LONDON LIFE

 

24 Hour Tube Starts Tonight



UK, LONDON LIFE August 19, 2016


After months of delays, the night tube in London will finally start this evening. Plans for 24 hour tube services were initially announced in 2013, and have been repeatedly rescheduled since then. The service will initially run ...

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Interview: Patrick de Bana of The Shanghai Ballet



LONDON LIFE, COMPETITION August 18, 2016


(Photo: Patrick de Bana) The critically acclaimed Shanghai Ballet makes a welcome return to London this week. And with tickets quickly selling out - we have an exclusive promo code for listeners.  If you would like to ...

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Prickster... Cactus Shop for Hipsters opens in London



UK, LONDON LIFE August 18, 2016


London's first shop dedicated to selling cacti (or cactuses, if you prefer) has opened in the hipster-central area of Dalston. The Evening Standard reports that Gynelle Leon opened the shop after a year long apprenticeship at a f...

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24-Hour Tube Racks Up Property Prices Near Stations



UK, LONDON LIFE August 17, 2016


(Photo: Pixabay) The 24-hour tube service is racking up the cost of property near stations.  Morden, Redbridge, Neasden and Barnet are all set to benefit from the tube service as they are currently hard to reach l...

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DJs Call on Khan over Fabric Drugs Closure



HEALTH, LONDON LIFE August 17, 2016


A collection of leading DJs, along with members of the public, have called on London Mayor Sadiq Khan to intervene to secure the future of Fabric nightclub. Fabric is an iconic venue near the Barbican, and has been closed in...

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