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A large piece of urban riverside land in the heart of east London could be transformed into an area of woodland and a wild flower meadow under an ambitious scheme.

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The London Mayor has stepped in over a planning strategy for on the Isle of Dogs amid concerns tall buildings could ruin the capital's skyline.

Boris Johnson has announced he is working with Tower Hamlets on its current masterplan for South Quay, which he said also needs to be speeded up.

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Trains will run throughout the night on the Jubilee line from September 12, 2015, Transport for London has announced.

It is one of five lines - alongside the Victoria, Piccadilly, Central and Northern - included in the 24-hour service, which will run at weekends.

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Transport for London is planning to close nearly all Underground ticket offices, including Canary Wharf, as the world uses Oysters and other contactless tickets.

It says there will still be staff on stations to assist passengers and few of us will notice the difference.

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London mayor Boris Johnson learnt a thing or two in the classroom as he visited the East London Science School, which is taking part in a £320,000 project aiming to "put the fizz back into physics."

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