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Wear a tube roundel on your Adidas trainers

Following on from a special edition set of trainers last month, Adidas has launched an entire range of London Underground themed trainers.

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London public art: The Paternoster Square sundial

It’s quite easy to miss for such a large object, but high up on the wall of the Stock Exchange building is a giant sundial.

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Disease X – the next London pandemic?

At some point in the future, London will be struck by a dread disease that will lay waste to swathes of society.

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London Underground’s Northern line extension – construction update

An occasional look at the works on the Northern line extension building the new London Underground line to Battersea Station.

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London’s Alleys: Fernsbury Street alley, WC1

Officially, this charming little alley has no name, but I am naming it Fernsbury Street Alley, as it was almost an extension of Fernsbury Street itself.

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Tower of London’s execution site

While the Tower of London has a grim history of death and torture, most of the deaths actually took place outside the Tower, on a plot of land that is today marked by a small memorial.

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The restoration of the London Stone

The London Stone, ancient relic, protector of London, provider of unlimited rice pudding, mysterious icon, is back in its less ancient home on the streets of London.

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Colindale tube station set for dramatic rebuild

London Underground’s unremarkable shed of a tube station at Colindale is set to be demolished and rebuilt with a dramatic curving wooden landmark for the area.

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A closer look at the space-age “Tulip” skyscraper

Earlier this week it was announced that planning permission would be sought for a “Tulip” skyscraper viewing platform in the City of London.

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London’s weekly railway news

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

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