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KRISTEN STEWART (Bella Swan) and ROBERT PATTINSON (Edward Cullen) in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. E1 Entertainment Films

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (12A)
The tug of war for the affections of Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) reaches a crucial juncture in the latest film based on Stephenie Meyer's best-selling teen romances...
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For starters here's David Cameron's predecessors playing the highly suspect Eton Wall Game (1921). For our main course we take to the streets for Cyclist v London Buses, Bowling Balls v SUV and Man Caught on Camera Stealing a Car Bumper. For dessert, here's The World's Worst Toupee. Yuck. | BigHappyVideo on Twitter | RSS

Top Attractions Sellers (24/06/10 - 07/07/10):
1. London Eye, 2. Buckingham Palace, 3. Madame Tussauds, 4. Hampton Court Palace Admission, 5. Big Bus Sightseeing Tour

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Diary: Cable Car a Trap for Olympic Athletes

When the World Cup finishes this weekend, attention will switch to the next mega global sporting jamboree. That's the London Olympics in 2012.

You can almost hear the gulps going on in organiser and athletic throats up and down the country. For the organiser, the well-run event in South Africa is a bit of a pain as any cock-ups in 2012 will now look worse.

On the face of it, the GB athlete is in a stronger position. Thanks to England's failure at the football, any golds will look all the better. But the canny organisers have come up with a way to keep the athletes under pressure. That is the secret behind the cable car, announced this week, which is to link two Olympic cites, the O2 and ExCel.

For a taste of what is to come, think of the David Blaine stunt where the illusionist, sitting in a capsule above the Thames, got pelted with stuff by unimpressed Londoners.

In 2012, British athletes who fail to take a medal will be herded onto the cable car and angry fans invited to hurl rotten fruit at them from special floating 'patriot platforms' below. It's a safe bet the first direct hit will be from the arm of a German tourist.

- David Clee

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See below for what's currently happening in and around London:
Cinema | Classical | Comedy | Music | Theatre

- Cinema

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Copyright: E1 Entertainment FilmsBlockbuster of the Week: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (12A)
Starring: Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner
Bella Swan faces the most difficult decisions of her life. Firstly, she must choose between Edward Cullen...
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BRENDA BLETHYN as MRS SOMMERS and SOTIGUI KOUYATE as OUSMANE in London River. Copyright: Roger Arpajou. Trinity Filmed EntertainmentCritics' Choice of the Week: London River (15)
Starring: Brenda Blethyn, Sotigui Kouyate, Roschdy Zem
Elisabeth enjoys a simple life on Guernsey where she sees news reports about the July 7 attacks...
Showing At These Cinemas | Watch Trailer

Adrien Brody in Predators. Fox UK FilmAction Movie of the Week: Predators (15)
Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Adrien Brody, Walter Goggins
Tenacious mercenary Royce heads for an alien planet where he quickly surmises that he has been led into a trap...
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A-Z of London Cinemas, A-Z of London Films, A-Z of UK Cinemas, A-Z of UK Films, Cinema News, Top 10 Movies, New Films This Week, Forthcoming Releases, Interviews

- Classical and Dance

A Dog's Heart - London ColiseumA Dog's Heart - London Coliseum
The story of a stray mongrel who becomes human after an experimental organ transplant...
Buy Tickets | Dance Tickets | Opera Tickets

Top Classical and Dance Sellers (24/06/10 - 07/07/10):
1. Swan Lake, 2. The Nutcracker, 3. Tosca, 4. Cinderella, 5. Giselle

- Comedy

The Armstrong & Miller Show - New Wimbledon TheatreThe Armstrong & Miller Show - New Wimbledon Theatre
With their usual mix of the beautifully observed and the utterly barmy, Ben and Xander will be performing a parade of characters from their extensive dressing-up box and wig-store...
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Top Comedy Sellers (24/06/10 - 07/07/10):
1. Al Murray the Pub Landlord, 2. Chris Addison, 3. Tim Minchin, 4. Sean Lock, 5. Ricky Gervais

- Music

Hurts - O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London. Information and Tickets.Hurts - O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
After headlining the NME Radar tour last month, Manchester duo Hurts will tour the UK this Autumn with seven dates throughout October...
More Info | More Music Tickets

Top Music Sellers (24/06/10 - 07/07/10):
1. Will Young, 2. Kasabian, 3. Eels, 4. Paloma Faith, 5. Ozzfest

- Theatre

Sister Act - The London palladium

Sister Act - The London palladium
From Tuesday 10th August to Tuesday 31st August, Whoopi Goldberg will join the cast of the hit musical comedy Sister Act this summer to play the role of Mother Superior...
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Top Theatre Sellers (24/06/10 - 07/07/10):
1. Les Misérables, 2. The Lion King, 3. Thriller Live, 4. Billy Elliot, 5. Chicago

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Giant Snakes and Ladders and Supermarket Voucher Competition

Giant Snakes and Ladders and Supermarket Voucher
Win a giant Snakes and Ladders game and a £20 Supermarket Voucher...
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London Accommodation

Courthouse Hotel - Oxford Street (5*)

Courthouse Hotel - Oxford Street (5*)
This Grade II listed building is located just off Oxford Street and Regent Street and close to Oxford Circus, on the edge of Soho...
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Malmaison London - Farringdon (4*)

Malmaison London - Farringdon (4*)
Located on Charterhouse Square in the bustling Smithfield Market area. Close to Barbican and Farringdon Tube stations and only a few stops from Kings Cross or Euston...
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Notting Hill Gate Hotel - Notting Hill Gate (3* Bed and Breakfast)

Notting Hill Gate Hotel - Notting Hill Gate (3* Bed and Breakfast)
Save money on your hotel stay and spend it exploring the capital instead...
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39 Suites London - Bayswater (3* Studios)

39 Suites London - Bayswater (3* Studios)
Book a chic studio at 39 Suites and take advantage of affordable three star accommodation in Central London...
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Top Hotels Sellers (24/06/10 - 07/07/10):
1. Queens Hotel London - Crystal Palace (2 Star Hotel), 2. Premier West Hotel - Hammersmith (2 Star Hotel), 3. Warwick Rooms London - Paddington (2 Star Hotel), 4. Belmont and Astoria Hotel - Paddington (2 Star B&B), 5. Queen Mary's Rooms - Mile End (Budget Rooms)

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