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Friday, September 12, 2014

Accessible, hummable and lightly melancholic indie tunesmithery from the Canadian debutantes.

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Fancy a pint by the river in south west London? Well check these five pubs out

The sun may be gone for now but for those confident of an Indian summer here are some awesome place for a pint by the river at these glorious pubs on the banks of the Thames in south west London:

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Unlike some themed bars, all the decor is authentic - including that canoe!

Zoah Hedges-Stocks reviews the iconic Park Lane Tiki bar.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The Raveonettes - Pe'ahi

Danish rock duo let the colour in and make their best record in... well, possibly ever.

Monday, September 8, 2014
Major supermarkets have harnessed online shopping

It is beyond a doubt that ecommerce has revolutionised the way we shop for every day items.

Monday, September 8, 2014
Max Cooke (photo: Catie Laffoon)

Seven years ago, four young men from Kent fired out a blissfully perfect LP and then disappeared in roughly the time it took to play it.

Monday, September 8, 2014
Sue Perkins poses with a proud prize-winning chihuahua ©Julia Claxton

Primrose Hill was turned into a puppy-lover’s paradise at the weekend as dogs and celebrities descended to raise awareness of puppy farming,

Sunday, September 7, 2014
Spectators were wowed by fire dancers at the unique event [Photograph by Sebastian Lefebvre]

Don’t worry, the iconic building hasn’t burned down!

Friday, September 5, 2014
Steak at Abasto Restaurant

The only real enemy to a barbecue is “rain” says Argentine chef Diego Jacquet – offering his top tips for keeping the fire alive in cooler months.

Friday, September 5, 2014
(Photo by Jeff Schear/Getty Images for Michigan Avenue Magazine)

We share ten times the late, great Joan Rivers was almost too much to handle. Like that time she went after Kim Kardashian...

Friday, September 5, 2014
Astronauts - Hollow Ponnnds

Textured, electro-meets-pastoral adventurism in this rather lovely debut LP.

Thursday, September 4, 2014
Cyclists get their kit off for charity (c) Richard Slater

Photographer Richard Slater was born in London and lived most of his life here, so he thought he knew the city - until he spent five years exploring and photographing it for a new book.

Thursday, September 4, 2014
Foxcroft & Ginger

Husband and wife duo Foxcroft & Ginger have taken their creative flair and passion for local produce east with a trendy spot on Mile End Road.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Eric Clapton & Friends - An Appreciation Of JJ Cale

Slowhand buddies up with his living legend mates for an exacting JJ Cale tribute. For die-hard fans only.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Why IS the Thames that colour? Come to think of it, why is it eve n called the Thames?  (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

London24 tackles your burning Thames questions, from “is the water safe to drink?” to “why is it that colour?”

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Le Relais de Venise, L'Entrecote in Canary Wharf

A menu-less restaurant may sound like an oxymoron.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Love the river? Find out how to make the most of it with this season of events (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

The Totally Thames festival kicks off in September, bring a whole range of weird and wonderful watery things to do to our city!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Pineapple Express

Nestled inside the bright, blossoming courtyard of Devonshire Square, Anise Bar is a picturesque hangout for city drinkers.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
The thriller is filmed on the stations, platforms, and trains of the Bakerloo line [Photograph by TUBE TUBE]

If you’ve ever got bored on the Underground and indulged in a fantasy where you’re actually a secret agent, Stonebridge is the show for you.

Saturday, August 30, 2014
Milo Moon, nine, is the protagonist of Virginia Macgregor's debut novel What Milo Saw. [Picture: Yui Mok/PA archive]

Imagine only being able to look upon the world through a tiny pinhole, with the knowledge that even this will eventually fade into darkness.

Saturday, August 30, 2014
The Robin Hood statue in Nottingham. [Picture: Yui Mok/PA archive]

The legend of Robin Hood is one which has endured over centuries. Depictions of the outlaw who supposedly stole from the rich and gave to the poor have captured the imagination of the public across mediums such as film, television and literature and continue to do so.

Friday, August 29, 2014
Made with clarified Buffalo consommé, Shaka Zulu are offering a meaty cocktail

The London food scene seems intent on compiling ever new systems of meat delivery, so it’s no surprise there is now a meaty cocktail on offer at Shaka Zulu in Camden.

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Arno Steguweit was the world's first 'water sommelier' when he launched a menu of 42 different types of water at Berlin's Restaurant Lorenz Adlon 10 years ago [Photograph from Glaceau]

London24 met the world’s first ‘water sommelier’ - and Kylie Minogue even showed up!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Norman Jay's festival Good Times In The Park brings together  his musical friends this September

The first music festival to hit west London is fast approaching.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Oyster Bar, Boisdale Bishopsgate

Locating Boisdale Bishopsgate is a real test of London knowledge.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Forge & Co

Loping into Forge & Co on a blustery Monday night, I was looking for a certain atmosphere to rouse my mood.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Morrissey is only playing one UK date on his new tour  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Morrissey will play the only UK date on his European tour this November at London’s The O2, it was announced today.

Monday, August 25, 2014
Red Market transforms an Old Street car park into an urban oasis [Photograph by Chris McKeon]

Ibiza is coming to east London with an awesome Balearic experience at RED Market, on Old Street.

Friday, August 22, 2014
Whatever your poison, we can offer you a watering-hole with a difference (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for HELPS Teas)

Bored of pints and packets of peanuts? Want to impress a date with somewhere quirkybut don’t fancy paying Shard prices?

Friday, August 22, 2014
Mussels

Sitting in The Fable’s echoing expanse of space can be an overwhelming experience.

Friday, August 22, 2014
We can't get your a tour in the Tardis, but Caitlin can take you to some of the places that it's been!  (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Fans everywhere are getting excited for the return of Doctor Who to television screens on Saturday night, and now you can take a tour of London locations where the cult show is filmed!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
More than one million people are expected to enjoy this year's Notting Hill Carnival. It is the largest street festival in Europe and was first held in 1964  (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

Notting Hill Carnival is a massive street party that takes over Notting Hill every year with Caribbean culture, food and music.

Monday, August 18, 2014
Rat Race adventuers slither their way over floating obstacles  [photos:Tom Miles]

Rat Race adventurers invaded east London’s Royal Docks to splash out on a challenge testing their fitness—as well as raise funds for homeless families.

Monday, August 18, 2014
Unknown

Dan Blackledge, co-founder of Unknown Croatia, one of the summer’s breathtakingly scenic festivals, has shared his thoughts on this year’s highly anticipated project.

Friday, August 15, 2014
Bacon Old Fashioned

A brand new eatery in Camden has been turning heads with its lively rendition of Cajun and Creole food.

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