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Published: Sun, 21 Jan 2018 01:44:31 +0000


Blackfriars Crown Court under threat of closure; is ILCC next?

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:19:55 +0000

Southwark could lose two of its three crown courts under plans published this week by the Government to close Blackfriars Crown Court and sell its "high value" site for development.(image)

45-storey tower proposed next to London Bridge Station

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:54:42 +0000

Plans for a 45-storey tower of student accommodation next to London Bridge Station went on public display this week. The scheme includes a new home for the Migration Museum.(image)

Prince William at Evelina to launch armed forces veterans' scheme

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:32:37 +0000

The Duke of Cambridge visited Evelina London Children's Hospital on Thursday to celebrate the national rollout of a scheme to help ex-servicemen and women find employment in the NHS.(image)

Waterloo Road closed after cladding falls from footbridge

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:24:44 +0000

Waterloo Road was cordoned off on Thursday afternoon after a sheet of cladding came loose from the footbridge which links the mainline railway station with Waterloo East.(image)

Jude Kelly to leave Southbank Centre

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:14:44 +0000

Southbank Centre artistic director Jude Kelly has announced that she is leaving the riverside arts complex after 12 years.(image)

Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre scheme knocked back by planning committee

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 02:00:44 +0000

Southwark Council's planning committee is poised to reject the massive redevelopment scheme for the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre and London College of Communication after a late-night hearing lasting nearly eight hours.(image)

Mission: Impossible 6 filming at Blackfriars Railway Station

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:55:53 +0000

Scenes for Tom Cruise's new Mission: Impossible 6 movie were filmed from a low-flying helicopter above Blackfriars Railway Station on Saturday and Sunday morning.(image)

Date set for Boris's Garden Bridge grilling at City Hall

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:32:28 +0000

Former mayor Boris Johnson will return to City Hall on Thursday 1 March to answer question from the London Assembly about the Garden Bridge project, after the GLA Oversight Committee used its legal powers to compel him to attend.(image)

Taxi protest at Elephant & Castle begins week of TfL/Uber demos

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:01:48 +0000

Traffic at the Elephant & Castle was brought to a near standstill on Monday afternoon when taxi drivers converged on the junction to launch a week-long series of protests against Transport for London's handling of Uber's private hire licence.(image)

Terrorist victims remembered on London Bridge

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 17:12:38 +0000

Those who died last year in the London Bridge terror attack have been remembered on the bridge.(image)