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How many Harry Potter fans were injured trying to get to platform 9¾?

As fans of a certain novel and film will know, at King's Cross there's a secret platform, 9¾ which takes you to the Hogwarts Express.


Gun Salutes in London during 2020

Ceremonial military guns will go bang bang several times in London during 2020, at the Tower of London and in the Royal Parks.


Smithfield’s annual Christmas Eve auction

Earlier this morning, the annual Christmas Eve auction took place at Smithfields.


See fist-fighting mice on the London Underground

A photo of two mice in a fist-fight on the London Underground has been put forward for a Natural History photography award.


What to do in London on Christmas Day

Most of London shuts down on Christmas Day, but a few hardly venues will open for the visitors stuck in the centre of town and with nothing else to do.


Watch a power station demolition

This coming Sunday morning (15th Dec) will see the UK's second highest chimney demolished - right next to the Dartford Crossing.


Smithfield’s Christmas Eve meat auction returns for 2019

Good news for meat lovers and lovers of a meaty bargain as the exceptionally good fun Christmas Eve auction will return to Smithfield this year.


Helicopters over Central London on Friday

Usual caveats, but there should be a formation of helicopters flying over Central London on Friday afternoon.


Those odd looking security barriers

You've probably seen these dotted around a few places, what looks like some sort of security barrier, but wondered how such an odd thing could work.


Pedestrianising Shoreditch’s Arnold Circus

A much loved local landmark that's also in the middle of a roundabout could see cars banned under plans by the local council.


Using the London Underground to improve broadband speeds

A plan to line tube tunnels with fibre optic cables to improve London's internet connectivity has taken a step forward.


The Two Ronnies on a tube train

Imagine an entire conversation made up from London railway station names -- that's what the Two Ronnies did on 23rd January 1982.


Shoreditch’s Star Wars Stormtrooper Sale

For one week, there's a chance for Star Wars fans to buy Stormtrooper based goodies, designed by the prop-maker who created the original  Stormtrooper for the first Star Wars Movie in 1976.


TfL supports Paddle boarding

A small business that rents space from Transport for London in one of their arches has won a small business award.


Freemen take sheep across London Bridge

A slightly damp Sunday saw some 600 Freemen (and ladies) exercise their ancient right to take sheep across London Bridge.