Photo of the day: bunny on a bus

Posted at 1:45 pm, July 29, 2014 in Fun London, Photos of London

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Spotted on the 55 by Laura, the significant other of Redditor interceptor: a bunny in a basket with a basketball on a bus.

Look at its fluffy little ears! Awww. Read the full post…

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Cheap thrills: great gigs this week for a tenner or less

Posted at 12:45 pm, July 29, 2014 in Music & Nightlife

Fancy some live music this week? Not so keen on shelling out? Our music team has picked these top gigs that won’t set you back more than a few quid – two of them are even totally free. Read the full post…

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Seven of the best pop-ups happening this week in London

Posted at 10:00 am, July 29, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, Food & Drink, Fun London

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London sure loves a good pop-up. Whether you want to dine a mile high, watch a film in a backyard or get creative in a café, this week’s tip-top pop-ups have got it covered. Read the full post…

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And in today’s Time Out magazine…

Posted at 7:30 am, July 29, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment
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So we all live in London, but are we really living here?! Have you been to all the amazing parks, world-class museums, award-winning restaurants, hilarious attractions and brilliant markets this city has to offer? If not, now’s your chance as in today’s Time Out Magazine we’ve compiled a list of 101 things that you need to do to call yourself a proper Londoner. This should sort out your weekend plans for the next few months at least!

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In pictures: Hillingdon flash flooded with two weeks worth of rain

Posted at 5:45 pm, July 28, 2014 in News, Transport

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Ever commuted barefoot? Travellers at Ruislip Manor Station did this morning when they had to wade through ankle-deep water to catch their train after a flash flood in west London.  Read the full post…

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What do we know about the Secret Cinema ‘Back to the Future’ fiasco?

Posted at 4:45 pm, July 28, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, Secret London

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Okay – so we now know that the latest Secret Cinema event, themed around Robert Zemeckis’s much-loved 1985 time-travelling film ‘Back to the Future’, has so far been nothing but a balls-up. Secret Cinema’s largest event so far was meant to open in east London last week. But then the organisers cancelled Thursday night’s press preview at very short notice. Then they cancelled the first public night on Friday (also at short notice). And finally, on Saturday, they announced that they were cancelling all planned events until the evening of Thursday July 31. Read the full post…

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16 candid photos of people on Brick Lane from Janssem Cardoso

Posted at 3:30 pm, July 28, 2014 in Photos of London
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Photographer Janssem Cardoso got in touch to show us his series of candid Brick Lane portraits. We rather liked them, so here they are. As usual, click on any photo to have it large. Read the full post…

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Mind the closing doors: catch a film in Old Street Station

Posted at 2:45 pm, July 28, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, Fun London, Transport

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I’m going underground (going underground)…’ Those aren’t my words, but the words of Paul Weller and his Jam pals. What the Modfather couldn’t possibly have imagined back in the olden days (did they even have electric trains then?) was that he could one day be going underground to watch an actual film.

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Who was your worst flatmate?

Posted at 1:45 pm, July 28, 2014 in Fun London
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We’ve all had one. Go on, spill the beans about yours… Read the full post…

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45 glorious things to do this week in London

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Shake off your Monday blues and take a look at some of the great stuff going on this week. Shuffle along to Danny Boyle’s film festival, try a newly opened Greek restaurant, or party at Your Mum’s House. So. Much. Fun. To. Be. Had.  Read the full post…

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Can you spot the London location?

Posted at 10:00 am, July 28, 2014 in Maps

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Just how well do you know our fair city? Try this addictive quiz from GeoGuessr, which will plonk you down at five random London locations on Google Street View and ask you to click on a map where you think you are. Your final score after a few rounds will be calculated on how near (in metres) you were to being correct. Read the full post…

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Shuffle Festival, ‘Aliens’, 1950s rock ‘n’ roll rebellion and more of this week’s great film events

Posted at 8:00 am, July 28, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment
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Each week, we round up the most exciting film events happening in London over the coming week, from pop-ups and one-offs to regular film clubs, outdoor screenings and festivals. Here’s this week’s top five… Read the full post…

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