London News Roundup

Rachel Holdsworth
By Rachel Holdsworth Last edited 39 months ago
London News Roundup

Don't expect to see many of these on Tuesday. Photo by James Guppy from the Londonist Flickr pool

  • Plan your journey: there's a major bus strike going ahead on Tuesday.
  • A man has died after his car crashed and exploded on Old Kent Road, amid reports he was escaping gunmen.
  • A motorcyclist died after a collision with a car on Borough High Street on Monday morning.
  • And a moped rider died after a collision with a car outside Kennington tube station on Sunday night.
  • New Year fireworks will be ticketed for the next two years, according to City Hall documents.
  • Police were involved in a four hour stand-off with a man waving a machete on a Homerton rooftop over the weekend.
  • Boris Johnson gets asked about terrorism, dismisses surveillance fears as 'civil liberties nuts'.
  • The Mayor also spent Friday night sleeping rough in support of a homeless veterans campaign.
  • Is the right to buy scheme for council houses open to exploitation?
  • Inside Croydon looks back at a 1993 documentary on plans to develop the town — and is less than impressed.
  • Not content with our own royals, we could be getting some of Sweden's.

Last Updated 12 January 2015