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Talks to avert Piccadilly line strike collapse

Talks between the RMT and TfL to avert a strike on the London Underground this week have ended without agreement.

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Unique studio apartment in outstanding location

A unique studio apartment is now available to view in a unique central London location.

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Harry Potter wands to light the approach to St Paul’s Cathedral

As part of a PR stunt for a new Harry Potter based movie, there will be a row of giant wizard wands lining one of the approaches to St Paul’s Cathedral next month.

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Take a peek inside the Bloomberg Building

Amid much fanfare, just under a year ago a new office block was formally opened, and over the weekend a lot of non-employees got to go inside and see what all the fuss is about.

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The last Tsar, the death of the Romanovs at the Science Museum

At a time when news about Russia is synonymous with assassination and murder, the Science Museum looks back 100 years to another dark and notorious assassination.

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Last chance to ride the old Woolwich Ferries

After many decades of service, the old Woolwich Ferries are soon to be decommissioned, and you have just a couple of weeks to take a trip in them.

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Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes tours of the Hackney Empire

This coming Friday (28th Sept) there’s a chance to go behind the curtain at the Hackney Empire for a behind the scenes look at the recent changes to the famous entertainment venue.

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Tickets Alert: Flames to fill the Tower of London’s moat

The moat of the Tower of London will be filled with thousands of flames for one week only in an act of remembrance for the lives of the fallen during WW1.

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Tickets Alert: Guided tour of vintage steam funfair rides

If you’ve not already filled your diary with Open House appointments, how about a guided tour around a restored vintage steam funfair?

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Bank branch trains calling at London Underground’s Kennington Station again

Northern line customers can interchange between the Bank and Charing Cross branches at Kennington again from today (Mon 17th Sept) following the completion of excavation work as part of the Northern Line Extension.

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