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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

charltonbadge.jpgCharlton stayed top of League One with a convincing 2-0 win over Brentford on Saturday and secured the future of their brightest young star as well.

Goals from Deon Burton and Lloyd Sam ensured the Addicks maintained their 100 per cent start in the league, while 17-year-old midfielder Jonjo Shelvey signed a contract extension.

MillwallLOGO142.jpgMillwall slipped to their first league defeat of the season as a weakened side succumbed 2-0 at Bristol Rovers.

With a lengthy injury list Lions boss Kenny Jackett had limited options to choose from and it showed as the understrength visitors could not match the hosts.

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CANARY WHARF FILM FESTIVAL
Showcase

IN A NUTSHELL
Some of Europe's best shorts pop up in Canary Wharf, but all we've got eyes for is a slap-up meal and a game of football.

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Protest group Disarm DSEi has warned police it "will not negotiate" ahead of its arms fair action next week.

In an open letter to the Metropolitan Police, the group rejected calls for greater communication as it is "not in control of any of the actions undertaken by the participants" in its demonstration.

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CANARY WHARF FILM FESTIVAL
Serbian shorts/Turneja

IN A NUTSHELL
War is at the heart of many of these Serbian films, but ordinary life in the region is hardly short of its dark human drama.

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