London is famous for many things - architecture, fashion and the Royal Family to name but a few. The city is also well-known for its rich - and at times, gruesome - history, with landmarks like the Tower of London and the dungeons acting as constant reminders of the capital's sinister past.
City dwellers looking forward to a festive Christmas dinner need to remember to dispose of the turkey fat in a responsible way, or risk a blocked drain and a potentially hefty call-out fee. A third of Britons are unsure of how to dispose of cooking fat, which is responsible for the majority of sewer blockages each year.
More than a third of people living in London are preparing to drive 100 miles or more to visit their family at home over Christmas. A new report has highlighted that 35 per cent of Londoners face a long drive to be with relatives this festive season.
The mayor of London has pledged £1 billion to house the capital's growing population over a three-year period. In his latest draft housing strategy, Boris Johnson has revealed a target of building 42,000 new homes each year for the next decade, with the first phase to run from 2015 to 2018.