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The UK’s First Muslim War Heroine Has Been Given A Blue Plaque In Bloomsbury

Noor Inayat Khan lived an incredible, albeit tragically short, life. Numerous as London’s blue plaques are, an embarrassing few are dedicated to women – and an even smaller number commemorate women of colour. There’s a long way to go in redressing the balance, but at least one historical oversight has been corrected this week, with […]
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This Side-By-Side Comparison Of London Filmed Almost 90 Years Apart Is Seriously Moving

Visit London in 1927 and compare it with the London you know and love today. Thanks to film shot by cinematographer Claude Friese-Greene in 1927, as well as film shot by London-based director Simon Smith almost 90 years later, we have been blessed not just with a trip down memory lane, but also a look into […]
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8 Hard Lessons You Need To Learn If You’re Going To Survive In London

It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there and it takes a tough cookie to really nail this London lark. But don’t worry, we’ve got ya. Here are eight things you’re gonna need to learn… 1. You’ll discover your feisty side and it might not be pretty. You’ll always be in a hurry, but other people won’t […]
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22 Of London’s Loveliest Little Pleasures

We asked Londoners what they considered to be London’s ‘little pleasures’. We often mock London for being too expensive, too rainy and too miserable – but when it comes to it, we’ll defend this place until we die. I gathered the thoughts of various colleagues and friends to compile a list of the little things in […]
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