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News & features published on 27 July 2012
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Olympic Torch Relay ends 70-day tour at London's City Hall

Boris Johnson, Lord Coe and David Beckham welcomed the Olympic flame to City Hall on Friday lunchtime as the final leg of the torch relay arrived in the Pool of London by boat from Hampton Court Palace.

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All the Bells: Borough Market, HMS Belfast, Millennium Bridge, National Theatre

Hundreds of people took part in 'All the Bells' at 8.12am on Friday - artist Martin Creed's drive to have every bell in the country rung for three minutes - with big events at Borough Market, HMS Belfast, Millennium Bridge and National Theatre.

Tweets on 27 July 2012

London skyline at sunset tonight from Tate Modern (just after the Red Arrows went by) http://t.co/chQTEr2d

via OS X

Friday recap: #allthebells plus Olympic flame on the Thames http://t.co/kYHcOkiN

via HootSuite

Video of tonight's Tower Bridge speedboat / fireworks sequence seen from More London http://t.co/buwkUnvD

via Twitter for Mac

Here's our video of that Tower Bridge helicopter sequence, filmed back on 9 June http://t.co/faF2cImT

via Twitter for Mac

RT @gordoncorera: How James Bond whisked the Queen to the Olympics http://t.co/Xls7Og7E

via Twitter for Mac

A teacher from SE1's Charles Dickens Primary School is taking part in the opening ceremony: http://t.co/WbigV6kR via @CDPS_Southwark

via TweetDeck

Tower Bridge again [video to follow] http://t.co/IxGa0Htz

via OS X

Tower Bridge traffic now stopped.

via Twitter for iPhone

Found: stray kitten near Bermondsey Street http://t.co/AUcweA1E

via Safari on iOS

Tower Bridge now running through its light effects.

via Twitter for iPhone

Olympic flame on the Gloriana seen from tower of Southwark Cathedral http://t.co/daPkmMgp

via HootSuite

Cops from Strathclyde on patrol right outside City Hall

via HootSuite

Red Arrows flypast seen from More London http://t.co/PHelgLUD

via OS X

Confirmation that 9.40 is key time to be watching Tower Bridge: @Thamesclippers says river closed London Bridge to Canary Wharf 9.30-9.50

via Twitter for Mac

RT @woefulfolly: Police now letting anything but a bike over Tower Bridge. #criticalmass

via HootSuite

#criticalmass RT @Grahamthecabbie: London Bridge gridlocked. Tower bridge gridlocked!

via HootSuite

Huge police incident south end Blackfriars Bridge. Seems to be #criticalmass related

via HootSuite

@dankarran smart money's on 9.40pm but don't blame us if it doesn't happen

via Twitter for Mac in reply to dankarran

Timings for tonight's Red Arrows flypast - north of the river but might be visible from Bankside http://t.co/NQ02uOJf via @itvnews

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RT @OasisWaterloo: South Bank Patrol with the Olympic Torch! http://t.co/mjYuYc1z

via Twitter for Mac

You can also see Opening Ceremony (not BBC build-up coverage tho) on screens at @HoSLondon2012 near Southwark Cathedral http://t.co/iODAZpVr

via Twitter for Mac

See the opening ceremony on a big screen in a Waterloo school playground just off Lower Marsh: http://t.co/PpArEBAw - all welcome

via bitly

Just added pic of David Beckham at City Hall to today's torch story http://t.co/Xb3LxVXu

via bitly

Pop-up burger + wine bar at Borough Market http://t.co/is4sidt9 - £15 for a burger with chips and a glass of wine

via Twitter for Mac

Picture from earlier of Gloriana and the Olympic flame passing St Thomas' Hospital http://t.co/76EHa6jm

via OS X

Not for the faint-hearted: video shot from the StarFlyer fairground ride at @LdnWonderground on South Bank http://t.co/WjtVJhIR

via HootSuite

@blueghoti yes - outdoors in Waterloo: http://t.co/TeLXLT5a and indoor: http://t.co/zdEzb9fa (just across the @SE16 border by a few yards

via Twitter for Mac in reply to blueghoti

Photos of yesterday's multi-faith Olympic torch relay event at St George the Martyr http://t.co/c77BYwcO via @communitiesuk

via HootSuite

Shakespeare's Bankside - guided walk this Sunday http://t.co/OOGDwTSq

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@AllyAsh There is a maximum capacity which they will enforce but otherwise you can come and go as you please.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to AllyAsh

@theplace4music There's an idea for a flashmob...

via web in reply to theplace4music

So that's what @NetworkRail meant when they said that they were installing 10 "goal post style signs" at London Bridge http://t.co/2VCR3tGB

via OS X

Just published - Olympic Torch Relay ends 70-day tour at London's City Hall http://t.co/JVE0jcX7

via Google

Crowds outside City Hall hoping to catch a glimpse of David Beckham, Boris, Seb Coe et al http://t.co/jd7njswQ

