Extra, Extra

Rachel Holdsworth
By Rachel Holdsworth Last edited 57 months ago
Extra, Extra


  • Confirmed: Crossrail is coming to Woolwich.
  • Police launch crackdown on mobile phone thefts; we get email warning of a spate of robberies in Fitzrovia today.
  • Housebuilding in London needs to speed up (well, yeah).
  • Here's a start: 661 new homes approved for old Ram Brewery in Wandsworth.
  • And a 200m+ residential tower planned for Canary Wharf.
  • An armed man's been arrested in Borough.
  • A different man shot in the leg at a children's birthday party.
  • This is what it might look like if London was the starting point of a global bioterrorism attack.
  • All over Twitter, but in case you didn't see: photos from the tube in the 80s.
  • Unfortunate Royal baby decision of the day? 5,000 baby girl plates going cheap (might not be true).

Photo of the cardboard tube train in Holland Park.

Last Updated 25 July 2013


re - the ram brewery, wandsworth are pulling a fast one with the amount of actually affordable homes on this site. its been bulldozed thru some quite stiff local opposition and the local transport infrastructure is well beyond full already.