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Tuesday 14 September 2004

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News & features published on 14 September 2004
Row over "homophobic" star's Coronet show

Gay rights groups are continuing to call for the cancellation of Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton's UK tour - due to start on Sunday at the Elephant & Castle - claiming his homophobic music could lead to violence.

Thames Festival's Firing on the Foreshore

The objects have been made and the beach prepared for the Thames Festival's Firing on the Foreshore.

Tony Blair visits Lower Marsh

To the surprise of workers looking out of their Waterloo office windows on Tuesday morning, Tony Blair visited the rooftop of a Lower Marsh building as he prepared to make a major speech on environmental issues.

Videogame exhibition comes to County Hall

The artistic creativity present in computer games will be recognised this weekend in a special exhibition at the County Hall Gallery, showcasing some of the stunning artwork used in the development of the Myst series.

Free bikes for Southwark businesses

Businesses in Southwark are being encouraged to sign up to a trial scheme that gives them access to five free rental bikes, in addition to cycling equipment and training, for a six month period.

Nell McAndrew opens St Thomas's skin disorder lab

A new national laboratory to diagnose the rare inherited skin disorder Epidermolysis Bullosa was earlier this month officially opened at St Thomas’ Hospital by model Nell McAndrew.

London 2012 buses launched at City Hall

Olympic heroes James Cracknell and Rebecca Romero joined Ken Livingstone at City Hall on Tuesday to launch a fleet of 'back the bid' buses to promote London's campaign to host the 2012 Olympics.

IT execs to rough it in Potters Fields

Over 200 senior IT executives will be encouraged by Jenny Agutter, Felicity Barr, Jack Ellis and Nicholas Owen to turn out for a night under the stars in Potters Fields as part of NCH's annual Byte Night event.

Pool of London considers Business Improvement District

The money runs out for the Pool of London Partnership in three years' time, and the regeneration body is considering ways of ensuring that the pace of change is maintained.

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