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What’s it like to attend the Trooping the Colour?

Anyone can watch the Trooping the Colour on telly, but what's it like to be in the audience, in Horseguards Parade itself?


Glow in the dark tube roundels go on sale

What better for the tube geek than to drift off to sleep with the comforting glow of a London Underground roundel keeping the monsters away.


TfL’s smartphone app getting an upgrade

People who use TfL's own smartphone app will be able to view their contactless journey history following an upgrade expected to go live later this month.


Expect gunfire and explosions near Old Street on Tuesday

The weather forecast is good, so what could be a better way to spend a Tuesday evening than sipping a cup of Pimms while watching a military battle that destroys a cricket ground?


Large scale Twitter bot farm targeting Londoners

There appears to be a Twitter bot farm, with nearly 130,000 fake accounts that are targetting London accounts, including the Mayor of London, the Evening Standard and a number of listings websites and venues.


Bee hives on the roof of Waterloo Station

If you've ever felt that you're being stung when you pay for a ticket at Waterloo Station, it might be the legacy of the time there were bees on the roof.


Everything you need to know about… Trafalgar Square

An incomplete complete list of everything you could possibly want to know about the famous (and not actually square shaped) Trafalgar square in the centre of London.


Map of London’s miniature steam train rides

We all love a steam train, and while the big beasts make occasional weekend trips though the city, there are a surprisingly large number of miniature steam trains chugging around parts of the city as well.


Plans to open central London’s secret limestone caves to the public

A series of limestone caves deep under central London, which have been kept secret since their discovery in the 1950s are to be opened to the public it will be announced at a press conference later today.


Richmond Council is closing a road for some mating toads

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