Populist: September 6-12

Dean Nicholas
By Dean Nicholas Last edited 108 months ago
Populist: September 6-12

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Clockwise from top left: Rockin' Rollers, London in the Thirties, storytelling at Twestival, Great British Duck Race

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

In the news:

  • New money-raising scheme by Richmond council raised hackles
  • A grisly attempted suicide gripped ITN's headquarters
  • The Girl Guides turned 100
  • We questioned whether London should take pride in its place as the world's financial capital
  • There was concern over the fate of the mothballed Eurostar platforms at Waterloo
  • The "world's largest arms fair" in Docklands attracted protests
  • See our News category for more

    Arts & Events:

  • One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest at the Bridewell Theatre was enjoyed, despite the sweaty auditorium
  • We trekked round Buckingham Palace, sprog in tow
  • London Underground got tarted up for London Fashion Week
  • We took a tour round the 20th century city
  • CinĂ©philia West, a "home for all lovers of cinema", opened in Notting HillAn Alan Davies competition provoked a joke avalanche

    See our Arts & Events category for more

    Random notes from the city

  • Enterprising marketeers tried to get MI6's attention (and sell a few soft drinks in the process)
  • Tom Chivers talked to us about psychogeography and poetry

    Last Updated 12 September 2009