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Wednesday 18 December 2013

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News & features published on 18 December 2013
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'Lampedusa boat' comes to Thames to highlight plight of migrants

A boat which had last year sailed from North Africa to Italy crammed with migrants made a special journey up the Thames on Wednesday to mark International Migrants Day.

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Electric buses introduced on routes 507 and 521

Two electric buses are to be trialled on routes 507 and 521 for the next two years.

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The streets of London really are paved with gold

Visitors to Shad Thames on Wednesday found the street covered in gold 'cobbles'.

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Simon Hughes joins Government as justice minister

Bermondsey and Old Southwark Liberal Democrat MP Simon Hughes has been appointed to the Government as minister of state at the Department for Justice.

Tweets on 18 December 2013

Wednesday recap: Simon Hughes joins Government + electric buses launched + Shad Thames paved with gold se1.info/1kiQsKF

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BBC News - London homes popular in Hong Kong bbc.co.uk/news/uk-englan…

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Just published - MPs and bishops board 'Lampedusa boat' on the Thames to highlight plight of migrants goo.gl/fb/Fzlzi

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Just published - Electric buses introduced on routes 507 and 521 goo.gl/fb/MdCkE

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Only yesterday @SimonHughesMP was asking questions to @MoJGovUK ministers theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=20… next time he'll be answering them

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LabourHistory New minister Simon Hughes' Labour opponent in Southwark & Bermondsey in 1992 is now a government backbencher in the Lords - Richard Balfe

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Dear PR people I couldn't care less about your "yuletide infographic"

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Just published - The streets of London really are paved with gold goo.gl/fb/Qn7zO

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lewis_baston Somewhere in the Ministry of Justice, right now, a civil service diary secretary will be reenacting that famous Edvard Munch painting.

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Just published - Simon Hughes joins Government as justice minister goo.gl/fb/qlhfp

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paulwaugh Shock news Simon Hughes is a minister! Replaces McNally as Justice Minister, Lib Dems announce.

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BrunelMuseum Special for Christmas for @alexissuccess gig tonight bit.ly/RRWwcH : @se16 on door discount (£10) extended to @se1 readers

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se16 Choir of Clare College Cambridge is coming to Rotherhithe tonight to sing Advent Carols at St Mary's se16.com/event/advent-c… @bedehouse

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£4 million flat for sale in same building as @Jeffrey_Archer's Albert Embankment penthouse: rightmove.co.uk/property-for-s…

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ScottyABme @se1 Shad Thames is gold today. Any idea what this is about? pic.twitter.com/3IdKXAXYuQ

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"How Ministry of Sound's Battle With Boris Is Screwing Over A London Housing Estate" thump.vice.com/en_uk/words/ta… via @thumpthump

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Here's @SimonHughesMP, @BishopofCroydon et al on the Thames on boat which carried migrants across Med from Africa pic.twitter.com/zzbqz3iOfw

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ICN_UK At Westminster Pier with the refugee boat pic.twitter.com/aCoWuDRZCm

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Guess this giant tree at Doon Street has something to do with @ITV pic.twitter.com/GMfYp6UYk1

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The @deansouthwark begins his session at @boroughmarket - star shaped Christmas biscuits pic.twitter.com/sAVx3VYGUV

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At Waterloo bus garage for the launch of London's new electric buses pic.twitter.com/d9XEhl1mzq

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Southwark Cathedral's @MerbeckeChoir will be singing carols in atrium 3 at Guy's Hospital this lunchtime london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/… @BreatheAHR

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Cardinal's Wharf: A survivor of 18th century Bankside amidst two London landmarks: memoirsofametrogirl.com/2013/12/18/car… via @MemoirsOfAMetro

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12 noon: @Southwarkcathed's @deansouthwark Andrew Nunn is giving a cookery demonstration in @boroughmarket: boroughmarket.org.uk/the-dean-at-th…

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Local scenes feature on 2014 calendars: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7284

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j0e_m @se1 Filming on the South Bank today? Riverside lane of bankside between Waterloo bridge and ITV taped off..

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Vivid description of an 1867 temperance meeting in Blackfriars Road from the South London Press soundsurvey.org.uk/index.php/surv… via @LondonSounds

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BenjaminThomas9 @se1 Southwhark Station. pic.twitter.com/bDAjsLr5RC

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2 bishops, 4 MPs and a nun to sail past Houses of Parliament in a tiny migrant boat at lunchtime se1.info/1fCFgFG via @indcatholicnews

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TfLBusAlerts Routes 381 and RV1 are subject to diversion and delays on Southwark St, SE1 due to a road traffic collision.

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CabbieBill909 Oh dear, looks like a serious one on junction of southwark st and borough high street

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Just published - Bermondsey schoolgirl designs Southwark Council's Christmas card goo.gl/fb/o5O34

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