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London's air ambulance was called to Canary Wharf on Saturday afternoon after a woman was knocked down by a bus.

The incident occurred at Westferry Circus at around 2.40pm when the northbound bus struck the 25-year-old pedestrian, causing her head injuries.

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"If you just read the play late at night you can feel the evil," says east London soprano Beatrice Danesfield as she enthuses about her forthcoming role in English Opera Singers' performance of Verdi's Macbeth later this month.

Danesfield, who lives in Bow, believes the concert, at St James' Church in Piccadilly offers Wharfers a chance to hear something different.

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In the summer of 1995 it was the song you could not escape. Staying Out For The Summer by Dodgy evokes memories of sunny days, festivals and a Brit Pop explosion.

Dodgy were at the forefront of the new wave, following up the big summer hit with Good Enough.

bb-oct8-pensions1.jpgThe Government is refusing to bow to pressure in bringing forward an increase in retirement age following the recession.

At the Conservative Party conference, George Osborne unveiled proposals to raise the age of state pensions for men to 66 from 2016, eight years ahead of the current Government's proposals.

Charlton 2 Huddersfield 1

By Rob Virtue on October 19, 2009 10:25 AM |

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Charlton got back to winning ways against Huddersfield with a closely fought 2-1 win seeing them return to the top of League One.

It took goals from Izale McLeod - his third of the season - and returning hero Sam Sodje to beat the Yorkshire side, for a much needed second win in seven games for the Addicks.

westham.jpgWest Ham's miserable start to the season continued with a 2-1 defeat at Stoke on Saturday.

The Irons could feel aggrieved having enjoyed the better of the play, while Stoke defender Robert Huth should have been sent off for punching Matthew Upson.

FF-aug6-neilharrisWEB142.jpgNeil Harris was the hat-trick hero as he bagged his second treble of the season as Millwall brushed aside Stockport.

The veteran striker even had the luxury of missing a penalty as the Lions cruised to victory at Edgeley Park on Saturday to boost their promotion hopes.

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STAGE
The Power Of Yes, Lyttelton Theatre
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IN A NUTSHELL
Political playwright David Hare dramatises his own exploration of the banking crisis with input from insiders, experts and observers.

westham.jpgWest Ham travel to Stoke tomorrow looking for their first win since the opening day of the Premier League season.

Gianfranco Zola's team are second bottom of the Premier League and will be without influential midfielder Scott Parker for the game.

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Doom. It's all doom at The Valley. Charlton have now gone one game at home without scoring and the oracle that is Kelvin MacKenzie is calling for the head of manager Phil Parkinson.

Four-four-one-one? Four-five-one? Four-four-two? "Whatever it is Parky, change it", cry the Addicks fans from the Upper West. "It's not working."