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‘Engaged muscle’ traveled to Nottingham from London to attack a man in the street

Two London men acted as ‘hired muscle’ when they traveled to Netherfield believing they were in the county on a ‘drug shipment’. But the couple ended up using violence on a man on a street in Netherfield on September 22, 2021. Jordy Mumbiny and Daniel Marrett were both jailed for assault causing bodily harm, after […]

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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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From London’s ‘hippy heaven’ to downtown Darlington: Guru Boutique celebrates 50 years of commerce

An iconic boutique in the heart of Darlington turns 50 this Wednesday. Guru Boutique opened its doors on March 16, 1972 and has been a staple in the city ever since. From hippie clothes to crystals to punk band t-shirts and everything in between, Guru has been popular with everyone from college students to retirees, […]

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‘The Nadolo show’: Leicester Tigers player ratings after London Irish win

Leicester Tigers got back to winning ways with a 47-28 bonus point win over London Irish at Mattioli Woods Welford Road. Tries from Matt Scott, Harry Potter, Tommy Rebell, two from Nemani Nadolo, a penalty try and 10 points from Freddie Burns saw the league leaders beat the in-form Irish. Even with Curtis Rona’s red […]

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RuPaul’s Dragcon UK returns to London in 2023

Brought to you by RuPaul and the creators of RuPaul’s Drag Race, World of Wonder, RuPaul’s DragCon UK is officially spinning in 2023. The second iteration of the UK convention is set to be the biggest and fiercest year yet, starting Friday January 6 to Sunday January 8, 2023. The convention will take place at […]

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The town just 20 minutes from London that sits on the edge of some of Britain’s most beautiful countryside that has been named one of the best places to live for commuters

Many people who live in London talk about leaving it to live in the countryside, but in reality it’s not that easy, especially if you work in the capital. But there are suburban towns near London that can offer the best of both worlds. One such location is Leatherhead in Surrey, just 17 miles south […]

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Johnson will leave London ‘to continue his work’ as Partygate police demand answers

Boris Johnson will leave Westminster this week insisting he is ‘getting to work’ while facing questions from police investigating alleged lockdown breaches. The Prime Minister is expected to tout his Downing Street staff reshuffle as helping him focus on his ‘leveling up’ policy as he battles to survive the partygate scandal. The No 10 said […]

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Inside London’s Lost Bus Graveyard where iconic old red buses were sent after retirement

Londoners love their buses. So much so that every time a new model comes out and older ones are retired, there’s a huge debate about the pros and cons of each. There’s something charming about London buses, especially the vintage models. We can always count on these beasts of the road that take us from […]

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London Stansted Airport: France, Spain and Denmark change vaccine travel rules for holidaymakers this semester

As international travel reopens in time for spring break, three European countries have changed their vaccination rules for travelers. France has changed its definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ and is cracking down on those who have not received a booster, according to the Liverpool Echo. In Denmark, there is now a time limit by which a […]

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Antonio Conte clarifies Cristian Romero’s Tottenham future after loan ends

Antonio Conte has left no doubt about Cristian Romero’s future at Tottenham Hotspur once his loan deal ends this summer. The 23-year-old Argentina international signed for Spurs last summer, having been named Serie A Defender of the Year while on loan at Atalanta. Tottenham chief football officer Fabio Paratici originally signed Romero for Juventus from […]

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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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Rampager Ruan Ackermann leads Gloucester to hard-fought win over London Irish

Gloucester won four in a row on Friday night as they battled play-off rivals London Irish 24-7 in bitterly cold Kingsholm. The Cherry and Whites, led by the superb Ruan Ackermann, battled a resilient London Irish side to secure a ninth Premiership victory of the season and for at least one night put them second […]

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‘Humanity could be wiped out in 80 years’: Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone’s fears over climate change

Ex-Firebrand mayor Ken Livingstone has said he fears humanity will be wiped out by the end of the century by climate change. The former Labor politician, now 76, quit the party after he was suspended over anti-Semitism allegations in 2017 – but said his biggest concern was not party politics but “the ‘extinction”. In an […]

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The abandoned London Underground station which is now buried under a Sainsbury’s car park

In London, there are so many abandoned underground stations lurking beneath the surface, little pockets of history right there, unnoticed. But many of them have come to have incredibly creative second lives – like heating London homes, forming the patio of private residences or even becoming a dodgy sauna turned escape room. Others, on the […]

