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London’s first ‘floating garden’ set to open in Paddington Basin

floating garden

An artist’s impression of the proposed floading garden

Published: 3 February, 2017
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

Labour group calls on City Hall to withhold cooperation on Trump state visit as thousands protest over the new president’s ‘Muslim ban’

Adam Hug

Adam Hug, Westminster’s Labour leader (above right): ‘...discriminatory visa ban, as well as being immoral, has a direct and negative effect on Westminster residents’

MP Buck votes against triggering Article 50 on Brexit

Karen Buck MP

Labour MP Karen Buck: 'Voting for Article 50 now commits us to Brexit in two years’ time with no idea as to the shape of the deal and absolutely no guarantee that we will be able to say n

Something to crow about: Year of the Rooster celebrations demonstrate ‘London is open to all people and all communities’

Dragon dancers take to the streets
Sadiq Khan addresses the crowd

Top: Dragon dancers take to the streets; above: Sadiq Khan addresses the crowd. Photos: Jon Mo

Published: 3 February, 2017
by Alina Polianskaya

School budget reforms will hit pupils, warns head

Dr Saima Rana, headteacher at Westminster Academy

Dr Saima Rana, headteacher at Westminster Academy

Published: 3 February, 2017
by Alina Polianskaya

Playground site where library scheme fell through becomes ‘boarded-up wasteland’

Labour’s Nik Slingsby outside the playground in Luxborough Street, Marylebone

Labour’s Nik Slingsby outside the playground in Luxborough Street, Marylebone

Published: 3 February, 2017
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

MUSIC: Oh! You pretty Ding’ – big plans for iconic venue

Hardwicke Circus will play the Dingwalls Live night on February 16

Hardwicke Circus will play the Dingwalls Live night on February 16

Published: 30 January, 2017
by RÓISÍN GADELRAB

FEATURE: The loss of public loos is a shock to the cistern

Alison Steadman in Ladies. Photo: Mike Garnell

Alison Steadman in Ladies. Photo: Mike Garnell

Published: 30 January, 2017
by JANE CLINTON

The last Trump: as US trade becomes more insular, Chinese markets will open up, argues Murad Qureshi

Shanghai by night

Shanghai by night and below, Donald Trump and Murad Qureshi

Donald Trump and Murad Qureshi

Published: 27 January, 2017
by MURAD QURESHI

THEATRE: Animal rights are no joke in Raising Martha

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Gwyneth Keyworth in Raising Martha. Photo: Darren Bell

Published: 30 January, 2017
by LUCY POPESCU

Great taste: Chinese cuisine has come a long way since the humble takeaway

Jeremy Pang, the owner of School of Wok

Jeremy Pang, the owner of School of Wok

Published: 27 January, 2017
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

EATING OUT: Café adds a touch of Turkish delight

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The Village Cafe brings the best of London Turkish food to NW5

Published: 30 January, 2017
by TOM MOGGACH

Pride of place: behind the scenes with the Chinese New Year lion dancer

Lion dancers Henry Wan, Anthony Tan, Francis Yang, Chilam Or, Peter Wai and teac

Lion dancers Henry Wan, Anthony Tan, Francis Yang, Chilam Or, Peter Wai and teacher Kelvin Chan