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House prices fall as stamp duty holiday tapered
City of London aerial view
In Focus

House prices fall as stamp duty holiday tapered

For the eighth consecutive month the capital is the region with the lowest annual growth 
15 Sep 2021
Are Cressida Dick’s days numbered?
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick
Today’s big question

Are Cressida Dick’s days numbered?

Victims of police corruption and incompetence join forces to demand resignation
9 Sep 2021
‘The fight against far-right extremism doesn’t start with classics written in a past society’
Jane Austen books
Instant Opinion

‘The fight against far-right extremism doesn’t start with classics written in a past society’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
6 Sep 2021
A food tour of Europe - in the heart of London
Italian food
On the menu

A food tour of Europe - in the heart of London

You don’t need to travel abroad to taste great European food 
25 Aug 2021
‘Monstrous glowing orb’: plans for new sphere landmark divides London
Madison Square Garden Sphere
In Review

‘Monstrous glowing orb’: plans for new sphere landmark divides London

Neighbours concerned over plans for new structure as wide as the London Eye and as tall as Big Ben
5 Aug 2021
How the 2011 London riots unfolded
London riots
Why we’re talking about . . .

How the 2011 London riots unfolded

A decade has passed since the capital experienced the biggest riots in modern English history
4 Aug 2021
Will London’s Tube stations face more floods?
Man holds umbrella outside London Underground station
Why we’re talking about . . .

Will London’s Tube stations face more floods?

An unpublished London Underground report identified 85 Tube stations as being at ‘high risk’ of flooding
26 Jul 2021

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Most expensive towns in England outside of London
Virginia Water, Surrey
In Depth

Most expensive towns in England outside of London

Virginia Water in Surrey tops the Zoopla rich list of highest value towns
14 Jul 2021
Allegra at The Stratford: east London’s best kept secret
Allegra Restaurant & Bar at The Stratford
In Review

Allegra at The Stratford: east London’s best kept secret

Go for the gorgeous food and stay the night in the sumptuous hotel
5 Jul 2021
Arenella at the Chapel Bar: simple Italian cooking, deliciously served
Arenella
In Review

Arenella at the Chapel Bar: simple Italian cooking, deliciously served

Relaxed dining on a sun-soaked London terrace
27 May 2021
London’s new South African Covid-19 variant cluster
Woman has a PCR test
Why we’re talking about . . .

London’s new South African Covid-19 variant cluster

Department of Health launches ‘largest surge testing operation to date’ in Wandsworth and Lambeth
13 Apr 2021
Why is the BBC moving journalists out of London?
BBC Broadcasting House
Behind the scenes

Why is the BBC moving journalists out of London?

Broadcaster planning to relocate 400 roles to cities around the UK
19 Mar 2021
Can the night-time economy bring better days for the City of London?
Bank of England and Royal Exchange in the City of London
In Focus

Can the night-time economy bring better days for the City of London?

Square Mile has potential to be an epicentre of finance and culture
18 Feb 2021
London hospitals two weeks from being ‘overwhelmed’
Ambulances parked outside an NHS hospital in London.
The latest on . . .

London hospitals two weeks from being ‘overwhelmed’

Capital could have a shortfall of more than 5,000 intensive care beds in a fortnight
7 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: is London heading into Tier 3 after restrictions are reviewed on Wednesday?
Pedestrians walk across the Millennium Bridge in front of St Pauls Cathedral.
In Brief

Coronavirus: is London heading into Tier 3 after restrictions are reviewed on Wednesday?

Health Secretary mulling plans to split capital into two tiers in order to keep West End open
14 Dec 2020
Infection rate in London now England’s highest
A masked pedestrian in London
In Brief

Infection rate in London now England’s highest

<p>Tier 3 rules loom for the capital as Public Health England urges the&nbsp;government to place its nine million residents under tougher restrictions…
11 Dec 2020
Best parks in London for a winter walk
Winter walks in London
In Brief

Best parks in London for a winter walk

Step out into the capital’s most peaceful and natural areas
24 Nov 2020
Why does London appear to be riding the second Covid wave?
A couple sit on the Central Line Tube wearing protective face masks while reading a newspaper.
In Depth

Why does London appear to be riding the second Covid wave?

