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The millionth word has just been added to the English lexicon. according to the Global Language Monitor

The winner of this resounding honour is a timely entry "Web 2.0".

As we begin the mountain climb to the next milestone, I'd like to offer a few neological suggestions of my own...


Standing at Heathrow Airport arrivals, PC Roger Grimes was waiting for a young girl he had helped rescue from a forced marriage.

PC Grimes, a policeman attached to Tower Hamlets College in Poplar, had spent the last week assisting the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Forced Marriage Unit to get the student back from Bangladesh.

AA-june4-florist1.jpgOne of Canary Wharf's longest established businesses has upped sticks and set up shop just across the water.

Felton's Florists, one of the first shops to open in Canary Wharf's malls has relocated from Canada Square to South Quay Plaza.

bb-jun11-airport.jpgUnemployed Newham residents are being given the chance to give their careers a lift-off thanks to a scheme being run by London City Airport.

The Take Off Into Work programme has been launched by the Airport in partnership with Newham Workplace and the East London Business Alliance.


Another low turn-out for European elections went some way to confirming the British public's scepticism.

But one advocate came to Canary Wharf this week to make the case for a Europe that could make a difference to people's lives.

FF-jun11-Tim2.jpgHis discipline is overshadowed by other forms of rowing but Olympic kayaking champion Tim Brabants is hoping to change that, starting with an event in Docklands this weekend.

Brabants, who won gold in the K1 1,000m in Beijing last year, will be at the London Youth Games regatta in the Royal Docks this Saturday offering advice and encouragement to budding Olympians.

Motorexpo Test: BMW Z4

By Jon Massey on June 12, 2009 10:19 AM |


Test Drive

Despite looks to die for and the feel of an arrow on a taut bowstring, the Z4 never quite delivers on the things its sharp lines promise.


Phedre, National Theatre
Helen Mirren pushes her husband's buttons

Derren Brown, Adelphi Theatre
Look into the eyes, not around the eyes...

Been So Young, Young Vic
Funk and love and feuds and stuff

clipper.jpgRelief is on its way for visitors battling to get to The O2 when the Jubilee line is shut for engineering work.

From this weekend Thames Clippers is launching a new shuttle boat service to ferry fans across the Thames from Reuters' Pier in East India to The O2.


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