Gastropubs Are Killing London Darts Culture
A third of central London pubs have either removed their dartboard or closed altogether—something remaining landlords say is down to the “gastrification” of pubs.
British Farmers Are Ditching the Supermarkets
UK farmers are ditching the supermarkets and selling directly to shoppers through new online organisations like The Food Assembly. Aesthetic specifications are non-existent and you’re free to sell whatever you want for whatever you can get.
London's Most Divisive Elected Politician Got Kicked Out for Corruption Yesterday
Getting to grips with the case of Lutfur Rahman, Tower Hamelts' controversial deposed Mayor.
Meeting London's Lollipop Men and Women Before They All Disappear
Government cuts have forced councils to axe a load of lollipop jobs, so we had a walk around and asked some of the hi-vis men and women what they think about it.
The Damaging Myths of the UK Sex Industry
The government seems obsessed with preserving the illusions of stripping and prostitution rather than improving the reality lived by sex workers. Why is legislation such a mess?
Hey Creatives, Stop Fetishising Estates
A Turner nominee wanted to throw a piano off a tower block; residents thought it was a "fucking stupid idea".
Making Friends at Lutfur Rahman's Election Party
Nobody seemed to care about the allegations of corruption against their hero-mayor.
Simon Childs and James Poulter
Guys, Let's Get Tower Hamlets To Build A Wiley Statue In Bow
And engrave his best tweets on the plaque
Everyone Had a Depressing Time at the EDL March in London This Weekend
The anti-fascists got kettled and the racists didn't get to punch anyone.
Simon Childs, Photos: Henry Langston and Tom Johnso
We Got Our Interns to Review Some Strip Clubs
They coped surprisingly well with all the vagina Tower Hamlets thrust in their faces.