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Thursday, October 30, 2014

A south-east London road was flooded this morning after a water main burst overnight.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Kamran Khan, Romaine Callender, Aamir Yousef, Sean Cephinis and Tevin Forde have been jailed for numerous guns and drug offences (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A gang who buried guns, ammunition, heroin and crack cocaine in a park in north west London have been jailed for more than 42 years.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
The GLA Conservatives claim drivers waste more than 2,000 hours every night waiting at traffic lights unnecessarily (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Switching traffic lights off at night in London could save £10million a year and relieve frustrated motorists left stuck waiting at reds when there are no other cars around.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
The pumpkins will look incredible when lit (Pic: Alice Walker)

More than 3,000 candle-lit pumpkins will line the Canalside Steps in Granary Square, Kings Cross from today for Halloween.

Sport

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Lifting the Capital One Cup could be the key to unlocking Tottenham’s potential, giving them a winning mentality and providing the spark that takes the club on to bigger things, according to Jan Vertonghen.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
AC Milan's Fernando Torres (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Fernando Torres insists it was his decision to leave Chelsea for AC Milan during the summer – not Jose Mourinho’s.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
QPR defender Rio Ferdinand

Harry Redknapp will weigh up QPR’s options in the wake of Rio Ferdinand’s three match ban for an offensive Twitter post.

What's On in London

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Quizzes

Ian Wright scores for Crystal Palace in the 1990 FA Cup final against Manchester United. Picture: PA

Crystal Palace are not short of a legend or two, whether it be from decades gone by or more recent times.

Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho go head to head (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Football managers are either deified or chastised, depending on results and they are some of the most famous faces in the country.

London is a scary place

This great city of ours is one of the most haunted places on the planet.

Roy Keane  (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Roy Keane denied the world of more glorious beard action this weekend by shaving his famous chin hair off, however football is still littered with some impressive beards.

Competitions

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

It’s a fact of life that you can never have enough shoes. The opportunity to increase the size of your collection is especially tantalising when a free pair is on the cards.

Monday, October 27, 2014
Treat your pet to some goodies from Pets at Home!

When you own a pet, it can be a huge responsibility. Bathing, feeding, training and even clothing your new family member can have a huge impact on both your time and budget. This is why Pets at Home is offering a £100 voucher to one lucky winner!

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Experience the action of a London Lions basketball game!

The London Lions are the only professional basketball team in the capital, based at the state-of-the-art Copper Box Arena in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Promotions

BT Home Smart Cam

When I was first told by my boss that I would be doing a review on the BT Smart Cam 100 I didn’t quite know what to expect. Before even looking at the product I was picturing it as nothing more than a web cam with a fancy name.

AGA Living Subscription

Every issue of AGA Living magazine is packed full of celebrity AGA owner interviews, interior and design features, ideas to inspire your culinary imagination, mouth-watering recipes and inspirational shopping ideas.

London Bloggers

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The Appilepsy team: Phil Efstathiou, Alex Telek , Clarence Ji, Miklos Molnar, Joran van Apeldoorn

In Tech City, things move fast. And sometimes erratically. Like phones in the pockets of people having epileptic seizures.

Friday, October 24, 2014
The 91-year-old gave the cyclist a wallop

After Baroness Sharples bragged about walloping a cyclist, London24’s cycling blogger AViewOfLondon has this to say...

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The cast, including Josie Lawrence and Mike Myers

Simon Collins catches up with the improv impresarios, who despite being the world’s longest-running comedy show with the same cast, have lost none of the razor-sharp wit:

Old London