London News Roundup

Rachel Holdsworth
By Rachel Holdsworth Last edited 32 months ago
London News Roundup

The end of Chinatown as we know it? Photo by Luigi Colavincenzo from the Londonist Flickr pool

  • A man who was hit by a train while trying to rescue his brother from the tube tracks at Old Street has died.
  • Police have charged a man with murdering a 57-year-old in East Ham on Saturday.
  • New election poll suggests Labour will gain at least six seats in London.
  • London's housing associations are switching tenancies from social (cheaper) to affordable (more expensive). Yes, we think 'affordable' in this context is a pile of balls, too.
  • Warnings that Chinatown could disappear within five years if rents keep climbing.
  • Greater London is 50 this week. Diamond Geezer looks at how the inner boroughs have changed.
  • Want to eat at Clove Club? You'd better buy a ticket.
  • Sclater Street Yard Market has been taken over by developers — The Gentle Author met the traders.
  • Bloody wind: it's damaged Lord's cricket ground's Father Time weather vane.
  • Does anyone know what's happening with the Sir Richard Steele pub?

Last Updated 30 March 2015