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DLR passengers have been promised an "immediate effect" on their journeys following the network's extended closure for improvements.

New sections of track at Poplar and Canning Town are to be linked into the existing network, prompting a nine-day closure of stations linking East India to Prince Regent and London City Airport.


Bemused onlookers slammed on the brakes after spotting a French troupe walking on water.

An eccentric man with a shock of white hair and a buxom lady driving a mini skimmed South Dock to promote the next month's Greenwich and Docklands International Festival.


Angels And Demons (12A)
Dan Brown's God and science sequel

Synedoche, New York (15)
Charlie Kaufman gets inside his head

Fighting (15)
Bare knuckle fighting laid, er, bare


- Enrique Iglesias @ The O2 arena

- Abba Mania @ The Indigo2

- Two Plays For Gaza @ Hackney Empire

- A Night In Space @ National Maritime Museum


London's most important transport pipedream could be inching towards reality.

After decades of debate, construction on the £16billion east-west London link is expected officially to begin in Canary Wharf tomorrow.


- Ordinary Dreams @ Trafalgar Studios

- The Observer @ National

- When The Rain Stops Falling @ Almeida

- Peer Gynt @ Barbican (Last Chance)


He's helped Tom Cruise with his swing and now Tim Morrison has set his sights on assisting Canary Wharf's golfing community.

Earlier this year pro golfer Tim was called upon to put together a golf centre for the Reebok Sports Club at Churchill Place - where he was involved in the previous centre, The Swing Factory.


Present and future entrepreneurs should embrace the unknown to lift the gloom of the recession.

Designer Wayne Hemingway was among the speakers calling for a boost in business creativity during a fashion, photography and entrepreneurship event in Canary Wharf.


By Andrew Williams

We're off to beautiful Godalming this weekend for my cousin's wedding. Family weddings always make me feel slightly guilty, as my wife and I didn't bother telling any of our extended family about our big day until, er, after the big day.

A voyage to the back of beyond

By Rob Virtue on May 13, 2009 1:42 PM |

Angela Clarke checks out the Star Trek talent


This week I went boldly where no fashion obsessed, ultra girlie columnist has gone before.

To see the new Star Trek movie. What can I say? Hannah Montana was sold out.

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