This day in London’s History
Jan 30 1969: The Beatles get back to their live roots for an impromptu rooftop performance at Apple Records, Savile Row. The long and winding arm of the law quickly intervenes.
London fact of the week
Chelsea’s football ground, Stamford Bridge, is built on rubble excavated when the Metropolitan Line was constructed in the 1860s.
London person of the week
It’s got to be ‘gorgeous’ George Galloway after finally being evicted from the Big Brother house. We should be hearing from him again in about, ooo, 17 months, when he’s had chance to clear his email backlog.
One thing you must do in London this week
One thing you must not do in London this week
Attempt to go ice skating at Somerset House. It’s all over now.