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LETTERS: Greek way is a breath of fresh air for Europe

Published: 6 February, 2015

• GREECE has shown that “the people” have collective power to change the world. 

Hundreds of parents join fight to save children’s centres as ‘vital’ facilities face the axe

MP Karen Buck

MP Karen Buck: 'What they should come out and say is that ‘we are cutting these services’. This isn’t a change, it’s a cut’ 

Five injured as double-decker bus has roof ripped off by tree in Holborn

The number 91 service without its roof in Kingsway [Photo: Will Blair]

Published: 2 November, 2015
By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

A DOUBLE-DECKER bus has had its roof ripped, after colliding with a tree in Holborn.

Houses of Parliament release rare artworks to mark 50th anniversary Sir Winston Churchill's funeral

Painting of Westminster Hall the day of Sir Winston's funeral [Images: Houses of Parliament]

Published: 30 January, 2015
By CAROLINE MORTIMER 

THE Houses of Parliament have released images of rare artworks depicting the funeral of former Prime Minister Winston Churchill 50 years ago this week.

Site visit is agreed as plans for renovation of ‘Soho’s only courtyard bar’ are put on hold

‘A little bit of Soho that is tucked away’ – bar owner Andy Jones

Published: 30 January, 2015
by CAROLINE MORTIMER

Westminster councillor to fight for parliamentary seat in Leicestershire

Ed Argar was elected to represent Westminster’s Warwick ward in 2006. He has been selected as the Conservatives’  parliamentary candidate for the Charnwood constituency

Fresh call for crackdown on pedicabs that are ‘absolute nuisance’ to West End residents

Three pedicabs that were seized and immobilised in the West End last year

Published: 30 January, 2015
by EMMA BULL

Tin Pan Alley squatters are given their marching orders as court grants eviction order

Protesters Dominic Loki, left, and Daniel Gardiner outside 12 Bar Club in Denmark Street

Published: 30 January, 2015
by CAROLINE MORTIMER

National Gallery staff set for five-day walkout over privatisation plan and London living wage row

Published: 30 January, 2015

WORKERS at the National Gallery have announced a five-day walkout over plans to privatise security and visitor services.