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Anti-war protesters are to use "irony and humour" in their battle against Baby Show organiser Clarion.

The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) will station members outside the Excel event next weekend to inform visitors that the company also owns the controversial DSEi arms fair, which returns to East London in September.

WestHam.gifWest Ham head to Bolton this week looking to get back to winning ways.

The Irons were held to a 1-1 draw by Middlesbrough in the FA Cup last Saturday while the previous Sunday saw them edged out 1-0 at home to Manchester United.

What We're Watching

By John Hill on February 20, 2009 12:48 PM |


High School Musical 3 (U)
Disney hit musical


"Painfully slick dance numbers from Disney's pre-teen phenomenon"

February 19: Face in the Crowd

By John Hill on February 20, 2009 12:32 PM |


Are you this week's face?

Click below to see if you've won a meal for two at Via in West India Quay.


There could be many facing redundancy and financial hardship in the coming months.

But, according to one businesswoman who’s been there, done that, life after a crash is not as bad as it might at first appear.

Squash Man125.jpgTriple world champion Amr Shabana has been confirmed as one of the entries in next month's ISS Canary Wharf Classic.

The 29-year-old Egyptian was the world's top squash player for almost three years until being knocked off the top of the rankings by compatriot Karim Darwash.


Residents will continue their fight against Island Point after councillors failed to come to a decision on Glenkerrin's controversial development.

The application for the Westferry Road scheme was deferred on Thursday night due to concerns over insufficient developer contributions, delaying its sister project on the City Pride site as a result.


JP Morgan's changes to its future Riverside South home have been green-lit by Tower Hamlets Council.

The Strategic Development Committee has unanimously rubber-stamped the banking giant's amendments to the scheme, which it secured for an initial £237million in November.

What We're Listening To

By John Hill on February 19, 2009 2:02 PM |


Years of Refusal


"A defiant, meaty album from the incendiary wordsmith"


London Belongs To Me
Norman Collins

Penguin, £10.99

"People criss-cross without pattern or purpose, briefly rising above the hubbub to say something of no great significance."

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