Articles by Cat Wiener

Missiles To Be Stationed On Flats During Olympics?

Missiles To Be Stationed On Flats During Olympics?

Are these the most heavily-militarised Olympics ever? | By Cat Wiener
Reprieve For Camberwell Orchard As Council Backs Down Over Library

Reprieve For Camberwell Orchard As Council Backs Down Over Library

Other locations to be considered. | By Cat Wiener
Lewisham Activists Reclaim Council Houses For Homeless Families

Lewisham Activists Reclaim Council Houses For Homeless Families

Lewisham occupation provides a simple but effective model for solving London's housing crisis | By Cat Wiener
Fruitful City: A Map Of London's Orchards, New And Old

Fruitful City: A Map Of London's Orchards, New And Old

London's orchards mapped as the city grows fruitful once again. | By Cat Wiener
Preview: Occupied! On Air

Preview: Occupied! On Air

Life imitating art imitating life... the sound of protest on the streets of London | By Cat Wiener
China Buys Stake In Thames Water

China Buys Stake In Thames Water

Does China's move herald new capital inflows into the capital's outflows? | By Cat Wiener
Music Preview: The Classical Soul Of Latin America In The Heart Of London

Music Preview: The Classical Soul Of Latin America In The Heart Of London

A one-night only classical medley of music from the Old and New Worlds at Bolivar Hall | By Cat Wiener
Met Police To Review Stop-And-Search

Met Police To Review Stop-And-Search

Sometimes it takes a riot... | By Cat Wiener
Welfare Reform Bill Protest

Welfare Reform Bill Protest

Protesters rallied outside Parliament ahead of the Lords reading of the Welfare Reform Bill on Wednesday. | By Cat Wiener
Higher Education For Sale: Private College To Charge £18,000 A Year

Higher Education For Sale: Private College To Charge £18,000 A Year

If you can't beat 'em, join them: elite private £18,000-a-year university to 'rival Oxbridge'. | By Cat Wiener
Greenwich Pub 'Surgery' For Victims As Gay Hate Crimes Increase

Greenwich Pub 'Surgery' For Victims As Gay Hate Crimes Increase

Greenwich police hope pub 'surgery' sessions will encourage victims of homophobic attacks to come forward. | By Cat Wiener
Treasures Of London's Waterways

Treasures Of London's Waterways

A new map of London's waterways to unearth gems and help save our rivers and canals. | By Cat Wiener
Vote For Your Favourite London Busker

Vote For Your Favourite London Busker

Vote for your favourite underground musician as busking comes in from the cold. | By Cat Wiener
London City Airport: Flights To Scotland Cancelled

London City Airport: Flights To Scotland Cancelled

London-Scotland flights cancelled as volcanic ash drifts our way. | By Cat Wiener
Living Conditions In Heart Of London 'Not To Be Envied'

Living Conditions In Heart Of London 'Not To Be Envied'

Fear and loathing in the City: new Atlas maps the rise of crime and anti-social behaviour in London's wealthiest boroughs. | By Cat Wiener
March Against Privatisation Of NHS

March Against Privatisation Of NHS

Kill the Bill: thousands march against proposed NHS reforms. | By Cat Wiener
Mossad 'Planned London Assassination Of Syrian Agent'

Mossad 'Planned London Assassination Of Syrian Agent'

Secret Israeli would-be assassins, nuclear secrets... real-life Spooks drama in heart of London. | By Cat Wiener
Murdered Camberwell Boy 'Robbed Of Blackberry', Say Police

Murdered Camberwell Boy 'Robbed Of Blackberry', Say Police

Three teenagers in court Monday morning over south London schoolboy stabbing | By Cat Wiener
Suffer Little Children: Council Charges Kids To Use Playground

Suffer Little Children: Council Charges Kids To Use Playground

Council to impose 'tax on fun' at Battersea Adventure Playground | By Cat Wiener
Celebrate Vaisakhi In The Square On Sunday

Celebrate Vaisakhi In The Square On Sunday

Prayers for peace and Bollywood festivities take over Trafalgar Square for Sikh New Year | By Cat Wiener
Royal Peanuts: Queen's Cleaners Paid Less Than London Living Wage

Royal Peanuts: Queen's Cleaners Paid Less Than London Living Wage

All in it together? World's richest woman pays Buck House cleaning staff peanuts | By Cat Wiener
Week Of Action For Disability Rights

Week Of Action For Disability Rights

Disability rights activists take to the streets against cuts in services and benefits. Big demo planned in Westminster on Wednesday. | By Cat Wiener

Open House: Putting South London Artists On The Map

Peek behind the doors of south London's flourishing art scene. | By Cat Wiener
London Pubs: Archbishop Fights To Save The Cardinal

London Pubs: Archbishop Fights To Save The Cardinal

Does it matter if historic pub names disappears? The Archbishop of Westminster thinks so. | By Cat Wiener
RIP Smiley Culture: March Demands Justice For DJ

RIP Smiley Culture: March Demands Justice For DJ

Crowds take to the streets of Westminster over the mysterious death of DJ Smiley Culture. | By Cat Wiener
Lease Of Life For Herne Hill Velodrome

Lease Of Life For Herne Hill Velodrome

The Southwark track regularly used by hundreds of people, including elite cyclists, keen amateurs, schools, Cyclo-Cross and local families will remain open to encourage the Harrises and Wigginses of the future. | By Cat Wiener
Wikileaks Founder Gets Bail But Remains In Jail

Wikileaks Founder Gets Bail But Remains In Jail

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains behind bars after Swedish authorities challenged yesterday's ruling by Westminster magistrates' court to grant him bail. | By Cat Wiener
Review: From Blake To Space

Review: From Blake To Space

By Cat Wiener
Lewisham Students Win Spirit Of London Award

Lewisham Students Win Spirit Of London Award

Catford students win Young Heroes Spirit of London Award for their campaign for safe havens for young people on the streets of Lewisham. | By Cat Wiener
Appeal Against Terrorist Conviction Puts UK In Dock

Appeal Against Terrorist Conviction Puts UK In Dock

The appeal of convicted terrorist Rangzieb Ahmed, which began at the High Court on Tuesday, will argue that the UK government was complicit in his torture by the Pakistani intelligence service. | By Cat Wiener
Sutton Cop In Mercy Dash Through Snow

Sutton Cop In Mercy Dash Through Snow

Sutton police rush snowbound surgeon to life-saving operation. | By Cat Wiener
Students’ Fightback: Occupations Continue

Students’ Fightback: Occupations Continue

As students take to the streets for a third protest march, we talk to some of those still occupying buildings after the last demonstration. | By Cat Wiener