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Friday, January 30, 2015

Shocked coffee-drinkers at the BBC were joined by a fox who dropped in to the branch of Caffé Nero at New Broadcasting House.

Friday, January 30, 2015
Cyclist Victor Ben-Rodriguez was killed after being hit by a lorry at Ludgate Circus on April 3 2014 (Picture: Twitter/@G4Lycra)

A man has been charged with the death of cyclist Victor Ben-Rodriguez, who was killed after being hit by a lorry at Ludgate Circus in the City.

Friday, January 30, 2015
London's Air Ambulance [Photograph by John Power]

The London Air Ambulance landed in Avery Hill Park this afternoon to treat a critically inured man.

Friday, January 30, 2015

If you’ve always fancied living with a superhero the flatshare for you may just have come on the market as an advert for a room in north London shows Spiderman relaxing at home.

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Friday, January 30, 2015
Diego Costa of Chelsea clashes with Steven Gerrard and Emre Can of Liverpool (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Diego Costa has been banned for three matches after the Chelsea striker was found guilty of violent conduct.

Friday, January 30, 2015
Five things to look out for this weekend featuring Andy Carroll, QPR's away form and a Sanchez-less Arsenal.

Ahead of another hectic weekend of football, we take a look at five things to expect from the London club’s big games in the Premier League.

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Monday, December 22, 2014
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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Quizzes

How well do you really know the Tube map?

Everybody thinks they know the Tube map but do you really?

[Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images]

It’s time to test your knowledge on the two London institutions: the Underground, and the boozer.

Adrian Chiles is no longer ITV's main man... so why not test your knowledge of some of his (and others') greatest gaffes? (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

With news of presenter Adrian Chiles’ sacking by ITV, it’s a good time to remember some of the most memorable punditry blunders.

[Image by Gary Tallowin]

In which we remember the stations that have gone before...

£50million Fernando Torres and former Fulham striker Kostas Mitroglous are two of the biggest transfer flops in recent Premier League history

The transfer window is a time for optimisim, but it doesn’t always work out for the best...

Do you know everything about Camden? (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Home to fantastic markets, awesome music and even a statue of Amy Winehouse, Camden is one of London’s coolest neighbourhoods, but how much do you know about it?

How well do you know your London greenery?

Think-Kew have what it takes?

Competitions

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

London 24 has teamed up with Guide London to give one lucky reader £100 to spend on the British fashion brand’s designer clothing!

Monday, January 26, 2015
Yum, who wouldn't want chocolate for Valentine's Day?

Costèllo + Hellerstein offer an exquisite range of luxury, artisan chocolate truffles.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Treat your Valentine to some bubbles!

Champagne Gosset is the oldest wine house in Champagne, Aÿ. 1584, and we have three bottles of fabulous Champagne Gosset Grande Reserve to be won. Perfect for sharing with your Valentine!

Around The Web

Brothers: The David Haines Story, will be broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland at 10.30am on Sunday.

Over £30,000 has been raised in a couple of days for a mugging victim, despite the goal only being set at £500.

We let two experts have their say on why the campaign is needed – or isn’t.