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IN THE NEWS
TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st January 1996 Late 80's pop-dance duo The London Boys were both killed in a car crash in Austria.
21st January 1976 Born today: Emma Lee Bunton, Baby Spice, Finchley London, vocalist (Spice Girls)
21st January 1974 Gold hits record $161.31/silver hits record $3.97 an ounce in London
21st January 1970 Panama Boeing 747 1st flight NY-London
21st January 1950 George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46
21st January 1944 447 German bombers attack London
21st January 1929 Robert Sherriff's Journey's End, premieres in London
21st January 1878 Cleopatra's Needle arrives in England at Gravesend, after a journey of 4 months.
21st January 1670 Claude Duval, the Gentleman Highwayman, was hanged at Tyburn.
A Short Sprint to Fine Food
London is the 'Gastropub' capital - and this one is a beauty
Location: 5 Charles Street, W1J 5DE
Description: So it's official...London is the 'Gastropub' capital! 10 percent of the 563 entries in the Michelin's 'Eating Out in Pubs 2009' guide are in the smoke!
And so to this beauty - 'The Only Running Man' - well first and foremost what a name...and secondly, cracking food is on offer.
The newly brushed-up pub in Mayfair definitely hasn't lost any of its British roots in the process. This much-loved pub, restaurant and private event space houses elegant, yet unpretentious surroundings, complete with a truly British menu featuring home-grown produce direct from the farmers.
Guests can slide up to the long mahogany bar or comfy booth seating and enjoy traditional Blighty breakfasts or old-style pub menu favourites later on.
But don't take our word for it - let your appetite lead the way.