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News & features published on 20 April 2014
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Bakerloo line extension: Old Kent Road route becomes more likely

Southwark's ruling Labour administration has issued a tacit admission that its desire to see a future Bakerloo line extension to Camberwell and Peckham is likely to lose out in favour of the rival Old Kent Road proposal.

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St Ermin's owners to open hotel at foot of Blackfriars skyscraper

The American owners of the luxury St Ermin's Hotel in Westminster are to open their second UK hotel at the foot of the One Blackfriars skyscraper.

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Irish president praises plan for Science Gallery at London Bridge

Irish president Michael D Higgins used a speech during his state visit to the UK to highlight Anglo-Irish collaboration on a new Science Gallery attraction planned for London Bridge.

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SE1 schoolgirls reach finals of Young Consumers competition

Pupils from St Saviour's & St Olave's School at Bricklayers Arms have reached the finals of a national competition testing young people's knowledge of consumer law, health, safety and finance.

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Ofsted: 'insufficient improvement' at LeSoCo

Inspectors following up on a highly critical Ofsted report have found "insufficient improvement" at Southwark and Lewisham's further education college.

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Fire Brigade Museum could stay in Southwark Bridge Road

Bidders for the former Southwark Fire Station and training centre site have been asked to consider retaining the London Fire Brigade Museum as part of their plans.

Tweets on 20 April 2014

Sunday recap: a bumper crop of news stories published today london-se1.co.uk/date/2014-04-20

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Best of England to be displayed on South Bank bbc.in/1moHgoj

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Another Sainsbury's Local to open in Bermondsey (just off Grange Road) goo.gl/5UwHbq via @se16

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Tomorrow:

Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with jelly and ice cream

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PecoPoncho Super excited to be a semi-finalist in the competition! Vote here before Wednesday 23 April virginmediapioneers.com/2014/04/vote-f…

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Just published - Bakerloo line extension: Old Kent Road route becomes more likely goo.gl/fb/A35fU

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Just published - St Ermin's owners to open hotel at foot of Blackfriars skyscraper goo.gl/fb/94xv6

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Just published - Irish president praises plan for Science Gallery at London Bridge goo.gl/fb/i5Gh5

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Just published - SE1 schoolgirls reach finals of Young Consumers competition goo.gl/fb/qxDEt

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Just published - Ofsted: 'insufficient improvement' at LeSoCo further education college goo.gl/fb/ppBry

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Just published - Fire Brigade Museum could stay in Southwark Bridge Road goo.gl/fb/4hSTs

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E-petition calling for parliamentary debate on tall buildings in London epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/63371

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SteveChalke @MailOnline has misrepresented the work of our @WaterlooFB Vilifying the poor-cheap bankrupt journalism! Support @TrussellTrust & @Oasis_UK

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Mail on Sunday sends undercover reporter to Waterloo Foodbank dailym.ai/1iA0YwK via @MailOnline

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RoebuckBorough FREE helium balloon for the first person to come to dressed as an !!

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jennyeclair I hope when they regenerate the Elephant and Castle, they don't forget to build a proper castle with a moat and elephants

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ABeresfordPite Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre painted by Jeremy Glogan & the cover of the High Llamas' 2003 Beet Maize & Corn LP pic.twitter.com/hjbOhf1yyX

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"Rising living costs, low pay and welfare problems all compound together to make life impossible" - foodbank manager: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7534

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LondonPortAuth Onlookers gathered at Westminster for the end of the @DWcanoerace pic.twitter.com/Yujspe205j

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Competitors in the Devizes-Westminster Canoe Race will be arriving at County Hall from about 9am this morning @DWcanoerace

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