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News & features published on 5 July 2009
Newington Triangle: 28-storey spiral tower proposed

Plans by Hollybrook Homes to build houses, a hotel, offices and student accommodation on the site bounded by Newington Causeway, Borough Road and the railway line have been unveiled.

Exploratory works for Thames Tunnel begin upstream of Westminster Bridge

A nine-month programme of borehole tests along the river for Thames Water's proposed Thames Tunnel has begun with the installation of a drilling rig near Westminster Bridge.

Show goes on as South Bank's Ancient Mariner struck down by swine flu

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner drew large audiences for its two outdoor performances on Saturday despite lead actor Jude Akuwudike being forced to drop out by swine flu.

Spanish Civil War's British volunteers honoured at South Bank ceremony

Broadcaster Robert Elms has paid tribute to those from Britain and elsewhere who volunteered to fight in the Spanish Civil War.

Hundreds of twins descend on St Thomas' Hospital

Several hundred twins from across Britain and a few from abroad attended a garden party at St Thomas' Hospital on Saturday.

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