Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.
Anti-capitalists camped outside St Paul's were told today that they will face legal action to evict them as the cathedral reopened after being forced to close for a week because of the protests.
Everything from Tower Bridge to the London bus will be given an eco makeover in time for 2012
If the 2008 banking crisis had an architectural motif, it was the Gherkin. In City Blues, a series of cartoons about the financial crisis by the female cartoonist Marf at Guildhall Art Gallery, it appears at least a dozen times, an instantly recognisable shorthand symbol for the Square Mile's decade of excess, self-celebration and collapse. In one cartoon, the Gherkin has even found its way into a lap-dancing club, having morphed into a decorative penis. Its familiar form presumably offers a reassuring sight for the attendant bankers who, the caption tells us, are strictly forbidden from enjoying any sort of "quantitative easing".
I thought that blond bloke with the bikes ran our capital city?
An angry mob stormed a bank today as the G20 protests turned violent.
Youngsters who've dropped out of school and training are being invited to visit the Square Mile as part of a scheme to get them back on track.
'You have to bring the art to life'