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London stadium finally feels home for West Ham after Europa League triumph over Sevilla

Incredible evening What a night for West Ham. The biggest in recent years and without a doubt since moving to the London stadium. The stands bounced, the players jumped, tears in the eyes of young and old. It was a privilege to be there and a night few will soon forget…if ever. The air in […]

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Leyton Orient fought back for a point against the League Two leaders

Published: 9:49 PM March 15, 2022 Leyton Orient have collected another vital point in their battle for League Two survival at Forest Green Rovers. New head coach Richie Wellens, only taking charge for the second time, saw his side come from behind to earn a share of the spoils and move six points clear of […]

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London, Brighton and South Coast Railway Terrier locomotives celebrate 150 years of service

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the commissioning of the first London, Brighton and South Coast Railway (LB&SCR) Class A1 locomotive, popularly known as the Terrier. The popular Burrows were originally designed to carry commuter trains on the heavily congested South and South East London lines, which included routes to London Bridge, London Victoria […]

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The best gardening workshops to do in London this month

O With spring fast approaching, it’s easy to feel out of depth when it comes to facing the garden. Whether it’s a planter, a balcony or a vegetable patch called a garden, there is always more to learn. Even the most experienced gardeners never stop learning, and for many, that’s why gardening in any form […]

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International Women’s Day 2022: where to celebrate in London

O n March 8, the world will come together to celebrate International Women’s Day – and London is a hotbed of activity. Led by pioneering figures from the worlds of art, food, comedy and beyond, here is our selection of events, taking place both on IWD itself and throughout March . Phlox Books popup window […]

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World Book Day: Five Famous South East London Authors

It’s World Book Day today, which means children across the UK and Ireland will dress up as their favorite fictional characters to celebrate reading. World Book Day aims to encourage children of all ages to explore the wonders of books and classrooms across the country will be flooded with Harry Potter and Peter Pan. But […]

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Pancake Day: 7 Mardi Gras options in east London

Published: 4:53 PM February 28, 2022 Mardi Gras, also known as Pancake Day, is fast approaching. Traditionally marked by Christians before the start of Lent, the holiday is now celebrated by people of all faiths and no faith. If you’re looking for pancakes in east London tomorrow – Tuesday March 1 – our handy guide […]

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Ikea opens first city center shopping center in West London | Ikea

When Ikea bought the old Kings Mall two years ago, more than a quarter of the shops in the dilapidated Hammersmith mall were empty. On Thursday, the Swedish furniture giant’s £170million experiment in West London shopping center will be tested with the opening of Livat, its first city center shopping center in the world and […]

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Dave postpones London shows at the O2 due to Storm Eunice damage

Dave has been forced to postpone his upcoming London shows at the O2 due to damage suffered this week by Storm Eunice. The rapper was scheduled to perform there on Monday (February 21) and Tuesday (22) as part of his ‘We’re All Alone In This Together’ UK tour. However, winds caused by the unfavorable weather […]

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UK: ‘I don’t talk about change, I make change’: London politician campaigns to become East End’s first Muslim Liberal Democrat female mayor

Presiding over one of London’s poorest boroughs, Bangladeshi-born Muslim Rabina Khan, a councilor for the Shadwell area, hopes to transform London’s Tower Hamlets borough if she wins the mayoral election on May 5. The city covers most of the traditional East End of London, which has a Muslim population of over a third, the highest […]

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London celebrates the launch of Fashion Week

Models pose at the Harris Reed comment in St John’s Smith Square (Dave Benett) London Fashion Week officially kicked off on Friday, showing the capital’s creativity to the world. At an early morning launch event, British Fashion Council chair Stephanie Phair hailed the “five-day celebration of the UK’s leading creative talents”. She said: “It’s fantastic […]

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TripAdvisor: South East London’s Most Romantic Restaurants

Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse for adventurous couples to experience a refined and intimate dinner. It’s also the perfect excuse to drink lots of wine, meet your best friends, and eat all-you-can-eat bowls of pasta. South East London is known for being home to beautiful date hotspots – and Greenwich, Bromley and Dartford seem […]

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The casualization of the Eftychia label from London Fashion Week

Eftychia SS22 Womenswear designer Eftychia Karamolegkou launched womenswear brand Eftychia in 2018, focusing on tailored workwear. However, in response to the pandemic, she experimented with more casual styles, and her latest collection, for Spring/Summer 22, featured loose jackets and blazers with bold stripes, Bermuda shorts, playful fringed trousers and skirts slit at the thighs. Born […]

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10 of the best for bargain hunting

Scavenger hunt in some of London’s best charity shops and treat yourself. As we become more and more aware of the environment, how our clothes are made and exactly where they come from, there’s no better time to go charity shopping. From exclusive designer gladrags at an unbeatable price to an alluring array of antiques […]

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February Semester: 5 Things to Do in North and East London

Published: 6:21 PM February 9, 2022 With half term approaching again, you might be looking for things to do with the kids next week. Fortunately, there are a variety of activities and events on offer for children and families in North and East London during the school holidays. From creative workshops and celebrating Vietnamese culture, […]

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Renting in 5 East London Boroughs: What Could £1.5000 Get You?

