News

Sunday, December 21, 2014

A tiny chihuahua from London has been reunited with his owner for Christmas after being found left in a Santa sack on a church porch all the way in Hertfordshire.

Sunday, December 21, 2014
A murder investigation was launched after police were called to reports of a man stabbed at Lumley Flats in Pimlico Road (Picture: Google Streetview)

A 65-year-old woman has been bailed after being arrested on suspicion of murder following the fatal stabbing of a man at a flat in Pimlico.

Friday, December 19, 2014
The three teenagers were found guilty of killing Paul Thrower with an axe at a block of flats in Hayes (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Three 18-year-olds have been jailed for their part in a “wicked and unnecessary” axe and knife attack reminiscent of The Shining. An unnamed 17-year-old was cleared of involvement.

Friday, December 19, 2014
Fabric club in Charterhouse Street

Clubbers across the globe are breathing a sigh of relief now that Farringdon superclub Fabric has been allowed to stay open.

Sport

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Martin Skrtel’s injury-time equaliser denied Arsenal their third straight victory as 10-man Liverpool snatched a 2-2 draw that was the least they deserved at Anfield.

Sunday, December 21, 2014
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger has confirmed Arsenal will sign a defender in the January transfer window – as long as they can find the “right player”.

Saturday, December 20, 2014
Tottenham's Erik Lamela (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has hailed Erik Lamela and said his match-winning goal against Burnley will do wonders for the winger’s confidence this season.

Friday, December 19, 2014

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.

Thursday, December 18, 2014
A thousand simultaneous kisses meant that Borough Market could be lit by the power of love [Photograph from Borough Market]

To celebrate Borough Market’s 1,000th Christmas, a thousand couples were invited to pucker up under a thousand bunches of mistletoe - and generated enough electricity to switch on the Christmas lights!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Members of the Serpentine Swimming club take part in an annual Christmas Day race in Hyde Park's Serpentine (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

If you don’t have any plans and want to spurn the usual December 25 traditions then here are some ideas to still have an amazing time on the most festive of days:

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.

And we were all invited to the happy couple’s big day!

And they have a role to play in saving their species.

Twinkle, twinkle you little stars – thanks for making your homes so festive.

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London Bloggers

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.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Bird says back up your data

What happened after a friend of mine lost basically everything he’d created in the last 5 years:

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