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If you take your business idea to the crowdfunding audience, you'll need to stand out.

Corrado Accardi's plan for Pizza Rossa gained momentum after winning London Business School's Best Business Plan award last year and going on to be runner-up in a European-wide event.

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A Big Issue seller has thanked Northern Trust for helping to get him off the street through his Thursday "tenancy" at the Canary Wharf offices.

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Transport for London will next week launch a fresh consultation on a bridge linking Newham and Greenwich.

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Canary Wharf Group has announced it has helped to generate over £1billion of business for local companies since 1997.

More than 1,700 firms have benefited from CWG's business support initiatives and ventures.

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French firm Bouygues Energies & Services will soon call the Greenwich Peninsula home.

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It's 120 years since Tower Bridge was completed and now those to the east of it are urging its time for another crossing.

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Figures released by the Government show 68% of students from Tower Hamlets are going to university.

It puts the local authority joint seventh in the nationwide list, topped by fellow London regions Brent, Harrow, Merton, Redbridge and Ealing.

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British Airways has relaunched flights from London City Airport to Dublin five years after it dropped its service to the Irish capital.

The airline also announced on Thursday it was increasing flights to both Glasgow and Edinburgh.

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Those working in the towers of Canary Wharf - home of endless lifts and escalators - often dread the prospect of the stairs, but staff at KPMG are looking to embrace it.

The firm based at Canada Square is the first in the area to sign up for StepJockey, an initiative promoting healthy living.

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The great and the good of the fintech world will be converging on Canary Wharf next week.

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British Airways geared up for its busiest summer at London City Airport by holding a silent disco for travellers.

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Stitched messages on cards sent from the frontline of conflict are an emotional inspiration for designer Claire Swindale.

The Blackheath creative has drawn on a family treasure - one of five patterned documents sent from her great grandfather Francis Swindale to his wife Minnie - to create a silk square scarf commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First World War this year.

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The European Banking Authority is moving into One Canada Square, it has been revealed.

The group, which is a regulatory agency of the European Union, is leaving Tower 42 in the City for the Canary Wharf office block. It will sign a 12-year contract on the 45,000sq ft space, according to the Financial Times.

Excel celebrates 20 million visitors

By Rob Virtue on June 18, 2014 11:00 AM |

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After 14 years in business, Excel London has hit the 20 millionth visitor milestone - and it believes it will reach the 30 million mark in just three years.

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London may be the tech centre of Europe but it's still a long way behind Silicon Valley, admits Boris Johnson.

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