The first phase of the North-South Cycle Superhighway was opened to the public on Thursday when the barriers came down on the section from Blackfriars Bridge to Farringdon Street.
Nearly five months after the Elephant & Castle roundabout was reconfigured, new segregated cycle lanes have finally opened at the junction.
Education secretary Nicky Morgan has praised the "absolutely brilliant" Charles Dickens Primary School whilst answering a question from Neil Coyle MP in the Commons.
The St George in Southwark Festival - founded in 2007 to bring together local celebrations of England's patron saint in an inclusive and multicultural setting - returned on Saturday with a full programme.
Sarah Wheeler, founder of Mental Fight Club, the Dragon Cafe and the St George in Southwark Festival, has died from cancer.