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A Tube Station themed pub to open next month

Fancy a pint of London Underground beer in a London Underground pub to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the London Underground?

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The (Royal) Society for the Protection of Life from Fire

Firemen today are noted almost as much for fighting fires and floods as they are for rescuing people from buildings, and pets from trees. However, that was not always the case.

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Flying boat to fly over Tower Bridge

An exceptionally rare sight — as the UK’s only air-worthy heritage flying boat will fly along the Thames next week, and over Tower Bridge.

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London’s weekly railway news #10

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…

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Pre-Booking Details Released for London Open House Weekend

OK, it’s that time of year again as a green booklet flops into homes across the Capital informing us which delights will be available during the annual Open House Weekend.

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The International Space Station will fly over London this week

Look up! The International Space Station will make a number of its occasional passes right over London this week and if you know what to look for, you can watch it pass overhead.

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The gravestone of a much loved dog by The Mall

In 1936, a full ceremonial funeral procession worked its way along The Mall for the German Ambassador, Dr Leopold von Hoesch which has become infamous for being a Nazi styled funeral in the centre of London.

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Six streets in London called The Mall

This is The Mall, London. So as it happens, is this; And this; And this; And this; Not to forget, this.

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London’s weekly railway news #9

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…

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A look at the improvements to Stonehenge

Work on the new visitor centre and removal of the old road that ran next to Stoneehenge in Wiltshire is progressing, and as we were in the area at the weekend, it seemed worth stopping for a look.

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