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Tunnel machine Elizabeth has successfully broken in to Liverpool Street Crossrail station.


East Londoners can make their first mark in the financial services industry thanks to a partnership between City Gateway and the London Stock Exchange Group.

The South Quay charity - which helps to find jobs for disadvantaged Tower Hamlets teenagers - has branded Gateway to the City as a "new pathway" into the career.


Residents on the Isle of Dogs have growing concerns over low water pressure amid the rapid development in the area.

Councillor for Canary Wharf Andrew Wood said housing schemes were being given the green light despite Thames Water saying more investment was needed to allow infrastructure to keep pace.



by Ian Toal

Normally I would be disappointed with a 0-0 home draw in a must-win match on the same night as our nearest relegation rival recorded a vital win to stretch their lead over us in the table.


For dryathletes February 1 spells freedom from the miserable self-infliction of an alcohol-free January


The Smithsonian, the world's largest and museum and research complex, has announced it is exploring the possibility of joining Stratford's new cultural hub, dubbed Olympicopolis.

It would be the first time in the Washington DC institution would have ventured abroad in its 168-year history.


Judge Khatun Sapnara, who sits in Canary Wharf's new family court in Westferry Circus, has been named the "Person of the Year" as the British Bangladeshi Power And Inspiration "100 lists" was unveiled at One Canada Square on Tuesday.

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In a surprising twist, Canary Wharf is to be bought by a Qatari-led partnership after parent company Songbird dropped its opposition to a £2.6billion takeover.


Newham has backed plans to expand London City Airport but said it wanted a number of limits brought it.



By Peter Golds

The internet can prove difficult for politicians. Earlier this month I received a call from a councillor colleague in Norfolk informing me of a press release issued by Tristram Hunt, Labour's shadow education secretary.

In this, Mr Hunt strongly criticised the annual spending by this Government of pupil funding in Tower Hamlets, which is up to twice that in Suffolk and Norfolk.

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