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Dagenham machinists to give parliament talk for Festival of Freedoms

1832 Great Reform Act banner, detail, with Earl Grey

1832 Great Reform Act banner, detail, with Earl Grey by artist Paula Stevens-Hoare

Published: 4 September, 2015
by JANE CLINTON

Fresh protest in Trafalgar Square over plans to outsource jobs at National Gallery

Polly Toynbee

Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee called the gallery’s behaviour ‘a disgrace’ and called for union rep Candy Udwin to be reinstated. Below: Strikers and supporters rallied outside the gallery in Trafalgar Square before marching down the main thoroughfare to Whitehall. 

Strikers and supporters rallied outside the gallery in Trafalgar Square

Published: 4 September, 2015
by MIRANDA LARBI

Charges after lawyer was killed by window frame that fell from Mayfair building

Amanda Telfer

Amanda Telfer died when a window fell on her as she walked past a building in Hanover Street in 2012

Thousands set to take part in protest march for refugees

Published: 4 September, 2015

THOUSANDS are expected to take to the streets in Marble Arch to show their support for refugees fleeing war-torn countries.

Can chanteuse save Soho? As she launches new club night, French singer promises to bring magic back to area

French singer and artist Anne Pigalle

French singer and artist Anne Pigalle, pictured at Patisserie Valerie, says she believes Soho has recently become ‘bland’ and ‘too samey’. Below: A 1987 poster promoting Anne Pigalle’s gig at Madame Jojo’s

A 1987 poster promoting Anne Pigalle’s gig at Madame Jojo’s

Published: 4 September, 2015
by JANE CLINTON

Man in his 70s dies after being hit by lorry

Published: 4 September, 2015

POLICE are appealing for witnesses and information after a man was struck by a lorry and killed near Lisson Grove on Wednesday. 

HEALTH: Space-age lectures from UCLH consultant will be out of this world

How to Survice in Space is the theme of Dr Kevin Fong’s Christmas Lectures

How to Survice in Space is the theme of Dr Kevin Fong’s Christmas Lectures. Picture: Paul Wilkinson

Brick-by-brick rebuilding of Carlton moves ‘a step nearer’ as top politician hails decision to hold public inquiry into illegal pub demolition

Aftermath of destruction at the Carlton Tavern

Aftermath of destruction at the Carlton Tavern, Maida Vale. Below: The day after feeling: a beer glass remains but little else

a beer glass remains but little else

Published: 4 September, 2015
by JANE CLINTON

FORUM: A suitable case for pedestrianisation in the West End

Christian Wolmar

Christian Wolmar. Below: Oxford Street. Picture: Maurizio Pesce

Oxford Street. Picture: Maurizio Pesce

Published: 4 September, 2015
by CHRISTIAN WOLMAR

The Xtra Diary: New look by the good professor

Published: 4 September, 2015

PREPARE yourselves for a new immersion into the world of historian and broadcaster Simon Schama.

The Xtra Diary: Paddington photographer’s portraits of Tehran protest go on show

Hengameh Golestan

At the show launch: Hengameh Golestan and, below, some of the untitled images in the exhibition. All © Picture: Hengameh Golestan

some of the untitled images in the exhibition

Published: 4 September, 2015

Couple who lost friend to Alzheimer’s at just 51, prepare for charity swim in his memory

Richard and Debbie Croydon in training for their 10km charity swim

Richard and Debbie Croydon in training for their 10km charity swim. Below: Mike and Liz Ayre

Mike and Liz Ayre

Published: 4 September, 2015
by JANE CLINTON