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Review: Public Image Ltd return with 'What The World Needs Now…'

The post-punk pioneers, John Lydon's first project after the demise of The Sex Pistols, released "This is PiL" in 2012, their first album in 20 years. Now they're back with the follow-up, but is it as good as its predecessor?

River Thames is full of marine life

London - When one thinks of places to watch marine life, the River Thames is not the location that springs to mind. However, in recent years sightings of marine animals have been increasing.

The British government to use Twitter to combat the threat from ISIS

London - The popular social media site has become the latest tool in the British government's continuing struggle against the threat of Islamic extremism.

Review: The history of aircraft on display in London Special

London - Nestled away in a corner of North London is the Royal Air Force Museum. The museum contains vast hangers containing the history of aircraft, from primitive flying contraptions to modern Tornado jets.

Interview with country legend Charlie Daniels Special

The bearded singer/guitarist/fiddler and leader of The Charlie Daniels Band, is about to release a new live album recorded at Billy Bob's in Fort Worth, Texas. He tells Digital Journal all about it and reveals why he's not yet ready to call it a day.

Magician Jamie Raven performs for young cancer patients in London

Magician Jamie Raven, the runner-up from "Britain's Got Talent," has always proven that he has a big heart. He has spent his time performing for a children's hospital.

Interview with The Stereophonics' bass player Richard Jones Special

Digital Journal gets the lowdown on the Welsh/English quartet's new album "Keep the Village Alive" from one of its founding members.

Restoration of St Pancras and the Renaissance‎ Hotel Special

London - St Pancras station in London connects the city to the north of England. Over the past few years the station has been restored to its formerly glory. This includes the conversion of former railways offices into a swanky hotel.

Airbus patents supersonic jet

Airbus might have plans on developing a supersonic jet that could make it from London to New York in just one hour. Regular commercial flights take around seven to eight hours to complete the journey.

Interview: Horace Panter of The Specials discusses music and art Special

The bass player with the ska/2 Tone legends is also an accomplished artist who has exhibited his paintings all over the world. He gave an exclusive interview to Digital Journal.

Greek government owes London £1.3m in congestion zone fees

London - It may be the least of the Greek government's worries, although it has been revealed just how much Greek government officials in London owe in traffic related fines.

Photographing London: A journey from 675 AD to 2015 Special

London - Anyone interested in European history and medieval culture would be wise to visit London. Check out what I enjoyed during my London travels this summer.

Interview with Alan Mair of The Only Ones Special

The Glasgow-born singer/songwriter/bass player/guitarist, also a former member of The Beatstalkers - "the first Scottish pop stars" - filled Digital Journal in on his new solo project.

The NFL just got closer to putting a team in London

London - Tottenham's new stadium will host at least two NFL games per season for 10 years when it opens in 2018, the team and the league announced on Wednesday.

Review: Every music fan needs to watch the new Amy Winehouse documentary Special

Watch what fame does to not only your head, but also your body. That's one of the many warnings in Asif Kapadia's acclaimed film Amy about the late singer Amy Winehouse, who in July 2011 died at 27 from alcohol poisoning in her London home.

Amazon brings one-hour delivery option to London

Amazon has brought its one-hour delivery service to central London, marking the first time that the option has been available in the UK. Over 10,000 products can be delivered directly to your door less than 60 minutes after you click the order button.

Blob Fish Cafe to open in London

London - Among a myriad of cafes featuring animals, a new pop-up is attempting to create what no one has before — a blobfish cafe.

London bus driver throttles woman who filmed her driving over red

The female driver of a London tour bus apparently throttled and assaulted a woman who filmed her allegedly driving the bus through a red light. She left her vehicle in the middle of the road, leaping out to throw the victim to the ground, unconscious.

Report: 20 'Stingray' fake cell towers spy on London phone users

London - An investigation has found that there are more than 20 fake phone towers known as "Stingrays" operating throughout Britain's capital city, spying on phone users and indiscriminately collecting information from them. It is uncertain who owns them.

London testing cyclist detection systems for traffic lights

Transport for London is to install special cyclist detection systems at traffic lights throughout the city in an effort to make cycling safer. Traffic lights will know how many cyclists are waiting and adjust timings so they have longer to get away in.

All This Noise: Interview with an emerging pop/rock duo Special

London - This talented twosome have attracted attention with their assured-sounding first single "Seven Billion Like You." Digital Journal found out more.

Review: Dame Edna's Toronto show is hilarious Special

Toronto - The divine Dame Edna (Everage) has returned to Toronto for her “Glorious Goodbye (Final) Farewell Tour. The ads are up across the city, online and on television, and the crowds are showing up in droves to catch this one-person extravaganza.

Italy's high court clears Amanda Knox and boyfriend of murder

Rome - Eight years of legal proceedings, two murder convictions and four years of prison later, the question still remains: Did she, or didn’t she?

Review: Whisky Live serves up a great show in London Special

London - Whisky Live is an interactive event that tours a number of major cities. On display are a vast range of traditional and new whiskies. There are tastings, master classes and the the opportunity to discuss all things whisky with global experts.

Gandhi statue unveiled near Churchill's at British Parliament

London - A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled near the British parliament in London, by Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in the presence of UK Prime Minister David Cameron.

Crossrail transit line construction unearths 'Bedlam Cemetery'

London - Excavation work on the new Crossrail transit line in London was halted for a few weeks after construction workers disturbed the graves of some 3,000 skeletons in what was called the "Bedlam Burial Grounds" during the 16th and 17th centuries.

London needs 67 'garden cities' to solve its housing problem

London - The Future Spaces Foundation (FSF) has just published a report on the potential that "garden cities" might have in fighting the current shortage of houses in Britain.

Julian Assange: The $15 million man

Keeping an eye on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange - who is holed up inside the Ecuadoran embassy in London - has cost British law enforcement over $15 million dollars, or $10 million British pounds.

Customer wants refund after seeing mouse in Burger King

Paddington - A customer recorded himself asking for a refund at a Burger King in London, after he spotted a live mouse in the ceiling.

The coffee war rages on: London and New York battle it out

Though the UK has historically been amongst the lowest coffee consumers in the world, coffee culture has enjoyed a rapid expansion here, and now we find ourselves ramping up there with the caffeine-fuelled denizens of New York.
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A couple taking time out for a cup of tea at a cafe are blissfully unaware that their photograph has been taken some two miles away.
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Houses of Parliament, London, by daylight from the London Eye, summer 2004.
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Ambulances at Russell Square, London after the 7th July, 2005 bombings
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Busy time at Paddington Railway Station.
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A surveillance drone used in London during the Oolympics
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