Populist: July 12 - 18

Dean Nicholas
By Dean Nicholas Last edited 100 months ago
Populist: July 12 - 18

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Clockwise from top left: West Norwood cemetery, cupcakes edible and inedible, the Dalston Mill

A round-up of our most popular posts from the past seven days, and what made the news in London this week

  • Boris watched: he takes credit for the new Overground trains and calls his six-figure Telegraph salary chicken feed. But is he actually doing anything? Not according to some
  • Stansted Express passengers are being encouraged to rat on fare dodgers Swine flu outbreak: problems predicted on transport and the internet, while a map of the outbreak doesn't really provide many clues about where it will hit next
  • The National Portrait Gallery considered suing Wikipedia over copyright breach
  • Fancy Dans rejoiced as the Chap Olympiad reclaimed Bloomsbury
  • Victorian London was mapped by a man who knows his stuff
  • The news that Borders would close its Oxford Street store brought glee to some commenters
  • Nom nom nom: the "Masterchef for bloggers" crowned a winner
  • Muswell Hillian found alive and well in Oz, but as money changed hands, some suspected a hoax.
  • Last Updated 18 July 2009