Neighbourhood watch: your new capital destinations for 2019  Evening Standard

Nine Elms Where: The riverside between Battersea and Vauxhall The numbers: A £15bn investment including 20000 homes over 230 hectares.


Revealed: the streets with the worst broadband in London  Evening Standard

The streets suffering London's slowest internet were revealed today. Data compiled by comparison site uSwitch shows the disparity in web speeds across the ...


Most London homicides for a decade  BBC News

The stabbing of a teenager in Eltham means there have been 130 killings in the capital since 1 January.


London homicides now highest annual rate for a decade  The Guardian

London's homicide rate has reached its highest level in a decade as police chiefs brace themselves for a government announcement about whether they will get ...


Burgess Park: a south-east London community – in pictures  The Guardian

In the summer Burgess Park, in London, comes alive as the diverse community gets together for barbecues, dancing, sports, and parties.


A photography collection of London's pubs, restaurants and cafes and their long-serving members of staff  Evening Standard

Staying in the same job for 40 years is something to be proud of. Photographer Peter Jackson celebrates the London stalwarts who love to serve this city.


My London: Michel Roux Jr  Evening Standard

Home is… My flat in Clapham, with my wife, Giselle. We have lived there for decades. I was born in Kent but moved to London just a few years later, so I have ...


Here's How London's South Bank Might Have Looked  Londonist

Like a vast nuclear submarine rising from the Thames, this curvaceous building might have dominated the South Bank, had plans from the early 1950s gone ...


Woman who faked her own kidnap and assault jailed by London court  The Guardian

A woman has been jailed after carrying out a prolonged campaign of cyberstalking her ex-boyfriend, culminating in the faking of her own kidnap and assault.


London's best Christmas puddings (for people who don't like Christmas pudding)  Evening Standard

Sales of Christmas puddings are said to have declined in recent years — with millennials apparently displaying a preference for panettone.


Melting ice art installation in London is intended to highlight reality of climate change  CNN

Twenty-four melting iceberg pieces have been placed in front of the Tate Modern museum in London, the latest work of Scandinavian artist Olafur Eliasson.


Hello, London: we're opening a Time Out Market in Waterloo!  Time Out

Time Out is all over the world these days, from Madrid to Melbourne and Shanghai to San Francisco. But London is our home – we were founded here 50 years ...


London mayor unveils plan to tackle 'climate emergency'  The Guardian

Exclusive: Sadiq Khan accuses government of dragging its feet and calls for investment to avert catastrophe.


Ukip London Assembly members form new Brexit Alliance group amid Tommy Robinson chaos  Evening Standard

Ukip members on the London Assembly are forming a new group after the appointment of far-right campaigner Tommy Robinson plunged their party into chaos.


'Sorry RuPaul, London's drag scene does it better...'  Time Out

Iconic US reality show 'RuPaul's Drag Race' is getting a UK version on BBC3 next year. But who cares? Comedian and scene doyenne Jayde Adams thinks ...


The Stage Awards 2019 shortlist: London theatre of the year | Features, The Stage Awards  The Stage

The nominees for London theatre of the year at The Stage Awards 2019 are Almeida Theatre, Bush Theatre and Young Vic Theatre.


Unsung Hero 2018: Young women's football coach Katee Hui wins London's award  BBC Sport

BBC Get Inspired takes a look at London's Unsung Hero winner for 2018 - Hackney Laces' Katee Hui, who founded the club to give teenage girls the chance to ...


Previously unreleased The 1975 song ‘102’ will be on sale in London this weekend  NME Live

A previously unreleased song by The 1975 called '102' will go on sale this weekend in London. The band's label, Dirty Hit, will be be selling the song on ...


Breaking bread: What the staff in London's top restaurants like to eat  Evening Standard

At the unlikely hours of around 11am and 5pm, some of the most lovingly cooked, inventive and happy meals in London are prepared and devoured in ...


East London towers approved at appeal | News  Building

Proposals for a twin-towers development near Canary Wharf in east London have been given the go-ahead by a planning inspector – overturning the decision of ...


