London New Archives: March 2006



Wembley Not Ready Until Next Year
Yet more delays to stadium force FA to switch venues for England games - 31/03/06
New Home Wanted for Butterflies
Syon and Gunnersbury parks close gates on 2,000 of London's most beautiful winged creatures - 30/03/06
Opera House on Song to Save Theatre Museum
Covent Garden neighbours could team up, pending the answer to 'hard financial questions' - 29/03/06
Snap Up the Underground
Tube photos help Londoners become ‘tourists in their own city' - 28/03/06
Cameron Urged to Sleep on the Job
National Nap at Work Week set to tempt sleep-deprived Tory leader - 27/03/06
James Brown Sent to the Tower
Soul man joined by Pet Shop Boys, Dionne Warwick and Jeff Beck for summer spectacular - 24/03/06
Thespians Campaign to Save Theatre Museum
Reject V&A plans to close Covent Garden site, say Dame Judy and Sir Peter - 23/03/06
Yorke Alarmed and Surprised by Blair's Spin Doctors
Radiohead singer blames freaked-out illness on lead up to abandoned meeting with the PM - 22/03/06
Blair Gets Backing from New Statesman B'Stard
Rik Mayall's fiendish politician joins Labour in theatrical revival of TV classic - 21/03/06
Spitalfields Gets Fashionably Weirder
Swatch Alternative Fashion Week gets rough and ready with new talent and quirkier swag - 20/03/06
History Opens its Doors
London Maze 2006 promises expert hands as guides through the twists and turns of the capital's past - 17/03/06
Lido Love Spreads Across London
Conference sees the future of outdoor swimming confirmed by the re-opening of London Fields pool - 16/03/06
Slow Down Londoners and Walk on the Grass
Busy lives need balance too, says campaign group hoping to bring people together via lack of pace - 15/03/06
Daddy Cool Put on Ice
Launch of Boney M musical put back to give producers and cast more time in pre-production - 14/03/06
Met Chief's Future Bleak Over Phone-Tapping Row
Calls for resignation after Sir Ian Blair admits that he recorded conversations with public figures - 13/03/06
St. Patrick of the Squares
Sunday's celebrations for Ireland's saint centre on Covent Garden piazza, Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square - 10/03/06
Super-Strength Lager Banned
Westminster Council to clamp down on high-alcohol beers after campaign by homeless charity - 09/03/06
We're Keeping Shoot-to-Kill, Say Top Cops
Police make their case on controversial policy before report into the de Menezes killing comes out - 08/03/06
Stale Coffee Theatre is Like Prison, Says Hopkins
Veteran Silence of the Lambs actor hits out at London's luvvies and darlings and its river - 07/03/06
Thousands Line Up at Music for Youth Festival
South of the river goes first, north London to follow in the national youth music movement - 06/03/06
City Hall Opens its Doors to Stunning Views
Access weekend gives public the chance to see the city from the glassed-heights of London's Living Room - 03/03/06
Gum Squad to Fight Chewers
Council campaign against pavement spoilers of adverts, sticky walls and new fine set for May launch - 02/03/06
Stubbies Promise Fag End of Smoking Rubbish
Pouches planned to help keep London's streets clear of cigarette litter - 01/03/06