London News Roundup

Rachel Holdsworth
By Rachel Holdsworth Last edited 42 months ago
London News Roundup

He's not just poking at that crow (see below for more info). Photo: London Fire Brigade.

  • A cyclist has died after a collision with a truck in Bloomsbury Square, yards from where Francis Golding died in 2013.
  • Police are looking for a BMW driver after a pedestrian died in a suspected hit and run in Osterley.
  • After outcry over plans to deny social housing tenants access to the garden at One Tower Bridge, Southwark council has promised to look again.
  • Is 'pay to protest' about to be a thing? The police have told Campaign Against Climate Change it needs to hire its own security firm for next month's march.
  • An 18 year old was stabbed and police threatened by a group of 30 others in Hackney.
  • Boris Johnson's trip to the US prompts accusations that he's a part time Mayor. (Want to know about Boris's visits? We've mapped that for you.)
  • Ian Visits on proposals to open up unused underground platforms for a Heathrow rail link.
  • A history of Honor Oak Estate, pre and post-war.
  • The Fire Brigade rescued a crow. No, they really did.
  • Someone — tenner says an Arsenal fan — has tagged White Hart Lane as 'the shithole' in Google maps.
  • Have a look at photos of London in the 1970s: bowler hats, bus conductors, Star Wars and queueing for hot cakes in Peckham.

Last Updated 08 February 2015