This week, CSM professor Louise Wilson died

Plus: cocaine turned up in the UK's water supply, Venus X retired from DJing and we got an exclusive look at the history of London's underground

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LEGENDARY CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS PROFESSOR LOUISE WILSON PASSED AWAY

The professor who led the prestigious CSM Fashion MA died yesterday aged 52. Renowned for her dedication, good humour and willingness to speak her mind, Wilson will be sorely missed – not only by her students but by leading designers whose careers she helped to launch.

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BRITS DO SO MUCH COKE THAT WE'RE PISSING IT INTO THE WATER

Congratulations, Britain. We do so much cocaine that traces of it are turning up in our water supply. Don't drink out of the Thames hoping to get high though, it's thousands of times below the strength to catch a buzz.

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"Are you one of the boring ones, who doesn't wanna be beautiful?"

THE PLASTICS RELEASED THEIR FIRST SINGLE "THE PLASTICS"

Three Botox-stuffed wannabe pop stars released their first single. It's awful, but are the The Plastics the meta–band for our fame–obsessed times?

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Sam Bayliss

VENUS X RETIRED FROM DJING AND SHUT DOWN GHE20G0THIK – BECAUSE OF RIHANNA

The NYC DJ shut down the underground nightclub GHE20G0THIK and retired from DJing, citing Rihanna as the reason. Venus claims that Ri–Ri stole her "ghetto goth" look, without throwing any credit her way.

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Dead Loss Bob Mazzer

WE PUBLISHED SOME EXCLUSIVE BOB MAZZER PHOTOS – A JOURNEY SPANNING OVER DECADES ON LONDON'S UNDERGROUND

Bob Mazzer is a former projectionist at a porn cinema who's amassed thousands of photos over years spent commuting on the tube. The results are beautiful, intimate insights into the lives of passengers.

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A pair of lovely gay Sims

THE SIMS 4 WAS GIVEN AN ADULT RATING IN RUSSIA – BECAUSE YOU CAN ENGAGE IN SAME SEX RELATIONSHIPS

Russia proved itself to be a country severely lagging in protecting LGBT rights when it slapped an adult rating on the latest release of The Sims. Oh, please.

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