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The hidden garden in central London dubbed an ‘oasis’ and featured in a blockbuster Emilia Clarke film

Nestled in the heart of central London, hidden behind the aptly named Phoenix Theatre, amidst the hustle and bustle of city life, lies a slice of peace and tranquility. Hidden between buildings in the West End is the Phoenix Garden, a haven for wildlife and locals. You might recognize the green space from the hit […]

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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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The pretty suburban town 1 hour from London that has the best public school in the country and is home to the forest where Harry Potter was filmed

London is a great city with everything you could want, but it gets really stressful. Luckily, the capital is surrounded by tons of towns and villages that make for great day trips, and even long weekends away. Farnham in Surrey is one such place. And being only an hour from Wimbledon station, it’s certainly easy […]

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Two men leaving north London celebration amid three deaths in horrific A1 pile-up

Two men returning from north London are among three people who have died in a horrific crash involving multiple A1 cars, according to reports. The Manchester Evening News reports the horror crash took place just before 1am Sunday on the A1 northbound near Wothorpe. Three men died in the three-car accident and two other men […]

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London Covid: Tory president says ‘signs are encouraging’ for coronavirus rules to end this month

The government looks increasingly likely to start removing Covid restrictions by the end of January as the number of daily positive cases continues to fall rapidly. Conservative Party chairman Oliver Dowden said the “signs are encouraging” for the lifting of Covid restrictions in England as Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepares to review the rules. ‘Plan […]

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Brighton postcode named England’s ‘coolest’ which overtakes London’s Shoreditch, Camden and Brixton

When you think of the ‘coolest’ places in England, the capital naturally comes to mind. London is brimming with character and fascinating places, but it’s here in Brighton that you’ll find the country’s most vibrant new neighborhood. That’s because a central Brighton postcode has been named one of the ‘coolest’ places to move to in […]

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London Covid: Government could scrap Plan B rules after huge 44% drop in cases

The government could start to relax some of the guidelines it introduced in early December amid a rise in Covid cases in the UK. The spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has seen the government reintroduce face masks on public transport and enclosed public spaces such as restaurants and cafes as part of its […]

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London Underground Station which was named after an entirely different area because no one wanted to go where it really was

Love it or hate it, almost every Londoner has had to pass through Clapham Junction at some point in their life. Whether it’s entering the capital, catching a train and retreating completely into the English countryside – or simply passing through the Overground – Clapham Junction sees around 430,000 passengers pass by per day. And […]

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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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Plans for a ‘London-style’ bus system offering the ‘fastest and most reliable services’

A London-style bus system could come to Wirral to help the “historic scourge of bus deregulation”. Liverpool City region mayor Steve Rotheram told ECHO about his plans for the entire region when asked about the provision of buses to Wirral. People had explained to ECHO how parts of Wirral became “no man’s land” after 6pm […]

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Property in London: Luxury homes costing £ 250,000 are perfect for first-time buyers with landings for jet skis – but there’s a catch

London’s property market is notoriously difficult to penetrate, and first-time buyers can often be put off by sky-high prices and dodgy housing. A new option has hit the market that offers first-time buyers the chance to buy a home for just £ 250,000, even with a landing for jet skis – but there’s a catch. […]

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Simone Fattal on mystical quest at London’s Whitechapel Gallery – ARTnews.com

Five figures, each just over a meter tall, dominate Simone Fattal’s current exhibition, “Finding a Way” at the Whitechapel Gallery in London. An androgenic humanoid, cast in bronze, is titled The master (1998). Despite its powerful name, it leans slightly, as if stopping on a long journey, resigned to its fate. His companions are made […]

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Weather in London: Flood warning in place for today as Thames Barrier is forced to close

The Thames Barrier will be closed today in an effort to prevent river levels from exceeding defenses. It comes as flood warnings have been issued for parts of the Thames as the river level is expected to rise due to spring tides from Putney Bridge to Teddington Weir. According to the Environment Agency, the high […]

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The ridiculously tricky London Underground quiz that even seasoned commuters won’t know all the answers to

Ok so it’s New Years again, time to sit around watching trash tv and trying to get rid of the hangover. MyLondon has discovered stories about the London Underground throughout the year. From abandoned stations to hidden tunnels and haunted escalators, we’ve tried to uncover some of the many mysterious stories about our beloved metro […]

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Beautiful London Park you’ve probably never heard of that is home to one of the city’s best winter walks

