There was a shooting in the center of London: children were among the victims

The street where the shooting happened is blocked off. There was a shooting in London / photo ru.depositphotos.com There was a shooting in central London near Euston…

"There are no other people's children": Tina Karol in a blue and yellow jumper took to the March of Mothers in London

The artist went to a rally to support Ukrainian mothers and draw attention to the war in Ukraine. Tina Karol took part in the March of Mothers…

In a long dress and barefoot: Tina Karol gave a concert in London

That evening, only Ukrainian songs sounded from the stage. Tina Karol performed in London with a concert in support of Ukraine. This is her first concert since…

The hidden pitfalls in booking train journeys online this summer – and how to avoid them

According to Smith, online journey planners apply a blunt logic which causes problems with search results.  “Journey planners are automatically programmed to try to minimise journey time….

Discover the greatest writer of sex in the English language

You cannot claim a man is an alchemist and fail to lay out the gold. This, then, is an undated poem, probably written for the woman he…

Discover the greatest writer of sex in the English language

You cannot claim a man is an alchemist and fail to lay out the gold. This, then, is an undated poem, probably written for the woman he…

Sewage, corruption and eels in the u-bend – a dark history of the Thames

“I can only say that when you have once put sewage into the water, I should be rather reluctant to drink it.” If only Londoners had been…

The best boutique hotels in London for a snug and stylish stay

Boutique hotels in London are the opposite of just ‘somewhere to get your head down’. They offer an added layer of charm many of the larger chain…

UK seizes Russian-owned superyacht in London

Grant Shapps has seized the first Russian superyacht in British waters as part of sanctions against the Kremlin. The 58m (192ft) Phi, worth an estimated £38m, was…

To cut N-word from To Kill a Mockingbird’s West End run would be wrong, says writer

Sorkin was also asked about the controversy surrounding the “inauthentic” casting of Javier Bardem in his recent film, Being the Ricardos. The Spanish actor played the Cuban…

The Shoreditch hotel that ‘geriatric millennials’ will love

This makes the launch of One Hundred Shoreditch, where the Ace Hotel stood, an interesting gambit. Last year an article about “geriatric millennials” went viral; this hotel…

Giant east London dome covered in LED screens gets the green light

Plans for a huge new arena in east London covered in LED advertising screens have been given the green light despite a significant backlash from residents. The…

The most romantic hotels in London for a spring getaway

There was such a splash around this hotel when it first opened back in 2014 and pleasingly it’s still got that ‘something special’ atmosphere eight years later….

Met Police ‘failing to root out corruption’ after hiring more than 100 officers with convictions

“In too many respects, the findings from our inspection paint a depressing picture,” Matt Parr, Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary, said.  “The force has sometimes behaved in…

Great Ormond Street cancels trainee doctor conference over trans ‘safety’ complaints

Following a string of other internal protests, including a speaker refusing to appear alongside her, her invitation was revoked just five days before the event. Also cancelled…

After 400 years, beavers return to London to shore up its flood defences

Ian Barnes, the deputy leader of Enfield Council, said: “Enfield Council is creating wilder, more natural spaces to enable biodiversity to thrive as part of our ongoing…

Home meal kits are here to stay – why top chefs are sticking to ‘makeaways’

His theory seems borne out by data from Dishpatch, an online marketplace for makeaway boxes, which works with top chefs such as Tom Kerridge, Michel Roux Jr…

Brain food: why Britain is falling in love with offal again

Traditionally cheap, offal has historically been associated with peasant food, eaten primarily by poorer members of society – a key component of ‘cucina povera’ in Italy. This…

What links Peter Stringfellow and Stephen Hawking? They ‘shaped British history’

His entry states that the entrepreneur from Sheffield was “the first club owner to be granted a fully nude licence”. His more conventional nightclubs played host to…

The restaurants helping Ukraine, one plate at a time

The Carousel menu will feature classic Ukrainian dishes, such as pickled vegetables with trout, borsch with duck and prunes, vareniki dumplings with potatoes and porcini and Ukrainian…

The Barbican at 40: the brutalist nightmare we’ve come to love

There were tensions, however, between the pressures for a major residential development and the provision of commercial office buildings that would earn income. The battle was hard-fought…

The Barbican at 40: the brutalist nightmare we’ve come to love

There were tensions, however, between the pressures for a major residential development and the provision of commercial office buildings that would earn income. The battle was hard-fought…

Downing Street blasts Tube strikes for bringing ‘misery’ to commuters

Disruption continued on Wednesday, with a knock-on impact on services expected on Friday as well. A London Underground worker has said the Tube strikes are “very much…

How will the war in Ukraine affect the big auction houses?

This week’s Modern and Contemporary Art sales in London were already being viewed with some trepidation before Russia invaded Ukraine. They are always a barometer of the…

London has launched a kamikaze war on motorists

Either way, a war on motorists isn’t the answer. Armed with a report showing that there needs to be a 27pc reduction in traffic by 2030 to…