Capital city was expected to become a virus battleground but is stemming mass infections
20 Nov 2020
Movie mogul’s London mansion collapses during basement work
Durham Place, London
In Brief

Movie mogul’s London mansion collapses during basement work

Chelsea property belonged to the family of late executive Arthur Abeles
4 Nov 2020
Cathedral livestreams memorial service for stray cat
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In Brief

Cathedral livestreams memorial service for stray cat

And other stories from the stranger side of life
30 Oct 2020
Is a ‘circuit breaker’ Covid-19 lockdown looming for London?
Sadiq Khan
In Depth

Is a ‘circuit breaker’ Covid-19 lockdown looming for London?

Ministers mulling curb on indoor meetings as capital placed on coronavirus watchlist
28 Sep 2020
Sadiq Khan’s 15-point plan for curbing Covid hike in London
Sadiq Khan
In Depth

Sadiq Khan’s 15-point plan for curbing Covid hike in London

Mayor to discuss proposals with PM as new data shows infection rates in much of city top those in other areas already in lockdowns
22 Sep 2020
Nine London restaurants with alfresco terraces and rooftops
Aviary - London restaurant
In Brief

Nine London restaurants with alfresco terraces and rooftops

The capital is home to some of the best outdoor dining spots
1 Sep 2020
Has coronavirus rung the death knell for the daily commute?
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In Depth

Has coronavirus rung the death knell for the daily commute?

Financial hubs and commuter towns braced for economic downturn as firms encourage working from home
26 Aug 2020
Ten things to do outdoors in London with social distancing
Fulham Beach Club
In Depth

Ten things to do outdoors in London with social distancing

Here’s some of the best ways to have fun when out and about in the capital
20 Aug 2020
M25 quarantine: is a London coronavirus lockdown coming?
M25, Motorway
In Depth

M25 quarantine: is a London coronavirus lockdown coming?

Sadiq Khan allegedly left out of the loop about potential measures to halt second spike in infections in the capital
4 Aug 2020
How London became home to Russia’s richest people
Debutantes Attend The Russian Ball In London
In Depth

How London became home to Russia’s richest people

Security, educational and social opportunities draw Russian elite to the English capital
22 Jul 2020
Is now a good time to buy or sell homes?
Property for sale
In Depth

Is now a good time to buy or sell homes?

Property prices have fallen for four consecutive months amid widespread uncertainty
16 Jul 2020
Luxury London neighbourhood at centre of slavery links row
Holland Park
In Brief

Luxury London neighbourhood at centre of slavery links row

Holland Park under scrutiny by city authorities after local statue vandalised by protesters
25 Jun 2020
Behind the Tories’ brewing billionaire property scandal
Boris Johnson
In Brief

Behind the Tories’ brewing billionaire property scandal

Prime minister facing growing pressure to respond to allegations over ‘unlawful’ planning approval
12 Jun 2020
Housing market bounces back with 137% increase in sales
UK housing market
In Brief

Housing market bounces back with 137% increase in sales

Experts warn that backlog after lockdown freeze may be causing ‘temporary jump’
10 Jun 2020
Reaction: BLM protesters tear down slave trader statue
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In Depth

Reaction: BLM protesters tear down slave trader statue

Home Secretary Priti Patel describes the toppling as ‘utterly disgraceful’ vandalism
8 Jun 2020
Boris Johnson facing inquiry over ‘intimate’ relationship
jennifer arcuri
In Brief

Boris Johnson facing inquiry over ‘intimate’ relationship

Police report says the then London mayor had ‘close association’ with US businesswoman
22 May 2020
Instant Opinion: time to ‘relax London’s lockdown’ is now
London lockdown coronavirus
In Depth

Instant Opinion: time to ‘relax London’s lockdown’ is now

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 15 May
15 May 2020
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