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News & features published on 24 May 2011
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Barack Obama visits Southwark's Globe Academy

Barack Obama, president of the United States of America, visited the Globe Academy in Southwark on Tuesday as part of his state visit to the United Kingdom.

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Ed Miliband visits SE1 twice in one day

Labour leader Ed Miliband was among guests at the Christian Socialist Movement's 50th birthday party at Church.co.uk in Kennington Road on Monday night.

Tweets on 24 May 2011

Arriving at @newspaperawards where we are nominated in the digital news service of the year category. Huge thanks to those who nominated us.

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Just published - pics & video - Barack Obama visits Globe Academy, Southwark http://goo.gl/fb/VJpWK

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Just published - Ed Miliband visits SE1 twice in one day http://goo.gl/fb/tj7Y5

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RT @trickydicky321: Obama visits Globe Academy, Southwark http://fb.me/Bla8mqk7

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...Globe Academy senior staff only told of the visit 30 mins in advance

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Globe Academy principal Jason Baigent tells @londontonight that he was informed of Obama visit last week by Downing St & White House.

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RT @anyagrace: Something going on on Tabard Street. Man in ambulance now but area still cordoned off #SE1

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RT @trickydicky321: Stabbing on Tabard Street within an hour of Obama being 250m away at Globe Academy? http://t.co/ybzPInt

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BBC News Channel STILL claiming that Globe Academy is in Lambeth!

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Video: Barack Obama in Harper Road http://se1.info/kGe1BJ

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RT @roundaboutnews: #Obama heading around the Elephant & Castle roundabout. The excitement cannot be contained! http://twitpic.com/51z5mu

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Photo: Barack Obama leaves SE1's Globe Academy http://se1.info/iGWJaT

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RT @misslfoster: Bets on Obama getting a Boris bike and cycling down Harper Road? #Southwark

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Obama leaving via New Kent Road

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not even the council leader knew! >> RT @peterjohn6: Apparently President Obama is in Southwark. Nice to be kept in the loop!

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Lots of police brought in from other boroughs for Obama visit - officers on Harper Road cordon are from Lambeth

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RT @Cath_McDonald: Great that Barak Obama is visiting Globe Academy Southwark!

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@Riverside_Nick we reminded @peterjohn6 et al that you had invited Obama to Southwark a couple of years back

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Obama about to leave Globe Academy I think

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RT @londontonight: We'll have more on Barack Obama's surprise visit to a Southwark school on the show. tune in to @itv1 at 6pm

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@dronid he arrived that way. Am at that junction

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Confirmed - President Obama has just arrived at Globe Academy in Harper Road SE1

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RT @SiLondon: obama turning over wesminster bridge, so it looks like he is on is way over here.

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Bottom end of Harper Road shut for Obama visit to Globe Academy. Copter circling

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[Rumour] indications are that heavy police presence round New Kent Road might mean Obama is visiting Globe Academy http://se1.info/jUIs94

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@SiLondon @mrscottnunn Ooh - you could be right - he was invited to Southwark: http://t.co/3pJPGrk

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Pic of demolition of former nurses' home in York Road; old maternity hospital to become Premier Inn hotel http://se1.info/lThGh4

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@markie37 Thanks for alerting us - will try to find out

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RT @Snow__White: Wonder what's gone on by new kent road, crazy amounts of police, riot vans, sniffer dogs, forensics.. :S

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The Tower Bridge Exhibition is now on Twitter - @TowerBridgeExh

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PricewaterhouseCoopers could move to the Baby Shard http://se1.info/iB3wMn

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Decentralisation minister Greg Clark cites @bermondseynhdfm in parliamentary answer http://ow.ly/ #localism #allotments

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So the Shard isn't Europe's tallest structure after all http://se1.info/imtn2c

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RT @Davidntaylor: Chipperfield's: Elizabeth Hse devt is 2 buildings, 1 glazed, other masonry, along York Rd, pedn arrival space at ground.

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At @LonTravelWatch for session re rebuilding of London Bridge Station

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RT @litweeter: "This is London, not the huge petty misshaped nightmare I used to know" Dylan Thomas Festival of Britain http://bit.ly/iPd7DB

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RT @Davidntaylor: 'Residents of Trinity Square may not agree, but Strata has been a tremendous lift for Elephant+Castle ' Colin Wilson, GLA

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RT @Davidntaylor: Of 130 businesses in the Lower Marsh and The Cut area, all but 9 are independent. Helen Santer, Waterloo Quarter BID.

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Jubilee line signalling was "the line upgrade from hell" Peter Hendy tells @LonTravelWatch

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Peter Hendy of TfL scathing about #southeastern trains, their snow timetable and poor communication at @LonTravelWatch board meeting

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