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Hiding In Plain Sight: Marshalsea Prison Wall

St George’s Churchyard Garden in Southwark is a fairly unassuming park. Today it’s overlooked by the Shard but up until the 19th century it would’ve …

Canary Wharf

The Shard, hardly visible in low cloud. https://t.co/V4cSHoBhg1

London's 10 Worst Disasters

<i>London has seen its fair share of tragedy over the centuries. But surprisingly few are still remembered or commemorated. Here are the 10 worst</i> …

England

Thamesmead 1975: 16 Photos of London's Soulless City of The Future

“The GLC approached us when we lived in Peckham and they said they were looking for people to start this new town which was called Thamesmead,” says …

An Interactive Live Traffic Map Of London

915 cameras belonging to Transport for London (TfL) watch over London's busiest roads.One website — TfL Jam Cams — maps every single one of them, …

London

The Best Old Maps Of London

Even at low-resolution, the John Rocque map of London (above) is a thing of beauty. But zoom in and you can see the names of individual alleyways, …

A Complete History Of London In One Diagram

We thought we'd play Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon with London. What connects ex-mayor Boris Johnson to Jack the Ripper? How can you get from the …

3 Hellish Places From London's Past You Wouldn't Want To Visit

<i>As much as we'd like to see the Londons of centuries gone by, there are certain places we're glad we never experienced. Dr Matthew Green, author of</i> …

Peek inside the oldest house in the City of London

Visitors to 41-42 Cloth Fair in London’s Farringdon district expect it to be more palatial inside, but for the house’s owner Matthew Bell it’s perfect<p>…

We'll Always Have Paris

London During The Blitz

'Black Saturday' marked the beginning of the Luftwaffe's 11 week air raid on London, which became known as the Blitz. Around 20,000 Londoners were …

1975: Glasshouse Street https://t.co/AYhYr9u3ei

10 of the best restaurants and food stalls in Paris's covered markets

Food halls, many in historic buildings, are flourishing all over the French capital and feature bistrots and stalls serving the very best traditional and ethnic dishes<p>Paris has not had a single central food market since Les Halles was demolished in the 1970s. But there are still flourishing …

France

The oldest bars in NYC in every borough

The oldest bars in NYC are icons for a reason, and if their walls could talk, things would get interesting. From the best-looking bars to rooftop …

Staten Island

The best things to do in Central Park

Get ready to explore the city's playground in a way you never have before with our list of the best things to do in Central Park. Central Park is one …

Coney Island

Step Back In Time To London's 1950s Coffee House Craze

Take a trip back to 1950s Soho with this brilliantly odd, and sometimes hilarious, film from the Look at Life team.<p>The year is 1959, and our narrator …

England

Wonderful Life of Paris During the 1970s Through Dave Glass's Lens

Dave Glass is an American freelance photographer who studied photo-journalism and photography at City College of San Francisco, a blue-collar …

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A Tour of Montmarte's Iconic Filming Locations for 'Amélie'

Living History: A Guide to London’s Ten Oldest Buildings

As historical a city as London is, there are plenty of buildings and structures that date back centuries, if not thousands of years. While London had …

Archaeology

Seriously spooky locations in London

Where in London gives you the heebie jeebies? There are countless buildings in London teeming with history, gruesome stories and alleged ghost …

England

Call of Duty: WW2 has a London map set during the Blitz

Call of Duty: WW2 has a London map set during the Blitz, developer Sledgehammer has revealed.Sledgehammer tweeted an image of the London Docks map, …

England

6 Secrets Of Billingsgate Market

Photo: Will NobleBillingsgate is a wholesale market steeped in the history and social fabric of London. The market is renowned for selling fish from …

London

In Pictures: Films Set In London

London, with its historic buildings and diverse streetscapes, is a favourite location for movie makers. Many films are shot here even if they're not …

England

1966: Pictures of Soho

On March 15 1966, and keeping the Hollies and Nancy Sinatra from the top spot, the Walker Brothers were number one with the pop masterpiece <i>The Sun</i> …

Knitting

London's Bollards: A Tree Of Life

All of London's bollards can be traced back to one of three common ancestors.<p><i>Leapfrogus lithos</i> gave rise to the simple, smooth-topped bollards …

The best coffee shops in London: Independents that know their beans

There’s a lot of coffee in London, but don’t settle for anything but the best. Here’s where to get the most from your caffeine high.

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