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News & features published on 18 August 2013
Man in critical condition after Elephant & Castle assault

Police are appealing for information after a man was left in a critical condition when he was assaulted in Elephant & Castle.

Westminster: SE1 skyscrapers will be 'irreparable scar' on London

Westminster Council has accused Boris Johnson and Lambeth Council of "repeating the mistakes of the 1960s" by supporting high-rise development on the South Bank and elsewhere in the capital.

Local election contest begins as Southwark Labour picks candidates

Campaigning for the 2014 borough council elections has moved up a gear as the Labour Party has revealed its slate of candidates.

Midwife's love of the South Bank reflected in art installation

A St Thomas' midwife - who got married, went into labour and watched her children take their first steps in the Royal Festival Hall - has made her story into an interactive art installation.

Boating lake and paddling pool opened in Union Street

A temporary boating lake for inflatables and toy boats and a paddling pool has opened in Union Street.

Tweets on 18 August 2013

Sunday recap: skyscrapers, politics and a paddling pool

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RT @melboy47: Sunset over the Thames this evening

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[Forum] Bats in the Bermondsey belfry?

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New London String Quartet - classical concert at St Mary Magdalen Church Bermondsey Street this week

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Just published - Man in critical condition after Elephant & Castle assault: police appeal for information

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Tory deputy leader of @CityWestminster criticises @MayorofLondon for supporting South Bank skyscrapers

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Just published - Westminster Council: South Bank towers will "scar the character of London irreparably"

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RT @AliceVCole: Just heard a tourist refer to the Shard as the Tower of London..

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Just published - Midwife's love of South Bank in @southbankcentre art installation

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Just published - Local election countdown begins as @SouthwarkLabour picks its candidates

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Just published - Boating lake and paddling pool opened in Union Street

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Hutong restaurant at the Shard reviewed by @jayrayner1: "I don't think I've ever urinated to a better vista"…

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Bankside & Waterloo Growing Grants: only a few days left to apply for funding for gardening projects

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