LondonNet: December News Archive 2001
  • Britain Set for Influx of Foreign Films
    UGC cinemas in talks to distribute movies in UK - 31/12/01

  • Prince Buys Fur Thong for Christmas
    Recipient of Harry's cheeky generosity unknown - 28/12/01

  • US Shoots Down Brown's 'Marshall Plan'
    American finance chiefs ignore British pleas and world slump - 27/12/01

  • New Wembley to Get the Go Ahead
    National stadium stays in London - 26/12/01

  • Tolkien Joins the Fellowship of His Grandad
    Lawyer grandson writes his first novel - a psychological thriller - 25/12/01

  • Dome Given Sporting Chance
    20,000 stadium could be announced this week - 24/12/01

  • Pop Idol Reject Bags Record Deal
    Six-figure contract for failed TV show contestant - 21/12/01

  • Tube Favourite in Great Race Across London
    Taxi, bike and jogger join battle in Big Ben-Canary Wharf dash - 20/12/01

  • London Towers Over Security Fears
    New building schemes revealed for Oxford Street and Vauxhall - 19/12/01

  • Artist Chucks Eggs at Turner Winner
    'It's not art,' says protester after Tate Britain attack - 18/12/01

  • Bean: Rings Will Lord it Over Star Wars
    Brave boasts at premiere bash; Ali lined up for next round - 17/12/01

  • Disneyfication Planned for Dome
    'Good rides' the key to success, says leading bidder - 14/12/01

  • Lord of the Swear-ing
    US actor picks up profanities from Brit co-stars - 13/12/01

  • 'Distraught' Count and Countess Lose Baby
    Sophie 'comfortable' after ectopic pregnancy operation - 13/12/01

  • Mamma Mia! More Abba
    The Mayfair takes a chance - 13/12/01

  • Ken Can Keep the Tube in Return for the Roads
    Secret deal has Underground staying in public sector while congestion-charging faces the chop - 12/12/01

  • Gerschwin Gets A Going Over
    The Piccadilly poaches My One and Only - 06/12/01

  • Privatised Schools Among Worst in the Country
    Islington education company to be fined for failure - 06/12/01

  • Culture Minister Under Fire From Folk Musicians
    'Listening to three Somerset folk singers is my idea of hell,' says Kim Howells - 05/12/01

  • Doubts Surface Over Improved Rough Sleeper Figures
    Official count was fiddled, say charities - 04/12/01

  • 'Happy' Council Plan Ecstasy Tests
    Amsterdam-style purity checks could be introduced in clubs - 03/12/01



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