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From the bright lights of the West End and Theatreland to the smart streets of Kensington and Chelsea and the busy bustle of the City and Canary Wharf, London is a great, sprawling melting pot of a city, a fascinating blend of history and modernity.
And 2012 has been an exciting year for the city, with the London Olympic Games and Diamond Jubilee both being a storming success.

Home city style

See the closing ceremony in style with a stay at one of London’s top hotels

London Olympic Image Mascots

10 fascinating facts about the Olympics

From a queen’s demand that forever changed the marathon, to the relocation of 2,000 east London newts

Cities of the Modern Games Tower Bridge London 2012 Olympics

Olympic cities at Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is celebrating the London Olympics in style this summer with a round-the-world tour of the ‘Cities of the Modern Games’

Narnia in Kensington Gardens

A dazzling and dramatic retelling of C.S. Lewis’ classic fantasy novel The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe opens in the historic grounds of Kensington Gardens on 8th May

William Kate Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Wax Works Madame Tussauds

William and Kate waxworks unveiled

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been immortalised as waxwork figures in the popular Madame Tussauds Museum in London.

Prince Charles and Camilla waxworks Madame Tussauds

7 quirky facts about Madame Tussauds

Sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction! Here are 7 interesting facts about London’s famous waxwork museum…

Big Ben Elizabeth Tower Diamond Jubilee

Will Big Ben become Elizabeth Tower?

MPs in Britain are proposing that Big Ben, which stands proudly on the River Thames, be renamed Elizabeth Tower to commemorate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace has been the official London home of the British monarch since 1837

Beefeater, Tower of London

The Tower Beefeaters

Britain’s Beefeaters, or Yeoman Warders, are the eyes and ears of the Tower of London

Fireworks on Big Ben for London 2012 Olympics

London 2012 Olympics: Picture Gallery

The best athletes in the world are set to descend on London from 27th July 2012 for this summer’s Olympic Games, with 205 countries expected to take part in 26 Olympic and 20 Paralympic sports.