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It is being billed as a heated derby between two sides who have not met for 13 years.

But Saturday's match between Charlton and Millwall will see the League One teams put aside their differences for two teenagers who were killed in high-profile attacks last year.

00jul17transport2web.jpgTube Lines has been left with another headache as it faces a shortfall of almost £2billion in its budget for the next stage of its underground contract.

The company, which yesterday saw chief executive Dean Finch announce his departure, has been recommended to receive £4.394billion for the next tranche of work on the network.

Schoolchildren from Tower Hamlets enjoyed a grand day out at the home of rugby last week.

The finals of the Nomura-Josh Lewsey Rugby Academy took place in front of a crowd of 30,000 at Twickenham last Thursday, just before the Nomura Varsity Match.


Eastend Homes chief executive Paul Bloss is making plans to carry out major repairs on housing stock on the Isle of Dogs.

In recent weeks, it's become clear that there are some bridges to re-build with residents as well.


The Olympic Stadium could host the world's top footballers if England wins its bid for the 2018 World Cup.

A total of 12 English cities have been included on a shortlist announced today. But the bid team has yet to decide between the Stratford venue and a redeveloped White Hart Lane.


Tube Lines chief executive Dean Finch has departed for National Express - less than eight months after he was appointed.

Mr Finch will reportedly remain with Tube Lines until his replacement is found, before taking up the role of chief executive at the rail and bus company.

Roka, Park Pavilion

Top-quality Japanese food prepared exquisitely in stylish new Wharf restaurant.

Concrete Pencil: 2009 in stats

By John Hill on December 16, 2009 1:04 PM |

Dan Bourke's online viewing figures are up 500 per cent on last year


These are the headline figures for the 2009 report of me:

Books read is way up, camping and outdoor swimming are both way down, cigarettes smoked is at a record low and children fathered has never been higher.

Blonde's Eye View: Boat life

By Rob Virtue on December 16, 2009 12:58 PM |

Angela Clarke is not going anywhere near the chemical toilet


During summer I watch the canal boats chug past my balcony. At this time of year they are less frequent.

It's bad enough being buffeted by wind and pelted by rain on the DLR - why would you subject yourself to the elements on a boat?

By Tim Archer
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Christmas is an important time for celebrating with family, friends and colleagues.

But it is also a time when we remember those less fortunate than ourselves and those who are no longer with us. It's been poignant, therefore, that this week I have attended the unveiling of two new plaques.