Michael Deacon reviews Caractère, London: 'The roast lamb was as pink as a major’s cheeks and explosively juicy'  The Telegraph

As restaurant gimmicks go, it's an odd one. At Caractère, a new French-Italian place in Notting Hill, the menu is divided not into starters, mains and puddings, but ...


Lost Londinium: What I learnt walking the route of London's ancient city wall  The Telegraph

Yesterday morning I walked the circumference of London in just over two hours.


Chaos as trains to London St Pancras are cancelled or delayed  Daily Mail

Services from Kent into London faced severe delays after the damage was found just outside St Pancras International on the Southeastern High Speed railway ...


Major London Transport upgrades shelved amid TfL financial crisis  Evening Standard

Sadiq Khan's proposed pedestrianisation of Oxford Street has been abandoned - while a likely end to his fares freeze today emerged as the biggest ...


How the richest parts of London generate 30 times more cash than the poorest areas of the UK  This is Money

Camden and the City of London was the UK's most productive area in 2017, generating £340340 per head, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).


Tart London: How to make a spiced winter pavlova  Evening Standard

We love making a pavlova. It is always impressive, so easy to prepare and goes a long way too. The sweet and tart caramelised fruits infused with their warming ...


Manon from 'Bake Off' reveals how London inspired her to start baking  Time Out

Manon Lagreve drew on her French heritage to make it to the quarter-final of this year's 'Great British Bake Off'. But, as she tells Rose Johnstone, it was London ...


Firm shifts Swiss HQ to London 'to capitalise on Brexit'  Building Design

Architects vote with feet by relocating staff from Lugano to Holborn.


Shire railways are losing out to London  The Guardian

Letters: Les Bright points to deprived areas of the south, while Peter Fellows crunches numbers.


A New 'Ghost Train' Just Started Running In London  Londonist

A rare and little-advertised train *service*.


NY Times appeal for reports of London ‘petty’ crime backfires on Twitter  Independent.ie

The New York Times has had thousands of responses from sarcastic Brits after putting out an appeal for people who have experienced a petty crime in London.


It's About Time, Say London Cyclists Of Plans For Protected Cycleway to Greenwich  Forbes

Bicyclists in North, South and East London benefit from a relatively new network of curb-protected cycleways, but to date there has been no such protection in ...


The Queen steps out for lunch at her favourite London hotel  HarpersBAZAAR.com

The Queen was all smiles as she paid a visit to her favourite London hotel on Tuesday afternoon. Dressed impeccably in a pale blue tweed suit, the monarch ...


Mayor Sadiq Khan to look at imposing rent controls in London  The Guardian

Exclusive: Arguments in favour of capping rent inflation 'overwhelming', Khan tells MP.


Crossrail to be delayed indefinitely as crisis-hit London rail project needs extra £1.7bn in funding  The Independent

The opening of London's crisis-hit Crossrail has been delayed indefinitely while an additional £1.7bn may be needed to complete the project, transport bosses ...


Consumption, flux, and dropsy: counting deaths in 17th century London  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5014 (Published 12 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5014. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


Artist Olafur Eliasson installs melting icebergs in the heart of London  The Telegraph

Olafur Eliasson, the artist who brought the sun to Tate Modern, has returned with 24 blocks of melting Arctic ice. Eliasson's latest installation, Ice Watch, ...


Queen BEAMS in London sunshine - before being left STUNNED by Princess Margaret portrait  Express

THE QUEEN was all smiles as she visited London's Lincoln's Inn with Prince Andrew.


Ricky Gervais announces intimate London stand-up shows: How to get tickets  Evening Standard

Ricky Gervais has announced five new work in progress shows for 2019. The comedian will perform intimate dates at the Jacksons Lane theatre in Highgate ...


The 1975 To Sell Special Cassette At Independent Label Market In London  Clash Magazine

The 1975 are set to sell a special limited edition cassette at this weekend's Independent Label Market. The event brings together all of your favourite ...


