Cyclist Charlie Alliston guilty over pedestrian’s death

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Kim Briggs died after being injured while crossing Old Street in [Read entire story]

Youngsters at risk of being caught up in Notting Hill Carnival crime sent on water sports holiday over bank holiday weekend

Youngsters at risk of being caught up in crime and disorder at Notting Hill Carnival are being removed from the area and taken on a £20,000 water sports holiday. Fifteen [Read entire story]

Hammer gang snatches jewellery from elderly woman as she sleeps | London

A hammer gang snatched jewellery from a vulnerable elderly woman as she slept.The gang forced its way into the woman's home, ransacked it and threatened her and her partner with hammers and screwdrivers.They also [Read entire story]

London’s Best Pizzas For Under £10

Franco MancaOne of the original Neapolitan style pizzerias that started the London pizza revolution from its tiny site in Brixton market, Franco Manca has kept its bargain-basement prices (the cheapest is £4.95) [Read entire story]

Is Facebook down? Yes – but here’s the easy way to fix it (From Your Local Guardian)

Facebook appears to have been hit by a serious outage.Many users are reporting that they are unable to access the social networking site, or pages are not displaying correctly.Many users are met with the [Read entire story]

Tottenham sign Southampton goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga

Gazzaniga is reunited with Mauricio Pochettino, who managed him during his time at SouthamptonTottenham have signed goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton to provide back-up to Hugo Lloris and Michel Vorm.The [Read entire story]

Tooting named one of the ‘world’s coolest neighbourhoods’, alongside Florence, New York, Lisbon and Dubai | London

A top ten of the world's coolest neighbourhoods which includes parts of New York, Lisbon and Dubai and Tooting.Travel website Lonely Planet has included Tooting, south London, in its list of the globe's must-visit [Read entire story]

Guess Which Tube Line Londoners Hate The Most…

Jordan Waite Guess Which Tube Line Londoners Hate The Most... Londonist travel news and features are brought to you in partnership with CommuterClub. Get better value on your daily commute. Courtesy Sean [Read entire story]

Forget summer, it’s time to prepare for Christmas

Image caption A bit of fake snow can almost turn summer into Christmas Many of us are still on our summer holidays so thinking about Christmas might seem [Read entire story]

Historian: call to pull down Nelson’s Column ‘like destruction of culture by Isis’

A London history professor has branded calls to have Nelson’s Column pulled down as “the height of cultural vandalism”. Sky journalist Afua Hirsch, also a novelist and [Read entire story]