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New rail link to Heathrow faces delays

Plans for a new southern rail link to Heathrow Airport are facing delays and might not come into operation until 2030.

Crossrail delays to cost TfL up to £750 million in lost fares

Crossrail's recently announced additional delays to the opening of the Elizabeth line is expected to see TfL's projected income fall by between £500 million and £750 million over the next four years.

New map shows tunnel boring machines under the Thames

As a series of tunnel boring machines drill a huge sewer underneath the River Thames, a map shows their live(ish) progress.

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Things to do in London

Top events in London Today

Experience the Nordic atmosphere at the traditional Scandinavian Christmas Market in Rotherhithe.
 12pm to 7pm
 
 Rotherhithe
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Scandinavian Christmas Market 2019
Professor Anthony King examines the transformation of military command in the 21st century.
 11:30am to :
 
 Chelsea
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 Command: The Twenty-First-Century General
A candlelit tour to discover the secrets of London’s oldest church.
 6pm to 9pm
 
 Barbican
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A talk (and optional tour) about the Illuminated bridges project along the Thames.
 6pm to :
 
 Southwark
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Illu­mi­nat­ed Riv­er Late with Artist Leo Villareal
Discover London in 1979 in this panel discussion inspired by The Clash: London Calling display
 6:30pm to :
 
 Barbican
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London Calling: 1979
The annual fair will host over 100 stands, showcasing independent suppliers within the surroundings of the Garden.
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 Chelsea
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

See Heath Robinson’s unpublished watercolours, many never exhibited before.
Heath Robinson Watercolours
event time 11am to 4pm
 Pinner
 Closing soon Sun, 24th Nov
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An exhibition of new paintings by contemporary artist, Naomi Frears, that depicts a variety of enigmatic human forms.
Naomi Frears
event time 11am to 6pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Sat, 30th Nov
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This exhibition brings together works from the 17th century to the present day to illustrate how London’s ever-changing cityscape has inspired visiting and resident artists over four centuries.
Architecture of London
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Dec
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An illuminated trail winds round the ornamental lake and through the historic arboretum of Syon House, ending at the spectacular Great Conservatory.
Syon Park’s Enchanted Woodland
event time 5pm to 9pm
 Brentford
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Dec
2019-11-22
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This exhibition traces the history of the Thameslink route from 1866 through to the recent £7bn modernisation programme which has transformed the route and untangled the tracks.
Untangling the Tracks
event time 10am to 6pm
 Covent Garden
 Closing soon Mon, 2nd Dec
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Antony Gormley takes over the Main Galleries with a series of works that test the scale and light of the RA’s architecture.
Antony Gormley
event time 10am to 10pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Tue, 3rd Dec
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This is an exhibition of the life and leadership of a great Australian and one of the most remarkable and highly decorated womens’ leaders of the First World War, Dame Maud McCarthy.
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event time 9am to 4pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Fri, 6th Dec
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Emerging artist Hugo Brazão presents a new immersive installation at the Embassy of Brazil in November exploring themes of misdirection and disorientation.
event time 10am to 6pm
 St James
 Ends on Wed, 11th Dec
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A display of one of the world’s largest private collections of African textiles.
African Textiles - Karun Thakar Collection
event time 10:30am to 5pm
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 14th Dec
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The LSE Library is marking the centenary of the appointment of William Beveridge as one of LSE’s most influential and widely known Directors.
The Power of Influence: William Beveridge as public intellectual and LSE Director
event time 9am to 7pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Fri, 20th Dec
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Walking tours of London today

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Dark Side of the City Guided Walk

Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
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St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 7th Dec at 07:30am