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aa-oct22-airambulance2.jpgA pedestrian who needed the assistance of the air ambulance when she was injured by a bus at Westferry Circus last week has died.

Shan Shan Guo, 27, from Poplar, died last Sunday from head injuries sustained in the accident on October 17.

Concrete Pencil: Macnostics unite

By John Hill on October 28, 2009 2:27 PM |

Dan Bourke is becoming one with the machines


This morning at breakfast I wanted an extra Weetabix in my bowl and rather than reach for the packet, my hand made a shape to apply the keyboard shortcut for Edit>Duplicate.

I think I have been spending too much time with my laptop.


The Ledger Building is to close its doors for just under a fortnight as part of a £175,000 refurbishment.

The West India Quay Lloyds No 1 outlet will shut from November 9 to 18 for a "complete redecoration", including new furniture and carpeting.


When Canary Wharf businessman David Jones opened the door to his warehouse in Charlton, he didn't expect to be staring at 15,000 tyres.

The space was due to be fitted out as a second paintball centre to compliment his site next to the Wharf. But with just a couple of months to go until opening, all he could see were mountains of worn casings strewn across the floor.

MillwallLOGO142.jpgThe long road to Wembley gets underway for Millwall with a home tie against non-league AFC Wimbledon.

The Lions, Cup finalists in 2004, had to wait until last night to see who they would face in the first round and it was the Dons who won through, beating Crawley 3-1.

westhamnew.jpgPolice investigating the violence surrounding the West Ham v Millwall Carling Cup match have launched a fresh appeal for witnesses.

Officers investigating the trouble at Upton Park in August are releasing a gallery of 66 individuals they would like to speak to in connection with offences of violent disorder at the game.


London Mayor Boris Johnson may be considering installing a river crossing at the site of the proposed Thames Gateway Bridge after all.

The mayor dumped long-mooted plans for the bridge between Beckton and Thamesmead a year ago, and re-stated his position last month that it would "bring unacceptable impact in terms of traffic, congestion and pollution to the area".

aa-oct1-JillianMacLean.jpgThe long wait came to an end two weeks ago when the Park Pavilion in Canada Square, finally saw its first leisure venues open their doors.

The frontage of One Canada Square has been transformed, and paying customers have been sampling the two newest additions to the Canary Wharf restaurant and bar scene, the Parlour and Canteen.

ff-Jun25-NEWjackoPIC.jpgMichael Jackson is commemorated at the venue where he was to make his return to the stage and for fans it will be the closest they can now hope to get to the King of Pop.

Michael Jackson: The Exhibition opens at The O2 Bubble on Wednesday, featuring over 250 artefacts from Jackson's life and career.


Developers have submitted firm plans for a nine-building development in the heart of the Millennium Quarter near South Quay.

Millharbour LLP and Millharbour 2LLP have filed a planning application with Tower Hamlets Council for the Millharbour Quarter project, which will include 1,634 homes, 44,938sqm of office space and 2,859sqm of retail.