Extra, Extra

By Rob Last edited 150 months ago
Extra, Extra
  • Greek police are in town today talking to Scotland Yard about London's role as a hub for antique traffickers.
  • The restored Lifeboat Pier station on Victoria Embankment will be officially opened today to mark the start of London Lifeboat Week.
  • The Saturday late start for the Tube will have a detrimental effect on Heathrow airport claims a group representing UK airlines.
  • Wigmore hall has been saved from closure. A new 300-year lease has been bought with 3.1 million pounds of borrowed money, a million-pounds of which came from an anonymous donation.
  • Wanker art! Pete Doherty is to exhibit his ‘blood paintings’ at a London gallery and will sell them off for a grand a pop (presumably after he gets out of Moss-financed rehab).
  • Image of the Sultan's Elephant giving a phonebox a bit of a clean courtesy of Londonist contributor Ken Yau.

    Last Updated 08 May 2006