshows, Mad Hatter activities, live band performances, cocktails, general debauchery and good old-fashioned fun.


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The release of the John Lewis advert has become an much-anticipated event in recent years. Picture: John Lewis/PA

Christmas adverts have boomed in recent years with the likes of John Lewis, Marks and Spencer and Tesco leading the way.

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We all know David Beckham, but can you name all 10 mystery England stars?

It’s the international break, so it’s time for an England quiz.

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As part of a series to celebrate multicultural London, we’re testing you on London’s Jewish history, culture and of course food (yes, there IS a question about beigels).

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Fans make their way towards Upton Park (pic: Nick Potts/PA Wire)

Football fans travel up and down the country following their club but how much do they know about stadiums?

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