Image copyright AFP Image caption About 200 extra officers from other police forces are being sent to London The Metropolitan Police has requested about 200 extra officers from neighbouring forces to help deal with the Extinction Rebellion protests in central London. Since Monday, climate change demonstrators have occupied Oxford Circus, Waterloo Bridge and Parliament Square….

All week It’s the final week of English As A Second Language at Somerset House © Hanna Moon — Somerset House A DIFFERENT PATH: It’s your final chance to see A Different Path, an exhibition of photos of expectant and new mothers and their babies in Togo, West Africa. It highlights the work that charity…

We’re fully-grown adults, but being honest, we don’t always eat our veggies. Yet we gobbled them up — and even found ourselves wishing for more — at this Peter Rabbit themed afternoon tea. Just imagine the wonders it could work on greens-swerving kids… The homage to Beatrix Potter’s mischievous bunny and his chums is beautifully…

Image copyright PA Image caption A photo of Dianne Abbott drinking on the Overground was printed in The Sun Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott has apologised after a photo emerged of her sipping a mojito on a London Overground train. Since 1 June, 2008 it has been illegal to drink alcohol on Transport for London’s…

M@ Imagine Leicester Square As A ‘Mechanical Car Park’ And Bomb Shelter Leicester Square as a place to park your car, or shelter from bombs. This striking cutaway image from 1938 shows unrealised plans for Leicester Square. The heart of the West End was considered for the site of a huge subterranean car park. This…

Will Noble The Giant ‘Monster’ Inflatable Obstacle Course Is Returning To London We’re pumped! The world’s biggest inflatable obstacle course is returning to London — and tickets are now on sale. The internet almost blew up in 2016, with the arrival of The Monster at Alexandra Palace. Now, it’s been announced that the bouncy 300m-long…

Will Noble Male-Female Pay Gap In The City Of London Is Over £24k, Says Report Image: Shutterstock The male-female pay gap in the City of London is £24,427, claims a report from finance broker Rangewell. While the male median gross annual income for those working in the City is £65,626, the female median gross annual…

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. The Jubilee line opened 40 years ago — on 1 May 1979. In 1999, the Jubilee line extension opened in stages. Here, we celebrate its 40th and 20th birthday, with some images from the archives. Much of the Jubilee line actually existed long…