Weekend Round-Up

SallyB2
By SallyB2 Last edited 95 months ago
Weekend Round-Up

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Here's what we've learned this weekend whilst you've been wondering whether it's too soon to start Christmas shopping:

The sad stuff:

  • A teenage boy was shot dead in Plaistow on Saturday morning.
  • An 11 year old girl who fell down the stairs at her Bethnal Green school has died.

    The annoying stuff:

  • A miraculous escape for EDF as Ofgem somehow fails to fine them for the Dartford outage. Hm.
  • NIMBYism in Dulwich: residents don't want a festival in their park.

    The bizarre stuff:

  • Abramovich is miffed after a 'secret' nightclub being built under Chelsea FC is left flooded.
  • The Express exceeds itself in journalistic twattery in this piece about Kung Fu terrorists targeting Wembley.
  • A waddle too far in Greenwich: a charity is censoring Santa, claiming his portly shape leaves him at risk from diabetes.
  • And the good stuff:

  • A blue plaque for the flat where Lennon and Yoko Ono lived.
  • And 10 out of 10 for Westminster pupils who apparently have the lowest truancy rates in the country.

    Type. Cast. By peterphotographic via the Londonist pool.

    Last Updated 24 October 2010