Things To Do Today In London: Thursday 21 March 2019  Londonist

Charles Dickens, Jackie Collins and Barbra Streisand.


A new age of street smarts: London's transport revolution  Evening Standard

From e-scooters on the roads to driverless buses and commuting by drone — a transport revolution is coming to the capital. The latest in our series reports on ...


Diamond tycoon Nirav Modi arrested in London over fraud claims  The Guardian

The diamond tycoon Nirav Modi, whose jewels once adorned stars from Bollywood to Hollywood, has been remanded in custody in London, more than a year ...


HMP Onley: 'Little done' over jail's London gangs  BBC News

A prison which attributes high levels of violence to London gangs has done "very little" to understand potential inmate conflict, a report has found. About 80% of ...


Rediscovering a lost view of London  Apollo Magazine

When Prévost painted his panorama from the tower of St Margaret's Church, he captured a city on the cusp of change, writes Gillian Darley.


Man charged with murder of Laureline Garcia-Bertaux in west London  The Guardian

A man has been charged with murder over the death of Laureline Garcia-Bertaux, 34, who was found in a shallow grave in the back garden of her home in Kew, ...


Tendai Muswere: London student accused of making two guns using 3D printer  Sky News

Tendai Muswere, 25, is being prosecuted for creating the frames of two types of gun while he was a university student.


Lies, Damned Lies, And Statistics: Why London's Murder Rate Is Not Higher Than NYC's - bellingcat  bellingcat

On April 3, 2018, an article in USA Today stated that the murder rate in London exceeded that of New York City for the first time. A large numbers of articles and ...


Why Soho's Boulevard Theatre will be one of London's most unpredictable spaces  LondonTheatre.co.uk

Nestled down a Soho side-street, in what was once one of London's buzziest areas, property developer Fawn James hopes she can bring back a hint of ...


People's Vote march: 200 coaches heading to London, organisers say  The Guardian

Two hundred coaches have been booked to take people to London for a People's Vote march, which organisers said would exceed the size of last October's ...


L’Absinthe Primrose Hill and Abondance Spitalfields Have Both Closed  Eater London

With nine days left until Brexit is supposed to happen, London has bid adieu to two quality French restaurants in quick succession. L'Absinthe, a longstanding ...


The Scream: Munch London show 'not intentionally timed with Brexit'  The Guardian

Curator at British Museum says date of exhibition featuring artwork is 'pure serendipity'


Transport for London's budget deficit down but uncertainty looms  BBC News

The latest somewhat indecipherable Transport for London (TfL) budget, says that its £1bn budget deficit is coming down. The operating deficit of £968m in ...


Health officials probe case of deadly Legionnaires' Disease at one of London's most famous apartment blocks  Evening Standard

Health officials are investigating a case of deadly Legionnaires' Disease at one of London's most notorious apartment blocks. A resident of Dolphin Square has ...


Flights from London to New York (via space) in under 30 mins? By 2030, apparently  Telegraph.co.uk

Travellers with a ready source of money but a short supply of time could find themselves flying from one continent to another in a matter of minutes as soon as ...


London air pollution: Pupils' bags to monitor toxic air levels  BBC News

Some 250 pupils from five primary schools across London will carry pollution sensors in backpacks.


UK inflation up, London house prices fall by most since 2009  Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's main inflation rate ticked up last month but stayed close to January's two-year low, helping consumers maintain their spending ...


Puppy Love! First Ever London Dog Week Coming To The Capital  Londonist

Crazy about canines? You'd be barking mad to miss London Dog Week (LDW). The eight day celebration of man's best friend kicks off this Sunday (24 March) ...


Here's what junior investment bankers are earning in London  Financial News

London's investment banks have hiked bonus payments for junior employees this year, despite broader cuts to the compensation pool, as they strive to prevent ...


London BLOODBATH: Sadiq Khan's biggest MISTAKE when trying to FIX knife violence  Express.co.uk

SADIQ Khan and Cressida Dick's have made one big error while trying to deal with the London knife crime 'epidemic', a leading criminologist has claimed.


