Most-read news stories of 2010


  1. Pictures: New Year fireworks at London Eye [1 January]
  2. Seal ventures into St Saviour's Dock [10 January]
  3. Bermondsey Farmers' Market: it's "use it or lose it" time [22 January]


  1. Cyclist killed in Tower Bridge Road named as Professor David Vilaseca [15 February]
  2. Air ambulance lands in Blackfriars Road after motorcycle accident [9 February]
  3. Banksy opens 'Lambeth Palace' cinema in Leake Street's Old Vic Tunnels [24 February]


  1. Cyclist killed in Weston Street named as Muhammed Haris Ahmed [11 March]
  2. Railway Children play to be staged at Waterloo's redundant Eurostar station [12 March]
  3. New London Bridge Bus Station could be ready by mid-2012 [24 March]


  1. Cyclist injured in Southwark Bridge Road [15 April]
  2. Bar in Tooley Street lap dance row becomes organic restaurant [16 April]
  3. Theo Paphitis launches Simon Hughes' election campaign [1 April]


  1. Labour candidate assaulted by 'BNP thug' [3 May]
  2. Labour takes control of Southwark Council [8 May]
  3. Simon Hughes retains Bermondsey & Old Southwark [7 May]


  1. Revealed: new look for Elephant & Castle southern junction [3 June]
  2. London's first cycle hire docking station installed in Southwark Street [16 June]
  3. Waterloo's new Tune offers rooms for 1p a night [18 June]


  1. Elephant & Castle subway filled with gravel as lorry overturns [1 July]
  2. First residents move into Strata SE1 tower [6 July]
  3. One Tower Bridge: Berkeley Homes and Southwark in Potters Fields joint venture [26 July]


  1. Man found guilty of Gary Johnson murder outside Ministry of Sound [13 August]
  2. Elephant & Castle's Strata SE1 wins Carbuncle Cup [13 August]
  3. Work starts on Bankside's 5-star Hilton hotel [10 August]


  1. Drama at Lambeth Palace as bus knocks down part of garden wall [9 September]
  2. Cyclist injured in lorry collision at Great Dover Street & Long Lane junction [10 September]
  3. Elephant & Castle southern roundabout to be removed by 11 October [28 September]


  1. Thameslink rail bridge installed above Wheatsheaf at Borough Market [10 October]]
  2. 24-year-old killed in New Kent Road collision: witnesses sought [11 October]
  3. 7 new Barclays Cycle Hire docking stations planned for SE1 [17 October]


  1. Southwark Cathedral's Dean Colin Slee has died [25 November]
  2. Pedestrian critically injured in London Road bus smash [19 November]
  3. Cologne Christmas Market returns for third South Bank season [21 November]


  1. Southwark Street murder victim named as Erik Rosero [8 December]
  2. Skybar: pop-up rooftop bar opens in Tooley Street [8 December]
  3. The Quill: 31-storey student residence approved by Southwark planning committee [1 December]

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