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Monday, September 1, 2014

Police are investigating after two swastikas were found daubed on a wall in Hackney.

Monday, September 1, 2014
Is this the ugliest new building in Britain, never mind London? [Photo by George Rex under a Creative Commons license]

You might have heard of the Stirling Prize for beautiful buildings – now get ready for the Carbuncle Cup, honouring the ugliest new building of the year!

Monday, September 1, 2014
Julie Sillitoe

A taxi driver crushed to death by falling masonry only went out to work in “horrendous” weather to pay for her beloved husband’s birthday present.

Monday, September 1, 2014
A lifeboat crew from Tower station rushed to save the boy's life [Image from RNLI]

A teenage boy was saved from drowning on Sunday as a YouTube dare went horribly wrong.

Sport

Monday, September 1, 2014

Tottenham target Danny Welbeck is undergoing a medical at Arsenal ahead of a shock move to the Emirates, according to widespread reports.

Monday, September 1, 2014
Fabio Borini spent time on loan at Sunderland last season (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Harry Redknapp has launched a £10million bid to hijack Sunderland’s long-term pursuit of Liverpool striker Fabio Borini.

Monday, September 1, 2014
Radamel Falcao of Monaco (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Manchester United have agreed a loan deal for Monaco’s Colombia striker Radamel Falcao subject to a medical and agreeing personal terms with the player.

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

Monday, September 1, 2014

We’ve teamed up with premium office products brand, Leitz, to offer one lucky reader a productivity-boosting desk makeover kit in a colour of their choice.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
This Lenovo Miix 10 tablet could be yours.

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.

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Promotions

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

Do you really need an explanation for that?! (Pic by Serena Marinelli)

If you’ve ever seen an Italian movie, you would probably know how important body language is in the culture.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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.

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