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By John Hill on February 26, 2009 4:56 PM |


War Child: Heroes
Various Artists


"If you like even half the bands on this album, you’ll do a lot of good when you plonk your cash down."


– Evelyn Glennie @ The Indigo2

– Il Divo @ The O2 arena

– Freddie Jackson @ The Indigo2

– An Evening With The Stars @ National Maritime Museum


London Mayor Boris Johnson fielded questions from the city's business community this week, in a Q&A hosted by the London Chamber of Commerce.

The Wharf was on hand to jot down his responses on issues such as Heathrow, housing, the congestion charge and the great snowdrift of 2009.


There’s a rumour going around that things aren’t the way they used to be in Canary Wharf.

Companies are cutting back, number crunchers are inheriting the earth, and it’s no longer fashionable to strut around fanning £50 notes like a pinstriped peacock.

felton1WEB.jpgNot many businesses in Canary Wharf can claim to be blossoming at the moment but one family-owned operation is doing just that.

Felton's Florists, based in Canada Place mall, has been supplying the area's demand for flowers since 1994, although the company's history stretches back to 1885.

Green Living: Twitter

By Giles Broadbent on February 26, 2009 12:29 PM |


By Andrew Williams

It can sometimes feel like the world is moving too quickly. It only seems like yesterday that everyone was getting in a lather over Friends Reunited. Now if you’re not on Facebook you may as well get out your Zimmer frame and head for the tea dance.


DLR customers are waiting to gauge the impact of a re-opened Tower Gateway station on their daily commute.

The company has revealed the new timetable – and it’s a mixed bag for passengers who have complained of overcrowding on the Woolwich extension.

zola.jpgGianfranco Zola's FA Cup dream is over after his West Ham team slumped to defeat against a revitalised Middlesbrough last night.

A stunning free-kick from Stewart Downing and a strike from Tuncay saw the Irons 2-0 down inside 20 minutes at the Riverside and they simply could not conjure up a response.

NigelSeeley125WEB.jpgNigel Seeley - the Wizard of Odds - gives his top tips on where to place your bets this week, with a football and rugby taking centre stage.

It was a small but significant step as we reduced our negative balance slightly last week thanks to Nicolas Anelka netting the winner for Chelsea to reward punters who had backed them at odds of 11/8.


Island Homes has been given until the end of the month to make moves to restore residents to its board.

The housing association sacked its entire 15-strong board last April, citing "serious failures". But it was slammed for its "poor" service in a no-star review by the audit commission in November.

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