Most-read news stories of 2014

See also the lists for 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009.


  1. Look and feel of new Thameslink trains revealed [28 January]
  2. Boris proposes large-scale development along Old Kent Road [15 January]
  3. First new platforms of rebuilt London Bridge Station take shape [20 January]


  1. Tributes paid to Mayor of Lambeth Cllr Mark Bennett [4 February]
  2. Lambeth Council serves enforcement notice on Prince Charles [17 February]
  3. Elephant Park: the new name for the Heygate Estate [17 February]


  1. Elephant & Castle and Waterloo roundabouts to be removed [4 March]
  2. 'Ghost boat' cabin cruiser cast adrift on the Thames [5 March]
  3. Sainsbury's plans store at controversial Great Dover Street hotel [4 March]


  1. Bakerloo line extension: Old Kent Road route becomes more likely [20 April]
  2. Tower Bridge Road: TfL announces £1.5 million makeover [1 April]
  3. Police warn of 'hugger mugger' problem in SE1 [3 April]


  1. Cyclist killed in Elephant & Castle lorry collision [13 May]
  2. SE1 local election results 2014 [23 May]
  3. Taxi drivers converge on the Shard for protest [6 May]


  1. Anti-rough-sleeper spikes removed from Southwark Bridge Road [13 June]
  2. Phone box to become SE1's smallest coffee shop [3 June]
  3. Hospital chaplain arrested in Burma: MP calls for 'urgent action' [13 June]


  1. Bakerloo line extension: Boris publishes map of possible routes [30 July]
  2. Car ploughs into subway at Elephant & Castle [29 July]
  3. Scene set for Kray twins movie in Waterloo's Roupell Street [6 July]


  1. Cyclist killed on London Bridge named as Chris Tandy [5 August]
  2. Magician Dynamo 'levitates' above the Shard [27 August]
  3. Elephant & Castle: roundabout gone by 2016; tube upgrade 2020 [28 August]


  1. Bakerloo line extension: TfL launches consultation on £3 bn plan [30 September]
  2. Merge Festival launched at 'wax house' [26 September]
  3. Waterloo International fully open for local trains 'in 2017' [6 September]


  1. 18-year-old man stabbed to death in Pilgrimage Street [31 October]
  2. Fire at Da Vinci's club in Baylis Road [11 October]
  3. Luxury flats next to the Shard to fund Peckham estate development [28 October]


  1. Three jailed for 'savage' attack at York Road Premier Inn [14 November]
  2. Booze and bacon off menu as Bermondsey Square Hotel changes hands [15 November]
  3. London Fire Brigade could leave Union Street headquarters [6 November]


  1. Five images that show how London Bridge's streets could change [2 December]
  2. King's College London to drop 'misunderstood' C-word from name [16 December]
  3. Boris Johnson tribute restaurant shuts down [2 December]

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