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AA-nov12 -Atulkochhar.jpgCanary Wharf has seen a glut of new restaurants opening in recent weeks but one Michelin-starred chef decided against moving to the area.

Atul Kochhar, who has a Michelin star for his Benares Indian restaurant in Mayfair, was poised to open in the Park Pavilion in Canada Square before the credit crunch made him change his mind.

By Steven Davies

00jul24boris4.jpg More than 32,000 new homes could be created in the capital by freeing up under-used land owned by the GLA.

London Mayor Boris Johnson made the announcement while speaking at his Housing Investment Summit.

HSBC has bucked the property market trend by selling its Canary Wharf headquarters in a £772.5million deal.

The bank's Canada Square tower has been sold to the South Korean National Pension Service, although HSBC will remain as tenants.

MillwallLOGO142.jpgMillwall extended their unbeaten run to eight games but had a late, late equaliser from James Henry to thank for it.

Henry smashed home a 35 yard free kick two minutes from time, which was helped on its way by the gale force wind that hampered an entertaining match.

Charlton 5 MK Dons 1

By John Hill on November 16, 2009 10:14 AM |


Now doesn't that feel better?

After a recent run which included two cup exits and an away defeat to struggling Carlisle, Charlton battered promotion rivals MK Dons to close the gap on pace-setters Leeds to four points.


I Found My Horn
Hampstead Theatre

Jonathan Guy Lewis brings to life Jasper Rees's comic memoir about his epic wrestle with the orchestra's toughest instrument.

MillwallLOGO142.jpgMillwall look to continue their impressive recent form and bolster their promotion ambitions with victory over Brentford tomorrow.

The Lions, who beat AFC Wimbledon in the FA Cup last Monday, will be boosted by the return of two key players.

Preview: Charlton v MK Dons

By John Hill on November 13, 2009 4:40 PM |


Charlton are having one of those months.

The sort of bad-luck month in which you accidentally lock your keys in the car with the handbrake off at the top of a San Francisco street, forcing you to chase the vehicle a mile down a slope into a World Porcelain Convention attended entirely by armed mobsters.

AA-Nov19 -attenborough.jpgBritain's greatest living naturalist swapped the tropical rainforest for the rain soaked urban jungle of Canary Wharf and found himself swamped.

Sir David Attenborough had fans queueing round the block to meet him at a book signing in Jubilee Place mall this afternoon.

aa-nov12-winner.jpgHe's earned a reputation as one of the most ferocious of food critics but east London restaurants have on the whole avoided the scorn of Michael Winner.

The former film director has become something of an enfant terrible, with his trenchant views in his weekly Winner's Dinners column in the Sunday Times.