Published: 12:20 p.m. February 9, 2022 It’s no secret that renting in London can weigh heavily on your bank account. Late last year, data from property site Zoopla showed rental prices were on the rise again after 15 months of pandemic-induced declines. With that in mind, we’ve compared properties across five east London boroughs to […]

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South East and East London home care provider reaches final round of awards

Bluebird Care Waltham Forest Staff Members Submitted by PLMR A home care provider in South East and East London celebrates arriving in the final round of the Home Care Awards 2022. Three Bluebird Care offices achieved the feat of being named finalists for the awards. The Home Care Awards are the annual benchmark of excellence […]

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“I tried England’s longest and fastest zip line near London and was left shaking with adrenaline” – Rachael Davis

Descending a 725m Skywire at 50mph surrounded by beautiful white chalk cliffs seems like a crazy adventure you’d do on vacation, not a day out somewhere less than an hour from London. Bluewater Adventure Hangloose is home to England’s longest zip line – it’s 724 meters long – and is just a short high-speed train […]

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DJ Maressa Innerarity went raving amid Covid lockdown in east London | United Kingdom | News

Maressa Innerarity, who also goes by the name Carmen London, was yesterday fined £1,000 and ordered to pay £200 court costs after admitting involvement in the case of ‘around 200 people’ in a warehouse. The party took place on November 8, 2020, three days before an alleged party in Downing Street which took place on […]

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London’s Chinese bakery where people come from all over the world to try the delicious pastries

On the corner of Brick Lane, a Chinese and Malaysian bakery has captured the hearts of locals as well as customers from all over the world. Currently a pop-up store, the family-owned Ong Ong Buns in Shoreditch sells pastries so delicious they have left people ‘fearing it will close one day’. One reviewer said, “Friendliest […]

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Things to do this weekend in London: 22-23 January 2022

As of this writing, the Covid-19 situation is changing rapidly, with further restrictions or staff shortages still possible, so check events are still unfolding before you go. The whole weekend The Kingdom Choir play as part of the In The Round festival IN THE ROUND: Camden Roundhouse In the round festival is back, with a […]

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Leeds stun West Ham in London with stunning away win

JACK Harrison scored a stunning hat-trick as Leeds shed light on a long list of absentees in a thrilling 3-2 win at West Ham. Winger Harrison outperformed Hammers in-form winger Jarrod Bowen as Los Blancos recorded back-to-back Premier League wins for the first time this season. West Ham hit back twice through Bowen and Pablo […]

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A London woman has been fined £12,000 for hosting a party a day after TWO shots were held in Downing Street

A London woman has been fined £12,000 for throwing a 27th birthday party with a bouncy castle a day after TWO shots were held in Downing Street Vianna McKenzie-Bramble, 28, threw a birthday party in Hackney last April She was fined £12,000 for hosting the party and breaking Covid rules It came a day after […]

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Via Rail temporarily cuts London trains as Omicron wreaks havoc

Via Rail is reducing the number of trains serving London from January 19, as part of adjustments it is making to its schedule in response to falling demand amid the Omicron wave. The railroad announced the schedule changes on Thursday. Three of the five trains on the Windsor-London-Toronto route are abandoned. The remaining two trains […]

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Body Movements music festival returns to London in July 2022

Here’s something to look forward to: The Body Movements Festival returns to east London for a second dance music explosion in 2022. A colossal celebration of the queer community featuring LGBTQI + nightclub collectives from across the country, the This year’s edition will take place on Saturday, July 30, at the previous festival location in […]

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“London is unique in that it is controlled by opinions,” says Richard Rogers

In the fourth exclusive interview we filmed with Richard Rogers in 2013, the late architect explains the shape of the Leadenhall building and how it was designed to complement London’s diverse skyline. The interview is part of a series filmed by Dezeen in 2013, which marked a retrospective of the architect’s work at the Royal […]

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On display: five things to do in east London, January 14-16

Posted: 10:26 a.m. January 12, 2022 Update: 10:45 a.m. January 12, 2022 Navigate a forest, listen to live Russian classical music, a Barking walking tour and more – there is plenty to do in East London this weekend. Here’s our guide to what’s happening from Friday January 14 to Sunday January 16. Watch a storytelling […]

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Sadiq Khan: London transport still heading for a ‘managed decline’ with hundreds of bus lines and tube services reduced

The mayor of London has confirmed that Transport for London is still planning huge service cuts, if Conservative ministers do not provide long-term funding in a few weeks. TfL bosses are desperate for a deal with central government to fund the cash-strapped public body, after passenger fares plummeted by nearly £ 4bn in 2020. Speaking […]

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“I was the first Asian police officer in West London and I was spat, installed and sent hate messages”

For a man who has suffered as much abuse as anyone in his life, Gurpal Virdi is remarkably optimistic. The 63-year-old does not hold any grudges, but he says he suffered the most appalling racial abuse both as a child growing up in white-dominated London and as a police officer. To top it off, when […]

