News

Monday, December 22, 2014

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson was arrested by armed officers at Heathrow after allegedly being barred from entering a first-class lounge.

Monday, December 22, 2014
The man's hilarious new hobby is correcting people's bridge fallacies one Instagram caption at a time (Picture: Charles Lawley/Instagram)

One hilarious pedant is correcting Instagram users who mistakenly label Tower Bridge as London Bridge - and it’s so gloriously British in its passive-aggressiveness.

Monday, December 22, 2014
A man performed an indecent act at South Woodford Tube station (Picture: Google Streetview/British Transport Police)

An appeal has been launched after a man performed an indecent act in front of a woman on a Central Line Tube train when he got on at South Woodford station.

Monday, December 22, 2014
Actor and director Adam Deacon has been charged with harassment (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

Award-winning actor and director Adam Deacon has been charged with harassment, say police.

Sport

Monday, December 22, 2014

Jose Mourinho has admitted that some non-playing members of his Chelsea squad are unhappy and frustrated at a lack of playing time.

Monday, December 22, 2014
West Ham United's Winston Reid in action

Hammers defender Winston Reid relaxed about new deal talks

Monday, December 22, 2014
QPR's Charlie Austin celebrates (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Harry Redknapp insists QPR will reject any January bids for Charlie Austin after the striker scored a hat-trick to seal victory over West Brom on Saturday.

Monday, December 22, 2014

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.

Sunday, December 21, 2014
Christmas decorations in Regent Street in 1955 and 2014 (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images/Peter Macdiarmid)

These gorgeous shots show London’s festive landmarks throughout the years, from the Christmas Tree in Trafalgar Square to the lights at Selfridges.

Friday, December 19, 2014
The 'Ho Ho Honut', the stuff of Christmas nightmares

Right, that’s it, Christmas is cancelled - a ‘festive’ doughnut featuring the flavours of turkey and all the trimmings and filled with gravy has been created, and it looks horrific.

Quizzes

It's been a crazy year...

2014 is almost over, and we’re looking over the last 12 months of headlines all misty-eyed.

Rockin' Santa!

If the answer is yes then test your knowledge of Christmas songs with our quiz.

Can you name this former Tottenham player? Try our quiz and see if you can get 15 out of 15!

This fun new Tottenham quiz will test even the most devoted Spurs fans’ knowledge...

West Ham Wikipedia quiz

This new West Ham quiz will test even the most devoted Hammers fans’ knowledge…

Try our fiendishly difficult new Arsenal quiz! Picture: PA

This new quiz will test even the most devoted Arsenal fans’ knowledge...

How well do you know Shoreditch? (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

From ancient Roman burial ground to bearded hipsters Shoreditch has always had a lot going on. Prove you know more about it than anyone else by taking our quiz:

Can you name these moustaches?

Movember is upon us once again and men across the country are growing moustaches to raise money to battle prostate cancer.

Competitions

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Greenall’s The Original London Dry Gin, has added two new flavours to their gin range.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The simple smartphone...

Do you ever find smartphones a little tricky to handle? Well then we have the perfect gadget for you!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Listen to your tunes in the tub!

During the festive season, there’s nothing quite like listening to some of your favourite Christmas tunes. Whether you’re decorating the tree, putting up Christmas cards or having a good soak in the tub.

Now experts have been called in to help it get back to water.

From the Earth’s elliptical orbit to the scheduling of Christmas, the winter solstice is as scientifically complex as it is culturally significant.

The introduction of the Genomic Medicine Centres is seen a a genetic revolution in the NHS, but why?

Ahhh… When did the 1990s become the “good old days”?

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London Bloggers

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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.

Thursday, November 27, 2014
The main room at the Museum of Comedy (Pic: Steve Ullathorne)

This week I visited the Museum of Comedy located at the corner of Museum Street and Bloomsbury Way in the crypt under St George’s Church.

Thursday, November 27, 2014
Bird Lovegod

I genuinely and honestly have only a slight problem when it comes to buying domain names.

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