Emily Defroand: England hockey player’s debt to mother Gill

Emily Defroand (with her mum, and in action for England) made her international debut in 2017It's well documented that to reach the top level of sport every athlete needs to make sacrifices. Blood, sweat, tears. Highs, [Read entire story]

Greenpeace activists scale Barclays Canary Wharf headquarters and hang huge ‘oil droplets’

Protesters from Greenpeace have scaled Barclays headquarters in Canary Wharf in a protest over the bank’s oil investments. [Read entire story]

Art-Deco tube train returns to the London Underground – IanVisits

After an absence of a few years, this September offers a chance to ride in the delightful little 1938 era tube train. The one with wooden windows, deep seats, art-deco lamp shades, and all those old fashioned adverts.On [Read entire story]

How Much Do You Really Know About Fortnum & Mason?

Robert Greene How Much Do You Really Know About Fortnum & Mason? Think of luxury department store Fortnum & Mason, and treats such as decadent afternoon teas, opulent hampers and even a food hall fit for a [Read entire story]

TfL London bus driver claims temperatures in his cab reached 48C during heatwave

A London bus driver has claimed temperatures in his cab reached up to 48C during the heatwave sparking safety fears. [Read entire story]

This 11 Year Old Has Recreated The Tube Map In Minecraft

Laura Reynolds This 11 Year Old Has Recreated The Tube Map In Minecraft Join us to chat about all things related to London transport on our new Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings — everyone [Read entire story]

Trafalgar Square catwalk for body positivity

A pop-up catwalk in Trafalgar Square invites people of all shapes and sizes to show body positivity.Source : https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44872098 [Read entire story]

Union – Horse with Two Discs – IanVisits

This is a piece of art outside the Museum of London that shows a horse surrounded by two discs, unsurprisingly, called Union – Horse with Two Discs.A lot of visitors to the museum pass by, some with a curious glance, but [Read entire story]

Poverty link to early death ‘scandalous’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The government says it is taking action to help people live longer [Read entire story]

Haringey Council row: Authority scraps £2bn housing project

Image copyright PA Image caption Haringey Council's new administration says it is opposed to the transfer of [Read entire story]

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