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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A 58-year-old man was “tarred and feathered” while he lay intoxicated on a bench outside Tesco in Roneo Corner, Romford.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
This Scorpion sub-machine gun was found with a silencer and live ammunition [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A sub-machine gun complete with live ammunition has been taken off the streets of London.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Three people were injured when the black cab crashed outside the Old Bailey  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Three people have been rushed to hospital after a taxi driver crashed into a pedestrian and a cyclist outside the Old Bailey on Tuesday evening.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The spectacular fireworks on the South Bank have always been free - until now (Photo by David Levenson/Getty Images for Visit London)

For years, London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks have been the envy of the country - and free. But now Boris Johnson’s office have announced that this year, it will cost £10 to see the fantastic show from the heart of the action on the South Bank.

Sport

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Jose Mourinho was unable to call upon Diego Costa for the Champions League Group G opener with Schalke as the Spain striker’s hamstring problem means a second game in a week would rule him out of Sunday’s Premier League showdown at Manchester City.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Chelsea' Cesc Fabregas scores against Schalke. Picture: Tony Marshall/PA Wire.

Champions League: Chelsea 1 Schalke 1

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Tottenham's Danny Rose has been called up to the senior England squad for the first time

Tottenham left-back Danny Rose has been spared an uncomfortable return to Serbia after being left out of the Europa League squad to take on Partizan Belgrade, just two years on from being subjected to racial abuse here with England Under-21s.

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Quizzes

Do you fancy yourself as a football ground know-it-all? Try our devilishly difficult quiz!

How well do you know your football stadiums? This brand new quiz from London24 will seperate the men from the boys...

Do you know your Thames truths from the porkie pies? (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

So, you live (or work) in London, and you think you know the river well.

Diego Costa of Chelsea exchanges words with Cesc Fabregas (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Getty Images)

Chelsea have made several personnel changes over the course of the summer as they look to mount a squad that can challenge for the title.

West Ham legend Paolo Di Canio features in London24's Hammers history quiz. Picture: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Test your knowledge of West Ham’s history with this fun quiz from London24.

Competitions

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Across the UK football fans are thrilled by the start of the football season as some of the world’s top footballer’s return to the field to kick off the UEFA Europa League.

Monday, September 8, 2014
Win an overnight stay and breakfast at Travelodge London Vauxhall right near the Thames!

To celebrate the launch of Travelodge’s Get Up and Go campaign, the biggest hotelier in the Capital are offering one lucky reader the chance to win an overnight break in one of our newest hotels in the city, London Vauxhall Travelodge.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Get your hands on top price tickets to see the amazing Jersey Boys production in London!

Jersey Boys, the worldwide smash-hit musical, tells the remarkable rise to stardom of one of the most successful bands in pop music history.

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Promotions

Imagine having your own idyllic house in the French countryside - and make it happen! [Photograph by Mike Simler]

Ever dreamed of living in a rural cottage in France with ivy round the door, chickens in your garden, and fresh croissants for breakfast from the local patisserie a short walk away in the nearby village?

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.

London Bloggers

The cast, including Josie Lawrence and Mike Myers

Simon Collins catches up with the improv impresarios, who despite being the world’s longest-running comedy show with the same cast, have lost none of the razor-sharp wit:

Monday, September 1, 2014
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.

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