Christmas rail chaos disruption as most London stations cuts off major routes across UK and Tube workers go  The Sun

The £148million upgrades will affect Victoria, Paddingotn, Liverpool Street, Euston and St Pancras stations.


7 Christmas host characters you'll recognise if you live in London  Evening Standard

If you've been to a London dinner party lately, chances are you might recognise one of these characters.


London to Hong Kong in Two Hours: 50 metre painting goes up for auction for first time  The Telegraph

It takes the traveller on a dramatic journey from London to Hong Kong, through Jerusalem and Jaffa, past bustling train stations, a Bedouin camp and a band of ...


Dishoom Restaurants Floats Cashless Model on Twitter  Eater London

The esteemed Bombay café asked its 27 thousand followers: “Hey Twitter. Can Dishoom stop taking cash payments? Hardly anyone seems to use it these days.


Probe into 'racist and body shaming' door policies at central London nightclubs  Evening Standard

Westminster council has launched an inquiry into discrimination and “body-shaming” at nightclubs in the heart of the capital. Officials have revealed a “task ...


Fares could rise across London transport  BBC News

A fare increase of 1% above inflation from 2021 is proposed as TfL looks for budget cuts.


Anti-racist marchers in London claim victory over far-right protest  The Guardian

Anti-racist campaigners have said their protest rally was more than twice as popular as a pro-Brexit demonstration led by Ukip and the far-right figurehead ...


London Grand Chess Tour Semis To Be Decided Tomorrow  Chess.com

With two draws again on the second day of the London Chess Classic, both semifinals—Levon Aronian vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Hikaru Nakamura vs ...


'I'm just trying to survive, like you': the people living on London's streets  The Guardian

A photography project is helping to give the capital's homeless population a voice.


London’s 2018 Eater Award Winners  Eater London

After a week of intensive reader voting, today we announce the winners of the ninth annual Eater Awards, celebrating the chefs and restaurants that made the ...


London Underground workers to strike on Boxing Day  ITV News

Read the latest London stories, London Underground workers to strike on Boxing Day on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest London news.


Stormy weather hitting Cornwall's rail link to London for second day  Pirate FM

CrossCountry services are being reduced on Thursday, amid fears of huge waves hitting the sea wall at Dawlish. Some were cancelled on Wednesday after ...


London's young people must know they are valued to stay away from crime, says charity boss  Evening Standard

The boss of an east London charity that works to keep youths off the streets and away from crime has told of the importance of telling young people they are ...


Third of London's children miss out on first choice secondary school, report finds  Evening Standard

More than a third of London children missed out on their first-choice secondary school place this year, according to a report. Some 34 per cent of children in the ...


PhDs for science graduates - The Institute of Cancer Research, London  The Institute of Cancer Research

In this video PhD students and clinical research fellows talk about their experiences of studying at the Institute of Cancer Research. The ICR has two sites – one ...


London's transport authority rejects claims it is working specifically with Uber  CNBC

London's transport authority has rejected claims it is "deepening" its relationship with Uber in a partnership that could offer customers access to public transport ...


Bucs to host 2019 game in either London or Mexico City  Tampa Bay Times

Tampa Bay will forfeit a home game as part of the team's agreement to host the Super Bowl in 2021.


New photography book depicts vibrant East London and its inhabitants  Evening Standard

The compilation book captures different aspects of East London life, from its famous waterways, to the colourful Columbia Flower market, and 1980s Dalston.


Pictured: Man, 18, who was found brutally stabbed to death in London  Daily Mail

Officers were called to Topham House on Prior Street at 9.41pm, alongside paramedics from the London Air Ambulance, but Aron Warren was pronounced dead ...


Barbara Windsor makes a surprise appearance at Snow White Pantomime in London  Express

BARBARA WINDSOR arrived at the premiere of the Snow White pantomime at the London Palladium last night.


Kendall Jenner steps out at London party after she shares mystery love letter she received  Daily Mail

The letter, which the 23-year-old catwalk queen posted on her Instagram Stories, was in cursive handwriting on paper. It was not immediately clear who might ...