Another Sky Garden for London  IanVisits

They're popping up like mushrooms, as another “sky garden” gets planning approval for the City of London. This one is however right next to the River Thames ...


Callum Hudson-Odoi and Declan Rice among London-born England talent  SkySports

London is the hotbed for English talent this millennium, according to a Sky Sports study. In total, 50 England stars that have played since 2000 were born in ...


Whatever happens next, London is holding a lot of Brexit 'leaving drinks' parties  Time Out

Yes, we're all supposed to be bored with Brexit by now, but we may as well make the best of it by cutting loose at one of the many 'leaving drinks' (lol) happen.


London population: Why so many people leave the UK's capital  BBC News

The UK's capital has grown rapidly, yet more Britons leave the city than arrive.


Fraud office arrests four over mini-bonds  Financial Times

The chief executive of collapsed London Capital & Finance and the chairman of an oil company it lent to are among four men arrested as part of a criminal ...


London police GUN DOWN knife-wielding man in Hackney after officer SLASHED in vile attack  Express

POLICE shot a knife-wielding man in Hackney on Tuesday evening after an officer was slashed.


Watching London’s highest theatre performance at the Shangri-La hotel  The Independent

Forty floors and hundreds of metres above London Bridge isn't perhaps the most likely location for a guerrilla theatre performance to take place. (Although just ...


Pro-Remain Highlanders to join Scottish invasion of London for anti-Brexit march  The Scotsman

Scores of Highlanders will make a 24-hour round-trip to take part in the Put it to the People march in London, a pro-Remain event calling for a second ...


Harold Hill stabbing: Teenager 'stabbed in neck' outside college in London  The Independent

A teenager has reportedly been stabbed in the neck outside a college in London. The victim, thought to in his late teens, suffered a knife injury in Tring Gardens, ...


The inside story of Formula E's London return  Motorsport.com, Edition: Global

Formula E's first London foray ended in acrimony as local residents helped end any chance of a Battersea return. Not to be deterred, FE worked quietly to get a ...


Car smashes into Wetherspoons pub in central London by suspected drink driver | Daily Star  Daily Star

A MAN suspected of drink driving has crashed into a Wetherspoons pub and injured a pedestrian in central London in chaotic scenes.


Towpath Cafe Opens for Spring and Summer 2019 in East London  Eater London

Towpath Cafe has reopened on the canal by De Beauvoir and Haggerston in east London.


London BLOODBATH: Youth FIGHTING for his LIFE after brutal stabbing in Wandsworth  Express

A YOUNG man is fighting for his life after being stabbed in Wandsworth, south London, as the capital's brutal crimewave continues.


The Museum of London has created a Brexit bus  Time Out

Whatever your views on the current Brexit-related constitutional crisis, there's no doubt that it will be looked back on in the future as a momentous time in th.


Super-strength cannabis blamed for sending rates of psychosis in London to highest level in major European study  The Independent

Super-strength cannabis flooding the streets of London is helping drive psychosis rates there to the highest levels recorded in Europe. A major new study has ...


Yellow vest protesters storm Attorney General's office in London  Evening Standard

Yellow vest protesters stormed the Attorney General's office in London today. Footage live-streamed on Facebook showed a group of protesters in yellow vests ...


Woolwich Creative District: Inside the new project hoping to become London's 'second South Bank'  Evening Standard

Workers are busily taking up the woodblock flooring at the new home of Punchdrunk, the hugely successful immersive theatre company that will be an anchor ...


TfL set for £742m loss thanks to bus subsidies  Evening Standard

Tube passengers will generate a bumper £823 million “profit” for Transport for London due to the annual hike in Travelcard prices, it was revealed today.


Frozen musical heads from Broadway to London's West End  BBC News

The stage adaptation of Frozen, which opened on Broadway early last year, is coming to London's West End. It will reopen the Drury Lane Theatre in Autumn ...


'Sistine Chapel of the UK' re-opens in London after renovation  Reuters UK

An elaborate London hall, dubbed by some as the "Sistine Chapel of the UK" because of its baroque interior and ceiling, is re-opening its doors after a two-year ...


