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Independent tests have shown London City Airport's terminal does not contain contaminated air, according to the company's management.

The announcement follows union claims staff have had to leave areas of the airport daily due to fumes from aircraft in the building. A survey by Green Air Monitoring has now given the airport the all-clear.

aa-aug6-rebeccasmiley2.jpgFed up with Facebook? Tired of Twitter? Want something more local for your social life?

Well, the answer could be at hand with a new networking site called Canary Wharf Social & Leisure being launched by enterprising Wharfer Rebecca Smiley.

By John Biggs

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Even a little green man from Mars would recognise that for an area like ours to have so few roads crossing the Thames is unsustainable.

But we also know that individual communities often oppose roads because of the fear that they will bring unwanted traffic to a quiet area. The answer is that we need leadership.

bb-aug6-forman9WEB142.jpgAmbling past the tables of his recently-opened restaurant, fourth generation salmon smoker Lance Forman gazes out of his window at the Olympic stadium heaving up across the river.

"We've got the best view in town of the stadium", he said. "We're as close as it gets. There will be no better place to watch the fireworks on opening night."

aa-aug20-rick.jpgWaterstone's have netted one of Britain's best-known cooks as part of a shoal of signings this autumn.

Rick Stein, famed for his fish and seafood cookery, will be at the store in Jubilee Place Mall to sign copies of his latest book Far Eastern Odyssey on Monday, September 14.

charlottebyrne3.jpgIntrepid Wharfers looking for adventure can still claim a place in a team heading to the North Pole - but they had better be quick.

Wharf readers Charlotte Byrne and James Davers are in training for the Polar Challenge race next April but need one more hardy soul to join them in their quest to be the first team to reach the magnetic North Pole.

What We're Listening To

By Louisa Emery on August 20, 2009 12:49 PM |

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Ellipse, Imogen Heap
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IN A NUTSHELL
Breathtakingly beautiful electronic harmonies and fantastically evocative lyrics written, mixed and produced by the lady herself.

MillwallLOGO142.jpgThousands of Millwall fans have been left disappointed by the decision to limit the number of tickets available for the Carling Cup match with West Ham.

The Lions were initially given just 1,500 tickets for next Tuesday's game, despite being entitled to 3,000, because police are concerned about potential violence between fans.

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INDIAN CUISINE
Memsaheb On Thames
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IN A NUTSHELL
Establishment's golden reputation is justified by superior food, which supplies the vibrancy in otherwise bland surroundings.

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Commuters will see immediate benefits on the DLR from next week because of the opening of a new junction.

The development, which will allow trains from the Bank to bypass West India Quay, will mean an end to heavy peak-time congestion and delays in this area of track, say DLR chiefs.

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