Neon city: aerial photos of London at night  The Guardian

The illuminated beauty of London during the festive season has been captured by the award-winning aerial photographer Jason Hawkes. Snapped from a ...


Google invests in London property tech start-up AskPorter  Evening Standard

Google has agreed to invest in London-founded Artificial Intelligence-led property start-up AskPorter, the Evening Standard can reveal. The search engine giant ...


London college's rules on comedy show 'are like something out of Soviet Russia' : News 2018  Chortle

A comic has pulled out of a university gig after organisers issued a page of conditions designed to ensure the performance was a 'safe space'. Konstantin Kisin ...


Tampa Bay Bucs to play in London or Mexico City in 2019  ABC Action News

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be playing a home game in either London or Mexico City next season, the NFL announced.


Olafur Eliasson installs giant blocks of glacial ice across London  Dezeen

Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has extracted 30 blocks of glacial ice from Greenland and placed them to melt in public spaces across London.


NFL to play 4 games in London, 1 in Mexico City in 2019  ABC 4

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL will stage four games in London and one in Mexico City next season, with the Jaguars, Chargers, Rams, Raiders and Buccaneers ...


A London hotel has designed a 'womb room' to help you sleep like a baby  Evening Standard

Sleep can be hard to come by when you're living in London. In fact, a third of Londoners don't think they have enough sleep. Luckily, a good night's sleep in ...


London Underground: OAP shoved after fight on London Euston escalator | Daily Star  Daily Star

THIS is the shocking moment an elderly man was shoved to the floor for standing on the left side of a Tube escalator.


Brews on a budget: London's best afternoon teas for under £30  The Telegraph

From cucumber sandwiches to fruit scones, we've rounded up London's best hotels for cheap afternoon teas – all under £30.


The world's first traffic light was installed in London 150 years ago – but it soon claimed its first casualty  Evening Standard

They've saved millions of motorists' lives but very first traffic light installed in London 150 years ago tomorrow actually led to a disaster. The humble but ...


Yaya Toure jets back to London in search of new club after turning down MLS and China  Daily Mail

The Ivorian midfielder enjoyed a successful eight years at Manchester City, and is now heading back to the UK to find a temporary club to train with ahead of a ...


Medieval London's murder hotspots revealed  BBC News

An academic has uncovered medieval London's violent hotspots by cataloguing 14th Century killings. A bow and arrow-wielding servant and a vengeful ...


The London exodus:top schools, the best areas and new homes for first-time buyers in Medway  Homes and Property

Why first-time buyers are moving to Medway, Kent Average first-time buyer spend: £240710, enough to buy a period three-bedroom terrace house. Annual price ...


London's bloodbath continues after teenager is stabbed to death at a home in south-east London  Daily Mail

The victim, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering stab injuries at a home in Greenwich, south-east London. A 17-year-old boy has been arrested ...


Designers create Christmas wrapping paper to support London's homeless  Dezeen

Twelve studios have come together to design bespoke Christmas wrapping paper for charity, featuring prints inspired by hip-hop icons and social media.


Europe's foolhardy competition for the new London  The Week Magazine

The City of London has long been the European Union's Wall Street. But Britain's impending divorce from the Continent has put the country's dominant financial ...


Giant sperm building 'will reduce Tower of London's power'  Metro

It seems not everyone is keen to have a building that 'resembles a giant sperm' dominating London's skyline. The planned 1000ft skyscraper is actually meant to ...


London Grand Chess Tour Takes Off With Fighting Draws  Chess.com

Both the games Caruana-Nakamura and MVL-Aronian were drawn on the first day of the London Chess Classic, the final leg of the 2018 Grand Chess Tour.


‘Mortal Engines’ Review: London Becomes a Death Star on Wheels  The New York Times

To the extent that “Mortal Engines” resembles anything, it's other movies, which it plunders with a landfill-diving zeal that suits the surviving populace.


