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The Duchess of Cornwall received a warm welcome from the Greenwich community as she paid a visit to one of London's most unique museums this week.

The royal was greeted with calls of "we love you Camilla" as she arrived at The Fan Museum on Tuesday evening.


If Angela Clarke wanted to be manhandled she'd go to Tiger Tiger

I've survived another wedding season, and can finally hang up my wedges for the year.

It's been a gruelling summer. Particularly trying because of the current vogue for Ceilidhs.

aa-jun4-creditsuisse.jpgCredit Suisse is to up the basic salaries of around 15 per cent of its staff to make up for limits on bonuses.

Around 7,000 workers at the bank, which has its British headquarters in Cabot Square, will see the change to their compensation packages come into effect from January.


By Steven Davies at City Hall

London Mayor Boris Johnson played down current reports concerning plans to build a new Thames Estuary airport.

The Mayor was quizzed on his new Draft Transport Strategy by the GLA's Transport Committee during a question and answer session on Tuesday morning.


London's air ambulance was called to Canary Wharf on Saturday afternoon after a woman was knocked down by a bus.

The incident occurred at Westferry Circus at around 2.40pm when the northbound bus struck the 25-year-old pedestrian, causing her head injuries.


"If you just read the play late at night you can feel the evil," says east London soprano Beatrice Danesfield as she enthuses about her forthcoming role in English Opera Singers' performance of Verdi's Macbeth later this month.

Danesfield, who lives in Bow, believes the concert, at St James' Church in Piccadilly offers Wharfers a chance to hear something different.


In the summer of 1995 it was the song you could not escape. Staying Out For The Summer by Dodgy evokes memories of sunny days, festivals and a Brit Pop explosion.

Dodgy were at the forefront of the new wave, following up the big summer hit with Good Enough.

bb-oct8-pensions1.jpgThe Government is refusing to bow to pressure in bringing forward an increase in retirement age following the recession.

At the Conservative Party conference, George Osborne unveiled proposals to raise the age of state pensions for men to 66 from 2016, eight years ahead of the current Government's proposals.

Charlton 2 Huddersfield 1

By Rob Virtue on October 19, 2009 10:25 AM |


Charlton got back to winning ways against Huddersfield with a closely fought 2-1 win seeing them return to the top of League One.

It took goals from Izale McLeod - his third of the season - and returning hero Sam Sodje to beat the Yorkshire side, for a much needed second win in seven games for the Addicks.

westham.jpgWest Ham's miserable start to the season continued with a 2-1 defeat at Stoke on Saturday.

The Irons could feel aggrieved having enjoyed the better of the play, while Stoke defender Robert Huth should have been sent off for punching Matthew Upson.