Opinion

Why We Should Save Victoria Tower Gardens

Why We Should Save Victoria Tower Gardens

What's the cost of losing green spaces?
Will Crossrail Be The Ruin Of The Heathrow Express?

Will Crossrail Be The Ruin Of The Heathrow Express?

Those rails not big enough for the both of them?
The Women-Only Sex Party Where Members Drink Tequila Topless

The Women-Only Sex Party Where Members Drink Tequila Topless

"I do a wee next to several naked women who’ve crammed themselves in the bathtub."
London's Older Generations Know Where The Real Party's At

London's Older Generations Know Where The Real Party's At

Down to clown (I believe that's what the youths call it)
Why The Hell Do People Go On The Emirates Air Line?

Why The Hell Do People Go On The Emirates Air Line?

£88 for a private cabin...
A Bitchy Critique Of Every London Borough's Logo

A Bitchy Critique Of Every London Borough's Logo

Hello, Clipart.
Could the Paris Metro be better than the London Underground? Sacre bleu!

Could the Paris Metro be better than the London Underground? Sacre bleu!

Which would you prefer to use on your commute?
The Gherkin Is Disappearing From London's Skyline

The Gherkin Is Disappearing From London's Skyline

Is it time to introduce protected views?
Why On Earth Would Anyone Go To Romford? Because It's Got All This...

Why On Earth Would Anyone Go To Romford? Because It's Got All This...

This place is a haven of pies and history
Examining the location of Britain's Holocaust memorial

Examining the location of Britain's Holocaust memorial

Examining Britain's connection to the Holocaust today.
Should London Start Doing It The Mancunian Way?

Should London Start Doing It The Mancunian Way?

We found someone to write this who can't be biased
All the London train company logos: bitchily critiqued

All the London train company logos: bitchily critiqued

Crappy logos, crappy service?
Ripley's Believe It Or Not!... Is It Worth Going?

Ripley's Believe It Or Not!... Is It Worth Going?

A wunderkammer on steroids.
All The Tube Moquette Patterns: Bitchily Critiqued

All The Tube Moquette Patterns: Bitchily Critiqued

This is serious stuff.
Will 'The Elizabeth Line' Really Stick As A Name?

Will 'The Elizabeth Line' Really Stick As A Name?

It's time to have this debate
This Is The Bus I Catch To Escape The City

This Is The Bus I Catch To Escape The City

A few reasons to get out of the city
Why You Should Move To Croydon. Or At Least Visit It

Why You Should Move To Croydon. Or At Least Visit It

Not one but TWO sitcom titles sequences were shot here.
High Wages But High Rent: Is London Worth The Trade-Off?

High Wages But High Rent: Is London Worth The Trade-Off?

Counting the cost.
We've found some of the longest queues in London

We've found some of the longest queues in London

Is anything worth queuing that long for?
It's an England vs. Germany showdown in this battle of the metro systems

It's an England vs. Germany showdown in this battle of the metro systems

Which do you think is better?
Why The Hell Do People Go To Madame Tussauds?

Why The Hell Do People Go To Madame Tussauds?

Worth waxing lyrical about?
7 Reasons To Love The Emirates Air Line

7 Reasons To Love The Emirates Air Line

Who knows, maybe one day it'll be extended
You're handling train delays all wrong - here's how to do it properly

You're handling train delays all wrong - here's how to do it properly

Don't let it get to you.
My London: Ashley James

My London: Ashley James

Fulham walks and Clapham steaks...
What Is The Worst Smell In London?

What Is The Worst Smell In London?

There are quite a few.
My London: By A Londoner

My London: By A Londoner

The best, the worst and the weirdest bits...
5 Places In London We'd Like To See Pedestrianised

5 Places In London We'd Like To See Pedestrianised

Let's talk about the pedestrianisation of Norwich city centre, sorry - London
London's Culture Is Too Expensive For Young People

London's Culture Is Too Expensive For Young People

If prices aren't reduced, it puts these institutions' future at risk.
Orpington Is Cool Because It Doesn't Know It's Cool

Orpington Is Cool Because It Doesn't Know It's Cool

It's got a breed of chicken named after it.
Why Is London So Bad At Pedestrianisation?

Why Is London So Bad At Pedestrianisation?

