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News & features published on 6 February 2013
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Charles Dickens' great-great-grandson unveils Dog and Pot sculpture

A replica of a Victorian shop sign that formed one of the landmarks on the young Charles Dickens' regular walk through Southwark has been unveiled by the writer's great-great-grandson.

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Six developers compete to build Elephant & Castle skyscraper

Six developers have been shortlisted in the competition to build a stalled 44-storey skyscraper scheme at the Elephant & Castle.

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Waterloo International: further delay to reopening of platforms

Around a decade will have passed since the last Eurostar train left Waterloo International before all five of the disused platforms are brought back into use for domestic trains, the Government signalled this week.

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Shard tickets "too expensive", says Renzo Piano

The architect of the Shard has said that the admission price for the skyscraper's viewing gallery is "too expensive".

Tweets on 6 February 2013

Tip for politicians delivering a speech: don't give away fact you've not read it in advance by exclaiming "oh, how interesting" in mid-flow

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Wednesday recap: Dickens + @dogandpot, Shard "too expensive" says tower's architect and more delays at Waterloo Intl http://t.co/8CepKdHW

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The Shard? That's titchy, says Cumbrian tourist board http://t.co/pf99Qvdn

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All the staff from the Shard call centre in Norwich have now visited the tower: http://t.co/iLhnRw6u

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BARD campaigners obtain minutes from Blackfriars Road landowners' forum under FOI http://t.co/92TPEkre

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Just published - Charles Dickens' great-great-grandson unveils @dogandpot sculpture opposite Southwark tube http://t.co/G61IQ4Zh

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Hear Charles Dickens' great-great grandson Mark talk about the @dogandpot sculpture unveiled this afternoon: http://t.co/VETr7RVW

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E20 comes to SE1: see @londonlegacy plans for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on display outside City Hall http://t.co/54aFSqvT

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Reminder: @dogandpot will be unveiled at 2.30 in Blackfriars Road http://t.co/nJNKfhjG

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Just published - Six developers compete to build Elephant & Castle skyscraper http://t.co/BQBYeXkY

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RT @chriswhite_HQ: The CycleSuperHighway7 on Southwark Bridge Road today is mostly a bus park #GetBritainCycling http://t.co/Ag266HST

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Just published - Waterloo Eurostar terminal shut 2007; now minister says it's unlikely to be fully used till c.2017 http://t.co/xxg33GFS

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[Forum] Lost Cat, Bermondsey Street area http://t.co/yjj2T5Ma

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Gun salute 1pm Tower of London - anniversary of Queen's accession (pic of previous event: http://t.co/B03tGZXD )

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Southwark's clumsy redaction of its secret Lend Lease deal made it into this week's Rotten Boroughs column in @privateeyenews

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Just published - Shard tickets "too expensive", says Renzo Piano http://t.co/pVJLu9u5

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Elephant & Castle regeneration is "gigantic deception" says @petertatchell http://t.co/JteHco2f

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The @dogandpot sculpture will be unveiled at 2.30pm today by Mark Dickens, descendent of Charles Dickens: http://t.co/nJNKfhjG

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The @BBCr4today programme previews tonight's Kraftwerk gig at Tate Modern http://t.co/RclH7JFI

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Have you entered our @Roxy_Bar_Screen competition? http://t.co/2Eg28oPo

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Shardtalk on Hardtalk: Sarah Montague interviews Renzo Piano 9.05am on BBC World Service http://t.co/VFSeNhrH

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