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The company behind the Water Chariots enterprise, which ran services from Limehouse and Tottenham to the Olympic Park has broken its silence over its collapse.

Workers and contractors are still owed money from the endeavour which initially slashed prices from £95 to £20 before calling in the administrators as customer numbers failed to materialise.


The Limehouse cut may only be three feet deep along much of its length but the dream of providing luxurious travel to Stratford from Limehouse Basin has sunk without a trace.

A fleet of boats had been commissioned for £3million to ply the unused Lee waterway but, like other pop-up projects, customer numbers failed to materialise.


The voice of Boris - rapidly becoming the voice of doom - gave plentiful warning - the trip to the Olympic Park would be no cake walk.

Instead, expect jams, delays, armpits, fluster and confusion, he said. It might not have worked out quite like that (thus far) and the alarm, apparently, had its proper effect.

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It was pitch black in the middle of the night in Afghanistan's Nad Ali.

Royal Marine Scott Ransley was carrying out an operation with colleague Nigel Dean Mead outside a heavily fortified enemy building.