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Sixty years ago today one of the world's greatest ships arrived in Greenwich.
On December 10, 1954, historic tea clipper Cutty Sark floated into Greenwich for restoration. 60 years on - and after another major restoration was finished in 2012 - the ship remains.
Memories of the devastating fire at Cutty Sark in 2007 were brought back on Sunday morning when emergency services returned to the scene.
However, the operators of the historic ship based in Greenwich said it was a small incident and the attraction would open as normal.
DLR bosses have apologised to a customer injured in an escalator malfunction and have launched an investigation into what went wrong.
One commuter was hurt in the incident, which took place on Monday at about 6pm at Cutty Sark station. It is believed the escalator stopped before moving in the opposite direction.
Grumbles about politics and community decision-making have been taken one step further in Greenwich.
Artists, poets, musicians and other creatives living in the borough have pooled their frustrations to form The Spirit Of William Morris Group, highlighting what they brand "blunders" made by planning officers and developers.