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Friday, January 23, 2015

It’s the time of year for extravagant gestures, but one London hotel has come up with a Valentine’s package that is so OTT we’re surprised Kanye hasn’t booked it for Kim.

Friday, January 23, 2015
(Left-right) Moshiur Rahman, Yousaf Bashir, Mohammed Alamgir and Munim Abdul arriving at the Old Bailey [Photograph by Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire]

A group of Muslim men have been given an anti-social behaviour order (ASBO) that will restrict their behaviour at religious events - despite fears it could breach their human rights.

Friday, January 23, 2015
Police want to speak to this man in connection with this attack [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Police are still hunting a man who slashed a woman’s face open on an escalator in Holborn station last November.

Friday, January 23, 2015
The flooding on the Thameslink line in the Clerkenwell Tunnel

Commuters using the Thameslink line are set for a miserable journey home this evening due to chaos caused by a burst water main.

Sport

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Jose Mourinho was scathing of his side’s shock FA Cup capitulation as Bradford City claimed an historic 4-2 win at Stamford Bridge.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Mauricio Pochettino defended his rotation policy after Tottenham fell to a 2-1 defeat at home to Leicester City in the FA Cup fourth round.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Crystal Palace players celebrate against Southampton (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Alan Pardew heaped praise on Arsenal loanee Yaya Sanogo and man-of-the-match Marouane Chamakh after Crystal Palace beat Southampton in a pulsating, goal-laden FA Cup tie at St Mary’s.

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London Bloggers

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.

Thursday, November 27, 2014
The main room at the Museum of Comedy (Pic: Steve Ullathorne)

This week I visited the Museum of Comedy located at the corner of Museum Street and Bloomsbury Way in the crypt under St George’s Church.

Thursday, November 27, 2014
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I genuinely and honestly have only a slight problem when it comes to buying domain names.

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Entertainment

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Adrian Chiles is no longer ITV's main man... so why not test your knowledge of some of his (and others') greatest gaffes? (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

With news of presenter Adrian Chiles’ sacking by ITV, it’s a good time to remember some of the most memorable punditry blunders.

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In which we remember the stations that have gone before...

£50million Fernando Torres and former Fulham striker Kostas Mitroglous are two of the biggest transfer flops in recent Premier League history

The transfer window is a time for optimisim, but it doesn’t always work out for the best...

Do you know everything about Camden? (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Home to fantastic markets, awesome music and even a statue of Amy Winehouse, Camden is one of London’s coolest neighbourhoods, but how much do you know about it?

How well do you know your London greenery?

Think-Kew have what it takes?

Test your Tube knowledge here (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

How much do you know about London Undeground? Test your Tube knowledge with these 11 teasing questions:

Don't bother playing if you've read this many books (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Calling all medium-weight London book-lovers! Haven’t read War and Peace? Don’t sweat it.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Champagne Gosset is the oldest wine house in Champagne, Aÿ. 1584, and we have three bottles of fabulous Champagne Gosset Grande Reserve to be won. Perfect for sharing with your Valentine!

Monday, January 19, 2015
Get salon perfect nails at home. Lovely.

The NYK1 You Choose Kit has previously reached Amazon’s most wished for product in beauty.

Friday, January 16, 2015
Treat your Valentine to these beaut aquamarine diamonds!

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate romance this Valentine’s Day?

Around The Web

It’s easy to lose sight of how beautiful London is when you’re crammed into a commuter train. Let these flying Instagram users take you on a bird’s eye tour of London.

People have pretty good memories when it comes to the outstanding performance of a tub of lard on HIGNFY.

The UN ambassador unveiled IMPACT10X10X10, a new initiative to end gender inequality as part of the HeForShe campaign.

David Cameron and Tony Blair are among those paying tribute.