London News Roundup

Will Noble
By Will Noble Last edited 47 months ago
London News Roundup

The Victoria line: If it's your favourite, then you probably have glossy hair. Photo by Paul Mison, in the Londonist Flickr pool.

  • Man shot dead on Uxbridge street.
  • A cyclist has been badly injured after a collision with a van near Pentonville Prison.
  • Google is making sure no one will ever say "Lie-ces-ter Square" again.
  • An underground network of cycle routes? It could happen, you know.
  • Long-lost typeface recovered from watery Thames grave, 99 years after being chucked in there.
  • Heathrow economy advertisement deemed to breach Advertising Standards Authority code.
  • The cost of guarding Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian Embassy thus far? £10m.
  • Londoners have their say on the capital's housing crisis.
  • They don't call it Tower Hamlets for nothing... east London borough gets go-ahead for two more high-rises.
  • Missiles put on top of your roof, and the various other cons of being a Waltham Forest resident.
  • "Dear Boris, dear Mayor..." Joanna Lumley's somewhat flirtations letters to Mr Johnson.
  • Pricey lamb wraps, poor parking, and general suspicion: three Londonisms the Guardian would dread to see head north.
  • “Victoria Line fans have glossy hair” and various other judgements, depending on which is your fave tube line. Warning: If you have a Buzzfeed allergy, don't click through.

Last Updated 05 February 2015