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Friday, February 27, 2015

London Underground has been accused of adopting 19th century values after a tube worker was sacked simply because she had epilepsy, according to MPs.

Friday, February 27, 2015
The theft is all over in the blink of an eye (Picture: City of London Police)

A video of a lightning fast phone robbery by a thief riding a bike along a City street has been released by police who want to raise awareness of this growing crime.

Friday, February 27, 2015
The Mayor with Nathan Bostock, Chief Executive of Santander (Photo by Steve Bardens/ Getty Images for Santander)

The Mayor of London took a new red Boris Bike out for a spin this morning as he announced Santander was taking over from Barclays as sponsor of the city’s cycle scheme.

Friday, February 27, 2015
There are a number of owls set to be on hand to swoop in while you sip on a cocktail

An owl pop-up bar sent Londoners fluttering with delight on Twitter this week, but now petitioners are demanding that it be shut down before it’s even opened.

Sport

Friday, February 27, 2015

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho on Friday declined to discuss Nemanja Matic’s two-match suspension which rules the midfielder out of Sunday’s Capital One Cup final with Tottenham.

Friday, February 27, 2015
Roberto Soldado in action for Spurs against Fiorentina (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Roberto Soldado’s embarrassing mistake was the “key” moment in Tottenham’s Europa League exit, but Mauricio Pochettino had no regrets about playing the misfiring striker ahead of Harry Kane.

Friday, February 27, 2015
Danny Rose (left) battles with Eden Hazard during Tottenham's 5-3 victory over Chelsea at White Hart Lane on New Year's Day

Danny Rose admits Eden Hazard is one of his toughest opponents and the Tottenham left-back is aware he’ll have to put in a flawless defensive display to stop the Belgian winger if he gets the nod at Wembley.

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

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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

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.

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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.

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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.

Crystal Palace Wikipedia quiz

Crystal Palace have had their fair share of legends down the years, with many former Eagles enjoying glittering careers.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

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.

Monday, February 23, 2015
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Friday, February 20, 2015
Treat your mum to a Harry Fay Ring, available in sizes from G to Z+4.

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