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Companies at the cutting edge of the tech world will be welcomed to the Olympic Park's cluster in summer 2015 for a huge festival, it has been announced.
A Greenwich legal firm with a history spanning more than 150 years is embracing the town's role in the post Olympic spotlight - as well as extending its services across the river.
Canary Wharf has become the first real estate company in the world to win a Carbon Trust Waste Standard award.
The certificate is given to organisations which successfully measure and manage waste either reduce the volume it or ensure it's properly recycled.
iCity has been given the green-light to turn the Olympic Park's press and broadcast centres into a cluster for the creative and digital sectors.
A budget hotel for Canary Wharf will be completed by the end of the year. The 130-bedroom Tune Hotel is being billed as low cost and should be up and running near West India Quay by November.
The impending arrival of Crossrail and the continued regeneration of Docklands has been cited as reasons behind the purchase of Harbour Exchange by fund management business Clearbell.
With his expensive suits and flash shirts, Xu Weiping has the air of a very confident man.
Which is important when you are tasked with the huge job of turning an area of Royal Docks wasteland into a 35-acre multi-billion-pound business hub.
Each week thousands of business people leave the comfort of their offices and head to a less polished part of Tower Hamlets.
No-one wants to be sitting at a dinner party with friends and find the girl next to them has got the same ring on," said Stephanie Herriger, whose new business is designed to take the pain out of sourcing and creating bespoke, diamond jewellery.
With a rapidly-expanding fleet of vehicles and drivers, east London's Carrot Cars reached the healthy milestone of the one-million passenger mark this winter.
Demand from both business and leisure passengers is spurring an increase in fight frequency between London City Airport and the Isle of Man.
British Airways has announced it will triple week day journeys from March 30 from one a day to three.
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Canary Wharf Group sponsors a coding club network across Tower Hamlets.
This nationwide network of volunteer after-school clubs aims to let children rip the screen off their computers and tablets and let them rummage around with the gubbins inside.
The screen at Reuters Plaza has received an upgrade which gives it the capability of finding out the age and gender of its audience.
A free school hoping to open in Royal Docks later this year has launched a public consultation to get feedback from parents into the proposal.
Oasis Academy Silvertown has already received pre-approval from the Department for Education.
As the only woman in the UK to hold five professional engineering qualifications concurrently, Dr Phebe Mann already stands out from the academic pack.