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2026

Here’s What The City Of London Will Look Like In 2026

2026 is closer than you think… London moves pretty fast, rather like time itself these days. Perhaps wary of the ...

IKEA Greenwich

Holy Meatballs! A Fancy New Ikea Store Opens In London Next Month

IKEA Greenwich arrives this February, with a few intriguing additions. The life of an IKEA addict is a strange one. You inhale ...

The 26-30 Railcard Is Here To Stay And It’s Finally Going On Sale TODAY

Hurrah! The 26-30 railcard will be rolled out nationally at 12pm TODAY (January 2). After a trial of two phases, ...

A London Pub Is Hosting Christmas Day For Anyone Who Would Otherwise Be Alone

The Alexandra pub in Wimbledon is hosting ‘don’t be on your own day’ as a lovely gesture to combat loneliness ...

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey Has Been Doing Festive Safety Announcements On The Tube This Week

The Queen of Christmas has been keeping commuters safe this week. If you’re the sort of person who is liable ...

Christmas Pudding Gin Exists And We Really Hope Santa Brings Us Some

Christmas Pudding gin is all we want to find under our trees this year, tbh. Made by the same company ...

New year

You Can Travel Around London For Free On New Year’s Eve

Your New Year’s Eve just got a little bit easier. Being in a generous mood this Yuletide, TfL will give ...

Toilet Charges At London Train Stations Will Be Scrapped, Starting Next Year

Earlier this year, Network Rail announced that they’ll be abolishing toilet charges at major London stations – and we finally ...

Have You Seen This Giant Gingerbread Model Of Heathrow Airport?

This 50kg gingerbread airport is just plane brilliant. Created by food artist Michelle Wibowo and Great British Bake Off winner Candice Brown, ...

London’s Crossrail Has Been Delayed Until At Least 2020

Let’s be honest, nobody expected the Crossrail to open on time – but 2020?! It was only in July that we brought ...

Kate And Pippa Middleton’s Former Chelsea Flat Is On Sale For £1.95m

Kate and Pippa Middleton’s former Chelsea flat is on sale for £1.95m. Marketed by Knight Frank, the flat the two sisters ...

Driverless

Driverless Cars Will Hit The Streets Of London By 2021

The long-awaited concept will arrive on the roads of the capital in three years time. The days of making awkward ...