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bb-Jun11-davidcampbell1.jpgThe search is on for a new boss at The O2.

David Campbell, chief executive and president of AEG Europe - who own and operate the venue - is to leave his role early next year to move to Allsport Management, which runs trackside advertising and sponsorship for Formula One.

aa-feb4-o2hotel.JPGThe draft design for the new hotel AEG Europe hopes to build next to The O2 has been unveiled.

The entertainment company this week submitted its planning application for the four star 450-bedroom hotel to Greenwich Council. The proposed development also includes adjoining serviced apartments and a large event space.

It must rank as one of the more remarkable comebacks.

The Millennium Dome was born amid political controversy, staggered through its first year and promptly fell dark as its future became, first, the subject of rancorous debate and later on a forlorn tale of folly.

DD-dec3-Abba.jpgDancing queens and Abba themes will be the name of the game when the hit movie Mamma Mia gets a special showing at The O2 in January.

The film, the highest grossing film of all time at the British box office, will be shown on a 100ft screen at the arena on January 24, giving up to 12,000 fans the chance to enjoy it in all its spangly glory.

ff-Jun25-NEWjackoPIC.jpgPlans for a Michael Jackson tribute show at The O2 look likely to go ahead, but nothing will be decided until after the singer's funeral.

The King of Pop was scheduled to play 50 shows at the venue over the next eight months and his untimely death last week deprived hundreds of thousands of fans the opportunity to see their hero on what was billed as his farewell tour.