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March

London Is Switching Off The Lights For Earth Hour

Darkness will reign in the capital to support Earth Hour. Ever felt dazzled by the bright lights of the big ...

Tube Map 2040 London

The Tube Map In 2040 Is Going To Be Pretty Intense

The future of London’s tube map is a little bit stressful. London is growing at a serious clip. After forty years ...

London cost of living 2018

London Is Now Only The 30th Most Expensive City In The World

London is (apparently) not all that pricey in 2018, according to the latest research from the Economist Intelligence Unit. In ...

Bermondsey

The Best Place To Live In London In 2018 Has Been Revealed

A new poll is sure to stir up dissent, having crowned Bermondsey the best place to live in London. It’s the question that ...

Snow Weather London

Forecasters Issue Official Snow Warning For London This Weekend

The Beast from the East is back – and London could be hit by more snowy weather. Update: the Met ...

Avocado Millennial

Virgin Trains Are Accepting Avocados In Place Of The Millennial Railcard

Travel First Hass with Virgin Trains. The hotly-anticipated ‘millennial railcard’, which gives 26-30 year olds 30% off train tickets, went ...

dj-deck

Half Of London’s Clubs Shut; Number Of Unofficial Raves Doubles

133 unlicensed raves in London were identified by police in 2017, up from 70 in 2016. In the words of ...

Crossrail Open Dates

The Jolly Confusing Bit-By-Bit Way The Elizabeth Line Will Open

The Elizabeth Line (formely Crossrail) will be opening in 2018. But, like, when? We’re glad you asked, because it’s all ...

Waltham Forest Borough of Culture

Waltham Forest Has Been Crowned London’s Borough Of Culture For 2019

Waltham Forest – home of the ‘burb they like to call Awesomestow – been crowned the first ‘Borough of Culture’ for ...

Snow forecast

Met Office Issues Amber Alert For Snowfall In London This Tuesday

You thought today was snowy? You’re in for a shock on Tuesday… Really, we don’t mean to harp on about ...

Snow Forecast London

‘Significant Accumulations’ Of Snow Could Come To London As Deep Freeze Hits

A Siberian deep freeze is set to bring serious snowfall to London, forecasters say. I know we say this a ...

London Amsterdam Eurostar

Eurostar’s London-Amsterdam Tickets Are Now On Sale From Just £35

Time to plan that ‘dam trip, fam! It was announced just eleven days ago that Eurostar would be starting direct ...

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