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News & features published on 13 February 2019
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'FBI' and 'NYPD' take over Southwark's St George's Cathedral

A gun-toting 'SWAT team' was seen at the entrance to St George's Cathedral on Wednesday as a film crew took over the building to shoot scenes set in New York.

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Failed Garden Bridge project cost taxpayers 43 million

A further 5 million of public money will be paid to the Garden Bridge Trust to meet the failed charity's winding-up costs, including reimbursing some of the donors to the controversial Thames footbridge project.

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Tweets on 13 February 2019

cathedralsdavid Come on @SadiqKhan you can do better than that at Landmark Court. So important that public land is used to tackle t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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At the new Bankside Hotel next door to One Blackfriars, you can buy an engagement ring from a vending machine:… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Southwark's Roman Catholic cathedral doubled as a church in New York today as a film crew took over the building, b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@marcmenem Yes there’s a breakdown on the TfL website. For instance the construction firm got £21m

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JohnWilson14 As Sir Nicholas Grimshaw is awarded @RIBA Royal Gold Medal tmrw we discuss Waterloo, Eden & my local Sainsbury's… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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MPSCSuptWallace Challenging situation for staff at Waterloo trying to manage egress/access after two line incidents forced a manage… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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bakerlooline Lambeth North: the station is currently exit only and trains are not stopping.

This is to prevent overcrowding at the station.

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LondonLive Following the release of figures from @TfL that reveal £53 million has been spend on the unbuilt we h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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langrabbie If Boris Johnson were a gentleman he would have given the auction winners their game of table tennis long before no… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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mjponsford a quick google confirms most of the named donors make their money from property development twitter.com/se1/status/109…

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JoMountford_ Lambeth North station exit only due to overcrowding at WATERLOO on South West trains. This is completely illogical,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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bensmithuk Messages about train services returning to normal at Waterloo somewhat optimistically ignoring how hard it is to en… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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NarthexJones @se1 Joanna Barlow's Lalique Bowl.
Was that Stephen Barlow's wife, Joanna Lumley?

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flyingjok Waterloo madness on a Wednesday evening - sitting this mess out until settled @SW_Railway @SW_Help pic.twitter.com/sJeIvGspqr

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MaryGNguyen Waterloo has many cancellations and delays. Now standing behind the station, and it looks like people will get crus… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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mrsjcroberts Waterloo! I was defeated you won the war.... pic.twitter.com/AeCNwJZjqI

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se1 !!!!!!!!!!!! "Table tennis with Boris" - taxpayers will repay £3,200 to winner of auction as "prize… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Circle Store - 5 objections to this planning application now. One resident says "t's the only place where you can g… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The former Snowsfields Wellness shop is going to be a tattoo studio and shop
planning.southwark.gov.uk/online-applica…

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BookishTeaDog Chaos at London Waterloo tonight. Most trains cancelled, all but 1 entrances shut and conflicting information.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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bianpeople Avoid people... idiots on the line causing massive delays and crowd build up. Go to the pub!

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@TCOSLondon @SadiqKhan The £5.5m isn’t tfl money. It’s Whitehall money but central Government made TfL responsible for disbursing it

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John_Muldoon Total chaos at Waterloo Station tonight because of a trespasser in Raynes Park this afternoon

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obi_john_kanobi Waterloo station is awful tonight, lots of shoving and pushing, so overcrowded. Seems like they’re sorting out the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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PhilStow500 Worrying tannoy announcement just heard at Station...

"The next train is not scheduled to stop at this s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TfLBusAlerts Routes 211 and 507 will be unable to serve stops in Waterloo Station, Station Approach due to safety reasons, pleas… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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WHurst1 THIS👏IS👏THE👏£53,000,000👏QUESTION. WHY no Public Inquiry? WHY not even a Select Committee inquiry? Those meant to re… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Strangely the Evening Standard hasn’t found space in print or online to cover today’s news.

Worth re… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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See the remnants of an old wooden road on the South Bank ianvisits.co.uk/blog/2019/02/1… via @ianvisits

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@aranmlewis @UKLabour @MayorofLondon It was the Tory government that agreed the deal to underwrite the winding up costs.

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ArchitectsJrnal The Garden Bridge has died... and gone to Devon 😂 architectsjournal.co.uk/news/astragal-…

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TLProgramme Starting Sat. 16th February during evenings and weekends, the main toilets in the western arcade at s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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ConstructionEnq Bouygues paid £21m not to build Garden Bridge goo.gl/C23w5P

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@dochawking Well @GeorgeOsborne and @dannyalexander pledged £30 million back in 2013 - and the Govt later agreed to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@dochawking The money will come from the Department for Transport budget

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tomcopley What's the opposite of a gift? twitter.com/se1/status/109…

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@respros They plagiarised an image from the SE1 site!

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£43 million of public money later, it's worth revisiting what the chair of the trust told John Humphr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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BBCDomC Top fact: The only development cash for much-needed railway modernisation in northern England in the last Budget am… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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BBCDomC In fairness to the London Bridge project, some of the whopping £53.5 million did indeed go on building works: Briti… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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2016: Joanna Lumley tells @BBCRadioLondon:
"Nobody stands to make any money from this" ... "it's a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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se1 !!!!!!!!!!!! "Table tennis with Boris" - taxpayers will repay £3,200 to winner of auction as "prize… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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HE_Archive @StuartHumphryes This is amazing - Claude Friese-Greene is well known to us through the collection. Here… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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tomcopley “While this is government money, our London Assembly investigation into TfL’s role in this project is very much ong… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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If a) the had been built and b) ITV had kept its studios on the South Bank, this is how the studio au… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Winning bids at the auction at Harrods in 2015. Notable that several winning bidders were GBT trustee… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Three donors who paid £17,000 each for "the Experience" at fundraising auctions are entitled to taxpa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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steinsky can somebody start a petition calling on boris personally to deliver this prize pls twitter.com/se1/status/109…

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Michael Gross pledged £50,000 for a bench on the .

Later he wrote "this is the most bogus and irresp… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Trust spent £161,000 on its website.

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coyleneil He was too busy playing whiff whaffwith himself obviously. What an utter disgrace @BorisJohnson twitter.com/se1/status/109…

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Roland Rudd advised his fellow trustees not to draw attention to comparisons with Kids' Company pic.twitter.com/6JSBJAk2TL

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!!!!!!!!!!!! "Table tennis with Boris" - taxpayers will repay £3,200 to winner of auction as "prize… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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A further £5 million of public money will be paid to the Trust to meet the failed charity's winding-u… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TfL has just published this list of donors who wanted their money back pic.twitter.com/5o3uMz640f

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KenningtonPOB anti terror rehearsals appear to be in full swing at St George’s RC Cathedral @se1 with FBI, NYPD and a ful… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TfLTrafficNews A3036 Lambeth Palace Road at the junction with Westminster Bridge Road - Faulty traffic signals. Westbound traffic… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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2016:
Within days of becoming Mayor, Sadiq Khan visited a TfL-owned site in Southwark Street and promised to use va… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Richard_C I just voted for my favourite kebab house/restaurant to win a 2019 British Kebab Award. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9828 @se1

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