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A horticultural show that could rival Hampton Court Flower Show and the Chelsea Flower Show will come to east London next year.

The London Flower Show will be held in Victoria Park, September 11-13, with a range of cash prizes totalling £9,000 up for grabs.


Songbird Estates has said that the company that runs Canary Wharf is worth almost a third more than the recent bid by Qatar and Brookfield.

In a statement to the stock market, Songbird said independent valuers have said the net value of the company's assets is 381p per share. The bidders tabled 295p.


Crossrail has released the latest pictures of tunnelling work as the project hits the 60% complete mark.

More than 23 miles (nearly 90%) of train tunnels are now complete, with tunnelling due to finish in spring next year.


Grab a bargain around Canary Wharf today, as stores take part in Black Friday.


The Greenwich Ecology Park is hosting its annual Winter Fayre on December 7, where there will be festive food, a BBQ, wreath making, quiz trails and the chance to meet Mr Fox.



By Tabitha Ronson

First it was impossibly creative lunches. Mums with way too much time on their hands creating elaborate lunchbox artworks.

Sandwiches shaped like cartoon characters, animals, iconic buildings; salad and vegetables carved to resemble fauna and flora; food patched and pieced together to resemble colourful miniature works of art.


Carry On Doctor carries rather different connotations now for actress Barbara Windsor.


A lack of cutting edge is cause of a winless November, according to West Ham boss Sam Allardyce.

After picking up the October manager of the month, Allardyce has yet to see his side get three points, with draws against Stoke City and Aston Villa, plus a loss to Everton in their last outing.


★ As the countdown to the festive season continues The Wharf has teamed up with CityJet to offer readers the chance to win flights for two to one of the most romantic cities in the world.



By Giles Broadbent

Recently Mayor Lutfur Rahman blew tens of thousands of pounds on a longshot attempt to save himself from humiliation.

Despite a High Court judge telling him that his claim against communities secretary Eric Pickles was "hopeless" he still opted for a second hearing.

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