London New Archives: October 2000



  • Radiohead Blast Tony Blair
    Orwellian style slogans found in sleevenotes of new album - 31/10/00
  • Dome Gears Up For Rave
    Farewell party scrapped in favour of 12-hour club night - 31/10/00
  • Queen Buys Pop
    HM's investors buy up shares in Alan McGee's Poptones - 31/10/00
  • Lull Before New Storms
    London braced for fresh battering - 30/10/00
  • Storm Paralyses London
    High winds and heavy rain bring transport to a halt across capital - 27/10/00
  • Railtrack On Route For Cash Boost
    'There can be no excuses now,' says rail industry regulator - 26/10/00
  • New Trains Promised as Connex Hits Buffers
    Huge investment planned by new south London franchisees - 26/10/00
  • Night Time Curfew For the West End
    Council puts block on new late licences - 26/10/00
  • Billy Bags Four At British Awards
    Now Oscar glory beckons for the ballet-dancing flick - 25/10/00
  • Ewan Eyes Up London Stage
    Yet another movie star set to tread the boards - 24/10/00
  • Kangaroo Blamed for Attack on Dog
    South Londoners 'distressed' by animal-on-animal violence - 24/10/00
  • Big Boss is Watching You
    Cyber-skiving targeted by kill-joy tech company - 23/10/00
  • Wicker Man To Be Given US Makeover
    American director plans remake British cult classic - 23/10/00
  • Broken Rail Likely Cause of Hatfield Crash
    Speed restrictions ordered on similar lines - 20/10/00
  • Greta's Guardsman Shot Down By Critics
    Dwindling audiences signal early closure - 20/10/00
  • The Queen is a Gooner
    Italy sojourning HM gives seal of approval to Arsenal Football Club - 19/10/00
  • Rail Crash Kills Five
    Train from Kings Cross derails just outside London - 18/10/00
  • Japanese Circus Act Comes to Town
    Tourists mistake Big Top for Dome - 17/10/00
  • Hodges Slams American Carter
    Director doesn't get US remake of British gangland classic - 16/10/00
  • Gate Swings Open to the Past
    Notting Hill cinema handed listed status by English Heritage - 13/10/00
  • Air To Die For
    London pollution kills 380 every year, says report - 13/10/00
  • EasyNet for EasyJet
    Cut-price airline goes for 100 per cent on-line sales operation - 12/10/00
  • Clear the Wax from Your Ears, It's Ruby
    US comic returns to London stage - 11/10/00
  • In the Tracks of Dinosaurs
    Scientists beat Disney to monster mania - 10/10/00
  • 100 Days that Shook the Pigeons
    Low -key Livingstone moves up a gear with Tube boss appointment - 10/10/00
  • Reggie Kray's Last Hurrah
    East End send off for gangland hero - 10/10/00
  • Pigeon Pals Kick Mayor Off the Square
    Battle of Trafalgar resumes as Livingstone faces protests - 10/10/00
  • Itch Goes Without A Hitch
    Hannah beats stage-fright in time for London debut - 09/10/00
  • Docklands Gets World Trade Centre
    Prestige development due for 2002 opening - 06/10/00
  • Scully Investigates London Stage Debut
    Theatre role beckons for X-Files Anderson - 05/10/00
  • Big Wheel of Fortune
    London Eye breaks visitor records - 05/10/00
  • Satanists Get Horny Over Liz
    Devil worshippers praise Ms Hurley's new film role - 05/10/00
  • Pigeon Man Loses Battle of Trafalgar
    Mayor brings out the heavies to shoo away birds' best friend - 04/10/00
  • Craig Captures Mobo Awards
    Hat trick for the UK R&B sensation - 04/10/00
  • Film Council Sets Sights On Blockbusters
    New industry body takes over distribution of lottery cash - 03/10/00
  • Now Fire Hits Hammersmith Bridge
    Another disaster delays re-opening - 02/10/00