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Ben Hur at The O2

A live action spectacular brings the iconic chariot race to life with an impressive sense of realism and excitement.


The campaign for IRA victims to receive compensation from the Libyan government gathered pace this week with a motion supporting the claims backed by Parliament.

DUP MPs Jeffrey Donaldson and Nigel Dodds tabled the motion on Monday which called for pressure to be put on Colonel Gaddafi.

barclays.jpgBarclays opened its new look flagship branch in Canary Wharf today with a host of special events and celebrity appearances.

Former England footballer Teddy Sheringham and ex-Wimbledon champion Pat Cash were both on hand to meet the public, while Britain's Got Talent winners Diversity put on a show.

Off-the-peg guide to wearing suits

By Rob Virtue on September 17, 2009 2:29 PM |


Andrew Young of Quo Vadis Styling is the fashion guru who's helping Wharf men update their wardrobes.

His one-on-one service, priced at £89 includes an initial consultation and a two-hour shopping session in Canary Wharf or Central London, where he advises what's hot and what's not.

dd-sep10-wendytaylor142.jpgWhen supermarket staff found a woman on the floor, clutching a bag of dried chickpeas, they were initially concerned for her health.

The woman was sculptor Wendy Taylor and she hadn't been working too hard, she had just discovered the perfect material to recreate the shell of a dung beetle with, so naturally was working out how much she would need to buy.

dd-sep24-ben.jpgTriple Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie was shooting the breeze in Canary Wharf this afternoon.

Britain's greatest Olympic sailor and has packed a lot into his 32 years and has spilled the beans in his autobiography Close To The Wind.


A shirt-maker and new arrival to Canary Wharf is continuing to buck the trend in the recession.

Six weeks after opening a store at Canada Place Mall, Charles Tyrwhitt held a party in the Wharf on Tuesday where it reported solid sales performance for its initial trading period.

AA-sep17-BGC17.jpgWest Ham fans need to be realistic about what the club can achieve according to one of the Hammers' all-time greats.

Sir Geoff Hurst, who enjoyed a glittering domestic and international career in 13 years at Upton Park, thinks the Irons are heading in the right direction under Gianfranco Zola.


A year after the Lehman Brothers collapse credit crunch victims turned up at Canary Wharf to remind everyone of the impact of the bank's failure.

The group - numbering about 20 - were from action group Spirit, campaigning for the millions of pounds independent investors lost following the bank's bankruptcy on September 15 last year.

westham.jpgWest Ham have bolstered their squad with the signing of Mexican striker Guillermo Franco on a free transfer.

The 32-year-old was out of contract at Spanish outfit Villareal and has signed a one-year deal with the Hammers.

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