‘The 1967 bill did nothing for the rights of lesbians, women and transgendered people’

Andrew Lumsden, original member of the Gay Liberation Front, on the slow march towards equality

09 Mar 2017

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Video: See what lies beneath the huge new Francis Crick Institute

Long before Europe’s largest biomedical research unit was built next to St Pancras Station, thousands of people lived on the site

03 Nov 2016

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Boudicca isn’t buried beneath Platform 10 at King’s Cross

In an extract from his new book, ‘Everything You Know About London is Wrong’, Matt Brown tells us why this legend is pure local hokum

24 Aug 2016

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What was a King’s Cross boozer like in the 1940s?

The Scottish Stores on Caledonian Road has a fascinating story. We hear how one man has recorded his family’s long association with it

10 Jun 2016

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Exclusive photos: Where Thomas Heatherwick will transform King’s Cross

Former Bagley’s nightclub prepares to raise the roof once more, as grand new design is approved for the Victorian-era Coal Drops

23 Dec 2015

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Does UK nightlife belong in museum?

Pioneering after hours club Trade celebrates 25 years with a final 19-hour birthday bender this weekend, alongside an unlikely – but very welcome – exhibition, at Islington Museum

22 Oct 2015

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A love letter to Gas Holders

While King’s Cross prepares to celebrate its gas holders with the opening of a huge new public park, elsewhere across the UK, these geometric landmarks are being scrubbed from our skylines forever

24 Sep 2015

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The curious tale of St Pancras Old Church

From Mary Shelley to The Beatles, this atmospheric corner has seen it all, says Matt Shaw

15 Sep 2015

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Remember the TDK Cross Central festival?

We spoke to Richard Garrow Newport, reminiscing about his years throwing a huge all-night festival right in the centre of London

27 Aug 2015

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What was King’s Cross like at the turn of the millennium?

Stephen Emms remembers a walk up York Way one evening back in 2002

24 Jul 2015

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