A blue and pink taxi was spotted taking a dip in Poplar Dock and the River Thames on Friday (March 27).

The unusual sight was to alert people "drowning in their job search" about employment specialists Zoek.

The taxi entering the water

A spokesman said: "The Zoek recruitment app, which instantly matches employers and recruitment agencies with job seekers, recently launched in London bringing a touch of Venice to the city with their water taxi stunt."