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Food review: Locale, Blackheath

By John Hill on September 23, 2009 9:39 AM |


Locale, Blackheath

It's a bit of a hop from Canary Wharf, but Locale's decent Italian menu is bolstered by a cocktail menu that's among the best in the area.

Carling Cup Trophy.jpgWest Ham suffered Carling Cup heartbreak as they crashed out of the competition in extra time last night.

The Irons looked set to win the third round tie at Bolton's Reebok Stadium, leading 1-0 with just four minutes to go thanks to Herita Ilunga's first goal of the season.

ff-jul23-pele.jpgLegendary footballer Pele's planned appearance at The O2 in November has been cancelled.

The Brazilian superstar had been due at the Indigo2 on Sunday, November 1, for an evening of reminiscences alongside ex-England stars Jimmy Greaves and Gordon Banks.

What We're Reading

By Giles Broadbent on September 22, 2009 4:10 PM |


Sure And Certain Death by Barbara Nadel
Headline, £19.99

An East London already subject to the Luftwaffe's attentions fears that the Ripper is at work once more.

Candidates resort to lying on CVs

By Rob Virtue on September 22, 2009 3:03 PM |


The recession and growing unemployment is causing more and more young people to lie on their job applications.

That's the view of Powerchex, a Wapping-based pre-employment screening company, which carried out a survey of more than 4,700 CVs between June last year and May this year.

Carling Cup Trophy.jpgGianfranco Zola could hand a debut to new signing Guillermo Franco in tonight's Carling Cup clash with Bolton.

The Mexican striker, signed on a free transfer last week, is in line for at least a substitute appearance at the Reebok Stadium as West Ham aim to progress to the fourth round.


Jeff Beck with the Imelda May Band: Indigo2

Veteran guitar legend presents a rocking romp through his record collection accompanied by Irish chanteuse Imelda May and her band.

Excelsis delays City arrival plans

By Rob Virtue on September 22, 2009 10:41 AM |


An airline that hoped to link London City with Durham in the next few weeks has hit problems.

Excelsis Air had planned to start selling tickets at the end of this week but the airline has not yet receiving certification from the authorities or slots at City Airport.

Attack triggers calls to close nightclub

By Rob Virtue on September 21, 2009 2:38 PM |


An attack outside a nightclub has led to calls for action to be taken against the Newham venue.

The incident, in which a man was believed to be cut in the head with a broken bottle, took place on Friday night (September 11) outside the Summer Gold club.

MillwallRugbyMatch142px.jpgMillwall Rugby Club played their first ever match on Millwall Park on Saturday but lost by a single point against East London.

Following a long running campaign to be allowed to play adult matches on the park, the Isle of Dogs team christened the pitch with a fraught derby match against their rivals from West Ham.

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