Shooting in Canary Wharf down to mock terror exercise

Shots fired as Operation Strong Tower goes off at Wood Wharf. The exercise is part of six months of testing emergency services to prepare for a Tunisia-like attack

London City Airport says it is best placed to offer extra capacity

The Davies Commission report focuses on new runways at Heathrow and Gatwick, but the east London hub stresses it already has permission for 45,000 more flights each year

Heatwave: Where to keep cool on the London Underground

Temperatures are predicted to hit 33 degrees by 4pm - but enjoy it while it lasts as the Met Office has predicted it will rain on July 2

TfL ground-breaking ceremony held at International Quarter

Construction begins on Transport for London building in Stratford. The 265,000sq ft structure will house 3,000 workers from 2017 as part of the Olympic legacy.

Jenson Button in Canary Wharf to test virtual reality
F1 car

The event, hosted by Esso and McLaren-Honda, is being held as part of the run up to this year's British Grand Prix

Police in Canary Wharf for mock terror attack exercise

London Fire Brigade, London Ambulance Service, British Transport Police and the Metropolitan Police will be tested on their response to major incidents

London heatwave: Here’s where to cool down in Canary Wharf

The Met Office has predicted temperatures will reach 32 degrees and we’ve been out on the estate finding the best cold treats to relieve your fevered brows

Charlton sign Danish forward Simon Makienok

The Addicks have secured the services of 6ft 7ins Danish striker on a season-long loan from Italian side Palermo. The player made 74 league appearances for Brondby  

Giant skull appears at Tower Bridge in TV stunt

Installation on the south bank by City Hall is publicity stunt for Alibi channel. More than a tonne of earth was used to dress the scene.

West Ham line-up revealed ahead of sold-out Europa League match

Irons will feature a 16-year-old in defence but stand-in manager Terry Westley says they won't be underestimating Andorran side FC Lusitans

Clipper Round The World Yacht Race to start at Tower Bridge

Organisers announce 40,000-mile race will set off from the heart of London under one of the Thames’ most iconic landmarks.

HMS St Albans will open decks in Gallions Reach this July

Launched in 2000, the Royal Navy Type 23 frigate returned from an operation in the Gulf in 2011 and spent 2012 defending UK waters hunting for submarines

The Wharf Tweets

WIN Crowne Plaza London Docklands three-month health club and spa membership worth £186

Watch Canary Wharf anti-terror exercise

First images of London anti-terror exercise in Canary Wharf

Dancing in the City in Canary Wharf as part of the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

Canary Wharf beach volleyball courts will arrive at Montgomery Square in July

East End Film Festival showcases the best of British and international cinema

We pick out six of the best as the East End becomes alive with fiction, documentary and music (as usual)

Review: Let It Be, Garrick – 'A reminder of the over-abundance of creative genius in the Beatles'

The ultimate juke box musical eschews the coy distraction of a storyline in favour of a back-catalogue of interminable brilliance

Ippudo set to open ramen restaurant in Canary Wharf

The Japanese broth specialist opened its flagship store in Central St Giles in October 2014 selling huge bowls of noodles and sake by the bottle and glass

London heatwave: Here’s where to cool down in Canary Wharf

The Met Office has predicted temperatures will reach 32 degrees and we’ve been out on the estate finding the best cold treats to relieve your fevered brows

Galiford Try to build 1,100-home Canning Town development

Deal over Silvertown Way scheme in Royal Docks will see Fizzy Living and L&Q involved. The approximate value of the development when finished will be £380million

Come clean on West Ham's secret deal for Olympic Stadium, says Labour

Shadow culture secretary calls £272m transformation a 'fiasco' and calls for transparency

Maine Tower by Galliard Homes set to launch marketing suite with four-day registration event

Launch event on the Isle of Dogs begins on June 25

First homes on Canary Wharf estate at 10 Park Drive are set to go on sale in July

The homes have been built on the former Wood Wharf site and are Canary Wharf Group’s foray into the residential market

Galiford Try to build 1,100-home Canning Town development

Deal over Silvertown Way scheme in Royal Docks will see Fizzy Living and L&Q involved. The approximate value of the development when finished will be £380million

Greenwich Square launches townhouses to meet demands of families

Fresh batch of townhouses caters to growing demand in Royal Borough

London flats: Dreadnought Court is our latest hot property

This SE16 home near Surrey Quays is within walking distance of Canada Water and boasts great transport links to the City. Buy it for £650,000

Tech City brain-drain would follow Britain's exit from EU, warns coding boss

Coders from eastern Europe would move country rather than face arduous visa processes, says London newcomer

HSBC slips down annual banking rankings

The Canary Wharf-based bank is lagging behind JP Morgan and Bank of America according to new The Banker’s latest league tables.

Notes coffee and wine chain seeks crowdfunding investors through Crowdcube campaign

Business has already raised more than £400,000 of its £600,000 target

West Ham line-up revealed ahead of sold-out Europa League match

Irons will feature a 16-year-old in defence but stand-in manager Terry Westley says they won't be underestimating Andorran side FC Lusitans

Charlton sign Danish forward Simon Makienok

The Addicks have secured the services of 6ft 7ins Danish striker on a season-long loan from Italian side Palermo. The player made 74 league appearances for Brondby  

Transfer Rumours: West Ham want to sign Song and Abdennour

Hammers in race with Inter Milan, Juventus and Liverpool for Monaco ace Abdennour. Irons are also moving closer to signing Alex Song

Charlton Athletic sign El-Hadji Ba from Sunderland

Addicks secure services of the 22-year-old French midfielder from Premier League club. Ba spent last season on loan with French club Bastia.

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