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The Week On The Web: GP 'crisis point', the woodpecker picture, fans' popularity and snow in London?

By Chris Howse: Digital Editor

Some of the best stories from the past week on Got a story? Email us at

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This week, the shortage family doctors and the patients struggling to get an appointment.

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A report by the London Assembly warns the number of GPs is failing to keep pace with the capital's growing population.

It also warns many doctors are leaving the profession early - placing big pressures on the system. It was the week's big talking point on Facebook.

Andrew Jarman says:

I like my GP but they are overloaded... There should be a maximum patient to GP ratio.

– Andrew Jarman

Luci Astall-Fuller adds:

I had to book two months in advance just to discuss my blood tests.

– Luci Astall-Fuller


Here's the picture so incredible it's been seen by millions around the world.

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The extraordinary image of a weasel riding on the back of a woodpecker in a park in east London rapidly became the most clicked story of the year so far.

It was taken by amateur photographer Martin Le-May who couldn't quite believe his luck. Watch the report in full on our Facebook page.


Football clubs were ranked in order of reputation this week - with fans of Millwall and Chelsea voted the worst in London.

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Chelsea's reputation took a knock recently after some supporters were accused of making racist chants. How did your club perform?

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With the temperatures slowly but surely rising - the last thing you might expect to see in London is snow. So here's something no one was expecting.

It looked like snow, it felt like snow -- and it fell in central London on Tuesday lunchtime. But it was actually something you've probably never heard of before. It was graupel (soft hail).