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Monday, March 2, 2015

Members of the RMT union are set to strike on Saturday evening in the latest industrial action over the sacking of a colleague who failed breath alcohol tests.

Monday, March 2, 2015
Jubilee is a real black cat, not just covered in Tube dust [Photograph from BCDH]

A stray cat who lived in Acton Town Tube station has finally found a new home - and it’s not even in Zone 6.

Monday, March 2, 2015
[Photograph from London Fire Brigade]

A massive blaze wrecked the historic Copperfield Public House on Doggett Road last night.

Monday, March 2, 2015
A police officer in his thirties was stabbed in the shoulder and the head

A man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after he stabbed a police officer in the head and shoulder.

Sport

Monday, March 2, 2015
Gabriel and David Ospina of Arsenal with Harry Kane of Spurs

After Chelsea beat Tottenham in the Capital One Cup final and Arsenal and Crystal Palace also claimed important wins, we look back at five talking points from the weekend’s action.

Monday, March 2, 2015
Juan Cuadrado, Kurt Zouma, Loic Remy and Eden Hazard of Chelsea pose with the trophy.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Kurt Zouma insists he would play anywhere Jose Mourinho asked him to after stepping into midfield in the Capital One Cup final.

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A look at one of our previous Design Fairs

Chelsea Old Town Hall will be the venue for the renowned Desire Fair from 6-8 March 2015. This stunning mixed media jewellery and silversmithing event where visitors can purchase direct from contemporary designer makers selected from the best in the UK is an event not to be missed.

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A survey conducted last year revealed that Britain is the fourth sexiest country in the world, with the UK sex toy industry worth an estimated £250 million a year.

London Bloggers

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
[Photograph by John Phillips/PA Wire]

Often referred to as a melting pot, London is a city renowned for its rich blend of cultures.

Monday, December 22, 2014
Around 25 per cent of the population self-identity as having no religion yet still enjoy the fun of Christmas (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

It’s Christmas time. We know this by the light-adorned streets, the mobility hazard posed by boxes of Quality Street, Roses and Celebrations in every supermarket’s entrance and, of course, the incessant radio-plays of Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You.

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Entertainment

Quizzes

Name the Charlton players from their Wikipedia careers!

Charlton are a club with a rich history and tradition, with academy prospects and club legends stealing the hearts of The Valley crowd.

Just some funky Instagram photos of London's best borough

Whether your heart belongs in Highbury, you adore Arsenal, or you flirt with Finsbury Park, we’ll test your Islington knowledge with this quiz.

How well do you know old London?

London’s changed so much over the years but some streets still bear relics offering an insight into the city’s fascinating past.

Are you an N16 newbie or a Stokey veteran?

N16 newbie or Stokey veteran? Test your knowledge of the north east London area with our 10 teasing questions on Stoke Newington.

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It’s the ultimate test for movie buffs - a list of films, maybe a subtle clue if you’re lucky, and a list of names.

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There are certain shared experiences that bind Londoners together, whether it’s the pain of a lost Oyster card, or the joy of getting half-price Itsu at closing time.

Crystal Palace Wikipedia quiz

Crystal Palace have had their fair share of legends down the years, with many former Eagles enjoying glittering careers.

Competitions

Thursday, February 26, 2015

London24 have teamed up with Europcar Sport to give away a pair of tickets to Arsenal v Liverpool on Saturday April 4 - and you could be the lucky winner.

Monday, February 23, 2015
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Friday, February 20, 2015
Treat your mum to a Harry Fay Ring, available in sizes from G to Z+4.

Superb silver rings perfectly sized for you – from size G to Z+4! Give your mum some sparkle for Mother’s Day!

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