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01feb7shuttle1.jpgThe Dot2Dot shuttle bus service linking Canary Wharf to Heathrow has been sold by National Express for just £1.


The service to ferry Wharfers to the airport was launched last February but struggled to attract sufficient numbers, racking up a £7million loss.

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A CANARY Wharf management consultancy must have wanted 2008 to carry on.

Last year, eacg, celebrated its 10th anniversary being named 22nd in a list of fastest growing UK businesses and top in its industry sector.

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Cabinet minister Ed Balls visited East London to check on the process of diplomas offering "real world skills" to future professionals.

The schools secretary arrived at the Half Moon Young People's Theatre to meet students and teachers, who are testing the new hands-on "practical" courses.

aa-jan15-borisDLR2.jpgBoris Johnson officially opened the newest link in the Docklands Light Railway today but plans to extend the network out to Dagenham remain stalled.


The Mayor of London was at Woolwich Arsenal station this morning to unveil the £180million cross-river extension, completed seven weeks ahead of schedule.

zola.jpgWest Ham outplayed Newcastle but had to settle for a point, leaving manager Gianfranco Zola disappointed not to have come away from Tyneside with a win.


The Hammers dominated most of Saturday's game against struggling Newcastle but were denied a win when home striker Andy Carroll netted a late equaliser.

Charlton 0 Forest 2

By Rob Virtue on January 12, 2009 10:44 AM |

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Goals from Nathan Tyson and Rob Earnshaw fired Nottingham Forest to victory against a Charlton side whose winless run stretches to 18 games.

It was hard on the Addicks who should have been ahead well before then but for some wasteful finishing.

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Charlton's relegation six-pointer against Nottingham Forest has been given the go-ahead following a Friday afternoon pitch inspection.

The match was in doubt due to heavy frost in south-east London, but has been given the go-ahead for the moment, it what promises to be a heated encounter.

WestHam.gifWEST Ham make the long trek to Newcastle looking to record their fourth win on the trot.


Premier League wins against Portsmouth and Stoke were followed by last Saturday's 3-0 FA Cup victory over Barnsley.

Millwall's Cheltenham clash iced

By John Hill on January 9, 2009 1:40 PM |

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Millwall's match against fellow League One side Cheltenham Town has been called off due to icy conditions.

Cheltenham's Whaddon Road failed a pitch inspection at lunchtime today after the area was hit by sub-zero temperatures overnight. There is currently no word on when the match will be played.

The Lunch Club # 1

By Giles Broadbent on January 9, 2009 12:12 PM |

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Venue: Canada Place Mall.
Sandwich: Swedish meatball ragu hot wrap, £3.25 from Pret A Manger

Gideon unveiled his plan for 2009. He wants us to form a Lunch Club.

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