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In the news:
Recessionist considered the fallout from the Lehman's collapse.
Good 2012 news: the Paralympics passed over
no problem / Bad 2012 news: scammers abound and pensioners unhappy.
Black cabs had a safety scare
, there were more sheep on the Bridge
and Hirst made a packet
With the renaming of the Hammersmith & City line Shepherds Bush station imminent, we got creative with alternative monikers and looked forward to the opening of new west London stations.
It's Open House weekend! Go, explore, take photos, enjoy.
Covent Garden was looking cool
, replete with local celebrity
. We also looked at style on another level, at London Fashion Week
We felt sorry for abandoned bears, had cupcakes delivered to our door, went shopping in Battersea and geeked out on heritage trains.
The first ever silent gig 'rocked' Koko, the Lord has his birthday and got generous and Jason Donovan's returning the West End Stage in drag.
Check out Music Choice, The Book Grocer, Saturday Cinema Summary, Repertory Film Roundup for more.
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Last Updated 20 September 2008