From Covent Garden to Soho and Battersea Power Station, some of London's most historic buildings were once threatened with demolition.
The Downing Street sign was bought by David Soskin, who was former special advisor to John Major in the Downing Street Policy Unit.
A dog belonging to International Development Minister Alan Duncan - called Noodle - has picked up the sought after prize in central London.
Opponents of the £50 billion HS2 high-speed rail project are set to demonstrate in Westminster tomorrow as an HS2 Hybrid Bill begins its passage through Parliament.
The protest is being organised by the Stop HS2 group with demonstrators expected to come from as far away at Cheshire and Yorkshire.
A "paving" bill - officially called the High Speed (Preparation) Bill - received royal assent last week and has kick-started the legislation that supporters hope will see a new high-speed line running through Tory heartlands in the Chilterns from London to Birmingham by 2026.
– Nicholas Soames, Conservative MP, Grandson of Sir Winston Churchill
I had no idea my grandfather lived here. I thought he moved from Ireland straight to Connaught Place. I didn't realise there were a few years in the middle when he lived here in St James's Place.
Westminster has so much really important history. A green plaque is a wonderful thing. The history of my grandfather is evergreen, so it is a wonderful gesture to have a green plaque for him.
A green plaque has been unveiled at the former home of Sir Winston Churchill in London. The plaque was unveiled outside the property where the former Prime Minister lived during his childhood - 29 St James's Place.
Hollywood came to Westminster today when two of the biggest names in showbiz popped into a school to talk to pupils. Harrison Ford and Sir Ben Kingsley made a surprise visit, and held classes about breaking into the film industry. Lucrezia Millarini reports.
Figures show the majority of London's car charging points were completely unused.
In three months from April only 304 of the 1300 Source London electric charging points were used at all
There were a few raised eyebrows on the streets of central London today after a 3 tonne polar bear went on the rampage.
It was actually a puppet - operated by fifteen puppeteers.
But thousands came to see it nonetheless.
It was part of an international day of action against drilling in the Arctic.