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By Giles Broadbent
Tower Hamlets Council has endorsed an investigation by Tower Hamlets Homes and the police into the curious case of the "Rahman canvassers".
This follows reports that bogus representatives from the social housing company were using their access to residents in Wapping to flog Mayor Lutfur Rahman's re-election bid.
Hosted for the first time at Wapping's Tobacco Dock, Taste of Christmas sees stars of the kitchen give live demonstrations and plenty of stalls offering samples of Christmas treats from gin and oysters to chocolate and cheese.
A top London chef famed for his Mediterranean fare is championing winter time plates of tasty tapas as a perfect way to get this year's festivities flowing.
As well as protecting people and property - and training David Beckham to drive a speedboat for the Olympics - the Marine Policing Unit at Wapping has another client base - the river's varied wildlife.
Heading to a Wapping venue with a very different selection of wines behind its bar, I assumed getting my head around the natural, organic and biodynamic varieties would be the major challenge of the evening. But, in fact, it was the bar's name - Victualler.