Populist: 8-14 August

Dean Nicholas
By Dean Nicholas Last edited 100 months ago
Populist: 8-14 August

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

In the news:

  • A runaway engineering train caused chaos on the Northern line
  • Roswell came to N10: UFOs were sighted over Muswell Hill The debate over which London football team has the most Twitter followers turned contentious Strata in Elephant & Castle won the Carbuncle Cup for the ugliest new building in Britain
  • BIg Ben and Greenwich Mean Time found competition in Mecca
  • Should cycling on the South Bank be banned?
  • Sherlock ended on a cliffhanger, but we demanded more
  • See the News category for more

    Other good stuff:

  • Bookings for this year's Open House are now open
  • Don't pour wine backwards for an Argentine, and other patronising cultural tips Walthamstow interpreted by mother and daughter Close-up coverage of the Camden Fringe A pop-up cinema is being built in an abandoned petrol station forecourt Data mashup highlighted the cycle hire usage patterns Defining the new districts of London with TfL

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

    Comment of the week:

    "Being an extremely skinny guy, my nipples are always going to be close together"

    Boney-Crisp explains why he was docked points at the Air Guitar Championship.

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    Last Updated 14 August 2010