Populist: 29 August - 4 September

Dean Nicholas
By Dean Nicholas Last edited 102 months ago
Populist: 29 August - 4 September

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

In the news

  • Tony Blair's autobiography revealed, among many other things, that he almost ordered a plane shot down over London on 9/11
  • Boris Johnson threatened to quit, according to the Times; the Mayor flatly denied the allegation
  • Number 10 Downing Street ran into trouble with Twitter
  • Football transfer deadline day came and went with relatively few big names making the move
  • Talks between Tube workers and management broke down, so we assessed the transport options for Tuesday's strike
  • See the News category for more

    Other good stuff:

  • The Ordnance Survey identified Lambeth North as the location of the 'Go' square in Monopoly
  • Calling on all local bloggers: we want you An exhibition on Tube architect Charles Holden is coming to the V&A museum New play at the Jellyfish theatre didn't impress The 344th anniversary of the Great Fire of London was marked Jimi Hendrix came to Handel House

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

    Comment of the week

    "As a Ruislip resident, it's nice to see Zone 6 get some love. It is the LONDON borough of Hillingdon, after all"

    Tanya Jones is pleased that we went for a swim in Uxbridge Lido.

    Last Updated 05 September 2010