- Alain de Botton compares the Shard to "a giant penis that's made an appearance at a very inopportune and unwelcome moment", saying it's "arrogant, insensitive, crude and reactionary". You might formulate a sentence involving kettles and pots, but we couldn't possibly comment.
- Say goodbye to the number 25 bendy bus.
- Say hello to this secret vestigial train service between Wandsworth and Kensington.
- London's Habitats get a new owner.
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