Populist: December 13 - 19

Dean Nicholas
By Dean Nicholas Last edited 103 months ago
Populist: December 13 - 19

The week's most popular posts, and a round-up of what's happening around London

In the news:

  • A drop of snow and plunging temperatures led to delays and transport difficulties, including a major breakdown on Eurostar, but London escaped the worst of it
  • The 'new' and 'improved' Circle line proved to be neither, at least as far as commuters are concerned
  • Several passengers and the driver were injured when a bus overturned following a collision with a lorry
  • Five thousand lunchers were fed for free in Trafalgar Square, in an attempt to raise awareness about the amount of good food thrown out by supermarkets
  • London celebrated Hannukah with a giant menorah, lit by Deputy Mayor Richard Barnes
  • A secret bender in Dublin by a group of Spurs players irked Harry Redknapp, who vowed to crack down on the craic
  • City of London police attempted to justify their continued harassment of photographers by releasing a video which they claim shows officers preventing a terror attack
  • Kidnapping stats for the capital were analysed — how safe is your borough?
  • See the News category for more

    Around town:

  • Stumped by what to do on New Year's Eve? We've got you covered. Ditto if you're at a loose end for Christmas Day
  • This week's hot shows: La Boheme, Swan Lake and The Nutcracker In Santa's Lap: Vintage postcards and graffiti lessons, amongst other things The label-less Futureheads reminded us why they matter at the Lexington

    See the Arts & Events and Food & Drink categories for more

    Last Updated 19 December 2009