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AA-oct29-chilis1.jpgThe former Chili's restaurant site in Cabot Place is to be transformed into an upmarket burger restaurant.

The premises will be taken over by award-winning burger chain Byron's, which has several other restaurants in London, including outlets in Kensington and Kings Road.

AA-oct29-wahacca142.jpgThings are set to get a little spicier when the first authentically Mexican restaurant to grace Canary Wharf opens its doors next month.

Wahaca, the award-winning restaurant chain founded by Thomasina Miers and Mark Selby, aims to bring a taste of the Mexican streets to the Wharf and broaden some horizons.

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After riding around the wild streets of North London for a week, gaining confidence and experience I decided to go for it last Monday - my first commute.

I'd been out in sunshine, the cold, at night and in high winds, but as dawn made a feeble bid to break, it brought a new experience with it.

By Jim Fitzpatrick

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Over the past year or so, I've held a number of coffee mornings on Saturdays, to give local people an opportunity to voice their concerns and exchange ideas on crime and anti-social behaviour.

The decision to organise such events stems from the large amount of casework I receive in respect of these kind of problems.

aa-oct22-airambulance2.jpgA pedestrian who needed the assistance of the air ambulance when she was injured by a bus at Westferry Circus last week has died.

Shan Shan Guo, 27, from Poplar, died last Sunday from head injuries sustained in the accident on October 17.

Concrete Pencil: Macnostics unite

By John Hill on October 28, 2009 2:27 PM |

Dan Bourke is becoming one with the machines

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This morning at breakfast I wanted an extra Weetabix in my bowl and rather than reach for the packet, my hand made a shape to apply the keyboard shortcut for Edit>Duplicate.

I think I have been spending too much time with my laptop.

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The Ledger Building is to close its doors for just under a fortnight as part of a £175,000 refurbishment.

The West India Quay Lloyds No 1 outlet will shut from November 9 to 18 for a "complete redecoration", including new furniture and carpeting.

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When Canary Wharf businessman David Jones opened the door to his warehouse in Charlton, he didn't expect to be staring at 15,000 tyres.

The space was due to be fitted out as a second paintball centre to compliment his site next to the Wharf. But with just a couple of months to go until opening, all he could see were mountains of worn casings strewn across the floor.

MillwallLOGO142.jpgThe long road to Wembley gets underway for Millwall with a home tie against non-league AFC Wimbledon.

The Lions, Cup finalists in 2004, had to wait until last night to see who they would face in the first round and it was the Dons who won through, beating Crawley 3-1.

westhamnew.jpgPolice investigating the violence surrounding the West Ham v Millwall Carling Cup match have launched a fresh appeal for witnesses.

Officers investigating the trouble at Upton Park in August are releasing a gallery of 66 individuals they would like to speak to in connection with offences of violent disorder at the game.