This Week In London’s History
- Monday – 9th February 1996: The IRA detonates a massive bomb near South Quay DLR station, just south of Canary Wharf. The explosion kills two men working in a nearby newsagents shop and causes £85 million worth of damage to surrounding buildings and infrastructure.
Random London Quote Of The Week
What is London? Clean, commodious, neat; but, a very few things indeed excepted, an endless addition of littleness to littleness, extending itself over a great tract of land.
Edmund Burke, letter to the Rev. Robert Dodge, 1792
London’s Weather This Week
The forecasters think that the current rain will be replaced by some sunshine mid-week. But, unsurprisingly, it will remain quite cold.