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A host of individuals from Newham, Tower Hamlets and Greenwich have been honoured in the Queen's New Year Honours List for 2014.

>Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Karren Brady, Vice Chair, West Ham Football Club, for her services to entrepreneurship and women in business


Two of Tech City's blossoming businesses received a Royal guest today, Wednesday.

His Royal Highness The Duke of York visited Mother London Limited and Yammer, both based in the east London hub.

queen_LCY.jpgThe Queen has been forced to cancel her visit to Canary Wharf after being hospitalised with a stomach bug.

Her majesty was due to take a tour of her own warship, HMS Lancaster which is moored on the edge of the estate, on Tuesday but will not be making any official appointments this week.

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The Queen's own warship is paying a week-long visit to Canary Wharf - and her patron will be dropping by to take a tour.


Beacons will be lit across London to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee this weekend, including four in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

The O2 entertainment venue, Woolwich, Eltham and Maritime Greenwich have all been confirmed for the ceremony at 10pm on June 4, just before the head of state lights the National Beacon.