Thorpe Park’s Walking Dead-Themed Year Needs Zombies, Auditions to be Held on Top of a Rollercoaster

Despite the fact I stopped watching The Walking Dead  four years ago, the series trundles on. Proving that nobody actually cares about my opinion when it comes to American TV. It's such a big deal that even Thorpe Park is tying in with the show, with a series of zombie-themed events throughout 2018. Read More >>

Is the Angel of the North a Restaurant or Cheryl Tweedy’s Nickname?

A wide-ranging survey looking at what we do and don't know about where we live has revealed a number of really quite stupid things, including confusion over what the Angel of the North actually is and whether or not Land's End is a real place or a setting in Game of Thrones. Read More >>

Bell End Residents Start Campaign to Change Their Street’s Rude Name

There are plenty of rude-sounding street names around the UK, like Bush Lane, Butt Hill Road, Cockermouth, Minge Lane, and an entire London suburb called Cockfosters. Those are all real by the way, as is Bell End in Sandwell. While we might drive past and snigger at the fact the street shares its name with part of the male genitalia, the residents have had enough and want the name changed. Read More >>

The Olympic Park Slide Will Accept Chocolate Coins for One Hour Only Next Week

There are lots of thing you can do with a bag of chocolate coins. Eat them, obviously, pretend to be Scrooge McDuck, or use them for a ride on the Olympic Park's giant slide. Wait, what? Read More >>

Part of the Overground is Joining London’s Nighttime Transport Service

You live in London? Great. Are you visiting London for some nights on the town? Cool, pay attention. The rest of you can turn around and go back to whatever it was you were doing, because the fact part of London's Overground service will now running at night doesn't really affect you lot. Read More >>

V&A Museum Buys Massively Ugly Brutalist Housing Estate

When you think about architecture that needs to be preserved, blocks of concrete council flats built in the 1970s might not be the first thing to come to mind. Well one section of Robin Hood Gardens, in Poplar, East London, has just been purchased by the V&A Museum. Read More >>

An Inside Look at Legoland Windsor’s Model-Making Division

Everyone here knows about Lego, and knows just how much it can do. Whether you want to build a small house with a few dozen pieces, or an actual house with a few million, there's a lot you can do. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the Legoland theme parks. As you'd hope, almost everything in the park is Lego-themed, and with that theme comes a whole host of models and statues built almost entirely out of actual Lego pieces. Read More >>

The Coca-Cola Truck Could be Banned From Liverpool for ‘Encouraging Obesity’

It's no secret that Coke, or any number of alternate soft drinks, are incredibly bad for you. Mainly because they're full of sugar, and also because the health people say you should be drinking water instead. With Christmas coming up we're going to start seeing a lot of marketing from the Coca-Cola company, particularly with the arrival of the giant red lorry. Well now it looks like its days could be numbered. Read More >>

London’s Tech Chief Insists the Capital is Open to Innovation, Despite Uber Ban

Some people consider London's decision to deny Uber a new operating licence as an attack on innovation and choice. I am of the opinion that those people are idiots, mainly because Uber is but one of many hi-tech companies operating in the capital (taxi-based or otherwise). Now London's Theo Blackwell, Sadiq Khan's new digital officer, promised that the city is still open to new technology and innovation - provided it's used properly. Read More >>

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Police Had to Destroy a ‘Suspicious Package’ Outside North Korea’s London Embassy

Last night was a bit exciting in Ealing, but not in a good way. Police were called after a suspicious package was spotted outside of the North Korean embassy, which ended up with a controlled explosion being carried out. Read More >>

Campaigners Want to Save South London Fences Made From WW2 Stretchers

If you were to walk past the fences in the top picture, you probably wouldn't give them a second thought. They very similar to fences found up and down the country, but they're actually have a a fascinating history. Those fences were made from the stretchers used during to carry injured civilians during the London Blitz. Read More >>

London’s Garden Bridge is Dead

In news that will make our Editor want to throw a big lavish party, it's been announced that the controversial London Garden Bridge is dead. Read More >>

One Leg of This Year’s Tour of Britain is Going to Start in a Town That Has Banned Cyclists

Regardless of whether you curse cyclists on a daily basis, a lycra-wearing red-light skipping two wheeled menace, or just someone who prefers to travel in something other than a car, you have to admit this story is pretty funny. The fourth day of this year's Tour of Britain is set to begin in central Mansfield - a town that ordinarily bans cyclists from its streets. Read More >>

Big Ben is Taking a Four Year Nap

It's no secret that Parliament is in dire need of serious renovation, and it turns out that getting everything fixed is going to affect more than just the working location of a few out of touch MPs. It's been announced that Big Ben will be taking a four year rest, with the last bong taking place next Monday at noon. Read More >>

Sadiq Khan Announces New Plans to Boost Connectivity Across London

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a number of new measures to help boost digital connectivity in London, including dealing with areas of poor connectivity (known as 'not-spots') and the appointment of a dedicated Not-Spot troubleshooting team. Read More >>