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Construction works for the Crossrail station at Woolwich have been approved.

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Around 50 tall ships, as well barges, traditional vessels and a host of others will fill the Thames conjuring scenes reminiscent of centuries before.

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Tower Hamlets Council has been accused of failing to adequately publicise a major consultation into development on the Isle of Dogs.

The South Quay Masterplan covers an area with 28 potential developments sites, but one councillor said the borough administration has barely advertised it.

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Duck and Waffle will be bringing its Hara Bhara lamb cutlets (fresh and green in Hindi) to this year's Meatopia after storming last year's event.

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One of the biggest food festivals in the UK is coming to Tobacco Dock next weekend - and its all about meat, meat and more meat.

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Tower Hamlets Council has been accused of hypocrisy after spending over £128,000 on a failed attempt to stop the Panorama investigation being broadcast.

Mayor Lutfur Rahman's team paid the money on consultant lawyers, lobbyists and a QC, it was revealed this week.

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Europe's only indoor Asian shopping mall will arrive in Newham next season in a move hailed as a "major boost" by the area's MP.

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Hackney housing prices have risen by 596% since 1995 - the highest percentage increase in all 32 London boroughs.

The average property in the borough is now a whopping £526,000 - 19 years ago it was £76,000.

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Overall crime is down in Tower Hamlets, yet reported rapes have increased.

Between June 2013 and June 2014, 33 more rapes were reported compared to the same period the previous year.

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Paul Smith will be the latest brand to hit Canary Wharf's shopping scene this autumn.

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British Transport Police have released images of a man they want to speak to after a teenage girl, travelling with her mother, was sexually assaulted on a Jubilee line train.

The incident happened on a busy service between Canary Wharf and North Greenwich at 6pm on Monday, June 9.

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If you have even the remotest interest in ships and maritime then Greenwich is the place for you next week.

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A Chinese developer is pushing ahead with plans for a residential-led tower at West India Quay.

Applicant Greenland Hertsmere Limited wants to demolish Hertsmere House and build a 71-storey mixed-use scheme with 982 homes.

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Thames Clippers has unveiled a new commercial partner, a new boat and new plans to accommodate thousands of extra passengers a year.

Credit card firm MBNA has come on board as a commercial partner meaning a new livery and technology for the existing fleet and the arrival of a cutting edge "fast craft" next year.

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A trial which will allow cyclists to ride through the Greenwich and Woolwich foot tunnels could begin in the coming months.

Greenwich Council has applied to the Mayor's Future Streets Incubator Fund for £100,000 to run a digital focused system for managing shared use of the links under the River Thames.

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