London

Monday rush hour commuter chaos strikes at London Waterloo - train delays expected until noon; and delays on Thameslink

London commuters will face delays on all services to and from Waterloo this morning, and there are also severe delays on the Jubilee line.<p>Trains are …

London Public Transport

Pictures of the Day: 24 April 2017

Tower of London

Mayor to subsidise 'naked' homes solution to London housing crisis

Sadiq Khan adds weight to scheme to construct spartan apartments that will sell for up to 40% less than usual new-builds<p>Who needs internal walls or a fitted kitchen anyway? As house prices soar ever further out of reach, London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, is to subsidise a new generation of ultra-basic …

Housing

Oxford Street transformation to get underway by December 2018 as TfL and Westminster City Council launch consultation

The transformation of Oxford Street is planned to start by the end of next year, as Westminster City Council and Transport for London (TfL) today …

Urban Design

Arthur Collins charged after acid attack in east London nightclub blinds victims

Collins and another accused in the case are due to appear at the Thames Magistrates Court in London on 24 April.<p>Arthur Collins, the former boyfriend …

Extremism

Canals offer alternative to London property ladder

The capital’s waterways give a growing number of residents affordable berths<p>Richard Hagan knows exactly why he likes living on a narrowboat on London’s canals. “It’s the sense of community. You can ask anybody around you, at any particular time, for anything, and they will happily help you out.”<p>The …

Budgeting

Find the center of regal London in Kensington

LONDON – If Marylebone is London's quintessential urban village and Bloomsbury its center of culture, Kensington is the nucleus of regal London – …

England

Spring selling season hots up but house price growth is not matching up

The growth of asking prices for property has slowed to below average rates for this time of year, but the number of sales has surged as the spring selling season starts heating up.<p>Rightmove said that asking prices across the country were up 1.1pc in April, below the 1.6pc average, but that the …

Real Estate

‘EastEnders’ Star Adam Woodyatt Praises Son After ‘Miraculous’ London Marathon Run

Sam completed the course in an impressive four hours and 24 minutes.<p>‘EastEnders’ star Adam Woodyatt and his son Sam were among the thousands of people who completed the London Marathon on Sunday (23 April), but the race had special significance for the pair.<p>Sam was left with serious injuries after …

Here’s how you can get free cake every single day this week in London

<b>Have you ever had a moment where, a couple of hours after lunch, you really, really feel like a slice of cake?</b><p>It’s like your stomach is calling to …

April 24

London’s hidden-gem art galleries

While the city’s large institutions can be crowded, quiet and tranquil gallery experiences can be had – if you know where to look<p>My parents and I were excited about seeing the Monet exhibition. On the tube ride over, I imagined myself walking through the grandiose halls of London’s Royal Academy of …

Museums

London Marathon runner hailed a hero as TV coverage captures the moment he helps a man cross the finish line

'You've just encompassed everything that's so special about the London Marathon.'<p>London Marathon runner Matthew Rees has been hailed a hero today …

April 23

London Marathon hero who helped exhausted runner over the finish line says "I did nothing out of the ordinary"

A hero London Marathon runner who sacrificed his finish time before the end to help an injured man claims he didn't do anything "out of the ordinary".<p>…

Marathons

What It's Really Like Moving to London

<i>Brand consultant, lifestyle writer and owner of her own jewellery label, Hermione Underwood downloads the pros and cons of being an Aussie in …

Pros and Cons

Pensioner gets into the Soho spirit during street rave

<b>If you ever are struggling for a reason to smile, think about this raving pensioner who absolutely loves life.</b><p>While more than 40,000 people prepared …

Senior Citizen

Hotel St Giles Heathrow, Hounslow, UK

Close ×<p>St Giles Heathrow – A St Giles Hotel Reserve now<p>Good 7.2 /10 Score from <b>1,458</b> reviews<p>Easy breakfast arrangements helped for a quick departure in the morning. Also liked the fast checkout.<p>Jennifer, United Kingdom<p>I did not eat at the restaurant. I bought my own food to eat in the room. I went in to the restaurant to ask for a bowl and cutlery. The waitress was very pleasant, polite and accommodating.<p>Christine, USA<p>Friendly efficient service, cheap beer prices for a hotel<p>Phjxsf, United Kingdom<p>…

Airlines

Sunday 23 April 2017 [London SE1]

Tweets on 23 April 2017<p><b>LondonFire</b> Visit #Lambeth Riverboat station on Monday between 11am-1pm & see water demo & receive safety advice …

The solitude of marathon running provides the perfect antidote to the modern world

I’m sitting in Parliament Square amid a crowd of thousands as the elite and wheelchair factions of the London Marathon 2017 flash past. Everyone is …

Triathlons

Kate Middleton not amused as cheeky London Marathon runners squirt water at the royals

Prince Harry and Duke and Duchess of Cambridge cheering from the sidelines when they took a soaking.<p>While Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince …

Marathons

37 pictures which capture the spirit of the 37th London Marathon

Approximately 50,000 runners took to the streets of the capital on Sunday for the 37th annual London Marathon.<p>The mass race began with a royal send …

London Marathon

Youngsters impress in Mini London Marathon

Event Reports<p>Many of the teenage runners who competed in the big end-of-winter cross country championships were in action again on Sunday as they …

Track & Field

Dog having a poo photobombs rugby star wife‘s London Marathon photo

Off to the #LondonMarathon today! Good luck to everyone running it! Rather you than me!! She is ready! 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/SUszxrrec8<p>— Petrus du …

London Marathon

London House Prices Post Biggest Annual Decline in Eight Years - Bloomberg

London house prices posted their largest annual drop in almost eight years in April as buyers shunned the capital’s central areas.<p>The average asking …

Real Estate

How you can enter next year's London Marathon

After watching the thousands of fun runners pounding the streets of London for the marathon on Sunday and seeing the overwhelming sense of …

London Marathon

East London review – a journey through Apple-tinted glasses

Charles Saumarez Smith’s ‘connoisseur’s’ tour of the East End is enjoyable but unashamedly whimsical<p>Who will admit to being a gentrifier? Who will confess to being part of that rent-inflating urban scourge, over which so many hands are wrung, that lays a plague of artisanal bread and absurd beards …

East London

What were the London Marathon 2017 celebrities’ finish times?

Loads of celebs were taking part (Picture: Goffphotos/Fame Flynet/Getty/WENN)It’s an epic feat – all 26.2 miles – but how did celebs fare taking on …

Marathons

One injured after fights at Alkaline gig in Brixton

<b>One person has been injured after fights broke out at an Alkaline gig in Brixton.</b><p>Officers dealt with "disorder" both inside the O2 Academy Brixton and outside the venue, the Metropolitan Police have told Newsbeat.<p>There have been no reports of any arrests.<p>Witnesses have shared photos and videos on …

West Midlands Police

The Doctor’s Orders Bring ‘m.A.A.d City’ To London In May

<i>Artwork courtesy of The Doctor’s Orders.</i>If you’re in London on May 5th, you may be in for a treat, as DJs <b>CJ Beatz</b>, <b>Cable</b> and <b>Mo Fingaz</b>, put together a …

Music

The Merseyside roads drivers are MOST likely to be caught speeding on

With new stricter punishments for speeding drivers coming in tomorrow the ECHO has taken a look back at where people are most likely to get caught …

Uber

Home Truths review – a history of the housing crisis in nine plays

Bunker, London The homeless people’s theatre company Cardboard Citizens takes a long look at housing, from Victorian slum life and 70s squatting to present day inequalities<p>The national shortage of affordable housing hasn’t led to any shortage of theatre exploring the crisis. There have been some …

Housing