CoCo Ichibanya: Japan’s biggest curry house chain is opening in London this week  Evening Standard

CoCo Ichibanya, the largest chain of curry houses in Japan, is opening its first London restaurant this week. The hugely popular curry and rice restaurant, which ...


London Track Cycling World Cup 2018: BBC coverage & event schedule  BBC Sport

BBC Sport live coverage times and event schedule as British Olympic and Paralympic champions take part in the Track Cycling World Cup in London from 14-16 ...


Yaya Toure 'to arrive in London' ahead of planned Premier League move  Irish Mirror

The Manchester City legend has left Olympiakos after making just five appearances for the Greek giants.


London councils could seize power from police to fine speeding drivers  Evening Standard

Councils could take over prosecuting speeding drivers amid concerns the Met is too busy to enforce speed limits. The 33 boroughs are considering whether to ...


We are turning tide against violent crime in London, says Met chief  The Guardian

Cressida Dick says knife and gun crime is falling after extra officers were drafted into taskforce.


Skeletons found in London archaeology dig reveal noxious environs  The Guardian

News reports and social media anxiety may make us feel that life is tough in Britain today but the extraordinary findings of a new archaeological excavation have ...


Kendall Jenner Heads To McDonald's In London Flaunting A Buzzy New Designer Logo  Vogue.co.uk

The model sported a slick black Matrix leather coat from Frame for Frwd, turtleneck by up-and-coming Parisian designer Marine Serre that was printed with the ...


Interactive map details medieval London's murders including man beaten to death for littering with eel skins  Evening Standard

An interactive map has revealed medieval London's violent hotspots, detailing the locations of more than 140 often gruesome murders in the capital between ...


Vijay Mallya can be extradited to India, London court rules  BBC News

Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya can be extradited from the UK to India where he faces fraud charges, a London court has ruled. The extradition ruling will be ...


London's South Bank has everything – except classical music  Slipped Disc

Advertising copy for the seasonal social media campaign by the so-called 'arts centre': Visit South Bank this winter for magical Christmas markets, picturesque ...


ISL London Summit: 11 Olympic and 18 World Champions To Discuss Swimmers' Association  SwimSwam

Less than five days after swimming stars Katinka Hosszu, Michael Andrew, and Tom Shields filed a proposed class action lawsuit against FINA for violating U.S. ...


London's 'ultra-low emission zone' will force drivers to pay £12.50 a day  Daily Mail

Mayor Sadiq Khan confirmed that ULEZ - being introduced in Central London next year - will stretch to cover an area surrounded by the North and South ...


Things To Do This Weekend In London: 8-9 December 2018  Londonist

ICE SKATING: Still not plucked up the courage to take to the ice? London's ice rinks are starting to get busy now that Christmas is on everyone's minds, ...


The Mayor's Ultra Low Emission Zone for London  Mayor of London

To help improve air quality, the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be in place in central London from 8 April 2019.


London's weather, traffic and gas prices for Wednesday  CBC.ca

Thank you Judith Mackay for this Sunny Morning picture. You can see your photo in this space. Just send it to londonmorning@cbc.ca. At the end of the week ...


Emily Blunt, Dwayne Johnson, Jack Whitehall and More Enjoy Tequila (and Wine!) in London  PEOPLE.com

Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt enjoyed a night out in London with some of their mutual costars. The 46-year-old Hobbs and Shaw actor had dinner with Blunt ...


Winter Food In London: Warming Dishes And Drinks In The Capital  Londonist

When winter arrives in London, all we want to do is wrap up warm and tuck into all the comfort food the city has to offer. From hot chocolates to roast dinners, and ...


Stormy weather hits Cornwall's rail link to London  Pirate FM

An advance warning has been issued for CrossCountry services between Plymouth and Exeter St Davids. Inrix Traffic and Travel says heavy storms are causing ...


Things To Do In London This Week: 10-16 December 2018  Londonist

Things to do this week is sponsored by the London Transport Museum. All week. Get your skates on. ICE SKATING: With rinks popping up all over London, why ...