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Friday, August 29, 2014

These two new arrivals, born just in time for a weekend celebrating the bear who inspired Winnie the Pooh, have been given some very apt names.

Friday, August 29, 2014
Police were called to the house of Sam Taylor Wood, seen here with husband Aaron Taylor Johnson at the European premiere of 'Godzilla' in Leicester Square in May, after the machine gun was spotted through a window  (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Sam Taylor-Johnson got a visit from the firearms squad last night after a spotter-by noticed a machine gun in her house and called the police.

Friday, August 29, 2014
Firearms officers arrested the suspect

Members of the public helped to thwart an attempted armed robbery in Whitechapel yesterday.

Friday, August 29, 2014
In order to get your hands on the free crisps, you'll have to tweet a special code and contend with an animated Gary Lineker (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images for Walkers)

Londoners are set to get free crisps at three bus stops for the next two weeks!

Sport

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists Mesut Ozil is judged unfairly, but accepts he will never excel in defence.

Friday, August 29, 2014
Fernando Torres.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Fernando Torres’ frustrating and underwhelming time as a Chelsea player looks to be nearly over after AC Milan struck a deal to take him on a two-year loan.

Saturday, August 30, 2014
Jose Mourinho. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Chelsea will return to the transfer market to try and sign a striker after they announced that Fernando Torres is to join AC Milan on a two year loan deal, subject to agreeing a medical and personal terms.

What's On in London

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Quizzes

Amy Winehouse's second album became a classic

Are you an Amy Winehouse superfan?

I'm only going to say this once: Stand. On. The. Right.

James Bond is Britain’s most famous secret agent, and the capital is its most famous city, so it makes sense that 007 would live and work here when he isn’t gallivanting around the world.

Can you find the animals hiding in London station names? (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

You may not realise it but there are animals hiding in stations across London? Play our quiz and see if you can you find them:

Can you guess the Tube station just from the outside? (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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

Competitions

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

We’re giving you the chance to bag a shiny new Lenovo Mixx 10 tablet.

Thursday, August 21, 2014
You could win £50 worth of vouchers to spend at Shepherd's Bush Market.

You could be shopping at the new look Shepherd’s Bush Market.

Monday, August 18, 2014
Thinking of renovating or rebuilding your home? You'll get some great tips at this show!

We’ve teamed up with The London Homebuilding & Renovating and Home Improvement Show proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements to give you a chance to win one of 5 pairs of tickets.

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Advanced running and training technology for beginners up to elite athletes

If you’re thinking of adding running treadmill to your fitness routine, you’re on the right track! There are several advantages to running on a treadmill versus running outdoors.

Renault-Zoe

The Renault ZOE follows on from the introduction of the electric Fluence ZE and Twizy, but unlike the former, the ZOE was designed from the ground up as an electric vehicle.

When no simple way to find Real Ale was at hand, 4 Ale enthusiasts got together to allow anyone with a smart phone to find Real Ale no matter where they happened to be, this was the birth of the Perfect Pint app.

London Bloggers

Tue, 11:01
Don't waste any of your harvest

If you are now inundated with ripe tomatoes, juicy green beans, berries and herbs, don’t leave them to go stringy or mouldy because the freezer can go a long way to making your crops last well into winter.

Friday, August 22, 2014
It turns out painting is the perfect thing to do in bars

I’m somewhat of a casual, lazy and very much amateur painter and after a busy day at work, the prospect of getting all my brushes, acrylics, water and other faff out is far from appealing.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Will the relaxtion of the rules on phone use open the floodgates to selfie madness at The National Gallery (Picture via Getty)

Will the National Gallery become selfie central after it removes the ban on photography to avoid confusion over visitors using the new Wi-Fi?

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