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Isolationists online videos of theatre plays and musicals

While London’s theatre lights are dark for the coronavirus lockdown, a number of them are offering online videos of their productions to soak away the hours.

London Underground themed jigsaw puzzles

Gibsons, a family-owned jigsaw puzzle and board game company says that it has signed an extended deal to release London Underground themed games.

The Pimlico & Belgravia Eye Magazine

About to do something fairly rare for me – full on name and shame a rather unpleasant copyright abuser.

Mating toads closes road in South London

A road in Richmond is to be closed to traffic throughout March, to allow toads to cross it and get to their annual breeding grounds.

All the Royal Parks to be closed on Sunday

If you are planning to visit any of the Royal Parks in London on Sunday – the gates will be locked.

A decade of London in Google Street View

In 2008, Google started driving their camera-cars around the streets of London, capturing images that have been semi-regularly updated ever since.

City of London updates plans to move its markets to Dagenham

A new public consultation is opening on the City of London’s plans to co-locate Billingsgate, New Spitalfields and Smithfield markets at a new site in Dagenham Dock.

More police on the London Underground reduces crime

This is one of those so obvious it shouldn’t need testing issues, but an experiment that put more police on the London Underground saw a reduction in crime.

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.