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The Potter's Arms pop-up pub opens tomorrow at Potters Fields Park http://t.co/741hayM5

via OS X

The @OasisWaterloo @OasisJohanna opening ceremony screening tonight should be fun: http://t.co/PpArEBAw

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@LeeSmithurst Licensing and permissions - the ceremony ends too late in the evening for the consents they have.

via web in reply to LeeSmithurst

"Driver must not play piano while bus is in motion" - Tower Bridge Road http://t.co/LOvWYfUs

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BBC News Channel now shown on big screen at London Bridge Station http://t.co/7SAtEBjs

via Camera on iOS

Potters Fields Park big screen http://t.co/abbTr5Az

via Camera on iOS

Cllr Barrie Hargrove reopens St John's Churchyard on @audioboo http://t.co/6eD0Rq6W

via Audioboo from Southwark, London

Cllr Barrie Hargrove is about to officially reopen St John's Churchyard near Tooley Street

via Twitter for iPhone

Greater Manchester Police on duty in Tooley Street. And a Kent Police van outside @lb_southwark hq

via Twitter for iPhone

Video of the Olympic flame on the Thames between Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars Bridge http://t.co/C5qTfP6h

via HootSuite

Boris Johnson: London House at City Hall during Olympic will be a "constant schmoozeathon" to encourage inward investment.

via Twitter for Mac

Boris Johnson at HMS Belfast tells @JaneHillNews that "the geiger counter of Olympo-mania is creeping towards the red zone"

via Twitter for Mac

RT @Daybreak: The Olympic flame passing Daybreak towers! http://t.co/Y6HBTTO6

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RT @EdConwaySky: Obligatory Gloriana/Olympic flame shot http://t.co/yefNDECZ

via Twitter for Mac

The flame has arrived alongside the floating Olympic rings next to City Hall

via Twitter for Mac

Picture: Olympic flame approaching Blackfriars Bridge on the Gloriana row barge [video to follow] http://t.co/vVdtOtNI

via OS X

Gloriana nearly at Millennium Bridge

via Twitter for iPhone

Cafe Amisha in Grange Road has baked Olympic cake for the people of Bermondsey to be served tonight @salmonyouth @SE16 http://t.co/v2XicXuE

via HootSuite

Gloriana now past Waterloo. Approaching Blackfriars.

via Twitter for iPhone

RT @JoeMurphyLondon: Gloriana at Westminster Bridge - three cheers from the crowd as she passed http://t.co/MwbFfQA4

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Pics/video from @allthebells at @BoroughMarket, HMS Belfast, @NationalTheatre & @Millennium Bridge http://t.co/JArfJlQw

via Google

Video of Jeremy Hunt's #allthebells mishap at HMS Belfast this morning http://t.co/vXzEyguj via @MrHarryCole

via Twitter for Mac

[Forum] Glasshill Street - @swklibdems councillor urges residents to write to Planning Inspectorate http://t.co/hwIC9L8C

via HootSuite

Bridge master Eric Sutherns tells @janehillnews that @TowerBridge will be part of tonight's show "very briefly but very spectacularly"

via Twitter for Mac

See the Olympics opening ceremony on a big screen tonight at @OasisJohanna just off Lower Marsh in Waterloo http://t.co/PpArEBAw

via HootSuite

St John's Churchyard - official reopening 1pm today http://t.co/8OeuB87y

via bitly

Southwark Super Tram: @LordKennedy1 asks Govt what assessment they've made of @SE5 to SE1 tram plans: http://t.co/HTD081fM (answer: none)

via Twitter for Mac

BBC's @JaneHillNews is reporting live from HMS Belfast on the BBC News Channel

via Twitter for Mac

Tote bags, wine stoppers, corkscrews and candles if you take part in a Zagat survey at @boroughmarket this weekend http://t.co/aTaF00Z3

via bitly

Keys found yesterday - Southwark Street / Blackfriars Road SE1
http://t.co/mYmZTbVI

via Twitter for Mac

San Francisco complains that the Shard is a "rip-off" of one of their towers http://t.co/5hQfDNce

via bitly

Bell from Danny Boyle's Frankenstein at @nationaltheatre for @AllTheBells http://t.co/PxU6595Q

via Camera on iOS

TfL: "limited viewing capacity" for torch from bridges "so arrive early and have an alternative viewing point planned".

via Twitter for Mac

Bring a bell to @BoroughMarket, @Nationaltheatre or Millennium Bridge for Martin Creed's @allthebells at 8.12am http://t.co/Gqg9dREK

via Twitter for Mac

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