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WATCH: Live music in Soho for Record Store Day 2015

Gang of Four perform live in Berwick Street  

Published: 21 April, 2015 
By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

The sun shone down on Soho this weekend as hordes of people filled the streets to celebrate Record Store Day 2015.

Pub campaigners to demand action on Carlton Tavern at next council meeting

Graffiti outside the demolished Carlton Tavern in Maida Vale 

Published: 21 April, 2015
By CAROLINE MORTIMER

ANGRY regulars at the Carlton Tavern in Maida Vale which was demolished without warning two weeks ago have pledged to attend next week’s Westminster Council meeting to demand something is don

Last day to register to vote: Here are the candidates to choose from

The General Election takes place on May 7 [Photo: SecretLondon123]

Published: 20 April, 2015 
By CAROLINE MORTIMER

IT it is the last day to register to vote on May 7th.

Fifty-three arrested at Hyde Park 4/20 cannabis protest

Crowds gather in the park to campaign for cannabis legalisation [Photo: Jack Cummings]

Published: 20 April, 2015
By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

FIFTY-THREE people were arrested at an annual cannabis protest in Hyde Park yesterday.

Traffic chaos after car sandwiched by buses in Fitzrovia

The Mercedes in between two double-decker buses in Goodge Street [Photo: Jon Gray]

Published: 20 April, 2015
By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

CONCERNS have been raised about traffic in Fitzrovia's streets after a Mercedes was sandwiched between two double-decker buses on Sunday (20 April). 

Dogged workouts Yoga exercise for people and pets

a class in Pineapple Studios

Below: Mahny Djahanguiri and her Maltese dog Robbie in Covent Garden and, above, a class in Pineapple Studios.

 
 Mahny Djahanguiri and her Maltese dog Robbie in Covent Garden

Published: 17 April, 2015
by CAROLINE MORTIMER

Dangerous staircase forces closure of tube station

Murad Qureshi and Karen Buck

Murad Qureshi and Karen Buck 

Published: 17 April, 2015

FORUM: Only legislation can restore the NHS

Allyson Pollock

Professor Allyson Pollock

Published: 17 April, 2015
by ALLYSON POLLOCK

The Xtra Diary: Political blog is back with its own ‘anonymous’ message

 Kirsty Allan, centre, with Miriam Clegg, right, and Lynne Featherstone

On the campaign trail: Kirsty Allan, centre, with Miriam Clegg, right, and Lynne Featherstone

Published: 17 April, 2015

THE rumours of a certain anonymous political blog’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. 

The Xtra Diary: Clergy in ‘mottled and mercurial’ Soho

Reverend Lucy Winkett

Unfazed: Reverend Lucy Winkett

Published: 17 April, 2015

SOHO has never been the kind of place most members of the clergy feel comfortable in. 

The Xtra Diary: Election efforts go Underground

Lindsey Hall's “stronger voice” message

Lindsey Hall's “stronger voice” message

Published: 17 April, 2015

LINDSEY Hall has launched her latest ploy to get Westminster North’s voters attention – Oyster card holders. 

Fire breaks out on Marylebone roof near BBC headquarters

Thick smoke on a roof top in Great Portland Street 

Published: 17 April, 2015 
By CAROLINE MORTIMER

A FIRE has broken out on a roof in Great Portland Street.

Cyclist death: Why did Westminster Council put the brakes on safety scheme?

The scene of last week’s collision at a Millbank roundabout

The scene of last week’s collision at a Millbank roundabout that led to the death of Moira Gemmill, below

 
Moira Gemmill

Published: 17 April, 2015
by CAROLINE MORTIMER

Man who mugged pensioner, 92, in Soho is jailed

Published: 17 April, 2015

A HOMELESS man has been jailed for 30 months for mugging a Soho pensioner. 

‘Hey, we’re still here!’ Soho to lead Record Store Day celebrations

Music fans packed into the streets of Soho for last year’s Record Store Day

Music fans packed into the streets of Soho for last year’s Record Store Day

Published: 17 April, 2015
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

‘Demolished pub should be rebuilt’ – campaign is launched after popular boozer was destroyed without any warning

Graffiti on barriers at the demolished Carlton Tavern

Graffiti on barriers at the demolished Carlton Tavern attacks the decision to pull it down last week

Published: 17 April, 2015
by CAROLINE MORTIMER