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Tom Hiddleston at the Golden Globes 2017

BRITS REIGN AT THE GOLDEN GLOBES

With big wins for The Night Manager and The Crown, British stars certainly made their mark at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, on the evening of Sunday 8 January 2017.

DR ROSENA ALLIN-KHAN MP: WHY TOOTING MEANS THE WORLD TO HER

Labour Party politician Dr Rosena Allin-Khan tells us why her constituency has a special place in her heart, and explains why she’ll stop at nothing to achieve her goals

John Bird, founder of The Big Issue

LORD BIRD OF NOTTING HILL ON 25 YEARS OF THE BIG ISSUE

The 25th anniversary of The Big Issue, the 200 millionth sale and joining the House of Lords… 2016 was a busy year for founder John Bird, aka Lord Bird of Notting Hill

The simplest way to count creatures that don’t keep still – like the fish in the Horniman Aquarium’s coral reef tank – is to add some feed to the tank to encourage shyer species out into the open, snap a pic and then count the fish in the photo (image courtesy Horniman Museum & Gardens)

IN PICTURES: THE HORNIMAN MUSEUM’S ANNUAL ANIMAL STOCKTAKE

The annual stocktake of animals at the Horniman Museum & Gardens in Forest Hill, south London, isn’t quite as simple as 1,2,3

IS THIS QUEENSWAY’S DEFINING MOMENT?

Queensway has always been overshadowed by its glamorous neighbours, Notting Hill and Hyde Park. Despite a number of mini-makeovers, it has always slipped through the regeneration net, until now… so could this be Queensway’s defining moment?

London's best haberdashers: Fabrics Galore's Kingston pop-up

10 OF LONDON’S BEST HABERDASHERS

London’s best haberdashers where you’ll find everything from fabric to tailor’s dummies and buttons galore

Kidult away at Ballie Ballerson!

LONDON’S TOP 10 ‘KIDULT’ ACTIVITIES

Adulting is hard, especially in a non-stop, high-pressure capital city like London, so it’s no wonder that ‘kidult’ activities are on the rise. The Resident seeks out London’s best activities for those who have decided they don’t want to grow up…

Enjoy a wander along the scenic canals of Little Venice

18 OF THE BEST WINTER WALKS IN LONDON

Need to get out of the house after all of the Christmas festivities? Get some fresh air on one of these scenic walks in London. It’s the perfect chance to also check out London’s zoos and famous historical sites. From Hampstead Heath to the Royal Parks, picks out some of the best places for walks in London

The best of London's January sales

LONDON’S TOP 20 JANUARY SALES

London’s top 20 January sales, Boxing Day sales and winter sales, including the epic Harrods Winter Sale, Selfridges, Net-a-Porter and more

Cinderella at the London Palladium, starring Julian Clary, Amanda Holden and Paul O'Grady, is set to be one of London's best pantomimes in 2016

LONDON’S BEST PANTOMIMES 2016

‘He’s behind you!’ Love them or hate them, Christmas just isn’t Christmas without a panto, and London has plenty to pick from. The Resident rounds up this year’s best…

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