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The Emirates Air Line is to close for seven days later this month for "essential annual works".

The engineering works will run from March 17 to 23 and will include electric testing, weight testing and wheel inspection.


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.



This week we've got Boy George's photos, a cheap ride on the cable car, a host of adventure exhibitions, Who Framed Roger Rabbit and a way to get yourself some good karma.


Those living around the Thames Cable Car are to get half-price tickets under an initiative to boost flagging user numbers.

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The number of passengers using the Thames cable car has been hailed "embarrassing" after the latest report showed they had nearly halved year on year.

For the week ending December 7 just 15,049 people used the service, down from 29,340 for the same period in 2012.

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