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News & features published on 8 August 2013
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Union holds 'living wage' demo outside Tower Bridge Hilton hotel

Activists from the Unite trade union have held a demonstration outside the Hilton London Tower Bridge hotel calling on employers in the hospitality industry to pay their staff the London living wage of 8.55 an hour.

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Patient breaks new ground for cancer centre at Guy's Hospital

Breast cancer survivor Diana Crawshaw carried out the official ground-breaking ceremony to signal the start of construction work on the new 160 million cancer centre at Guy's Hospital last week.

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Tesco Express to open new stores in The Cut and Baylis Road

Tesco has revealed plans to open small supermarkets close to Southwark and Lambeth North tube stations.

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Pickles rules out cap on sales of London homes to foreign buyers

A campaign by Simon Hughes MP for restrictions on the purchase of new-build properties in central London by overseas investors suffered a blow when communities secretary Eric Pickles ruled out Government intervention.

Tweets on 8 August 2013

Thursday recap: Tesco Express to open 2 new SE1 stores + setback for MP's campaign against foreign property investors se1.info/16x3L1z

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Just published - Union holds 'living wage' demo outside Tower Bridge Hilton hotel goo.gl/fb/h9QcJ

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jimmyjamesorr Anyone else got a power cut? @se1

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@se1 a park using the pillars of the old bridge

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Whitesmiths Arms in Crosby Row on the market for £1.2 million rightmove.co.uk/property-for-s…

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Just published - Patient breaks new ground for @kingshealth cancer centre at Guy's Hospital @GSTTnhs goo.gl/fb/VAYgX

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@RichTWarms Yes when the 1 Blackfriars tower finally gets going

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Naming Monsters: Hannah Eaton investigates the psychological and social functions of migratory legends + creepy tales se1.info/178GGSQ

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Tesco to open two new stores just 600m apart (and one of them's 300m from an existing Tesco Express) london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7010

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Just published - Tesco Express to open new stores in The Cut and Baylis Road goo.gl/fb/RGvqN

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Looks like Boris Johnson really is serious about creating a "pillar park" on the columns of old Blackfriars rail bridge

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Just published - Blow to Simon Hughes' campaign on foreign property investors as @EricPickles rules out cap @IainDale goo.gl/fb/xT5tD

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[Forum] Was anyone in Mint Street Park or Marshalsea Road on Fri 3 Aug at 6pm? se1.info/1cMk13k

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Restaurant review: Aqua Shard is a towering disappointment metro.co.uk/2013/08/08/aqu… via @MetroUK

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