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Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt visited the Isle of Dogs to investigate the impact of a training centre on the lives of disadvantaged east Londoners.

The Labour MP was joined by Shadow Women and Equalities Minister Gloria de Piero on the trip to City Gateway, in South Quay.



Sharp needles, sheer pain and a hefty helping of scepticism summed up Priti Heath's assumptions of acupuncture.


More than 70 pieces of art will be on view to the public in the former Athletes' Village, next to the Olympic Park, at the weekend.


A play set in Iceland in 1940 when 2,500 British troops arrived in Reykjavik following the outbreak of war is coming to Greenwich Theatre this week.



The Nether
Duke Of York's Theatre, WC2

The Nether is not a nice place to be. While In-world isn't much better with its flesh-and-blood humans and consequences and morality, the Nether isn't the digital nirvana its created to be.

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A more grown up sound - it's not about being bootylicious, it's about life and love," is how Charity Hair - one third of Red Sky July - describes their Americana sound.


In a derelict cottage on the grounds of an English country manor house, ageing Caribbean recluse Honey Man tries in vain to save his colony of bees.

What's On at the Olympic Park for 2015

By Rachel Bishop on February 26, 2015 1:00 PM |


There's plenty to do and see in Stratford's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this year, but we've picked out the highlights below.

Where to get gluten free food around Canary Wharf

By Rachel Bishop on February 25, 2015 5:00 PM |

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The UK gluten-free market is forecast to grow to £561million by 2017, which means more options for people who suffer with the intolerance.



by Angela Clarke

I'm freelance, so I have my own private office in Canary Wharf.

Yup, whichever cafe chain is in the news that week for not paying tax gets me for one hot chocolate and eight hours of my working day.


Gluten free baker Adriana Rabinovich - who was inspired to create The Gluten Free Cookbook for Kids after her daughter was diagnosed with Coeliac disease - shares her top baking tips.


Fashion brand Mango will arrive in Canary Wharf this summer.

East End boxing champ launches sports hijab

By Rachel Bishop on February 24, 2015 4:00 PM |


A boxing champion from the East End has created a sports hijab to help more Muslim women get into combat sports.


Greenwich residents are invited for a right royal shindig as one of the town's Georgian properties is transformed by Little Nan's.


Deptford-based artist Katharine Morling has brought to life the most everyday of objects in a new exhibition in One Canada Square.