Forty years ago, a world first occurred, as the first ever underground rail link between an airport and a city opened -- and it was in London.
The largely hidden remains of an important Priory currently languishing under a 1980s dual carriageway are to be uncovered in a major restoration project.
Long before Heathrow was runways and hotels, it offered accommodation of a very different sort - an overnight prison cell right in the centre of the village.
As a city famous for its frozen river it's probably not a surprise that mankind has been skating on ice since time immemorial, but it wasn't until the Victorian era that the first artificial ice-rink was invented.
It looks just like yet another government building from the outside, yet this is in fact the last survivor of the Palace of Whitehall, witness to the death of a King and home to a Rubens masterpiece.
That modernist block by Regents Park that houses the medical professionals of the Royal College of Physicians has been given over to alchemy, astrology and witchcraft.
There's a new exhibition that seeks to show off the shared heritage between London's river police as the development of policing in the West Indies.
Today marks 750 years since King Henry III affixed his seal to a document that is still in force, and now the oldest law still functioning in England.
Conceived before NASA, before Sputnik, Britain was leading the space race with the development of the world's longest running, yet oddly little known, space rocket programme.
There's a corner of docklands that is forever nightime, where boats are mended, a pub serves no one, and shops sell nothing - and now it's festive time.
After a rude awakening in 1952, and a rather desultory open-air display for the past five decades, the Temple of Mithras has been magnificently restored and returned to its original home.
In a couple of weeks time, London's newest museum opens to the public, and booking for entry has opened today.
At St Paul's Cathedral, on the 6th November 1217, the 10-year old King Henry III authorised a document that while little known today, at the time, was more important than the Magna Carta.
A small side street near Cannon Street railway station marks the site of a ancient graveyard, and today, a ventilation shaft for the London Underground.
The bleak fortunes of poor and migrant communities living in London up to 450 years ago have been revealed by the analysis of thousands of skeletons unearthed by MOLA archaeologists during construction of the Elizabeth line station at Liverpool Street.
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