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Thursday, August 27, 2015

A giant kaleidoscope has brightened up London’s Southbank this morning on an otherwise dull and dreary day.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Robert Andrews spent 30 years with the Met (Picture: Edward Smith)

A former Met police officer who arranged to meet a man claiming to be only 14-year-old on the gay social media app Grindr was caught out by a vigilante group calling itself The Paedophile Squad.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
She was playing with her family in Hanworth Park when she was hit by the pellet that could have killed her (Photo: Google StreetView)

The little girl was running from her mother to her grandfather in Hanworth Park when she was struck by the pellet and began bleeding. Police say she could have been killed.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Mohammed Hossain (picture: Javier Casado)

A rickshaw driver from Plaistow sexually assaulted a young clubber after offering her a free ride home, a court has heard.

Sport

Thursday, August 27, 2015

West Ham midfielder Dimitri Payet has been dropped from France’s national team squad.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Queens Park Rangers' Charlie Austin (John Walton/PA Wire)

West Brom are now the bookies’ favourites to sign Charlie Austin from QPR before the transfer deadline.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Christian Eriksen will miss Saturday's home game against Everton

Christian Eriksen remains sidelined ahead of Saturday’s Premier Legaue home game against Everton, but Andros Townsend could return to action.

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Transport

Thursday, August 27, 2015
The delays and cancellations are affecting services into Liverpool Street

There are delays and cancelled trains on the Overground between Enfield Town, Cheshunt, Chingford and Liverpool Street this morning due to signalling problems.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The hunt is on to find this man following the theft

Smiling and talking to passersby this man caught on CCTV appears to be collecting his bicycle following a workout at a gym in Willesden.

Old London

Quirky London

Thursday, August 27, 2015
The kaleidoscope brightened up London's Southbank (Picture by @marmaladestudio)

A giant kaleidoscope has brightened up London’s Southbank this morning on an otherwise dull and dreary day.

The event aims to counteract the stigma around striptease and celebrate the art of pole-dancers and strippers (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

A stripping festival could be coming to Shoreditch – but the dancers need your help.

Entertainment

Quizzes

The Spice Girls wowed us with their comeback at the Olympic closing ceremony (Photo: Stu Forster/Getty Images)

It seems like pop groups are like zombies nowadays - just when you think they’re gone forever, a nineties band will rise from the grave and wander into the 21st century: CLICK HERE TO PLAY

Football mascots from the UK in action during the fourth Mascot Grand National race. (Photo by Mike Finn-Kelcey/Getty Images)

Try our mascot quiz, featuring 20 of the best, worst and strangest furry friends in football.

(Image: Zoah Hedges-Stocks)

Are you stuck in the rat race or does this city make you feel as free as a bird?

Competitions

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Home to top name brands at great prices, TK Maxx is more like a treasure hunt than a shop. Perfect for grabbing a bargain or some hidden gems, you arm yourself with a trolley and go wild.

Monday, August 24, 2015
Scones, jam and a cup of Earl Grey anyone?

Luxury boutique hotel Flemings Mayfair has recently launched The Drawing Room, London’s most stylish location for afternoon tea.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Free weekly shop? Yes please!

Win £200 to spend at Asda, one of the country’s leading supermarkets. Asda prides itself in being one of the cheapest places to shop, so you can be sure that your money will go a long way here.

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