News

Monday, December 22, 2014

An 85-year-old from Maida Vale who ploughed his car into a mother at 54mph, killing her in front of her husband and toddler has been jailed for 18 months.

Monday, December 22, 2014
Jason Oparaocha has been jailed for nine months

A Harlesden man who attacked two city workers when one of them tried to chat up his friend will spend Christmas in jail.

Monday, December 22, 2014
Officers would like to speak to this man (Pic credit: Brent Police)

Police have released the image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a pub fight in Neasden which has left a peacemaker in a coma.

Monday, December 22, 2014
Dennis Pearce was last seen on Monday December 22 at 2.30pm [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A 12-year-old boy has gone missing from Tottenham and Haringey borough police are appealing for the public’s help to find him.

Monday, December 22, 2014

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.

Sunday, December 21, 2014
Christmas decorations in Regent Street in 1955 and 2014 (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images/Peter Macdiarmid)

These gorgeous shots show London’s festive landmarks throughout the years, from the Christmas Tree in Trafalgar Square to the lights at Selfridges.

Friday, December 19, 2014
The 'Ho Ho Honut', the stuff of Christmas nightmares

Right, that’s it, Christmas is cancelled - a ‘festive’ doughnut featuring the flavours of turkey and all the trimmings and filled with gravy has been created, and it looks horrific.

Quizzes

Chelsea Wikipedia quiz  (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Chelsea have had their fair share of club legends in recent times, but have also been the setting for some major flops.

It's been a crazy year...

2014 is almost over, and we’re looking over the last 12 months of headlines all misty-eyed.

Rockin' Santa!

If the answer is yes then test your knowledge of Christmas songs with our quiz.

Can you name this former Tottenham player? Try our quiz and see if you can get 15 out of 15!

This fun new Tottenham quiz will test even the most devoted Spurs fans’ knowledge...

West Ham Wikipedia quiz

This new West Ham quiz will test even the most devoted Hammers fans’ knowledge…

Try our fiendishly difficult new Arsenal quiz! Picture: PA

This new quiz will test even the most devoted Arsenal fans’ knowledge...

How well do you know Shoreditch? (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

From ancient Roman burial ground to bearded hipsters Shoreditch has always had a lot going on. Prove you know more about it than anyone else by taking our quiz:

Competitions

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Greenall’s The Original London Dry Gin, has added two new flavours to their gin range.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The simple smartphone...

Do you ever find smartphones a little tricky to handle? Well then we have the perfect gadget for you!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Listen to your tunes in the tub!

During the festive season, there’s nothing quite like listening to some of your favourite Christmas tunes. Whether you’re decorating the tree, putting up Christmas cards or having a good soak in the tub.

People are paying tribute after the rock and blues legend Joe Cocker has passed away.

After a bin lorry lost control in the heart of Glasgow today, Police Scotland have confirmed six people have died.

‘Fromage’ kicks immigrants off the White Cliffs of Dover in the Ukik phone app.

The world seems to agree: no matter how tasteless this new film, censoring freedom of speech with cyber threats is probably worse.

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London Bloggers

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
Bird Lovegod

I genuinely and honestly have only a slight problem when it comes to buying domain names.

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