Things To Do This Weekend In London: 23-24 March 2019  Londonist

KINDERTRANSPORT: It's the final weekend of Jewish Museum's Kindertransport exhibition, which tells the stories of six of the child refugees who were rescued ...


London rent controls:Hackney council trialling scheme to keep artists in E9 with 'genuinely affordable' studios  Homes and Property

Young artists and entrepreneurs helped to give Shoreditch and Hoxton buzz but after transforming Hackney, most can no longer afford to live or work there ...


London railway station to be renamed Tottenham Hotspur  The Guardian

Mayor says change must be subject to public consultation but club appears to be telling partners decision is made.


£1,000,000,000,000 of assets shifted from London to EU ahead of no-deal Brexit  Metro.co.uk

Some of the UK's biggest companies have said they are planning on moving around £1trillion in assets from the UK to the EU ahead of Brexit. Consultants Ernst ...


The City Of London Is Getting This Brand New Public Park  Londonist

These pictures show off designs for a new public park near Liverpool Street station. Exchange Square in Broadgate — directly to the north of the railway station ...


Boulevard Theatre: King of Soho’s legacy takes centre stage at London's newest arts venue  Evening Standard

This is the exclusive first look inside London's newest theatre — built on the site of Raymond Revuebar by its late owner's granddaughter. Fawn James, whose ...


One in 10 London Underground staff sexually harassed by passengers  The Independent

One in 10 staff working on the London Underground have reported being sexually harassed by passengers, according to a report. Today, bosses from the ...


London's National Portrait Gallery and Sackler family agree to rescind £1 million donation  CNN

The National Portrait Gallery in London and the Sackler family, owners of the pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma LP, have said in a statement that the ...


But how big was it really? Painstaking drawings of street protests  The Guardian

Joy Gerrard takes news photographs of protesting crowds and re-creates them in incredible detail in ink and pencil.


London: A Timeline Of The Future  Londonist

What does the future hold for London? We've put together a timeline, stretching out into the 23rd century. The chronology includes both real-world plans (hello ...


London and Manchester among most expensive cities in the world  Metro.co.uk

London and Manchester have both climbed the rankings in a survey of the world's most expensive cities. Researchers compared more than 400 individual ...


London’s Art Night 2019 promises to be star-studded  Wallpaper*

London's annual nocturnal festival Art Night is set to return for its fourth edition on 22 June 2019, featuring commissions from Barbara Kruger, Christine Sun Kim ...


David Beckham admits driving his Bentley in London while using mobile phone, police say  Sky News

The star previously avoided prosecution on a speeding charge by using a technicality.


London should take lessons from New York's new staircase to nowhere folly at Hudson Yards  Telegraph.co.uk

It's the folly to end all follies — literally a stairway to nowhere.


Worker's shocking racist rant on London train over New Zealand mosque attack  Mirror Online

The man ranted to commuters on a London Overground train about his hatred of Muslims just days after the mosque terror attack in New Zealand.


London Coffee Shop Formative Coffee Rejects ‘Speciality Coffee’ Label  Eater London

A new speciality coffee shop that will not be calling itself 'speciality' at all has opened in Victoria. Formative, run by Ian Kissick and Kasjan Orzol, is now open at ...


A New Riverside Roof Garden Is Coming To London  Londonist

Haven't you heard? Roof gardens are the must-have accessory for buildings in the City right now. Just over a month since the City of London opened a ...


Moment mass brawl erupts at London restaurant where man ‘slashed’ and seven injured in front of horrified fam  The Sun

ONE young man suffered a 'slash injury' and paramedics treated another six people in an attack at an Ealing restaurant. Police said two people had been ...


3 wholesome spring markets to visit in London this weekend  Time Out

Welcome in brighter days by filling your house (and face) with delights from these tempting stalls. Spring Market at Stour Space The creative community hub.