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Why I gave up London perfectionism for a relaxed life in Languedoc

For many years – most of my adult life, probably – I started each day with a list of how Victorians often started their days with prayer. I have used lists to create calm and order; to make sense of what was often overwhelming. The lists were my prayers. So, given my personality, sometimes it’s […]

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London teacher receives praise for children’s book on pandemic | Books

London Mayor Sadiq Khan praised a primary school teacher who wrote a children’s book aimed at gently tackling the hesitation of the Covid-19 vaccine in the ethnic black and minority community and promoting children’s mental health . Banji Alexander, who teaches at a south-east London school with large numbers of ethnic minority students and staff, […]

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King’s College Hospital midwives give Christmas gifts to babies

The first babies to be born on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day receive gifts from midwives to celebrate their arrival. Staff at King’s College Hospital in south-east London have said they celebrate every baby born in their ward, but young people born on December 25 or January 1 are “special.” As Christmas approaches, each […]

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London finally gets a new LGBTQ + bar and it opens very soon

A new LGBTQ + bar and hall will open in the heart of Shoreditch at the end of January. Common Counter will be a bar and soon a restaurant, with a queer space “reflecting the team’s philosophy of sustainability and craftsmanship”. Not only do they offer delicious cocktails and mocktails made with fresh ingredients, but […]

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The strange mystery of the light of the South East London sky is solved

The mystery of the eerie flashing light in the south-east London night sky has been solved after a father from Orpington and his son set out on a mission to get answers. Residents of south-east London and north Kent were baffled this week by a “strange” light spotted in the night sky. Video of the […]

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London Borough Covid Rate: Cases Rise As Council Leaders Prepare For Lockdown

The boroughs of central London continue to see the biggest increase as the Omicron variant sweeps through the capital. Hackney has seen cases increase by more than 80%, with 2,162 new infections recorded in the week ending December 11. Southwark and Islington both saw their numbers increase by over 75%. It comes as a separate […]

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College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London student music show brings joy and gifts to underprivileged children – FE News

Big-hearted students organized a music concert to raise funds and donated gifts to bring some joie de vivre to underprivileged children this Christmas. Students from the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CONEL) organized the show to support the TOY project and encouraged staff and students to donate toys. The JOUET project recycles […]

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Neil Bartlett’s Critic’s Address Book – Thoughts on Gay Life in London | fiction

NOTeil Bartlett is the gay writer of a gay writer. Also a director and playwright, he is much admired for his novels which evoke a sexy and illusory London, including Skin Lane, selected by Costa.. In its 1990 debut Ready to Catch Him Should He Fall, a heady romance centered around an east London bar […]

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December 11-12: Christmas events and outings in East London

Posted: 11:42 a.m. on December 8, 2021 It’s the season for festive entertainment and family events galore. From ice skating and wreath making to a beer festival and market, there is something for everyone this weekend. So, if you fancy braving the rain and cold to get into the Christmas spirit, here are some events […]

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Man accused of Brighton murder “doused the body of a London student with bleach and bragged about it”

Four men have been charged with the murder of a London student in Brighton on a New Years Eve party. One of the men reportedly bragged about stripping the body and spraying it with bleach before throwing it out a window, a court said. Gregory Hawley, 28, Lamech Gordon-Carew, 20, Dushane Meikle, 27, and Alize […]

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Avoid Big Ben, here’s everything worth seeing in London

It’s no wonder that London is one of the most visited cities in Europe. The sprawling urban center retains its natural charm with an abundance of beautiful gardens. A melting pot of cultures comes to life in vibrant neighborhoods filled with art and diverse cuisine. History lives on in every street, uniting the past with […]

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Inside the colorful Jack Guinness house in London after a DIY renovation

F Find someone who talks about you with as much love as Jack Guinness does in his East London apartment. Sitting in his kitchen, the style geek huddled over the dining table and me on his grandmother’s carved wooden bench, he beams as he recounts the moment he first laid eyes on the Victorian conversion […]

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London fashion moves forward with East London Festival – WWD

EASTWARD MODE POINTS: London Fashion Week may have ended on Tuesday night, but the show continues – at least in east London – where a multi-faceted festival runs through September 26. The Fashion District Fashion Festival is a five-day event for commerce and consumers. , encompassing retail, business, technology and innovation. Fashion District is a […]

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London Festival of Architecture appoints Rosa Rogina as director

The London Festival of Architecture has appointed a new director, Rosa Rogina, who is the event’s outgoing program director. Architect, researcher and curator, Rogina has been Program Director of the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) from 2016 and has also participated in the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018 and Vienna Design Week 2020. She succeeds Tamsie […]

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New East London festival kicks off with Horse Meat Disco headlining – News

A new festival will be launched in East London in August with Horse Meat Disco headlining. Led by the founder of Eastern Electrics and the team at Street Feast, Eastival will host independent musicians and food traders for a day of music, food and drink at Hackney Wick’s Three Mills Island on August 7th. Watch […]