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Mumbai

furthur to WA’s post of yesterday, Metroblogging Mumbai are still covering the 8 bombimgs in Indias biggest City.

On Behalf of everybody at Metroblogging London I offer offer our Condolences and Deepest sympathies to our sister site and everyone affected by this pointless tragedy.

the information numbers for hospitals and locationg people can be found here.

Metro-space.

Being a total Myspace Junkie for the last two years or so, I was very very excited to hear that Metroblogging now has its very own Myspace Profile!

Myspace seems to have popped out of nowhere over the last couple of months and it seems everybody that is everybody is getting their own (not so) private peice of HTML heaven.

Even the Geoff Show has a space, and recently Ive had a hell of a lot of fun in the London Group (not for the faint hearted).

Apart from being the obvious ultimate popularity competition, the place is a cool little resource for finding cheap and free gigs, networking and finding online buddies. I do warn anyone that hasnt been there yet – it is HIGHLY addictive.

but if you happen to be there, add us and while your at it add me too, Im collecting friends!!!

Open Application

Metroblogging is now OPEN for Application.

We only open the applications for this city up every six months or so – so now is the prime time for anyone that is interested in writing for the most exciting city in the world to apply.

THE ONE RULE: Your posts have to relate to your city

other than that there are no rules. except that we want you to post three or more times a week, easy peasy… : D

Best of Luck,
Pinky – London Metblogs Captain.

On this day in London

two years ago –

**On the first anniversary of its formation, The Westminster Collection (TWC), an exclusive consortium of venues within the London Area

**Justine Henin-Hardenne targets the one Grand Slam title to elude her

**Easyjet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou and retail tycoon Philip Green are knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

**The Health Protection Agency says 449 people have been struck down with measles in England and Wales so far this year.

**Fans at the Isle of Wight festival are offered a chance to watch England’s opening World Cup match.

**Australian firm Multiplex will pursue UK steelworker Cleveland Bridge for damages after a dispute over work on Wembley Stadium.

**Metroblogging London is Born…….

Like last year I’d like to thank our loyal and newer readers, our wonderful readers past and present and toast to the day ( and what a day C’MON ENGLAND’) and another prosperous yearfor this site and all our sister sites celebrating their first and second birthdays this week!!!!

Fever

Across The Network we have Football Fever….
Berlin started Yesterday with a series of ‘World Cup Watching Posts’ throughout the day.

it seems this will move on throughout the Network with –

England Playing today – (London, Birmingham)

France on Tuesday – (Paris)

And on Monday will be Austrailia (Melbourne), Italy (Vienna) and the good old USA ( a lot of MB SItes ).

Good Luck to all fellow Metrobloggers Supporting their Teams in the Tournement… But England is going to WINNNNNNN!!!!!!!!

New City

And its Number 47 hyderabad

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If you get a chance, pop by and see what is going down in India and show some MB loving …. ; )

London Flickr !

This is just a reminder that we have a public flickr group where everyone is welcome to join and add photos to the group.

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They show up in those thumbnails on the right and are archived in the group photo pool. Do you have some cool photos from around London? We want to see ’em!

Open Applications.

We’ll be taking authors from today through tuesday till Tuesday (the fourth). There’s a good chance this is the only time this year new authors will be accepted for this City, so you have only a few days to sign up if you are interested in joining the site.

As usual we’re looking for bloggers who can commit to posting 3 or more times per week minimum.

Please sign up here

Number 43

A big Welcome to Nashville the 43rd City in the Metroblogging family.

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If you get a chance go see what is going down over there as the site is now LIVE !!!!

New Cities

Yay!!!!!!

We have two new cities to proudly welcome to the ever growing network of Metroblogging Cities.

Just over the water is the first Irish site – Dublin

and also over a larger expanse of water… Denver

Both are Live now – so if you feel the urge go over there and see how things are going on in a different part of the world !!!!

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