London in pictures

Our great city may not always be pretty, but it's never less than fascinating



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25 moody photos of stormy London

There's nothing more electric than London before a storm.

43 evocative photos of London from John Esslinger

Fall back in love with the capital through these moody, atmospheric shots

42 glittering photos of London in the rain

Because sometimes a downpour makes things even more beautiful

16 brilliant then-and-now images of London bridges

Discover the unseen history of the city's favourite Thames traversers

Ten of the weirdest properties advertised in London

From awesome, to awkward, to legally prohibited

52 vintage photos of Underground life by Bob Mazzer

The photographer's work reveals a nostalgia-stirring portrait of London life in the '70s and '80s

The cutest pet cats in London

Our favourite shots of Time Out readers’ feline friends

40 cosy photos of autumn in London

Grey skies and golden leaves

40 glowing photos of London at sunset

Burning skies above the big smoke

36 magical photos of everyday London life from P1ay

A stylised perspective on the capital

In pictures: Secret Cinema’s greatest hits

As Secret Cinema’s production of ‘Back to the Future’ belatedly gets under way, we look back at the immersive group’s most mind-blowing feats

The cutest pet dogs in London

Our favourite shots of Time Out readers’ canine chums

London’s ten least affordable postcodes (and where to live instead)

Keen to get the most out of London but can’t foot a £2,000 rent bill every month? Try these cheaper alternatives to the city’s most exclusive neighbourhoods

48 gorgeous photos of London from Umbreen Hafeez

A love letter to the city - and the river that runs through it

44 beautiful photos of London from Chris Brink

A celebration of the city's architecture and geography

33 shadowy shots of London from Edo Zollo

A voyeuristic view of a city up way past its bedtime

45 moody photos of London landmarks from Mike T

From glowing skylines to gloomy riverscapes

In photos: London's Christmas past

See how London celebrated the yuletides of yesteryear with our bumper gallery of old-school pics

Your best pictures of Notting Hill Carnival 2014

25 joyful photographs from this year's street party

46 bold photos of London from Dave Pearce

See the city's landmarks in a new light

22 ethereal photos of London from Vulture Labs

A distinctive process reveals a city at its ghostliest

49 captivating photos of London from Martin Turner

A look at the city's swirling shapes and unusual geometry

38 vibrant photos of London from Lee Hardy

Rainbow-bright pictures with a sense of humour

40 festive photos of Christmas in London

The city at its Christmassy best

See 35 photos of summer in London

Everything looks better in the sunshine

25 brilliant photos of London animals

See our favourite shots of the city's critters as taken by our readers

20 bizarre tube photos

...that are funnier than women eating

Tube stations: then and now

Travel back in time with our interactive gallery and see what the London Underground looked like back in the day

The most beautiful photos of London from March 2014

Fantastic shots captured by our passionate Flickr community

London's funniest, punniest shop names

See chucklesome chip shops, snigger-inducing salons and hilarious hardware stores, to name just a few

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