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Sauna is the only word from the Finnish language to have made it into English.

West Ham still not safe after Palace defeat

By Rob Virtue on April 20, 2014 9:44 AM |


West Ham's troubles are still not over as the Hammers were on the end of a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Crystal Palace at Upton Park on Saturday.

The Hammers failed to break down Pulis' miserly side who have conceded fewer goals in his 23 games in charge than they did in the previous 12.



Easter is often all about the chocolate. Chocolate eggs, bars, bunnies - even penguins and owls are making an appearance now.



By Giles Broadbent

A curious rally recently in Stepney. Mayor Lutfur Rahman was mousily declaring "Panorama lies" to all who would listen, although he didn't seem bothered that no-one was.

For this wasn't a welcoming, come-one-come-all forum which politicians tend to hold at election time.



This well-spiced hearty standby is great for surprise special occasions or meals for friends.


Former Canary Wharf workers are looking to take the property world by storm with a website they say is the complete guide to buying a home.



Cineworld West India Quay is bracing itself for a viking invasion on Thursday at 7pm (April 24).

In the latest of its streaming programmes Vikings Live will give viewers a guided tour of the British Museum's blockbuster exhibition on the Scandinavian invaders.


Activists, residents and green campaigners are calling for the closure of London City Airport and its replacement with a sustainable neighbourhood.

They converged on The Crystal under the airport's flight path last week to launch a report by independent think-tank New Economics Foundation that makes the case that the airport's closure would make financial as well as environmental sense.

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Charlton and Bolton played out a goalless draw in a Good Friday clash at The Valley.

Bolton manager Dougie Freedman has formed a smart side who have risen to mid-table safety thanks largely to a six game unbeaten run on their travels.



By Tabitha Ronson

I thought I'd save some money this Easter school holiday by not travelling abroad with Master A.

It's the first time in several years that we've opted to stay at home during the spring break but, with forecasters predicting great weather and a wealth of London attractions hitherto unexplored, I thought we'd give it a go.

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