There is nothing like starting the New Year with a nice old walk. London is home to a plethora of pretty parks and surprisingly green spaces to stretch your legs this winter. But one of the best walks is in a lovely park that you might not have heard of. READ MORE: Britain faces New […]

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The former Premier League tough man now drives busy London trains years after cracking tackles

Former Birmingham City and Coventry City tough man Martin Grainger has traded opposition driving forward on the bend to drive London trains on a track since hanging up his boots. Grainger, now 49, started at Colchester United and helped the Essex minnows win promotion to the Conference in the 1991-92 season. It wasn’t long before […]

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New Years Eve in London: NYE events and parties continue after London fireworks display is canceled

With the city’s annual fireworks off for the second year in a row, people will be making alternate arrangements to celebrate New Years Eve in London. As the Omicron variant crosses the country, there will be those going to trade a night out for a quiet night out, but for others, NYE could be the […]

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London Covid: No new Covid restrictions before New Year, confirms Health Secretary

New Years plans in England have been given the green light as Sajid Javid has confirmed that the government will not impose any further restrictions until the New Year. The health secretary said people should “be cautious” when participating in New Year’s celebrations and take a lateral flow test before meeting other people. Mr Javid […]

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London Covid: What changes Boris Johnson is expected to make later today

Everyone across England nervously awaits Boris Johnson’s Covid announcements, especially those with plans for New Years Eve. The Prime Minister was briefed this morning by government scientists on the most up-to-date Covid data after a two-day Christmas break on data releases. Although Scotland, Wales and Ireland have announced tighter restrictions, including table service and nightclub […]

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London crime: police officer found in possession of class A drugs resigns

Met police officer who has now resigned faced malpractice audience for possession of Class A drugs. The panel concluded that the former PC Dalphinis had committed serious misconduct for possession of MDMA and, if he was still on duty, would have been fired. He was found with half a pill of ecstasy and admitted he […]

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Trendy London restaurant where you can get free Christmas dinner and fundraise for pubs crippled by Covid

As Christmas day approaches, the hospitality industry has remained in a state of uncertainty as the Covid-19 Omicron variant tears the population apart. Restaurants and hospitality venues have seen an increase in canceled reservations, as well as Christmas parties at work, despite the government saying it can move forward. But the Canary Wharf-based Pergola on […]

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London stores selling donuts with the same amount of calories as a piece of toast

We love treating ourselves to a good donut and will certainly do so more often now that this revolutionary chain has opened two stores in London. Urban Legend sells donuts with more than 50% less sugar and fat than products already on the market. Their real unique selling point, however, is that each donut contains […]

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Matt Hancock pictured without a mask at London Underground station despite Covid restrictions

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock was seen without a mask at a London Underground station in what appears to be a violation of Covid rules. The former health secretary, 43, apologized after being seen entering North Greenwich station on Saturday December 18 – without covering his face. He had watched Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball at […]

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London Covid: The Hidden Omicron Symptom You Might Develop While You Sleep

The Omicron Covid variant has spread to London and the rest of the UK at an alarming rate, raising fears that stricter measures will soon be imposed in an effort to control the virus. And now scientists are urging people to look for a distinctive new symptom related to the Omicron variant that appears when […]

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London Underground: Passengers ‘Baffled’ As Pregnant Woman Breaks Rules and Risks Death

Passengers on a Central Line train were “baffled” by a pregnant woman who apparently broke the rules and put herself and her unborn child at risk. The woman, described as very pregnant, left some passengers in astonishment as she walked through different metro cars using the doors at each end – as the train was […]

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Weather in London: how cold this New Years Eve will be when temperatures will be -3C

With Christmas fast approaching now, it won’t be long before New Years Eve. The famous New Year’s Eve fireworks in London are replaced with an event in Trafalgar Square, but you plan to go down and join the celebrations with your friends, you will have to wrap up. That’s because the latest forecast for the […]

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London Covid: London’s top conservative resigns as Chief Constable over ‘rule-breaking’ Christmas party

Former Tory candidate for mayor Shaun Bailey AM has resigned as chairman of the London Assembly Police body, following revelations he attended a year-round breaking Christmas party last. The Boris Johnson-backed police chief has bowed to pressure after a week of calls for him to resign. Calls for his resignation became deafening after Tories admitted […]

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The 1963 “Big Freeze” in London when it “snowed for 3 months” and people were left without water because “the water pipes were frozen”

