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Friday, January 30, 2015

In typically statesmanlike fashion when asked about the sorts of people lured to join organisations like Islamic State - Boris Johnson labelled them all as ‘w*****s’ obsessed with pornography.

Friday, January 30, 2015
Officers want to speak to this man after a sex attack in Startford (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Officers have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after a woman was subjected to a sex attack in the bathroom of a Travelodge in east London.

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Paul Kohler was left with horrific injuries [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A professor who was savagely beaten in his Wimbledon home by a gang of Polish burglars said the attack should not be used to justify racism, and praised the local Polish community.

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Snoopy is now free and seems well [Photographs from London Fire Brigade]

London Fire Brigade have rescued a horse called Snoopy who was stuck in water up to his neck in marshland near Erith.

Sport

Friday, January 30, 2015

Chelsea are set for a frantic end to the transfer window, with Juan Cuadrado arriving and Andre Schurrle and Mohamed Salah set to depart.

Friday, January 30, 2015
West Ham United player Andy Carroll   (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Two months after his return to first-team football from injury, Sam Allardyce believes Andy Carroll is finally showing his full-fitness, and has warned Brendan Rodgers that the returning Daniel Sturridge could face a similar situation at Liverpool.

Friday, January 30, 2015
Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Hammers owners clubbed together with other clubs to bring Africa Cup of Nations players home

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London Bloggers

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
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Quizzes

[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?

Test your Tube knowledge here (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

How much do you know about London Undeground? Test your Tube knowledge with these 11 teasing questions:

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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
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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Everyone – from Labour politicians and the French president to Hitler and democracy itself – fell foul of Churchill’s sharp wit.

The robot is an extension of the surgeon’s arms – it’s not doing anything independently.

The rise is levelling off but we can’t be complacent, say researchers.