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From vibrating dumbbells to sauna belts, Planet Fitness is no different to any other sector when it comes to gimmicks, writes Laura Williams.

But sometimes a bit of kit comes along that takes the fitness industry by storm; something that warrants the hype.



by Angela Clarke

Why do people still insist on using the telephone? Obviously some things have to be discussed over the phone: cinema bookings, airline customer services.



By Tabitha Ronson

With my birthday approaching, I decided to do a bit of life cleansing and declutter our home.
It's always the same every year. A week or so before the "big" day, I start to get a bit jittery.

My life starts asking me those probing questions such as: "Are you kidding me - is this it? Surely, there must be more."

WIN two nights in Staycity Aparthotel Greenwich

By Rob Virtue on September 17, 2014 12:00 PM |


Staycity Aparthotel in Greenwich High Road opened in July 2014 as an exciting addition to a growing portfolio of destinations in the UK, Ireland and Europe.


1 Waterfront Festival in the Royal Docks

Music, fireworks and water sports will come to the Royal Docks in Newham on Saturday for a major festival.


Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much
Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir (Penguin)

The authors have a "big idea", another in the newly popular field of behavioural economics. The nudgers and freaks are joined by the lackies - those who live with scarcity.

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Those still with a hunger for classic ships after last week's Greenwich extravaganza should head to St Katharine Docks.



by Angela Clarke

An email from me to a friend at a fellow Canary Wharf institution was blocked due to "inappropriate language content".

I was so excited! I've always dreamt of being inappropriate.


Those new to the Wharf may find staying healthy in body and mind involves more than signing up to a gym.



By Tabitha Ronson

The blazer had been dry cleaned, the new uniform bits from vests and pants to trousers and shirts purchased by the third week of the summer holidays.

I couldn't help but feel smug as I walked past the snaking queues outside the school uniform outfitter last weekend where a one-in-one-out policy was put in place to deal with the growing throng.

Top places to eat and drink in Canary Wharf

By Rachel Bishop on September 11, 2014 7:31 AM |

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We've searched Canary Wharf for the top three places to dine and drink throughout the day so you don't have to.



A Most Wanted Man
(15) 122mins

Director Anton Corbijn's sombre spy film is dressed in graffitied concrete, kebab shop neon and cold steel blue.



Ghost From A Perfect Place
Arcola Theatre

Two decades on from its blistering premiere, Philip Ridley's dark comedy receives a timely revival.



★ Flavour Spy | The Diner

There was only one imaginary companion I could possibly take to The Diner in Dalston.

Canary Wharf dragon boat teams in charity battle

By Rob Virtue on September 10, 2014 9:11 AM |


Financial firm Sapient came out on top in a Dragon Boat race in Canary Wharf on Tuesday.

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