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smart-benches-solar-powered-chargers
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The first of many new generation smart benches have just been installed in London, and they will offer free...

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Ophidiophobes, look away now. A boa constrictor, apparently belonging to nobody in particular, was seen on Leytonstone High...

christmas-selfridges-london
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Yes, you read that correctly. Selfridges have opened their Christmas shop already – a short 145 days before...

London Weather 2018 Heatwave
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The heatwave is back, baby! Last Friday saw some frankly roasting temperatures, as thermometers hit 35 degrees in...

Blood Moon
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Get ready for some lunar loveliness when the blood moon comes to town. Ready for a celestial celebration?...

Money back
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Another day, another delay... Cheese and wine, bread and butter, tube journeys and delays - all things that...

Central Line
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The Central line will still be sweltering for a while longer... On Monday, the Central Line Twitter account...

Ikea
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Everything from Fiskbo to Hemnes is coming to central London's new Ikea. The pride of Sweden is set...

Heatwave
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And it will remain that way forever. Well London, we finally got what we asked for. For eons...

Jeff Goldblum Statue
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'God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates a giant statue of...

Cheesegrater 2
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The announcement of Cheesegrater 2 proves that the higher the building, the grater it will be. The City of...

Gareth Southgate station
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Alright, hands up who guessed Gareth Southgate station? Well, anyone with their hand up right now is right:...