In the 1936 London said goodbye to a famous icon when The Crystal Palace was completely destroyed by fire. Now a Chinese property developer has unveiled his plans to restore Crystal Palace to its Victorian glory.
The idea is to create a new attraction on the original site at a cost of half a billion pounds. Today the Mayor backed the project, but not all local residents are convinced. Our political correspondent Simon Harris reports.
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A round the world yacht race set off from London today on a year long journey which will see them circumnavigation the globe.
The shortlist for the ugliest buildings in the country has been finalised with four of them coming from London.
Hundreds of thousands of people turned out for the Notting Hill Carnival today with the weather just managing to hold off.