Populist: August 30 - September 5

Dean Nicholas
By Dean Nicholas Last edited 114 months ago
Populist: August 30 - September 5

A round-up of our most popular posts from the past seven days, and what made the news in London this week

  • As the football transfer window slammed shut, Chelsea were hit by an unprecedented 16 month transfer ban
  • Detente between De Beauvoir Towners and their squatter neighbours Nude news: naked climate campers come to town while an unrobed man with live chicken and blow-up dolls created havoc on the plinth
  • A Tottenham market scam proved the rule that a fool and his money are easily parted
  • A Banksy ruined by bungling council workers was mourned Meet the bus-obsessed boy — if TfL had any sense they'd sign him to a contract now
  • The Londonist quiz was announced
  • Last Updated 05 September 2009