Water Cannon

London Mayor Boris Johnson's new toys have arrived, ready to wash away pesky demonstrators. 'Water cannon have no place on our streets,' said London Assembly member Jenny Jones. Especially when it rains.

Johnny Tourist

More international travellers - 18.7 million of them - are set to visit London than other city in the world this year, spending an average of £1,387. It's the third time London has hit top spot in four years.

Pete Doherty

After the rowdy show at Hyde Park on the weekend, Pete and The Libertines have added another date to their autumn stint at Alexandra Palace. They'll now play on the 26, 27 and 28 September. Tickets on sale here.

Vincenzo Nibali

Wears the leader's yellow jersey as the English leg of the Tour de France makes its way south. Le Tour is expected in Woodford at 2.55pm, at the Olympic Park by 3.11 and ends for the day on The Mall at 3.42.

Regent Street

Traffic free this Sunday for the first of four similar pedestrian-is-king days, each with a different theme. This time it's a Garden Party, complete with grass, haystacks, bees and butterflies, plus free live jazz.

Duchess of Cambridge

The Madame Tussauds models of Kate Middleton and Prince Harry have been revamped. His now wears a tuxedo, while hers has a new hair cut. 'After two years in the attraction, it seemed the perfect time to give them a glamorous makeover,' said a Tussauds spokesperson.

Monty Python

Stephens Fry and Hawking were among the guest stars at the opening of the new/old Monty Python show at the O2 last night. The legendary comedy team continue at the O2 all this week - tickets available here.

The Who

Pete Townsend has written some new songs to go with the legendary band's upcoming 'long goodbye' tour, during which they play the O2 Arena on 17 December. Tickets for that show available right here.

Julian Assange

The Wikileaks founder is to model for Vivienne Westwood’s son, Ben Westwood, at a fashion show staged at the Ecuadorean Embassy in September's London Fashion Week.

Lindsay Lohan

Ran around Selfridges naked for a laugh. 'She was laughing her head off and literally giving staff the run-around as customers looked on,' said a source.

Andy Murray

Or more accurately, a sculpture of his head and shoulders, which is set to join a statue of Fred Perry in a revamped Wimbledon. Murray begins the defence of his title today against David Goffin.

Placido Domingo

The legendary opera singer conducts the Royal Opera House chorus as stars of the shows congregate on Trafalgar Square this weekend for annual free musical fest West End Live. Among the line up are the casts of The Bodyguard, Jersey Boys and Phantom of the Opera.

Julian Assange

Two years ago today the wikileaks founder first found safety from British security forces in the Ecuadorian embassy in Knightsbridge. There he remains, with three Met police officers waiting outside 24/7 to arrest him if he dares leave.

Jeremy Paxman

For his final Newsnight appearance tonight, the 'yeeeessss' presenter is to stare at London Mayor Boris Johnson's ample back side as the pair go nose-to-bum on board a tandem.

Danger Mouse

Crumbs! The 80s cartoon character (not the Gnarls Barkley musician) is to make a comeback with 52 new episodes. They say his famous eye-patch will be replaced by a Google Glass-type 'i-patch'. Good grief.