News

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A Hackney man has been found guilty of battering his ex-partner to death with a hammer and slashing his baby daughter’s throat – whilst her elder daughter overheard the horrific events on the phone.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Will the Queen abdicate on Christmas Day? (Photo by Danny Lawson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Bookmakers Coral have suspended bets on the Queen abdicating on Christmas Day after a flurry of flutters.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Do you recognise this man? British Transport Police want to speak to him [Photograph from BTP]

British Transport Police want to speak the man in this photo after a woman was sexually assaulted as she slept on a train between Liverpool Street and Witham.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Lisley Deeble who was the victim of a robbery at her home in South Close. The robber was wearing a Royal Mail outfit and pushed in through the door (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

When a robber dressed as a postman pushed in through her front door, raised a hammer and told her to “shush”, all Lisley Deeble could think of was the safety of her two-year-old granddaughter who was in the house with her.

Sport

Tottenham strode into the semi-finals of the Capital One Cup with a resounding 4-0 home win over Newcastle, avenging October’s league defeat in the process.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Picture: Mike Egerton/EMPICS

Jose Mourinho has vowed that there will be no ins or outs at Chelsea during the January transfer window.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
QPR U21 manager Steve Gallen

Steve Gallen says he stuck his neck on the line to make sure QPR snapped up winger Jake Mulraney after he was released by Nottingham Forest.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

If you don’t have any plans and want to spurn the usual December 25 traditions then here are some ideas to still have an amazing time on the most festive of days:

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The Big Wheel  [Photograph by Mikael Buck with Sony QX30]

This is a Christmas gallery with a difference - all of these pictures of Victoria Park’s Winterville were taken with a smartphone...

Friday, December 12, 2014
Rockin' Santa!

If the answer is yes then test your knowledge of Christmas songs with our quiz.

Quizzes

Rockin' Santa!

If the answer is yes then test your knowledge of Christmas songs with our quiz.

Can you name this former Tottenham player? Try our quiz and see if you can get 15 out of 15!

This fun new Tottenham quiz will test even the most devoted Spurs fans’ knowledge...

West Ham Wikipedia quiz

This new West Ham quiz will test even the most devoted Hammers fans’ knowledge…

Try our fiendishly difficult new Arsenal quiz! Picture: PA

This new quiz will test even the most devoted Arsenal fans’ knowledge...

Competitions

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Do you ever find smartphones a little tricky to handle? Well then we have the perfect gadget for you!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Listen to your tunes in the tub!

During the festive season, there’s nothing quite like listening to some of your favourite Christmas tunes. Whether you’re decorating the tree, putting up Christmas cards or having a good soak in the tub.

Monday, December 8, 2014
Ready, steady... SKATE!

Ice Rink Canary Wharf has returned to Canada Square Park and is open until 28th of February 2015.

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London Bloggers

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.

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:

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