Latest Quirky London News

Yesterday, 08:18
cow urine

As you walk down the grocery aisles you might expect to find milk, juice and other liquids but one store in Ilford has been found with a more unusual liquid on its shelves.

Thu, 17:12
Elton John wow-ing crowds in King's Cross St Pancras international today (Picture: @scvrIett/ Twitter)

Everyone likes a bit of music on the way home, but this afternoon hundreds of lucky Londoners got to hear Sir Elton John play piano live inside Kings Cross St Pancras international station.

Thu, 12:17
The pilot store will reopen tomorrow (Pic: Twitter@easyFoodstore)

London’s new food shop where each item costs 25p has sold all its stock in just three days, forcing its owner to suspend business while supplies are replenished.

Thu, 09:55
The picture of the realistic child's toy appears below

Police were called on Tuesday when a worried passer-by made a grisly discovery in a kids’ park in Enfield - what appeared to be a severed human ear.

Mon, 17:19
Police would like to speak with this man after a dog was stolen from a 10-year-old boy (Picture: Metrpolitan Police)

A ten-year-old boy from Croydon had his dog snatched while he waited for his mum outside a local supermarket, and police want to trace the animal thief.

Mon, 10:17
A bearded hairdressers' mannequin was left on the Tube - presumably at Old Street  (Photo: Fox Photos/Getty Images)

We’ve all lost our ticket (or our dignity) on the Underground at some point, but Transport for London’s lost property offices have revealed some of the strangest things that have been handed in to them.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

A funny thing happened to writer Joe Craig when he took his dog for a walk in East Finchley the other night.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Over 300 plants were found in the house in Alexandra Drive (Picture: Kingston MPS)

Two south west London marijuana growers were caught green-handed with more than 300 shrubs in an innocent-looking house.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
More than welcome in Hackney (Photo: Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

In news that will surprise literally no-one, the most beard-friendly pubs in London have been announced - and they’re both in Hackney.

Monday, January 25, 2016
The street art by Donald Trump in Shoreditch by Furia ACK, captured by Brick Lane Art

The yolk was on Donald Trump yesterday afternoon as people gathered to throw eggs at new street art of his face in Shoreditch.

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Dog owners in Barking and Dagenham are being urged to register their pet’s DNA as part of a pilot scheme to wipe out the problem of dog mess.
Council leader Darren Rodwell registering his dog Toby, with Gary Downie, PooPrints. MD

Pooches and their owners today pioneered a new way of tracing those falling foul of the law - CSI-style.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
No ice in sight! (Photo: Sipsmith/Ham Yard Hotel)

We’re not sure we would, but London’s latest rooftop pop-up is based on this strange idea - proving that G&T and roof bars aren’t just for the summer.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
How do you eat yours? (Photo: Evan-Amos)

The world’s first Cadbury Creme Egg café will open its doors in Soho on Friday January 22, dishing up a whole range of gooey treats forsweet-toothed diners.

Friday, January 15, 2016
Michael Jackson was a favourite of Robert Blasse - but not his neighbours (Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Images)

A Michael Jackson fan was made to pay more than £1,600 for bouncing “bass-heavy music” off the wall of his Barking home too close to midnight.


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Saturday, September 26, 2015
Vintage Salt

Vintage Salt, in Liverpool Street, is wonderfully atmospheric, like stepping back into a dining room at a period seaside resort.

Friday, September 25, 2015
Pickled sardines

On a dreary main road where high rise flats line the horizon Rootdown restaurant stands next to a busy roundabout.