Last month, Pixies described London as feeling “like a spiritual home”, and that’s not a surprise. Criminally underappreciated by the American masses during a period of potent creativity in the late Eighties and very early Nineties, it was the UK, and especially the capital, which took notice (Doolittle, the seminal 1989 album, peaked at number 8 in the UK album charts, 90 places higher than in the States).
Three people have been taken to hospital following the rush hour crash
'Midani caused enormous fear and distress to the local community as he carried out his spate of attacks,' say police
'It’s a different kind of London, not the one you might read about in a Charles Dickens novel'
Enfield is best known for his BBC sketch show 'Harry Enfield and Chums', which ran from 1990 to 1998
'It is hard to think of anything that would be more repugnant to the morons of Isil than the Bowie phenomenon,' Boris Johnson said in his final speech to London Government leaders
In no part of London is the before-and-after effect of gentrification so marked as in Brixton, one-time teeming hub of West Indian life. Author Alex Wheatle tours the streets where he grew up and asks, what happened?
The 75-year-old ruled over a band of women supporters in his south London communist collective
This man has claim to be the premier R&B artist in the world right now
Aravindan Balakrishnan was caught on camera before an inquest into the death of one of his followers who mysteriously fell from the bathroom window
Both were arrested last week, accused of keeping three women as domestic slaves
From Swinging Sixties salons to unisex fashion, this stylish show made the cut
Rachida Sobhi claims she did not reveal her criminal record due to amnesia
Sean Rigg, a musician who died shortly after being arrested by police, had a 20-year history of mental illness.
Gabicci first found favour with the ‘casual’ scene of the 1970s. Now it’s celebrating being back in fashion, says Paul McKenzie
The Wu-Tang Clan are to reunite on stage in the UK this summer to mark the 20th anniversary of their 1993 debut album Enter The Wu Tang (36 Chambers).