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You’re on the way to meet a friend, but for various reasons (none of which are your fault, of course) you’re running a bit late. Unfortunately you took the Tube andf are unable to ring your buddy, leaving them standing there like a gonzo outside the station, wondering whether you’re coming or not.
The nominations are in for the UK’s ugliest new building, and this year there are four London buildings on the shortlist.
London’s £4.2bn “super-sewer” is attracting the ahem, stinking rich to fund the project.
A hoax message warning Londoners of a terror attack on London Underground today has gone viral.
The UK’s under “severe” terror threat because of conflicts in Iraq and Syria, Home Secretary Theresa May said today.
Image: Young Independence
For many of us, commuting by public transport is an unavoidable part of working in London. This means that everyday thousands upon thousands of humans are packaged up and sent hurtling along dark Tubes deep underground.
A skyscraper that can house an entire city? It’s possible.
Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokul volcano in 2013
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Tesco has issued a shock profit warning today reducing its full-year forecasts from £2.8bn to £2.4bn. It has also reduced its interim dividend by 75% to 1.16p per share.
iFans, mark your calendars for Tuesday, 9 September 2014. Why? It’s the day of the mother of all tech launches in the world.
Does the magician’s high-altitude stunt bear scrutiny?
Zara’s Twitter timeline was flooded with complaints yesterday over a striped shirt featuring a yellow star on the front.
Tory MP Douglas Carswell is set to join UKIP, he annonunced today.
Possible Apple smartwatch? Photo via Twitter
Londoners, brace yourselves for more Tube strikes and industrial action in September.
Social mobility in “deeply elitist” Britain is so embedded it has created a “closed shop at the top”, according to a government report.
David Cameron will make a speech today urging Scotland to stay part of the UK.
The defendants in the hacking trial who were acquitted, including Rebekah Brooks, are looking to claim back up to £25m of their legal fees from the taxpayer.
As you may have heard, there’s a fort in the Thames for sale with a guide price of £500,000. It needs at least £1m of work done to it to make it even remotely habitable and it will take a bit ofimagination to be able to see its potential.
Technology fans, prepare to take a few deep breaths and monitor your heart rate, put the champagne to chill and keep prescription medicines nearby; yes, it has been “confirmed” that the iPhone 6 release date is on the near horizon. Halleluiah. The wait is over. Prepare the pyre for your antiquated iPhone 5.
The chancellor has been accused of lying to parliament over figures which show how well the government has clamped down on tax avoidance.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has confirmed that he is targeting the constituency of South Thanet in Kent with the aim of becoming UKIP’s first MP in next year’s general election.
It looks like the citizens of Uxbridge won’t have too long to wait until they can expect to see Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson taking a seat in the House of Commons on their behalf.
Business leaders from 130 organisations in Scotland have signed a letter to the Scotsman newspaper which urges voters to tick the “no” box in next month’s independence referendum.
How is it best to go about maintaining a good public image after carrying out a massacre of unarmed protesters? This is the unpleasant task Tony Blair dealt with on behalf of Kazakhstan’s autocratic president following a massacre of people protesting against his regime.
It seems Scottish first minister Alex Salmond was the winner of last night’s TV debate over Scotland’s future.
Amazon has snapped up game streaming site Twitch for a whopping $970m (£584m).
Ah, Notting Hill Carnival – the August bank holiday parade is the best place in London to get down to some grooving tunes, while gobbling goat curry from a paper plate in the rain.