London News Roundup

Will Noble
By Will Noble Last edited 51 months ago
London News Roundup

Only 25 per cent of tube stations have step-free access. Photo by Nigel Bewley, in the Londonist Flickr pool.

  • Alice Gross' last movements along the Grand Union Canal have been reconstructed in the hope someone's memory may be jogged.
  • Hounslow landlords ordered to take sledgehammers to 144 'beds in sheds'.
  • Met Police PC wants to quit the force to become a priest. Court says nope.
  • Wyndham Place — the former home of Sir Fabian Ware, who recorded the graves of World War One dead — has had a blue plaque installed.
  • Hong Kong may have higher buildings than London but we've got sky-higher prices. So ner.
  • Here's what happens when you try to repeat that 'Race the Tube' stunt in a wheelchair.
  • Hypodermic needles in the fireplace and rats in the basement... welcome to the delightful world of the 'property guardian'.
  • What's Shanghai up to with our iconic cabs? Okay, we painted a few postboxes gold, but there was a REASON for that.
  • Happy animal news end bit: Just look at these kingfishers making their home among the flotsam and jetsom of London's waterways. Pretty, ain't they?

Last Updated 25 September 2014