Image: Mandela street art by Don, as photographed by Jerry Seaman in the Londonist Flickr pool.
- Latest on the Lee Rigby murder trial.
- One in three births in London is by Caesarean section, the highest rate in the country.
- More London, including City Hall, reportedly sold to Kuwaiti property group.
- “I don’t see nothing wrong with it. I’m not spitting on no-one. It’s going to dry out — it’s the same as rain basically.” The BBC asks Enfield locals about their council’s ban on spitting.
- Average London home to cost £650,000 by decade’s end.
- Plan for a residential-led floating village in the Royal Docks moves a splash closer.
- The Mayor criticises safety protestors for putting people off cycling, then withdraws the comments, and instead vows to push ahead with improving the safety at junctions.
- Meanwhile, curbs on lorries not fitted with safety-improving devices are being fast-tracked.
- Food wizards Bompas and Parr are promising a New Year’s fireworks that you can taste and smell.
- World’s most expensive Christmas wreath drums up PR for London florist: £2.8 million.
- Southbank Centre skatepark: deadline of 18 December to submit your views on the proposed move.