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Ding Dong - the Thatcher era via the medium of a pop top ten
The news that Ding Dong the Witch is dead has reached number one in the download charts is a...
Easter events in London: the finger-licking highlights (Blog)
The weather might be all the excuse you need to spend the long weekend slumped on the sofa stuffing...
Kicking shins at the Magic Circle (Blog)
For a short time many years ago I earned some extra cash working as a magician assistant's...
Rafa Benitez falls on his sword to save the Pope
Tulisa getting the boot from the X Factor shows how precarious life can be for TV talent show...
Award season proves winter is the happiest time of the year
Like me, you probably thought they have all these award ceremonies at this time of the year because...
Later weekend Tube is bad news for brave mini-cab drivers
Plans are rumbling underground to run the Tube an hour later, until 2am, on Fridays and Saturdays....
Reach for the Sky?
London is famed for its low-rise city scape, with traditionally just Wren's St Paul's Cathedral sat...
Cave men, Tracey Emin and Phil Taylor make 2013 the year of the past
You have to feel for 2013, destined to live in the overbearing shadow of 2012 with its fancy London...
Doctor Who says kissing Jenna-Louise Coleman was 'hell'. Doctor Who's embarrassing Christmas party romance
Last time I looked it was 6/1 against a white Christmas in London, but there's probably more chance...
Evidence of ancient Hobbit found in London attic
How could they turn a normal sized book into three films, especially when The Hobbit’s producers...
Colour is the key to R-Patz/K-Stew romance
Yesterday (21.11.12) at twilight, London was covered in one of those pinky-orange glows that remind...
London, Gin and It
Featuring 'Justin O'Shea - This is #MyLondon' (Sponsored Video by Beefeater) Paris may have wine,...
Loves Bites toffee apples of death
Any second now, my heart could pack it in, fed up with the toffee apples upon which I have recently...
Meanwhile, at the home for retired spies...
Money made out of this week's Skyfall premiere is going to retired spies from MI5 and MI6. Sounds...
Help! I need to rent a house...
Featuring 'Wrong Move: a sorry tale of renting - join the campaign to #evictroguelandlords' (...
The importance of the London Film Festival through the power of maths
It might not quite be ten days that shook the work, but the London Film Festival encompasses ten...
Nasty, slimy, kinky - how London looks in films
"Give me something nasty, slimy, kinky," commands Denny, Michael Caine's character in Mona Lisa, a...
Dinosaurs and London: a very quick history
Dinosaurs and London go back a long way, even further than the colourful creatures that have...
Stephen Hawking forces me to eat chocolate
British science has taken centre stage at the opening ceremonies of both the Olympic and Paralympic...
Three year-old in bid for next West Coast rail franchise
My son got all excited when he heard the news that the UK government had awarded the running of the...