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LIFESTYLE

"Where's the pepper?" came the shrill cry of the lady in the chef's whites with her head buried in a hostess trolley.

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Turn the clocks back 130 years and the rooms of the Gallions Hotel were at the heart of Docklands life, filled with eager passengers from across the globe about to set sail on the liners berthed outside.

This week, the Grade II-listed building in Basin Approach became a bustling hub hosting European guests of a different kind, as it was officially re-opened by Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny yesterday, Tuesday.

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Juggling a gruelling training schedule while working part-time as a management consultant would be far from ideal preparation for the upcoming Olympics.

But it's a scenario 29-year-old Deirdre Ryan was facing until London City Airport stepped in with a sponsorship package.

polo142.jpgInternational polo returns to The O2 with some of the world's best players lined up to play.

Four teams will take part in the Gaucho International Polo event on March 21, with Scotland playing Ireland and England meeting Argentina, pitting Britain's finest player, Jamie Morrison, against Argentine star Nacho Figueras.

FF-26NOV-SAMTORRANCE04.jpgThe Six Nations Championship kicks off this weekend and for one of England's all-time greats it's about time the red rose bloomed again.

Brian Moore was an integral part of England's formidable pack of the late 1980s and early 90s, helping the side to three Grand Slams in five years.