News

Friday, July 25, 2014

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

Friday, July 25, 2014
The woman told officers she was raped after a man approached her from behind in Charnwood Road in Uxbridge this morning (Picture: Google StreetView)

A woman was raped by as she walked along a quiet residential street in Uxbridge in the early hours of this morning, say police.

Friday, July 25, 2014
This touching letter was written in 1914 from an RAF ground crew member just before he went to war [Photo courtesy of RAF Museum]

As the nation remembers the centenary of the First World War, we wanted to share this heartbreaking letter sent by Air Mechanic Raymond Keith Barlow to his ‘mam’ back home just before he leaves for the war. He reassures her that the war will soon be over and asks her to give some money to a relative – but he never made it home.

Friday, July 25, 2014
From September 16, you will no longer have to rely on this piece of blue plastic to get you places [Picture by Dominic Lipinski/PA]

Finally! From September 16, you will be able to use your contactless bank card to pay for journeys on the Tube, the DLR, the Overground and London trams, instead of your Oyster card.

Sport

Friday, July 25, 2014

The German bierkellers have been restocked, Brazil’s collective therapy is well under way and Luis Suarez has left the feast.

Friday, July 25, 2014
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Holland striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is set to reject a move to Galatasaray and may yet interest Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham.

Friday, July 25, 2014
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. Picture: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

Wolfsburg playmaker Maximilian Arnold has played down reports linking him with a move to Arsenal but didn’t rule out a move in the future.

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How much do you really know about QPR legends like Les Ferdinand? Picture: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

Test your knowledge of QPR’s greatest players with our fantastic legends quiz.

How much do you know about films in London? (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

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How much about this great city do you really know? Take our true Londoner quiz and find out (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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The managerial merry-go-round spins quickly these days so do you think you’ve got the knowledge to recognise the faces of all these football bosses?

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Friday, July 25, 2014

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
You could be the lucky winner of a delicious meal for ten at Caterina55 Moorgate!

To celebrate their official launch, Caterina55 in Moorgate is offering you the chance to win a delicious Ligurian lunch for ten people!

Friday, July 18, 2014
You could win a bespoke juice cleanse and a private nutrition session on London's Harley Street.

The Source are here to detox your body and cleanse you of your sins so you can enjoy the summer sun! Cold-pressed juices are the new thing and The Source are the newest and tastiest organic range to hit the streets of London.

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