THE world's top gymnasts are heading to The O2 next year, but they'll have to be on top form to beat the best of British.
A MAN who sexually assaulted a DLR passenger has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
Appearing at Southwark Crown Court on Tuesday, September 30, Ahmed Mohamoud, 23, of Oban Street, E14, pleaded guilty to the two sex assaults and a charge of exposing himself.
The court heard how on New Year's Day earlier this year, Mohamoud boarded a DLR train at Westferry at 8am and sat next to a 26-year-old female from Greenwich, despite the rest of the carriage being empty.
As the victim went to leave the train at Poplar station, Mohamoud indecently touched her twice.
VINT Cerf has been dubbed "the father of the internet".
In helping to build the net back in the 1970s, he created a phenomenon which has revolutionised the way the world talks, shops and learns.
So what does Google's vice president believe the future holds for technology and communication in the 21st Century?
The web evangelist looks into his crystal ball during a trip to Canary Wharf.
Nigel Seeley rounds up this week's top tips
IT'S not only the Wharf’s bankers who have been suffering badly over the last couple of weeks.
Place Your Bets followers have been hurt with results not going our way, making September a month to forget.
Last month I received an email from a Wharf reader thanking me for the tips and telling me he was off to Majorca with the winnings.
I hope he hasn’t put a deposit down for a holiday to faraway shores for half-term – he wouldn’t get very far.
Phil Briscoe is a Conservative councillor for Blackwall and Cubitt Town
THE collapse of Lehman Brothers saw commentators blaming bonus-culture greed for wrecking our economy and expressing glee at the sight of jobless bankers.
But should investment banks take all of the blame? Gordon Brown abandoned monetary policy and set the Bank of England free, while establishing himself as the king of credit in the land of debt.
Some things just shouldn’t happen.
It was with a heavy heart that I read that little known children’s author, Eoin Colfer is to carry on Douglas Adams’ good work and pen a sixth Hitchhiker novel.
Eoin, I have nothing against you personally. I have even read one of your books about fairies and found it reasonably good.
The thing about this global credit crunch meltdown-bailout-world-of-pain thing, is that the newsreaders are absolutely loving it.
They’ve got their best apocalypse voices on – deep-throated and ultra-serious, with their game-faces switched to max, but occasionally a little gag to provide some light relief for the scared folks back home.
ADMINISTRATORS sorting through the wreckage of Lehman Brothers have laid off 750 employees with immediate effect.
Sources from within the stricken bank's Wharf headquarters report that representatives from PricewaterhouseCoopers informed staff this afternoon that their security clearance was revoked and they were to leave by 5pm. The cuts will mainly hit the fixed income arm, with other losses coming in the personal investment management team.
Any problems? The DLR is having problems again and this has caused a road closure. See below. On the Tube there are minor delays on the Circle line.
DLR: No service between Bank and Lewisham due to ongoing problems/works around Westferry and West India Quay. Transport for London is advising you change at Poplar. The line closed at 4pm and will remain that way for the rest of the day at least.
Road: Westbound offslip on the Aspen Way to Hertsmere Road is closed due to the DLR works. Traffic is diverted via West India Dock Road.
BLUNDERING security guards have been partly blamed for the fire that ripped through Greenwich's Cutty Sark last year.
A joint investigation into last May's blaze revealed an industrial vacuum cleaner is likely to have been responsible for the damage to the historic tea clipper.
But senior investigating officer Det Ch Insp David Garwood also pointed the finger at the two night security guards patrolling the site that evening.