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Swansea 1 Charlton 1

By Rob Virtue on March 2, 2009 11:35 AM |


A Nicky Bailey equaliser earned Charlton a deserved point against Swansea on Saturday.

However, with just 12 games remaining, the Addicks slipped to ten points from safety after their relegation rivals picked up wins in a surprise weekend in the Championship.


Sir Ken Robinson starts with a story. It’s about a young, listless boy called Matt.

And there’s no surprise where Matt ends up because he's in the news again as his creation is about to become the longest-running prime-time TV show in the US.


DLR travellers heading west can now touch out at Tower Gateway once again.

The City terminal opened today after a closure of around eight months for maintenance works, but some lines were disrupted this morning by a signal failure at West India Quay.

WestHam.gifWest Ham got back to winning ways with yesterday's 1-0 victory over Manchester City but Gianfranco Zola's injury problems are mounting up.

The Hammers' boss was delighted to see Jack Collison's goal give his side a well-deserved win but also saw midfielder Valon Behrami stretchered off with a serious knee injury.

Weekend football: West Ham, Charlton & Millwall

By Rob Virtue on February 27, 2009 3:03 PM |


West Ham will have to bounce back quickly from their midweek FA Cup defeat, as they 'welcome' back Craig Bellamy to Upton Park.

Bellamy scored twice for Manchester City on Thursday and will be looking to shoot down the Hammers in Sunday's match.

Olympic security to cost £600m

By Rob Virtue on February 27, 2009 2:22 PM |


The cost of security for the London 2012 Olympics will not go over £600million, according to the Government.

Although full security plans will be kept secret, Home Secretary Jacqui Smith revealed the policing costs would not be exceeded and added the Government was unlikely to tap into a £238m contingency fund.


As rags to riches stories go the rise of De Vere Private Equity takes some beating.

Bux Shayeb and Naaz Miah were school friends growing up in the East End, before both getting jobs at Sainsbury’s in Greenwich.

Charlton: Shelvey signs contract

By Rob Virtue on February 27, 2009 9:41 AM |


Charlton youngster Jonjo Shelvey has ended months of speculation by signing a professional contract with the south Londoners.

Shelvey penned a two and a half year deal at the earliest opportunity, on his 17th birthday on Friday morning.


A man-sized missile-wielding infant will take on the arms trade at this weekend's Baby Show.

Campaign Against Arms Trade plans to highlight the organiser Clarion's link to the DSEi arms fair by dressing a member in a nappy and sending them out with heavy weaponry.

What We're Listening To

By John Hill on February 26, 2009 4:56 PM |


War Child: Heroes
Various Artists


"If you like even half the bands on this album, you’ll do a lot of good when you plonk your cash down."

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