Extra, Extra

By Rob Last edited 212 months ago

Last Updated 10 October 2006

Extra, Extra
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  • Heathrow update: A man has been arrested under the Terrorism Act and passengers have been let back in to Terminal 2.
  • A new initiative launched by London Underground and the RNIB means that soon blind and partially sighted people will be able to navigate Tube stations using books of tactile maps. Ultra cool.
  • More from the file marked 'ultra cool': an £85m aquarium containing a massive coral reef in the East End.
  • Sensors are to be fitted to pedestrians and in buses as part of a £4.1m project aiming to measure pollution levels in London, Cambridge, Leicester and Gateshead.
  • No shortage of volunteers for the Olympics: so far 100,000 people have signed up to help out. That's 30,000 more than we actually need.
  • Image courtesy of atomicShed via the Londonist flickr group.