News

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A graduate found success with an unorthodox method of jobseeking after he stood at Waterloo station with a placard stating his credentials during rush-hour.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The offer of free bus travel is, shockingly, a con  (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

The three posters were spotted on a bus-stop in Wandsworth by a user on the website Reddit.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The accident happened outside Selfridges on Oxford Street (Pic: @Gamray)

A cyclist was seriously injured in a crash with a taxi on Oxford Street this morning.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Officers from the Metropolitan Police and City of London Police have seized guns, drugs and cash in a bid to prevent criminal activity at the weekend's Notting Hill Carnival [Photo courtesy of Metropolitan Police]

Police have swooped on over 170 addresses to crack down on crime before Notting Hill Carnival.

Sport

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Arsenal survived a hostile atmosphere and the sending-off of midfielder Aaron Ramsey to leave Istanbul with what could prove a priceless goalless draw against Besiktas in the first leg of their Champions League play-off.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Malky Mackay (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Malky Mackay is set to be confirmed as Tony Pulis’ successor at Crystal Palace.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger described the sending off of Aaron Ramsey as “unbelievable” after his side picked up a 0-0 draw at Besiktas in the first leg of their Champions League play-off.

What's On in London

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Quizzes

Can you guess the Tube station just from the outside? (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

How well do you know your Tube stations? Can you guess these Underground stops from the pictures taken outside them?

But which London?! [Photo courtesy of Basher Eyre]

You might know London like the back of your hand, but how well do you know the other Londons - and London landmarks - across the world?

The prize is glory (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

It used to be Manhattan that was famous for its majestic skyline, but now our fair city is catching up. Do you know your Shard from your Heron Tower?

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:

Competitions

Monday, August 18, 2014

We’ve teamed up with The London Homebuilding & Renovating and Home Improvement Show proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements to give you a chance to win one of 5 pairs of tickets.

Friday, August 15, 2014
Planning your wedding? This is the perfect place to get inspired!

The UK’s biggest wedding show returns to London this autumn.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
You could be the lucky winner of a year's supply of Beanies coffee, that's your caffeine fix sorted!

Calling all coffee lovers! Beanies is giving one of you lucky people the chance to win a whole year’s supply of their coffee. That’s 48 jars of their irresistible, flavoursome blends up for grabs.

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Promotions

Advanced running and training technology for beginners up to elite athletes

If you’re thinking of adding running treadmill to your fitness routine, you’re on the right track! There are several advantages to running on a treadmill versus running outdoors.

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.

London Bloggers

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Will the relaxtion of the rules on phone use open the floodgates to selfie madness at The National Gallery (Picture via Getty)

Will the National Gallery become selfie central after it removes the ban on photography to avoid confusion over visitors using the new Wi-Fi?

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The television programme Whose Line is it Anyway? showcased the art of improv

Now that whole regiments of London comedians have dissolved in the festival mists north of the border it’s a good time to sample a different sort of humour.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Carlisle Bay in the Caribbean has 9 courts

Tennis anyone? Wimbledon might be over but that’s no reason to let the racket get dusty.

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