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Wed, 10:14

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

Mon, 12:38
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.

Mon, 12:04
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.

Friday, August 15, 2014
The view from the ferris wheel over the replica Hill Valley town square in Stratford. Pic: Secret Cinema/Laura Little

About a mile from Hackney Wick station, improbably overlooked by the sleek glass-front of the Westfield mega mall, sits a replica of the small Californian town of Hill Valley circa 1955.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Runners at last year's event [Photo from ZSL]

Tonight, hundreds of people will run naked through London Zoo to raise money for endangered tigers.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The Fourth Plinth sculptures at Trafalgar Square are well-known, but have you ever noticed how much other public art in London is right over your head?   (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

It’s easy to rush about London in a hurry with your head down, and forget that we live in a city full of wonderful public art.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The garden at the back of The Albion in Islington

Don’t worry the summer isn’t over yet, and to make the most of the sunshine we run down the best outdoor spaces for drinking in London, whether you fancy a slap-up meal, riverside views or watching sport.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
James Blunt

Laid back fun for the whole family is what festival goers can expect at Wickham this week

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Feeling thirsty? We tell you where to find the perfect pint in London this summer  (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and brewers from across the world are descending on London with top-quality beers. We tell you where to grab a pint - or several - in London this summer.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Traditional afternoon tea is wonderful, but if you're on the lookout for something a bit different, read on! (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

As it’s National Afternoon Tea Week, London24 is bringing you the best spots for tiffin in the capital. Forget the obvious choices like the Ritz and Harrods; we’re here to show you something a bit different!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
(Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

After news that Robin Williams was found dead in a suspected suicide at his home in California, we share a little of the magic he left behind.

Tuesday, August 12, 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?

Monday, August 11, 2014
Le Ziz's spacious interior makes it great for big functions or intimate dining

With Turkish thought to be the second most spoken language in four London boroughs, the cuisine is no stranger to the capital.

Monday, August 11, 2014
The River Rat Race promises to be London's funnest, dirtiest, and messiest 10k run!

Are you ready to get wet, Londoners? Brace yourself for London’s first ever aquatic obstacle course!

Friday, August 8, 2014
House of Vans: No, it's not a second-hand Ford Transit dealership [Photo courtesy of House of Vans]

Waterloo is set to get totally radical as London’s first indoor skatepark opens on Saturday.

Friday, August 8, 2014
The photograph is so famous that it has even featured in art exhibitions overseas, like this one in Germany (Photo by Krafft Angerer/Getty Images)

Today is the 45th anniversary of the iconic photograph of The Beatles crossing Abbey Road.

Friday, August 8, 2014
Jenna Coleman and Peter Capaldi attend the Doctor Who London premiere Q&A at the BFI Southbank  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Take a deep breath, there’s a new Time Lord in the TARDIS, and he’s nothing like the man you expected…

Thursday, August 7, 2014
Get steamy at Hot Tub Cinema, or chill at Backyard Cinema, or even go retro at a drive-in. There's just no good reason to go Leicester Square this summer [Photo courtesy of Hot Tub Cinema]

Bored of hearing your ticket-blagging friends go on about Secret Cinema, or just not willing to shell out £50 to watch a film in London?

Thursday, August 7, 2014
Cool down at the swimming pool. Picture by Tom O'Meara.

Another year and yet another stonkingly good Standon Calling!

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
The Fortnum & Mason Banquet picnic certainly lives up to its name! [Photo courtesy of Fortnum & Mason]

What could be more idyllic on a summer’s day than a picnic in one of London’s green and leafy spots?

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Harry Styles from One Direction at  the

As the Chiltern Firehouse gets a slap on the wrist over its standards of health and hygiene, London24 has rifled through our little black book to find you the other best places to spot celebrities in London. Try not to stare...

Saturday, August 2, 2014
Jenny Lewis - The Voyager

Personal trauma and professional strife provide ample sustenance for some of Lewis’ best material in years.

Friday, August 1, 2014
World Class

So we’ve already established that drinks trends are everywhere, potentially taking over from food trends.

Friday, August 1, 2014
We've got tonnes of top tips to help you tuck into cheaper treats  (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

Sick of reheating yesterday’s leftovers and sad sandwiches wrapped in tinfoil?

Friday, August 1, 2014
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.

Friday, August 1, 2014
Hackney WickED is a unique chance to explore artists' studios and meet the people behind some amazing work [Photo courtesy of Hackney WickED]

Today and all weekend, east London is going to get even cooler than usual with the brilliantly-named Hackney WickED festival, on and around the Hackney Wick ‘Riviera’ at Forman’s Fish Island and Swan Wharf.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Everyone’s favourite bequiffed dance-pop delight is back - and giving it both barrels on this sophomore LP.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A girl dips into the lake which hosts the emerald stage

Standing among thousands overlooking a lake with an emerald island at its centre, jewel-like spires jutting up into the sky where fireworks break up the onsetting dusk in fits and starts, it’s clear this is no ordinary festival.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Formidable Vegetable Sound System's Charlie Mgee and Mal Webb

Antipodean rockers, Formidable Vegetable Sound System managed to “cultivate” a wildly dancing crowd at Lovebox on July 19.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Nightcapp was born when Graham's friends got fed up with him waking them up late at night for recommendations for bars [Image courtesy of Nightcapp]

It’s surprising how much it happens in this global city: last orders comes before you’re ready for it, and you’re left with the choice of finding a 24-hour off-licence or getting the nightbus whilst disconcertingly sober.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Calvary: one of the many exciting drinks on the menu

Like the name suggests, visiting Communion Bar in Camberwell feels like being initiated into a group where artisanal cocktails are sacred.

Monday, July 28, 2014
Lightning filled the sky as Damon Albarn headlined on Saturday. Picture Marc Sethi

While some artists spend thousands on special effects to add that wow factor to their sets, Damon Albarn it seems just has a quick word with the gods.

Monday, July 28, 2014
Take advantage of the sunshine with London's best urban beaches (Picture: Stuart Leech)

You don’t have to go on holiday to spend some time at the beach as the seaside is coming to London this summer. We profile the best places to feel the sand between your toes in the capital:

Monday, July 28, 2014
London icon Mama Charlotte will be dishing up the goods on the rooftop at the Queen of Hoxton [Photo by Chris McIntosh for Mama's Jerk Station]

Get ready for Carnival with Queen of Hoxton’s Chicken Jerk-Off challenge! The bar has invited four of London’s hottest (and we mean HOT) jerk vendors to an all-day cook-off on the rooftop to compete to see who cooks the best chicken.

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How well do you know your Tube stations? Can you guess these Underground stops from the pictures taken outside them?

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