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Wednesday 18 June 2014

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News & features published on 18 June 2014
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Did council meeting cost more than £400 a minute?

A row has broken out over a Southwark Council meeting that cost thousands of pounds to arrange but lasted just 30 minutes.

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Police launch 10-week crackdown on South Bank summer crime surge

Police have launched a 10-week operation to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour around the South Bank.

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Boris overrules fire authority on sale of Albert Embankment HQ

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has used his power of direction to overrule the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority in the latest round of a power struggle between City Hall and Union Street.

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Warwick Business School gets green light for campus at the Shard

Warwick Business School has received the go-ahead from Southwark Council for its plans to open a London outpost on the 17th floor of the Shard.

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Fire at Parliament View on Albert Embankment under investigation

The London Fire Brigade is investigating the cause of a fire in the Parliament View apartment block next to Lambeth Bridge on Tuesday night.

Tweets on 18 June 2014

wolmarforlondon Can anything be more inane than Paxman and Boris on a tandem on Newsnight?

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 11:44 PM, Jun 18th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

MPSinthesky 2320 in the SE1 area searching scaffolding for suspects @MPSSouthwark

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:26 PM, Jun 18th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

VERY noisy helicopter over Blackfriars Road area

via Twitter for Mac

Helicopter over Blackfriars Road / Nelson Square area with a searchlight @MPSinthesky

via Twitter for Mac

JohnOBrennan2 Paxman and Boris: pantomime schtick which demonstrates the terrible depths to which Newsnight has sunk. Terribly sad.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:12 PM, Jun 18th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

CalumSPlath Boris leading Paxman on a tandem bike is like some weird metaphor for the state of news reporting today.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:12 PM, Jun 18th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

If a member of the public tried to cycle where BoJo and Paxo are, they'd soon hear from More London security @BBCNewsnight

via Twitter for Mac

Wednesday recap: University to open mini-campus at the Shard, Parliament View fire & more: london-se1.co.uk/date/2014-06-18

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Coming up on @BBCNewsnight: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Paxman riding a tandem along Tooley Street, Tower Bridge Road and Bermondsey Street

via Twitter for Mac

Costa Coffee to open in The Cut (replacing Premier Food & Wine) london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/1…

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neversh0utemma Sunset over the river Thames. pic.twitter.com/ClYnIleCg9

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:39 PM, Jun 18th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

There's a Battle Going on for Public Space in London huff.to/1lCMLkd via @HuffPostUKPol

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'Waterscreen' display on the Thames near the London Eye on 10 July pla.co.uk/assets/m35of20…

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Just published - Police launch 10-week crackdown on South Bank summer crime surge goo.gl/fb/tvCNy

via Google

Just published - Did council meeting cost more than £400 a minute? goo.gl/fb/q2uhw

via Google

Just published - Boris overrules fire authority on sale of Albert Embankment HQ goo.gl/fb/a3QlK

via Google

Just published - Warwick Business School gets green light for campus at the Shard goo.gl/fb/8tmcM

via Google

Free performance of Hamlet at @The_Globe next month with Combat Veteran Players: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Morley Morsels - try a one hour taster session at @morleycollege this Friday: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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"It's a bit like being the back half of a pantomime horse" - Jeremy Paxman on riding a tandem with Boris Johnson bbc.co.uk/news/entertain…

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"I've done war zones that are easier than this" - Jeremy Paxman on cycling along Tooley Street with Boris Johnson bbc.co.uk/news/entertain…

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Another clip of that BoJo & Paxo tandem ride along Tooley Street bbc.co.uk/news/entertain…

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Tonight's WCDG meeting is all about the 'gentrification' of Waterloo: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

Redflame16 English Heritage just announced the unique Kirkaldy Testing Museum, in Southwark, has been upgraded from Grade II to Grade II* listing!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:46 PM, Jun 18th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

LambethCyclists Free Dr Bike checks and advice this evening lambethcyclists.org.uk/2014/06/free-b…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 1:28 PM, Jun 18th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Created in Clink Street ... the world’s first atomic pocket watch: spectator.co.uk/spectator-life…

via Twitter for Mac

Labour London Assembly member @tomcopley criticises £1.1m studio flats for sale in Blackfriars Road leftfootforward.org/2014/06/why-lo… via @LeftFootFwd

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'My phobia of kittens is ruining my life' says Waterloo woman dailym.ai/1kKoOmD via @MailOnline

via Twitter for Websites

Just published - Fire at Parliament View on Albert Embankment under investigation goo.gl/fb/zfZir

via Google

Handel, Monteverdi, Mozart, Puccini, Brahms and Irving Berlin... london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/… ... open-air opera-musical comedy with @MerryOpera

via Twitter for Mac

Starts today: Through the Wormhole ‚Äď Furniture Re-Imagined at @BanksideGallery London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/‚Ķ

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AndrewByham Lots of toffs at on their way to the instagram.com/p/pYOQnzifYW/

via Instagram (retweeted on 9:27 AM, Jun 18th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

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