News

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The father of Drummer Lee Rigby, the soldier who was brutally murdered in Woolwich last year, has said it is ‘disgusting’ that his son’s killers received £200,000 from the state to pay for their legal costs.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Hot pants! Be careful with your tumble-drying, or this could happen to your home[Photo courtesy of London Fire Brigade]

A fire that tore through a laundrette in Bromley was caused by a pile of tuble-dried clothes.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
People enjoy the Royal Victoria beach as temperatures reaches 28C in London.

This weekend saw London’s biggest manmade beach open at the Royal Victoria Dock in Canning Town.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Nightcapp was born when Graham's friends got fed up with him waking them up late at night for recommendations for bars [Image courtesy of Nightcapp]

It’s surprising how much it happens in this global city: last orders comes before you’re ready for it, and you’re left with the choice of finding a 24-hour off-license or getting the nightbus whilst disconcertingly sober.

Sport

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

West Ham have confirmed the signing of striker Enner Valencia after he was granted a work permit on Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Mohamed Salah and Branislav Ivanovic may struggle to get into Chelsea's first choice starting line-up next season (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

After signing Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas, Filipe Luis and Didier Drogba, many people have joked that Chelsea could put out a second string side good enough to challenge for the Premier League title.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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What's On in London

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Quizzes

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:

How much do you really know about QPR legends like Les Ferdinand? Picture: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

Test your knowledge of QPR’s greatest players with our fantastic legends quiz.

Quiz-1

Do you know your Lock Stock from your Long Good Friday, Sliding Doors from Shakespeare in Love?

How much about this great city do you really know? Take our true Londoner quiz and find out (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Do you know your apples from your pears? Take our Cockney quiz and see how much of a Londoner you really are.

Competitions

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Grand Union Brixton have teamed up with Rekorderlig to host the #SpiritofSummer between Thursday 7th and Sunday 10th August.

Monday, July 28, 2014
You could be munching on some tasty dishes at Suchef St Paul's!

Suchef is an entirely new eating experience set to take London by storm this summer. To celebrate the launch, Suchef is offering you the chance to win lunch for ten people at their St Paul’s location.

Friday, July 25, 2014
Get your outdoor baskets blooming this summer with this outdoor basket bundle!

Get your basket blooming this summer.

Latest Picture Gallery

Promotions

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.

London24 have partnered up with The Week magazine to offer you a complimentary issue – delivered free to your door.

London Bloggers

Thursday, July 24, 2014
London comedians are preparing for Edinburgh (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

During these sultry July afternoons and endless balmy evenings the nervous musings of young comedians in London drift to dreams of triumph on the Edinburgh stage.

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Punchdrunk's The Drowned Man poduction came to an end on Sunday, July 6

If you’ve been wandering around bereft of purpose, a wet-eyed stare fixed on your blank face, then no doubt you too are as gutted as I am that The Drowned Man has finally come to an end.

Thursday, July 24, 2014
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