London

A cherished hub of post-colonial Indian life in London is under threat of closure

Steve Morris recalls the iconic Oxford Street basement club which has housed London’s evolving music scene since the Second World War

Musical theatre is one of Britain’s most prized assets; we must protect this unique part of our culture and economy at all costs

Alexander Larman on the newest release in Mick Herron’s best-selling and critically acclaimed Jackson Lamb crime series: Slough House

Once home to a nineteenth-century prison and London’s working classes, Gawain Towler explores the diverse architecture of Millbank

Claudia Savage-Gore on the tricky social nuances of London day schools

Lisa Hilton savours a timeless French bistro in Pimlico that displays no timidity with the ladle

The V&A’s new exhibition demonstrates that a handbag is indeed much more than its function

Searching for treasure on the Thames foreshore is like “a giant history lucky dip”

Is London on the verge of another phase of urban decline?