London News Roundup

Rachel Holdsworth
By Rachel Holdsworth Last edited 41 months ago
London News Roundup

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  • Vertigo alert: Tower Bridge has a new glass walkway.
  • Idiots in Bow shot a load of fireworks at a police car earlier this month.
  • After reading about the police's gun amnesty, someone took an old bomb into Sutton police station. No: gun, we said gun amnesty.
  • Freelance dancers are often paid less than box office staff at London's theatres.
  • 43 mobile phones were nicked during The Courteeners's gig in Brixton on Friday.
  • Brazillionaire (that's a Brazilian billionaire, portmanteau fans) Joseph Safra has bought the Gherkin.
  • The Guardian does a digested read of Boris Johnson's Churchill book.
  • 30% of London jobs could be replaced by automation in the next 20 years. Welcome our robot butlers?
  • Delayed at Heathrow last week? This swan might have been to blame.

Last Updated 10 November 2014