Newly Discovered Papers Found in Vincent van Gogh's London Lodging  Smithsonian.com

A trove of documents recovered from Vincent van Gogh's one-time London lodging opens a portal into the artist's brief yet formative stay in England's capital city.


London Gets All the Nice Things, Including This Park  Gizmodo UK

A new 6,000 square metre park is being planned near Liverpool Street station, and we're wishing London would share its gorgeous green spaces a bit. Planned ...


These London Souvenirs Are Absolutely Hilarious  Londonist

London. A city rich with history, diversity, and rubber Donald Trump masks. We trawled the tourist boutiques of London's West End, to find the absolute worst best ...


Faces of London's ‘most wanted’ to be put on vans in appeal for public information  Evening Standard

Images of some of London's “most wanted” criminals are to be displayed on vans in an effort to find them. Pictures of 38 individuals will be posted on the side of ...


More Eurostar delays between London and Paris amid French customs strikes  Daily Mail

Eurostar customers have been told delays will continue until next week while tailbacks of lorries bunged up motorways in Kent due to a long-running strike by ...


Air pollution in London is now so bad it's affecting lung development  CityMetric

Air pollution is known to contribute to early deaths from respiratory and cardiovascular disease. There is also mounting evidence to show that breathing polluted ...


A Festival Dedicated Entirely to Cats Is Coming to London This Summer  Travel+Leisure

A feline extravaganza filled with tons of cat-themed exhibitions and entertainment will be celebrated in London this summer.


South Londoners are officially happier than north Londoners  Time Out

See that person smiling opposite you on the tube? There's a good chance they're from south London. Our latest Time Out Index has revealed that those from ...


Britain's Got Talent judge David Walliams sells London home for £5.35million  Daily Mail

David Walliams, 46, bought the three-bedroom townhouse in Belsize Park, north London in 2005 and lived there with his ex-wife Lara Stone, 35, and their son ...


Market Outlook: Grim and grimmer in Paris and London  Investors Chronicle

Echoes of Versailles, as an estimated 10,000 gilets jaunes returned to the Arc de Triomphe this weekend, smashing, looting and burning commercial property; ...


Aldi trials new sub-brand Local in smaller London store  The Grocer

The first 'Aldi Local' opened last week in Balham and the name could be rolled out to four other London stores.


Quiz: how well do you know London's public transport fabrics?  The Guardian

Test your knowledge of the distinctive fabrics that cover the capital's transport seating, courtesy of the London Transport Museum archive.


RA Reviews: On Loop in London at Bloc (Autumn Street) (Event)  Resident Advisor

To celebrate her party's third birthday, Moxie goes back-to-back-to-back with Peach, Saoirse and Shanti Celeste. On Loop in London Returning to clubbing in ...


15-year-old girl is reported missing and 'could be in London'  Bucks Free Press

A 15-year-old girl from High Wycombe has gone missing - and police say they are concerned for her welfare.


Geordie Shore's braless Chloe Ferry travels by PRIVATE JET after romantic London getaway  Daily Mail

Chloe Ferry and her beau Sam Gowland, both 23, travelled in style when they clambered down the steps of a private jet in Newcastle on Tuesday.


London Southbank University student denies making 3D printer handguns  BBC News

Student Tendai Muswere will stand trial at Southwark Crown Court on 27 August.


Elizabeth I Returns To London For One Final Procession  Londonist

Love London History? Join our Facebook group, Londonist Memory Machine. Christopher Green poses as Elizabeth I. Elizabeth I is returning to London. At least ...


Things To Do This Week In London: 18-24 March 2019  Londonist

Things to do this week is sponsored on behalf of StubHub. All week. Watch the Pirates of Penzance on board Cutty Sark. MUSIC FESTIVAL: Piano music, choral ...


Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 18-24 March 2019  Londonist

LAST TSAR: Last chance to catch The Last Tsar: Blood And Revolution. The historical exhibition looks at the lives — and mysterious 1918 deaths — of Tsar ...


Drunken investment banker made lewd gesture at woman then punched barman  Evening Standard

An investment banker punched a barman in the face after making a lewd gesture at a woman during a drunken night out at a gastropub in Chelsea, a court ...


