Tower Hamlets A man has been knifed to death in the third fatal attack in London in 24 hours The man is the third person to be fatally stabbed or shot in 24 hours. Gay bar in Clapham in the south of London. West Five Bar claims to be London's longest open gay venue, with regular performances, DJ appearances and Karaoke nights on offer to keep punters happy. Gay Claphamites can be found here all week long, but during the weekend the long low venue can get busy, despite being tucked away from Clapham High Street. A cafe by day, club by night, Dalston Superstore is a vibrant and trendy hub for gay and straight party people in east London, and one of the area's best clubbing hotspots. You'll find a host of classic and unusual cocktails at Bar Sohoexpertly crafted by skilled mixologists, alongside wines, beers and drinks offers to keep you going on the dance floor into the early hours.
Keep an eye out for regular events and live performances at the Villagewhich sits conveniently on the corner of Wardour Street and Old Compton Street and is open until 2am most nights.
Crime Weekend of bloodshed in London sees 4 killings in 4 days It's been a devastating weekend of violence in London. The original Soho gay venue, the bar may have been open since but punters continue to come back week after week. A more traditional pub, The Old Ship attracts an older clientele than other East End spots, but it can still get pretty busy.
There's strobe lighting, costume-themed nights and regular live band performances, all in central East London and walking distance from Stepney Green and Aldgate East Tube stations.