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aa-sep3-imelda.jpgImelda May might be a name unfamiliar to many people but to the likes of Van Morrison and Jeff Beck she is one of the best in the business.

The Irish singer will be performing alongside guitar legend Beck at a gig at the Indigo2 on September 21. She spoke to The Wharf about her excitement about the show.

westham.jpgValon Behrami ws back in action for West Ham last night after playing for an hour in a reserve team match against Birmingham.

The Swiss midfielder, ruled out for six months with a knee ligament injury, played in the 6-0 win at Upton Park.


On September 1, 1666, Thomas Farriner, a biscuit maker to the Navy raked over the embers at his Pudding Lane bakers and went to bed, assured all was well.

Sometime after one o'clock in the morning on September 2 his household was woken by the smell of smoke.


Hundreds of arrests could be made over last month's clashes between West Ham and Millwall fans as the Crown Prosecution Service prepares for a mammoth operation.

Only 14 people have so far been charged in relation to the violence, which took place in last Tuesday's cup match, as police continue to trawl through CCTV footage.

DLR hit by morning delays

By Rob Virtue on September 8, 2009 11:54 AM |


The Docklands Light Railway suffered problems on Tuesday morning due to a failed train at Island Gardens.

And on the day the Defence Systems & Equipment International exhibition started at Excel, Serco, which maintains the line, said more problems may occur later.

AA-sep10-Crossrail142px.jpgCrossrail moved a step closer after Transport for London secured a £1billion loan to finance part of the new rail link.

The European Investment Bank has loaned the cash, which makes up 40 per cent of TfL's contribution to the project.

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A tale of a missing artist scooped the top prize at this year's Canary Wharf Film Festival.

Keith O'Shea's documentary Dear Matthew won the coveted Golden Canary Award at a closing presentation at the East Wintergarden last night.


It's never too early to pick up some new business.

While some Wharfers are still hacking their way through crowded Tube at 7.30am, others are already on the hunt for contacts and advice.


Comedian Tommy Tiernan seems to sell tickets and arouse controversy with the same slick efficiency, writes Steven Davies.

He has recently completed a record-breaking 36-hour stand-up show, as well as tours of his home country and the US, twice being accused of blasphemy in the Irish Senate along the way.


Greenwich's Royal Observatory is set to announce the winners of its search for the most striking amateur snap of the cosmos.

The star gazers launched the first Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition back in January, in league with Sky At Night magazine and photo-sharing site Flickr.

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