10 Essential Jazz Albums By London Musicians  Complex

From Nubya Garcia to Sons Of Kemet, expect nothing but UK jazz greatness.


London's Greatest Lamps, And The Nonsense That's Said About Them  Londonist

Looking for London's best lamps? Let us enlighten you... London's Embankment lamps. London's famous lamps Image Shutterstock. The most famous lamps in ...


How Brexit is affecting London house prices: recent Commons vote means no end to the political uncertainty deterring buyers  Homes and Property

Thousands of pounds was knocked off the asking price of the average London house between February and March — the first drop at this time of year since ...


Is Harlow being used to 'socially cleanse' London?  The Guardian

Reports of children who are frightened to go home and can't sleep at night because they are “petrified”; concerns about the potential for grooming of vulnerable ...


London cyclist in critical condition after being kicked off bike  The Guardian

Victim crashed into car after another rider came alongside and kicked him in Hackney.


St Patrick's Day parades held in London and Birmingham  BBC News

Thousands of people take part in parades in central London and Birmingham.


Papers found in Van Gogh's former home bring his time in London to life  CNN

A cache of papers dating from the period of Vincent van Gogh's stay in London has been recovered, shedding new light on his time in the United Kingdom.


Man charged after woman's body found in London flat  BBC News

Antoinette Donnegan's body was discovered by police in a flat in south-west London on 7 March.


Jolene in Newington Green | London’s Most Beautiful Restaurant of 2018  Eater London

Industrial Interior design, Ebay lighting, Farrow and Ball paint and Italian potpourri make this London restaurant and wine bar incredibly stylish.


Taylor defeats Bennett at 'Power at the Tower' event in London  Dartsnews.com

Tuesday saw a unique event at the Tower of London with Phil Taylor taking on young prodigy Leighton Bennett for sponsors SAP.


Forget community: London's co-living spaces are about living selfishly  CityMetric

The media's obsession with millennials continues apace, and the focus has turned again to the concept of co-living. “Is co-living the new Airbnb for millennial ...


London’s Alleys: Sussex Mews East, W2  IanVisits

This is a sunken alley that sits on a site that was extensively redeveloped in the late 1930s and 1960s. The original mews was built in the early 19th century ...


32 Things To Do In London In April 2019  Londonist

CHERRY BLOSSOM: Sometime in April, we're expecting the capital's cherry blossom trees to go into full bloom. Check out our guide to where to see cherry ...


Police launch murder probe after finding woman’s body in London flat  The Sun

A MURDER investigation has been launched after police found the body of a woman in a flat. Cops have identified the woman as 52-year-old Antoinette ...


Moment cyclist was kicked off bike in London  Sky News

A cyclist is in a critical condition after being kicked off his bike in London by another rider and crashing into a car.


Eurostar passengers urged not to travel from Paris to London due to strike  Sky News

The company advises people to travel "only if absolutely necessary" and will change the dates of tickets or give a full refund.


The best alternative Tube maps made by Underground enthusiasts  Evening Standard

London wouldn't be the same without its complex and colourful Tube map, but if there's one thing we get excited by, it's seeing the famous map re-imagined.


Sarah Beeny quit London so her four sons would have a better life  BT TV

Sarah Beeny has said her move to the countryside was motivated by a longing for her sons to grow up in a “Swallows And Amazons childhood idyll”.


Man stabbed to death in south-west London  The Guardian

A 29-year-old man stabbed to death in south-west London was a keen basketball player, described by friends visiting the scene of his killing on Saturday as ...


You Probably Pass This Building All The Time... But Did You Know About Its Fishy History?  Londonist

Travelling across London Bridge towards the City, you might have caught a glimpse of the stately Fish Hall. Then again, perhaps not. Anywhere else, its ...


Catch a steam train in East London on Saturday  IanVisits

This Saturday there will be a chance to board a steam train in East London as it runs a route from Southend to the Bluebell Railway. The heritage steam trains ...