The O, X and O on the South Bank's Oxo Tower were lit up as two diamond rings and a ruby red "kiss" on Wednesday to promote Coutts London Jewellery Week.
Culture secretary Andy Burnham and children's secretary Ed Balls chose the Young Vic theatre in Waterloo to launch a new programme to give young people more access to art and culture.
Edward Bramah, founder of the Bramah Museum of Tea & Coffee, has died at the age of 76.
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