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Thursday, March 5, 2015

The giant blue cockerel ‘Hahn/Cock’ that loomed over Trafalgar Square has been replaced with a new statue - a skeletal horse that shows the stock exchange prices.

Thursday, March 5, 2015
The fish is a grey koi carp like these ones - and is half a metre long! [Photograph by Ingrid Taylor]

A man reported his pet fish stolen today - but officers thought the situation was a bit, well, fishy.

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Do you recognise this man?

A six-year-old boy was sexually assaulted by a drunken pervert with a large belly after going to the toilet in a King’s Cross community centre.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
The usual suspects

In the run-up to the general election, we’ve decided to tell you what you really want to know about David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Nigel Farage, Natalie Bennett and Nick...Someone based on Google searches.

Sport

Thursday, March 5, 2015
West Ham United's Kevin Nolan, (right) battles for possession of the ball with Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas, (left) during the Barclays Premier League match at Upton Park, London.

Hammers captain Kevin Nolan put in a superb performance against Chelsea

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Andros Townsend scored his first goal from open play for Tottenham this season as Mauricio Pochettino's side beat Swansea 3-2 at White Hart Lane last night

Tottenham winger Andros Townsend says his much-needed “trademark goal” against Swansea will give him a valuable confidence boost – and he feels the same about the team’s victory at White Hart Lane.

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A look at one of our previous Design Fairs

Chelsea Old Town Hall will be the venue for the renowned Desire Fair from 6-8 March 2015. This stunning mixed media jewellery and silversmithing event where visitors can purchase direct from contemporary designer makers selected from the best in the UK is an event not to be missed.

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Mothers Day is fast approaching, so we’ve rounded up some unusual and beautiful gifts for you to dazzle the most important woman in your life come March 15th.

London Bloggers

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
[Photograph by John Phillips/PA Wire]

Often referred to as a melting pot, London is a city renowned for its rich blend of cultures.

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.

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Quizzes

Upton Park (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

West Ham is a unique football club and a day out at the Boleyn Ground can be an unforgettable experience.

Name the Charlton players from their Wikipedia careers!

Charlton are a club with a rich history and tradition, with academy prospects and club legends stealing the hearts of The Valley crowd.

Just some funky Instagram photos of London's best borough

Whether your heart belongs in Highbury, you adore Arsenal, or you flirt with Finsbury Park, we’ll test your Islington knowledge with this quiz.

How well do you know old London?

London’s changed so much over the years but some streets still bear relics offering an insight into the city’s fascinating past.

Are you an N16 newbie or a Stokey veteran?

N16 newbie or Stokey veteran? Test your knowledge of the north east London area with our 10 teasing questions on Stoke Newington.

[Image by Charley/Gallay/Getty Images/Zoah Hedges-Stocks]

It’s the ultimate test for movie buffs - a list of films, maybe a subtle clue if you’re lucky, and a list of names.

[Photograph by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]

There are certain shared experiences that bind Londoners together, whether it’s the pain of a lost Oyster card, or the joy of getting half-price Itsu at closing time.

Competitions

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Prizes for sparkling mums. If you’re looking for a glitzy gift for your mum this Mother’s Day, look no further.

Monday, March 2, 2015
Spruce up your home with bits and bobs from B&Q.

Looking to do some DIY, or wanting to find some new furnishings for your home?

Thursday, February 26, 2015
You could win two tickets to Arsenal v Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium!

London24 have teamed up with Europcar Sport to give away a pair of tickets to Arsenal v Liverpool on Saturday April 4 - and you could be the lucky winner.

Around The Web

Would you like to be the prisoner who instigated a crackdown on smoking in English and Welsh prisons?

A father turned to a private detective when he felt police were not taking the investigation into a kitten’s death seriously.

It’s Cornwall’s equivalent of St George’s Day. You can have that one for free.