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COMMENTBy Giles Broadbent
"Our greatest responsibility is to be good ancestors," said Jonas Salk, the polio vaccine pioneer.
Thames Clippers has unveiled a new commercial partner, a new boat and new plans to accommodate thousands of extra passengers a year.
Credit card firm MBNA has come on board as a commercial partner meaning a new livery and technology for the existing fleet and the arrival of a cutting edge "fast craft" next year.
The story of London is the story of river conquests. From the first Roman pontoons, through the congested first London Bridge to the gothic splendour of Tower Bridge and onward to the prospect of a new Garden Bridge, these crossings are a reflection of a people and their times that carry more significance than mere engineering.
German cruiseliner MS Deutschland returned to east London on Monday.
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.