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ff-jan14-moore.JPGOne of England's all-time rugby greats is set to be unleashed in Canary Wharf tomorrow afternoon.

Brian Moore, the fiery heart of England's fearsome pack in the early 1990s, will be at Waterstone's in Jubilee Place Mall from 12.30pm to sign copies of his autobiography Beware of the Dog: Rugby's Hard Man Reveals All.

Preview: Millwall v Southend

By John Hill on January 26, 2010 3:24 PM |


Millwall have a solid record at The Den, and should be pretty confident of beating Southend tonight.

Tell that to high-flying neighbours Charlton, who fell at the Valley to a team in a pretty similar position last night. Southend may have dropped points to strugglers Wycombe at the weekend, but that doesn't mean they'll roll over for the Lions.


There's an ice cream van selling drugs on Galbraith Street.

And that's not all. Drunks are shouting late into the night and tearing around Virginia Quay. New Union Wharf residents aren't happy about graffiti, drug dealing and vandalism, and there isn't enough lighting in St John's Park.

What We're Listening To

By John Hill on January 26, 2010 12:29 PM |


End Times, Eels
Vagrant, £14.99

A "divorce album" which is mournful without caking on the eyeliner and whining like a teenage lawnmower

The Wharf visits the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which is already considering the possible impact of a Tory government on the City


You don't get into power in Britain by winning an opinion poll in January.

That said, businesses are becoming aware that they might need to get to know the opposition in case there's a new landlord this summer.

Charlton 0 Leyton Orient 1

By Rob Virtue on January 26, 2010 10:13 AM |


Charlton fell to their first home loss in 10 months with a shock defeat against Leyton Orient on Monday night.

One-time Addicks striker Scott McGleish stunned the hosts with a headed goal early in the second half to give the east Londoners a deserved three points.

FF-jul30-davidyems1.jpgIt may not have been the best weather for playing rugby in recent weeks but one east London club is already planning for warmer times.

Phantoms Rugby Club are launching a rugby league side as a sister club to the union outfit currently playing in Essex League Two.


The Secret History Of Georgian London
by Dan Cruickshank

Random House, £25

The TV historian assesses how the wages of sin percolated through the London economy

Trying to shape up in your lunch break? The Wharf kicks off its Lunchtime Fitness series with a trip to Tranquility Pilates


One Park Place, Friday, 2.30pm - I am not a man who can do more than one thing at a time.

While I've been concentrating on this sentence, I have forgotten to breathe for several seconds.

Preview: Charlton v Leyton Orient

By Rob Virtue on January 25, 2010 10:54 AM |


Charlton will go joint top of League One at The Valley on Monday night if they can beat east Londoners Leyton Orient.

The Addicks are hot favourites for this match in front of the Sky cameras, with an unbeaten run stretching back to October.