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LIFESTYLE

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.

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COMMENT

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.

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COMMENT

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 |

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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.

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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.

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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.

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COMMENT

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.

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

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COMMENT

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.

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WHAT'S ON

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.

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WHAT'S ON

STAGE
Ghost From A Perfect Place
Arcola Theatre

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

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FOOD

★ 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 |

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

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