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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...
Bradley Wiggins wrong to call for compulsory helmets for cyclists
Bradley Wiggins has been the star of the summer, winning both the Tour de France and Olympic gold...
Keep the Olympics going to save the economy
What with the daft VIP lanes and the G4S debacle, the Olympics has had an iffy week, so yesterday's...
The Shard points the way for public access to the heavens
Unfortunately, a neighbour's stubborn chimney stack blocks the view of The Shard from my window,...
London photography special
If you haven't seen them yet, it is crucial and vital you take a look at the photos on LondonNet's...
Don't Go Down to the Woods Tonight
Featuring 'Hollyoaks: #SavageParty Promo' (Sponsored Ad unit by Channel 4) Yes they may be the...
Nazis vow to carry on the war at the movies
One of the films out this week, Iron Sky, features Nazis who escaped to the moon. Another, Free Men...
Golden Olympic Turnaround for Royal Mail
THE ROYAL MAIL is to produce a series of 'next-day' stamps to commemorate each Gold...
An ape like him can learn to be human too
It's great that this new re:route scheme encourages Londoners to walk by the simple method of...
Arsenal take on Chelsea as Emirates hosts its first WSL match tonight
Big night for women's football this evening – Thursday 26 April – as FA Women's Super League...
Stretching Out
Featuring 'Choose your personal kind of comfort' (Sponsored Ad unit by KLM) A long time ago when I...
Tears for a talent show mayor
When both Bill and Hillary Clinton cried, their poll ratings went up, but, in Britain, blubbing isn...
London Olympics set to drive up divorce rate, say scientists
The increasing cost of the London Olympics is a perennial news favourite, but now it looks like its...
After Hours in London
Featuring 'Live Life, Don't Watch It' (Sponsored Video by PUMA) There's a lesser known Martin...
Scientists to invent a laser that can erase Branislav Ivanovic
There's a line from the song Mississippi where Bob Dylan laments the "so many things that we never...
Davy Jones - little brother to us all
In the school holidays the BBC would palm you off with cheap and cheerless TV fayre, mostly ancient...
Shakira and the problem of the Thames seals
There's something about pinnipeds that always raises a smile, even when they're attacking the...
Cursed by the Atheist Temple
Poor old Alain de Botton came in for a lot of stick after he unveiled plans for a grand atheist...
Win a 'money-can't-buy night of your life'
We're frequently seen ligging our way around London, hand in hand with our lovely plus-one. The...