Plans in the offing for decades.
Will Vauxhall Bus Station Be Demolished?

Will Vauxhall Bus Station Be Demolished?

Let's hope we can keep it.
Why The Back Seat Of The DLR Is For Me

Why The Back Seat Of The DLR Is For Me

Our rear at the rear
London's Best TV Show Intros

London's Best TV Show Intros

Anyone else agree that the original Peep Show theme was way better?
My London: By A Londoner

My London: By A Londoner

Notting Hill walks and Battersea working
Why has no one turned the River Fleet into a waterslide yet?

Why has no one turned the River Fleet into a waterslide yet?

Water great idea.
See if you can identify yourself as one of these types of London walker

See if you can identify yourself as one of these types of London walker

And which type really tests your patience?
My London: By A Londoner

My London: By A Londoner

The best and the weirdest bits...
When I Was Growing Up In South London, It Wasn't Cool To Be African

When I Was Growing Up In South London, It Wasn't Cool To Be African

"Hair salons aren't tucked away in weird locations in zone 5"
Flagrant use of the definite article is one issue, wanton lack of imagination is another

Flagrant use of the definite article is one issue, wanton lack of imagination is another

You know when you keep saying a word until it stops meaning anything...
What Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth works say about London

What Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth works say about London

Which one do you prefer?
Why London's Nightlife Needs Sleazing Up

Why London's Nightlife Needs Sleazing Up

"Hipster Culture 2.0 looks worryingly like Hipster Culture 1.0 with a corporate, sanitised twist"
Why gentrification isn't always bad for London ->

Why gentrification isn't always bad for London ->

No-one likes to identify themselves as the gentrifier.
Why Uber Is The Best Thing For Black Cabs

Why Uber Is The Best Thing For Black Cabs

Competition is great.
London Rules, And Anyone Who Says Otherwise Is Jealous

London Rules, And Anyone Who Says Otherwise Is Jealous

Forget the 60s, 70s and 80s, now is the best time to be a Londoner.
Can London Make Brexit Work? Perhaps If It Does These 5 Things

Can London Make Brexit Work? Perhaps If It Does These 5 Things

Centre for London has some ideas.
Why London Should Not Be An Independent City State

Why London Should Not Be An Independent City State

Don't leave the Leavers.
"I threw my shoe at him and amazingly he dropped the phone!"

"I threw my shoe at him and amazingly he dropped the phone!"

"I threw my shoe at him..."
Opinion: Why I'm Not Buying My Council Flat, But Giving It Back

Opinion: Why I'm Not Buying My Council Flat, But Giving It Back

Scottee isn't taking up the right to buy scheme.
Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?

Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?

Rumours, opportunism and Croydon.
Do Audiences Have A Right To See Sheridan Smith? The Great Understudy Question

Do Audiences Have A Right To See Sheridan Smith? The Great Understudy Question

West End cancelling conundrum.
Self-Driven Taxis: Are They Coming To London?

Self-Driven Taxis: Are They Coming To London?

"A driverless cab will never be able to rival the level of service that an experienced, knowledgeable London cabbie provides"
How Open is London?

How Open is London?

We take a look.
"The South Bank Has Become A Part Of Who I Am"

"The South Bank Has Become A Part Of Who I Am"

Poets, prostitutes and prisons.
6 Things Worth Protesting At More Than The Cereal Killer Cafe

6 Things Worth Protesting At More Than The Cereal Killer Cafe

If you hate gentrification, there are better issues.
Is The Future Bright For London Cyclists?

Is The Future Bright For London Cyclists?

And are non-cyclists' fears founded?
Is Shakespeare's Globe Too Old Fashioned For Its Own Good?

Is Shakespeare's Globe Too Old Fashioned For Its Own Good?

Emma Rice to go in 2018.
Outrage Mounts Against Zac Goldsmith’s Racial Profiling Tactics

Outrage Mounts Against Zac Goldsmith’s Racial Profiling Tactics

Campaign flyers labelled patronising and divisive.
You've Had Your Fun, But Let's Put The Garden Bridge To Bed Now

You've Had Your Fun, But Let's Put The Garden Bridge To Bed Now

This project stinks.
Six Reasons We're Not Talking About George Galloway

Six Reasons We're Not Talking About George Galloway

He doesn't need us anyway.
Does Anyone Give Two F***s About This Mayoral Election?

