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Miss South Africa has been crowned Miss World 2014 and the final of the glitter has been swept from the stage at the Excel in the Royal Victoria Dock.


The Wharf has teamed up with MBNA Thames Clippers to offer readers the chance to win six months of free travel on the river.

The service offers Wharfers a commute to work on the fastest and most frequent fleet on the Thames, serving 19 piers across London and running with 20-minute frequency.



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"Welcome to my world, I want you to come on in." The dulcet tones of Elvis Presley greet us as we enter Graceland.


Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has appointed two of the three commissioners he wants to take charge of some parts of Tower Hamlets Council's administration.

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A pickpocket who was caught red-handed on the Tube by undercover police has been jailed for 28 months.

Shaun Campbell, 30, of Pinefield Close in Poplar, was spotted stealing a purse from a woman's rucksack while waiting for a Central line train back in October.

Police charge Greenwich man over Thamesmead rape

By Rob Virtue on December 17, 2014 10:35 AM |

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Police have charged a man in Greenwich over the rape of a 17-year-old girl in Thamesmead.

Oluwadamilare Baiyewu, 21, of Fairlawn, is due to appear via video link at Bromley Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning.


The deaths of two teenagers who fell from a balcony in Deptford was described as a "tragic accident" at an inquest on Monday.

Anastasia Tutik, 19 (right), and Miguel Ramos, 18, both fell from the sixth floor of Knight's Tower in Wharf Street during a party on June 11 this year.

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MPs in Tower Hamlets have hailed a £25million housing boost from Government.

The funding, through the New Homes Bonus, comes on top of £165m secured from the Decent Homes programme. Bethnal Green and Bow MP Rushanara Ali said: "It will make a real difference in helping us continue to address the housing issues across our borough.



by Angela Clarke

If the lyrics to the 12 Days of Christmas had been written now the words would have to be different. The world has changed.


Chinese firm Alibaba has arrived in Canary Wharf in a further sign of the estate's rapidly growing fintech credentials.

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