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12 January 1941: Soldiers help to clear the debris of Bank Underground Station, the morning after it received a direct hit during the Blitz. Some 111 people were killed in the bombing raid by German aircraft. Picture: H F Davis/Getty Images


Thames River sunset, London - captured under Tower Bridge, perhaps? South bank of Thames in frame to left, with view of the Shard.


T'a, Milan, Italy

T'a bistro in Milan, designed by Vincenzo de Cotiis. Thick slabs of marble, oxidised metal furniture, Kavadrat velvet for the banquettes


18 Photos Of London's Past, Blended With Its Present

City Of London These arms predate the formation of the College Of Arms, so there is some confusion about their origin. The Cross is St George (who the dragons also allude to) with the sword of St Paul in one corner. ‘Domine Dirige Nos’ means ‘Lord Direct Us’. Guildhall EC2 Tel: +44 (0)20 7332 1460 Tube: Bank


Read more: A Platypus Walks Into A Bar Meet Barry, a platypus taking a stroll through his neighbourhood. The CGI character Barry took around ten weeks to create and props including a cardboard cut-out and a stuffed otter were used in his place during filming for the First Direct (a UK bank) spot. Tags: JWT (J. Walter Thompson), London,Kevin Masters,Andrew Dobbie,Ronnie Vlcek,Miles Bingham,Outsider, London,First Direct Bank,Dom…