Saturday, 15 March 2014

London Spy: London News & Links From The Week Gone By

London Spy: News & Links From The Week Gone By

Five Headlines.

Five Stories.

Five Minutes.

In the London News This Week…

POLITICS: Diplomatic Minefield of Diana’s Funeral – The Guardian

FOOD: London’s Only French Halal Restaurant – East London Guardian

LOCAL: Focus on West Hampstead – Metro

FOOTBALL: West Ham Return to Roots – Docklands & East London Advertiser

BUILT ENVIRONMENT: More Tower Blocks For London? – BBC

Best of the London Blogs This Week

Dave Hill’s London Blog for The Guardian newspaper is a must read for all Londoners. If you are scratching your head about the complexities of London issues such as built environment and travel, Mr Hill offers clear analysis with a healthy dose of iconoclasm mixed in. Read him here:

Ian Visits – – is a fixture on The Daily Constitutional’s reading list. His remit is broad, but he's particularly strong on travel issues and events. He’s often more grumpy than Mr Hill (above), but it is this directness that makes him the perfect London commentator. We’re particularly fond of his rants against PR types who spam him to write about their latest trinkets. His most recent post on that topic can be read here. He also compiles the best London travel roundup in town. Bookmark him now. Just don't ask him to publicise your tat. 

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