News

Saturday, November 22, 2014

The Churchill Hyatt Regency hotel in Portman Square, central London, was rocked by a massive explosion last night.

Friday, November 21, 2014
The statue of Nelson Mandela surrounded by security fencing in Parliament Square [Photograph by @OccupyLondon]

Around 100 protesters from activist group Occupy Democracy have descended on Parliament Square as they plan to ‘take it over’ this weekend.

Friday, November 21, 2014
[Photograph by Charles Mieville]

Two men have been killed after a balcony collapsed in Cadogan Square, one of Britain’s most expensive streets.

Friday, November 21, 2014
The body of a man was found inside the suspect's car, stopped in Evelyn Street, Deptford (google street view)

A murder investigation is underway after a man was spotted trying to hide a body in the Thames at Deptford Creek in the early hours of this morning.

Sport

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Arsenal's Danny Welbeck in action against Anderlecht (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has defended his decision to let Danny Welbeck join Arsenal in the summer because he never saw the England striker as anything more than a reserve player.

Saturday, November 22, 2014
West Ham United's Andy Carroll comes on as a second half substitute. Stephen Pond/PA Wire.

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce is expecting the Hammers to improve further when Andy Carroll returns to the side, but not with long ball football.

What's On in London

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Quizzes

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:

Can you name these moustaches?

Movember is upon us once again and men across the country are growing moustaches to raise money to battle prostate cancer.

Do you know your famous moustaches?  (Photo by Steve Wood/Express/Getty Images)

With the most moustachioed month of the year upon us again we thought we’d test your knowledge of famous facial fuzz. Here are 13 celebrity ‘taches to tackle, just guess the owner:

Competitions

Thursday, November 20, 2014

As the nights become darker and colder, eating out and purchasing occasional small treats are often needed to lift our spirits.

Monday, November 17, 2014
Over £700 worth in prizes could be yours courtesy of Kabbee Treats.

To celebrate the launch of the UK’s first cab app loyalty programme, London’s leading minicab booking and comparison app, Kabbee is offering a combination of delightful prizes to make life easier for busy Londoners.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Tasty goodies from Mash Direct!

Mash Direct is a Northern Irish vegetable accompaniment brand, which specialises in an extensive range of award-winning ‘field to fork’ vegetable accompaniments.

Promotions

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Money saving Christmas gifts to add to your shopping list!

It’s nearly time to go on the hunt for Christmas presents, stuck on what to get for your nearest and dearest? We’ve picked out a selection of great deals to get you started and to help you save some pennies!

London Bloggers

Friday, November 14, 2014
Bird says back up your data

What happened after a friend of mine lost basically everything he’d created in the last 5 years:

Thursday, October 30, 2014
The Appilepsy team: Phil Efstathiou, Alex Telek , Clarence Ji, Miklos Molnar, Joran van Apeldoorn

In Tech City, things move fast. And sometimes erratically. Like phones in the pockets of people having epileptic seizures.

Friday, October 24, 2014
The 91-year-old gave the cyclist a wallop

After Baroness Sharples bragged about walloping a cyclist, London24’s cycling blogger AViewOfLondon has this to say...

Old London