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EDL march results in arrests. Never ones to avoid a potential ruck, the English Defence League (EDL) marched on Downing Street yesterday in an anti-Muslim protest following last week’s brutal attack on a soldier in Woolwich.
As a slight aside to this, Kettlemag asked me to comment in the aftermath of Woolwich. Here's the article they wrote.
Westminster council’s hotel bill for putting up families waiting for housing has hit £3m in the last six months.In February, the cost had reached £2m and back in December last year, Westminster was just one of several London councils breaking a six-week limit for families to be kept in temporary accommodation.
Court rules Boris Johnson's alleged affair in the public interest. As the whole country and not just Boris Johnson is now painfully aware, an appeal court ruled yesterday that the public has a right to know about a child the mayor allegedly fathered following an extra-marital affair
Police numbers cut but water cannons on the agenda. Figures from the Metropolitan Police have revealed that nearly 3000 officers have been cut, mainly from borough teams, since 2010.
Westminster sells off signposts. Anyone who’s ever been tempted to pinch one of London’s more famous signposts will have the opportunity to buy them at auction instead.
RMT union members working on the Piccadilly line have voted in favour of industrial action over a series of unresolved disputes.
A bridge too far? The continued debate over east London river crossings received new input yesterday after Transport for London (TfL) published the responses to its consultation.
The former south London dog track in Catford has been earmarked for nearly 600 new homes in a £117m redevelopment scheme.
Dutch-style roundabouts with segregated cycle lanes could be introduced in London if trials taking place at the Transport Research Laboratory are successful.