London News Roundup

Rachel Holdsworth
By Rachel Holdsworth Last edited 47 months ago
London News Roundup

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  • A convicted rapist found dead on Friday is believed to have killed his parents.
  • Some complete bastard has been filmed mugging a 92 year old man for £5.
  • Police have re-introduced Operation Safeway after 29 people died on London's roads since the start of the year.
  • A man has been shot by a police firearms officer in Hendon.
  • The Victoria line won't run between Walthamstow Central and Seven Sisters for three weeks in August.
  • A cyclist was trapped by the foot underneath a lorry in East Dulwich this morning, and a pedestrian is in hospital after being involved in a collision with a car in Old Kent Road.
  • On Blackheath announces the line-up for this September's festival. A mate of ours says on Twitter: "It's more Blackheath-y than even I would have expected from a festival held on Blackheath and with Blackheath in the name". Yup, we'd agree with that.
  • Isle of Dogs bandstand mystery, the mystery being how did it cost £70,000?
  • The Wellcome Collection has acquired a well-annotated copy of Harris' List of Covent Garden Ladies, from 1788.
  • So much for overseas buyers snapping up London property: flats in a Mumbai skyscraper have gone on sale here.
  • London destinations get re-named for Chinese New Year, and we can't stop laughing at Shoreditch's new moniker: Novelty-seeker area.

Last Updated 16 February 2015