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Friday, July 31, 2015

The Olympic Games are heading to Rio in 2016 (yes, we can’t believe it will be four years since London 2012 either) and the hype is already building. Join thousands in Trafalgar Square to celebrate Brazil Day and get a taste of what the vibrant country has to offer.

Friday, July 31, 2015
The cuddly toy 'mum' helps Edward to practise clinging and climbing as he would naturally (Photo: ZSL London Zoo)

A baby two-toed sloth is being hand-reared by keepers at ZSL London Zoo - and the pictures and video of him cuddling with his teddy-bear surrogate mum are almost too cute to bear.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Thornton Way in Hampstead Garden Suburb

Two women were attacked and made hostages in their own home in a terrifying raid on their Hampstead Garden Suburb house.

Friday, July 31, 2015
One of the men can be seen with a shotgun

This is the terrifying moment a masked gang armed with a shotgun and crowbars broke into a house in Gidea Park – after pulling up in a Porsche.

Sport

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects Mesut Ozil to reach double figures in goals for the Gunners this season.

Sunday, August 2, 2015
Chelsea FC Manager Jose Mourinho (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes he must strengthen his side’s defence before the start of the Premier League season.

Sunday, August 2, 2015
Arsene Wenger, the Arsenal manager looks on (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane says the Arsenal squad are “more interested in selfies” than winning the Premier League this season.

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Monday, April 13, 2015
Vintage fashion shopping is a joy in London (Photo by Graham French/BIPs/Getty Images)

In with the old, out with the new. This is the mantra of the best London vintage shoppers today, whose aesthetic of effortless chic is becoming more sought after.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Eating the right foods can significantly improve your mood

Think sweet treats make you feel better? ‘Comfort foods’ could be adding to your misery.

Old London

Entertainment

Quizzes

Football mascots from the UK in action during the fourth Mascot Grand National race. (Photo by Mike Finn-Kelcey/Getty Images)

Try our mascot quiz, featuring 20 of the best, worst and strangest furry friends in football.

(Image: Zoah Hedges-Stocks)

Are you stuck in the rat race or does this city make you feel as free as a bird?

Upton Park

West Ham is a unique football club and a day out at the Boleyn Ground can be an unforgettable experience.

Competitions

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Need some new shoes to head to work or some new heels for a night on the cobbles? London24 has teamed up with online retailer Sole Trader to offer £100 worth of shoes to one lucky reader.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Take in the stunning sites of London from the summit of the O2!

Up at The O2 has teamed up with London24 to give one lucky reader the chance to experience urban mountaineering this summer with an exhilarating 90-minute climb across the roof of one of London’s most iconic landmarks.

Monday, July 20, 2015
Terrific tea, creamy cakes and splendid sandwiches at Mews of Mayfair.

Celebrate a truly quintessentially British tradition with the chance of winning a luxurious Afternoon Tea for two people at Mews of Mayfair, complete with a glass of Veuve Clicquot champagne.

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