Populist: December 6-13

Dean Nicholas
By Dean Nicholas Last edited 108 months ago
Populist: December 6-13

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

In The News

  • Tube Lines admitted they might need a further 28 weekends to complete the overrunning Jubilee line work; cue a craven apology from boss Dean Finch
  • The underwhelming design for Crossrail Paddington: inspired by Leyton Asda?
  • Egypt demanded the return (on a temporary basis) of the Rosetta Stone
  • QPR manager JIm Magilton was suspended after allegedly headbutting one of his own players
  • British Transport Police officers will be issued with tasers for a trial period
  • West Ham were subject to a takeover bid
  • Plans for a giant chromosome on Euston road were released

    Around Town:

  • The Visit London quiz sorted the men from the boys
  • J-pop megastar Suga Shikao rocked the ICA, while Pains Of Being Pure At Heart enlivened Scala
  • We got a preview of a 3D virtual model of London
  • The headliners for next year's summer festivals were announced
  • The sights of urbanity with Joe le Streetwise Cabbie
  • The Leake Street tunnel got totally rewalled In Santa's ample lap this week: London The Book and build-your-own Big Ben WIll you like Morecambe? This handy test will help you find out

    Last Updated 12 December 2009