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Greenwich Council has come under fire after giving the green light to Ikea's first store in the borough replacing a building showered with praise for its sustainability credentials.

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Fascinating modern contraptions sit alongside genuine historic artefacts as steampunks set their imaginations against their illustrious predecessors at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich.

Thousands ran in the London Marathon yesterday, raising millions for charities around the world.

Participants set-off from Greenwich just after 10am, running past Woolwich Common, Cutty Sark and Deptford Park along the route.

Runners passed through the iconic high-rise towers at Canary Wharf at the 18th mile and then they returned west towards The Mall for the finish.

Nation's favourite Mo Farah completed his marathon debut in 2hr 8min 21sec, just four minutes behind Kenya's Wilson Kipsang, who won with a course-record time of 2hr 4min 29sec.

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The streets of Greenwich will again be transformed with theatre, dance and games as a free outdoor arts event returns to the town.

The Greenwich and Docklands International Festival will make its creative mark between June 20 and 28 with more than 50 activities on show from a host of talent from the UK and across the globe.

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At 18-years-old, Amy the cat should be sitting at home enjoying a saucer of milk and a nap. But the intrepid feline instead made a 70 mile trip from her home in Colchester to historic Greenwich.

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