A report has claimed that "millions of young adults never visit museums, galleries or theatres", but it's not as gloomy as the headline claims.
In the City of London there used to be a church devoted to two virginal saints, and 11,000 virgins.
Just behind the Gherkin skyscraper lies a modern grave, of a Roman girl who was reburied on the site just a decade ago.
This week, or next, depending on which date you care to choose marks the 150th anniversary of the world's first purpose built traffic light.
A delightful video has been released of a group of people who were at the original excavation of the London Mithraeum and recently returned to see its restoration.
A skeleton, lying face-down deep in the Thames mud, still wearing a pair of thigh-high leather boots has been discovered by archaeologists in Bermondsey.
One hundred years ago, four German submarines slipped through Tower Bridge and into the Port of London, heart of the city's cargo trade.
While the Tower of London has a grim history of death and torture, most of the deaths actually took place outside the Tower, on a plot of land that is today marked by a small memorial.
The London Stone, ancient relic, protector of London, provider of unlimited rice pudding, mysterious icon, is back in its less ancient home on the streets of London.
Plans for a bridge to the island housing Crystal Palace's dinosaurs have taken a step forward following a pledge of £30,000 from the Mayor of London.
Keratin ‘teeth’ belonging to the gruesome lamprey fish have been identified in London’s archaeological record for the first time.
There's a station on the London Underground that if you look carefully enough, you might spy a chunk of ancient Roman Wall peeking out.
A majestic lion lays bestride a war memorial in a post-war housing estate, a memory of those who worked nearby and died far away.
As motorists journey through the Rotherhithe tunnel, little do they know that there's a memorial to another greater journey above their heads.
Deep under the City of London lies the oldest disused tube station in London, and one that's currently a hive of activity.