If you look at Britain’s position on a map, we really should be a much colder country. We were saved by a westerly wind which brought in milder air from the Atlantic – but during the winter of 1962-1963 that westerly wind was brought to a halt. High pressure near Iceland blocked it, and a […]

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Martin Keown discusses ‘outstanding’ Chelsea defender amid looming transfer decision

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown believes Chelsea center-back Antonio Rudiger is “really exceptional” but has also pointed to a potential flaw in his recent game. The 28-year-old is out of contract at Stamford Bridge this summer, with reports claiming he is looking for £ 400,000 a week in order to sign with the club in […]

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Inside Lacey Turner of EastEnders’ retro Christmas tree in her gorgeous London pad

EastEnders favorite Lacey Turner gave a glimpse of her gorgeous retro Christmas tree in her beautiful London home. The 33-year-old, who recently revealed how much soap opera star Rose-Ayling Ellis “deserves” to win Strictly Come Dancing, shared a glimpse of the stunning pad decorations she shares with her husband Matt Kay, her daughter Dusty, two […]

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London property prices: Tenants “could have bought all the houses in Barking and Dagenham” with what they were overcharged in rent

A new to study revealed that tenants renting private properties in London were overcharged a total of £ 25.4 billion for their accommodation between the years 2012 and 2020. Looking at the figures collected and interpreted by London member of the Assembly and Green Party adviser to Camden Sian Berry, average private tenants in London […]

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The most glamorous strong woman in London who was famous for her “superhuman strength” and even played for the Queen

Say the word strong woman – or even a professional wrestler – and the vision that will inevitably pop into the minds of many would be akin to Matilda’s Miss Trunchball. Huge, imposing, threatening and not at all feminine. The last thing you might expect is a 5-7 woman who might pass for a British […]

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London Covid: 4 things to know about the new Omicron variant

Omicron is spreading rapidly across the country as 160 cases of the new Covid strain have now been identified, with the most recent figures suggesting 15 of them are in London. More than half of those infected with the last strain have been doubly vaccinated, reported The Guardian . While there have been reports that […]

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London pub serving over 100 free Christmas dinners to single people on December 25 reveals beautiful story of the day

After the Covid-19 pandemic threw Christmas festivities and celebrations into the air last year, it meant many people would be spending the big day alone. Many people in London face the same prospect this year, but a pub in southwest London is hosting a special broadcast this holiday season. The Alexandras are giving away free […]

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Paul Mescal & Laura Whitmore stunned on London Fashion Awards red carpet

Paul Mescal and Laura Whitmore were among the stars that turned heads at the London Fashion Awards last night. Two of the country’s most successful entertainment exports were stunned on the red carpet at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Other international stars in attendance included Kris Jenner, Lily Allen and host Billy Porter. The London Fashion […]

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London mom, 40, who died of breast cancer leaves heartwarming legacy for three children

A London mother who tragically died of breast cancer at the age of 40 has left a heartwarming legacy of love and inspiration for her three children. While battling cancer, Danielle Leslie managed to raise £ 800,000 for charity and also created wonderful treasure chests for her sons, Ben, 23, and Joe, 20, and daughter […]

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London sexpert reveals 5 Christmas sex positions to know if you feel mean or nice

Christmas is a time of indulgence, festivity, parties, great food, alcohol, and time spent with loved ones, but the busy holiday season can make or break your sex life. You could be rekindling old flames or kissing at Christmas, or you could be completely bogged down in organizing, eating, drinking, and buying gifts, with sex […]

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The famous London gangster who terrorized the city with her glamorous gang of criminal women

It was the Roaring Twenties in London, and the city was on fire with a mirth that many thought they would never see again after the horrors of World War I. Nightclubs, cocktail bars and jazz joints throbbed with the youngsters. The dresses were shorter, the heels higher. In the 1920s, young women drove branded […]

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“I went to a festival in London for the first time in 3 years and was afraid I wouldn’t go in at first” – Ruby Gregory

Honestly, the last time I went to a festival in London I felt like I was 20 and had just returned from a trip. My daughters and I went to the South West Four Festival (also known as SW4) at Clapham Common, where we danced to classic 90s garage tunes and boogied to house music. […]

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London British Summer Time Festival set to continue after lockdown with Pearl Jam and Duran Duran headlining

With lockdown measures set to ease from March 8 and, it seems, almost entirely by June 21, many of us are looking forward to a summer without social distancing. Londoners are no doubt eager for some normalcy, with pub nights and meeting friends and family back on the cards. Concerts and concerts are also on […]