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Skylon's brilliance is in what's not there. The inverted alien cigar that gives the place its name, present only as pen and ink on the menu.

How the Thames Barrier is being deployed to help flood affected areas along the river. Tidal defences operations manager Andy Batchelor talks to ITV London.

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The Government launched its National Infrastructure Plan on Wednesday morning unveiling billions of pounds worth of investment.

But business representatives in the capital have said the lack of reference to east London river crossings is a missed opportunity.

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Waterways charity Thames 21 has launched a four-year programme to tackle pollution in the east London's rivers, backed by HSBC's Water Programme.

The campaign, called Fixing Broken Rivers follows the death of thousands of fish in the summer after heavy rain washed vast amounts of road pollutants into the River Lea.

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"The Thames is London's living artery," says Adrian Evans, director of The Mayor's Thames Festival 2013. The man who majestically masterminded the Thames Diamond Jubilee River Pageant last year is currently dotting the i's and crossing the t's ahead of a 10-day event celebrating the river.


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