Does Anyone Give Two F***s About This Mayoral Election?

Serious question.
Brownfield Land Won't Be Enough To Solve London's Housing Crisis

Brownfield Land Won't Be Enough To Solve London's Housing Crisis

We're going to need to talk about building homes on the green belt.
If Jeremy Corbyn Were Mayor Of London...

If Jeremy Corbyn Were Mayor Of London...

Imagining London if Labour hadn't gone bonkers last year.
Why Is Stolen Property More Important Than Sex Offences On Public Transport?

Why Is Stolen Property More Important Than Sex Offences On Public Transport?

Specialist unit responsible for Project Guardian to be disbanded.
How Do Mayoral Candidates Score On Air Pollution?

How Do Mayoral Candidates Score On Air Pollution?

Who will best clean up London's air?
Why Sadiq And Zac's Transport Policies Are Disappointing

Why Sadiq And Zac's Transport Policies Are Disappointing

Former mayoral candidate Christian Wolmar explains.
Is The Mayor Of London Right On Europe?

Is The Mayor Of London Right On Europe?

Boris proposes we can vote to leave, then negotiate further.
Khan Needs To Make Tough Decisions On Housing

Khan Needs To Make Tough Decisions On Housing

Can he really fulfil his promises?
Message To The Next Mayor: Show Us Why We Should Care

Message To The Next Mayor: Show Us Why We Should Care

What a dismal experience this election has been.
Why Tories' New Right To Buy Plan Will Be A Disaster For London

Why Tories' New Right To Buy Plan Will Be A Disaster For London

Selling off low cost housing is a BAD THING.
Would Bowie And Rickman Have Stood A Chance In Today's London?

Would Bowie And Rickman Have Stood A Chance In Today's London?

Or is working class arts dying out altogether?
Sadiq Khan Must Learn Lessons From Ken And Boris’s Time In Office

Sadiq Khan Must Learn Lessons From Ken And Boris’s Time In Office

Some good advice from Centre for Cities.
Let's Build Pop-Up Housing

Let's Build Pop-Up Housing

A way to get genuinely low cost homes built, and quickly.
It's Time To Stand Up And Stop The Destruction Of London's Night Life

It's Time To Stand Up And Stop The Destruction Of London's Night Life

Mobilising the silent majority.
Thoughts On Having Sat Through The Mayoral Election Videos

Thoughts On Having Sat Through The Mayoral Election Videos

Reading between the lines when nobody really says anything.
Can You Sum Up A London Borough In A Bathroom? This Company Thinks So

Can You Sum Up A London Borough In A Bathroom? This Company Thinks So

But hang on, is Shoreditch actually a borough?
How London Can Build Faster And Better

How London Can Build Faster And Better

New report from Centre for London has some ideas.
London Is The Tech Capital Of Europe - Let's Keep It That Way

London Is The Tech Capital Of Europe - Let's Keep It That Way

The city can't rest on its laurels.
Helen Marten: Wrong Choice For The Turner Prize?

Helen Marten: Wrong Choice For The Turner Prize?

The award makes the headlines every year.
The Solitude Of The North Bank Is Being Sacrificed For Profit

The Solitude Of The North Bank Is Being Sacrificed For Profit

Do you object to parks being used for profit?
London's 10 Worst Food Trends

London's 10 Worst Food Trends

Give us a break.
As another pub closes, we ask who's responsible for the demise of the pub trade?

As another pub closes, we ask who's responsible for the demise of the pub trade?

Who's to blame for the demise of the London pub trade?
Inspiring people solving London's problems

Inspiring people solving London's problems

Don't moan about it - do something about it
We should cherish the night time economy, not close clubs:

We should cherish the night time economy, not close clubs:

We need to stop demonising nightclubs.
Why The BP Portrait Award Is Bad For Art

Why The BP Portrait Award Is Bad For Art

Dull, dull, dull.
How Does It Feel Being European In London?

How Does It Feel Being European In London?

What's the effect of the EU referendum?
The Independent And The Slow Death Of Fleet Street

The Independent And The Slow Death Of Fleet Street

Is the death of print imminent?
Why You Should Take A Black Cab, Not An Uber

Why You Should Take A Black Cab, Not An Uber

You're killing the trade. Yes, you.