London: a review of 2011 in pictures
A gallery of images of events that shaped London life this year
The past year has been a momentous one for London: sit-ins, strikes, demonstrations, rioting and royalty. The year ahead promises much drama of its own with the mayoral elections in May and the Olympics in July. In the meantime here are some stand-out images from an unforgettable twelve months.
July 25. The death of Amy Winehouse leaves many Londoners devastated. A mountain of flowers, photos and other memorabilia starts to grow on the pavement outside her house in Camden as the news breaks. What a talent; what a waste.