The public inquiry into plans for two towers between Hatfields and Paris Garden which were refused by Southwark Council has opened after developers went back on their pledge not to pursue an appeal.
"Without there being Latins and Latinos there would be no London," London Assembly chair Jennette Arnold told a rally at the Elephant & Castle Leisure Centre on Sunday.
William Blake's painting of the Tabard Inn in Borough High Street has gone on show at Tate Britain.
On the eve of the Queen's birthday Mayor of London Boris Johnson unveiled a photographic portrait of the monarch that will hang permanently at City Hall.
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