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Friday 23 January 2015

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News & features published on 23 January 2015
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TfL to review Waterloo and London Bridge tube station ticket office closure plans

Mayor of London Boris Johnson says that plans to shut the Underground ticket offices at London Bridge and Waterloo - with no alternative provision for tourists to buy tickets and Oyster cards - are 'under review'.

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MPs: Coca-Cola sponsorship of London Eye 'irresponsible'

Prominent Labour MP Keith Vaz has called on the Government to intervene after Coca-Cola became the main sponsor of the London Eye.

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Old Kent Road fatal collision 'not suspicious' say detectives

Detectives investigating the death of Michael Paxman in Old Kent Road earlier this month do not believe anyone else contributed to the collision that caused his death.

Tweets on 23 January 2015

1987 - Soviet diplomat hands out medals to veterans on board HMS Belfast youtube.com/watch?v=RE4fuE…

via Twitter for iPhone

1987 - Soviet diplomat hands out medals to veterans on board HMS Belfast youtube.com/watch?v=7vit-T…

via Twitter for iPhone

(A personal favorite)

1988 - fire at The Old Vic youtube.com/watch?v=7vit-T…

via Twitter for iPhone

Independent Man holds up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station, returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign ind.pn/1xJYzUA pic.twitter.com/FwRBy5PpHS

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:41 PM, Jan 23rd, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Discovering Historic Southwark in the Shadow of the Shard - free @walklondon walk tomorrow: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for iPhone

Just published - London Bridge & Waterloo tube stations could get visitor info centres when ticket offices close goo.gl/fb/5XYcDS

via Google

Childrensfood Our toothbrush action has reached Parliament. @Keith_VazMP has tabled EDM on sponsorship of London Eye bit.ly/1CueLPA

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 5:39 PM, Jan 23rd, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Liking the new local history display on the station office windows at Waterloo pic.twitter.com/daZSxJfMWv

via Twitter for iPhone

BBCInTune Handel by candle light: Setting up at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse @The_Globe pic.twitter.com/vXqC4z7FUf

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 3:54 PM, Jan 23rd, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

From 4.30pm @BBCInTune on @BBCRadio3 is live from the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at @The_Globe pic.twitter.com/bKuGCz4Qe1

via Twitter for iPhone

£1 million flats for sale on site of Imbibe bar in Blackfriars Road: rightmove.co.uk/new-homes-for-…

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Coca-Cola London Eye: Keith Vaz MP tables Commons motion condemning 'irresponsible' sponsor deal goo.gl/fb/jJeDtj

via Google

Just published - Old Kent Road fatal collision 'not suspicious' - no guns or chase, say cops goo.gl/fb/j6c0WB

via Google

TomsonSwarb .@BTP_UK say an "alarm was activated" . They have reset the alarms and will be reopening shortly. @LBC

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:36 AM, Jan 23rd, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Final day of trading at Book Warehouse in Waterloo pic.twitter.com/GWJMax2gLt

via Twitter for iPhone

LaurenH2305 Waterloo a nightmare all week due to London bridge closures, and now some idiot has caused a full evacuation by leaning on an alarm 😡

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:33 AM, Jan 23rd, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

_PaulCaddy Sun peaking through earlier @se1 @visitlondon @standardnews pic.twitter.com/yDrMoGHFiq

via iOS (retweeted on 9:12 AM, Jan 23rd, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

TomsonSwarb .@BTP_UK at the scene after underground station evacuated. @LBC

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:12 AM, Jan 23rd, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

SMorrison48 No explanation given as to why we had to leave underground... Police have just gone down into the station

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:06 AM, Jan 23rd, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

simonsimplysays Yes, we're being evacuated from

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:06 AM, Jan 23rd, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

simonsimplysays Oh dear, they're calling for "Inspector Sands" at Waterloo! Will we be evacuated?? @SW_Trains

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:06 AM, Jan 23rd, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

grahamhush @BBCBreaking being evacuated due to a reported emergency. pic.twitter.com/PJPifashlv

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:05 AM, Jan 23rd, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

danwnews Thousands pouring out of Station after full evacuation ordered - police passed me on way down to tube pic.twitter.com/xppYWOu8nL

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:05 AM, Jan 23rd, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

ScottRice_SE1 Just evacuated from Waterloo underground - great start to @se1 @TfLTrafficNews

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:03 AM, Jan 23rd, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

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