London News Roundup

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

Enjoy your 'normal service' on the Northern Line. Photo by Mark T Simmons from the Londonist Flickr pool

  • The Mayor is after control of the courts and prosecution service. City Hall thinks it could help reduce repeat offending.
  • An injured cyclist lay in the road for over an hour today before paramedics got to her.
  • A bus driver has been arrested after a woman was killed crossing the road in Streatham.
  • Firefighters will strike for 24 hours on 9 December over pensions.
  • University College London will pay the London Living Wage to all its interns from today.
  • The Northern Line is running 'a good service', despite strike action.
  • Assistant Commissioner Cressida Dick is leaving the Met police for the Foreign Office.
  • Chinese tourists are avoiding London.
  • David Lammy: another fan of more devolution for London.
  • Russell Brand has joined the New Era residents protesting against their eviction. We think we might started reporting protests that guy doesn't turn up at.
  • Tenants living in studio flats so small the loo is in the shower are being evicted after complaining about noise from a music studio below them. Good job an attempt to ban revenge evictions is going well then, eh? Oh, wait...
  • A floating bookshop on Regent's Canal looks like it'll have to sail away.
  • Gillian Anderson and Tom Hiddleston beat all comers at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
  • Hopefully this Stoke Newington lettings agency will rethink its fees after a protest.

Last Updated 01 December 2014