News

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The father of Drummer Lee Rigby, the soldier who was brutally murdered in Woolwich last year, has said it is ‘disgusting’ that his son’s killers recived £200,000 from the state to pay for their legal costs.

Monday, July 28, 2014
Moorgate station was evacuated this evening after a 'security alert' causing delays on the Tube network (Photo by Sion Touhig/Getty Images)

There are severe delays on the Tube in central London tonight after a ‘security alert’ shut Moorgate Underground station with passengers evacuated and trains stopped in tunnels.

Monday, July 28, 2014
Ruislip was hit with torrential rain overnight leaving the town centre badly flooded this morning (Picture: Twitter/@souvikdash)

The Monday morning commute is not exactly most people’s idea of a good time but it was made a lot worse for those in west London this morning after flash flooding.

Monday, July 28, 2014
This Vauxhall Corsa flipped over and landed on its roof this morning in Lambeth. Shocked Twitter users captured the scene [Photo courtesy of @k111777]

A car has flipped over dramatically on Brixton Road, Lambeth.

Sport

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Rio Ferdinand admits he was ready to turn to a television career and retire from football before Harry Redknapp offered to bring him to QPR this summer.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Jamaica's Kemar Bailey Cole (left) wins ahead of England's Adam Gemili in the men's 100m final at the Commonwealth Games (pic: EMPICS)

Sprinter claims first senior gong in Glasgow

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Dundee United youngster Andrew Roberston (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Dundee United defender Andrew Robertson will only sign for an English club if it will further progress his career.

What's On in London

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Quizzes

Test your London musical knowledge with our album quiz (Images via Getty)

Does your music knowledge stretch from The Rolling Stones to Rudimental, Spandau Ballet to Siouxsie and the Banshees? If so then test it out with our London bands quiz:

How much do you really know about QPR legends like Les Ferdinand? Picture: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

Test your knowledge of QPR’s greatest players with our fantastic legends quiz.

Quiz-1

Do you know your Lock Stock from your Long Good Friday, Sliding Doors from Shakespeare in Love?

How much about this great city do you really know? Take our true Londoner quiz and find out (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Do you know your apples from your pears? Take our Cockney quiz and see how much of a Londoner you really are.

Competitions

Monday, July 28, 2014

Suchef is an entirely new eating experience set to take London by storm this summer. To celebrate the launch, Suchef is offering you the chance to win lunch for ten people at their St Paul’s location, opening today (28th July).

Friday, July 25, 2014
Get your outdoor baskets blooming this summer with this outdoor basket bundle!

Get your basket blooming this summer.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
You could be the lucky winner of a delicious meal for ten at Caterina55 Moorgate!

To celebrate their official launch, Caterina55 in Moorgate is offering you the chance to win a delicious Ligurian lunch for ten people!

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Promotions

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.

London24 have partnered up with The Week magazine to offer you a complimentary issue – delivered free to your door.

London Bloggers

Thursday, July 24, 2014
London comedians are preparing for Edinburgh (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

During these sultry July afternoons and endless balmy evenings the nervous musings of young comedians in London drift to dreams of triumph on the Edinburgh stage.

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Punchdrunk's The Drowned Man poduction came to an end on Sunday, July 6

If you’ve been wandering around bereft of purpose, a wet-eyed stare fixed on your blank face, then no doubt you too are as gutted as I am that The Drowned Man has finally come to an end.

Thursday, July 24, 2014
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