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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Video has emerged of train tracks at a station in south east London appearing to spark wildly and explode in front of passengers waiting on the platform.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Sol Campbell has announced his intention to run for Mayor of London  (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

The former Arsenal, Spurs and England defender Sol Campbell has announced his intention to take over from Boris Johnson and become the next Mayor of London. But would he be any good?

Thursday, February 26, 2015
The bizarre artefacts were being handed out at London Bridge (Picture: Imgur/DocJawbone)

Commuters at London Bridge were left perplexed when instead of being handed their usual free paper they were given an intricately hand-drawn copy of the Guardian from four years ago.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
swastika daubed on Heath signpost. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Highgate residents were “horrified” after waking up to a large swastika daubed on a sign at the entrance to Hampstead Heath.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Defender Per Mertesacker hopes Arsenal can produce their own “miracle” night in Monte Carlo next month after admitting poor defending looks to have left them on the brink of crashing out of the Champions League against Monaco.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
This season Noble is again showing his worth  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Mark Noble is a true legend at West Ham and the boyhood Hammers has extended his stay at Upton Park for another five years. Here is a gallery of his time at West Ham so far.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Tottenham's summer signing Ben Davies won the League Cup with Swansea in 2013

Ben Davies won’t give up hope of starting in another League Cup final – even if he is named in the line-up for tonight’s Europa League tie in Florence.

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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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A survey conducted last year revealed that Britain is the fourth sexiest country in the world, with the UK sex toy industry worth an estimated £250 million a year.

London Bloggers

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
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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

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.

Superb silver rings perfectly sized for you – from size G to Z+4! Give your mum some sparkle for Mother’s Day!

Around The Web

The Press Association’s education correspondent discusses Labour’s tuition fee plans

Clarkson doesn’t think Top Gear is for “for people who wear pink ties”. We fear he may be limiting his audience.

A girl from south Manchester fell ill after taking a tablet thought to contain ecstasy