London News Roundup

James Drury
By James Drury Last edited 47 months ago
London News Roundup

More than 50% of staff at London Metropolitan University are on zero-hours contracts. Photo by Geoff Holland, in the Londonist Flickr pool.

  • Ofsted is expected to put a Church of England school in Stepney into special measures after concerns over a sixth-form Islamic society.
  • Two east London hospitals are paying ¬£1,760 a day for stand-in doctors due to staff shortages.
  • London Review of Books claims around 840 academic staff at London Metropolitan University are on zero-hours contracts.
  • The crisis at New Era estate has led to the Guardian questioning whether we're all just living ¬†inside 'financial instruments'.
  • Someone's gone and looped the loop on their bike on the South Bank. Then they tried to flog everyone a mobile phone.
  • Jeremy Vine's had a run-in (or should that be cycle-in) with Hyde Park police.
  • Boris refuses to pay his taxes (in the USA, not here).
  • The beautiful Hornsey Town Hall is reopening as an arts space.

Last Updated 20 November 2014