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Ambitious but divisive plans to build a £1billion university campus near the Olympic Park have fallen through - although the principle of a deal is still in place.
Newham Council and University College London (UCL) have been looking at a site at the Carpenters Estate since October - much to the anger of residents who set up a campaign group to oppose any deal.
Details have been announced for equestrian's return to London this summer.
"We want to keep the magic of the Games alive," said Dennis Hone, chief executive of the London Legacy Development Corporation, marking 100 days until the Olympic Park reopens.
He's well known as the man in EastEnders and a host of comedy series, but Ricky Grover is also a big name on the stand-up circuit.
This weekend he launches The Comedy Shuffle at Aspers Casino in Stratford and told The Wharf all about it.
There is no escaping the stark realisation that the Olympic Park and its environs has become one vast building site. The sunny glow of 2012 has given way to bitter winds swirling in forlorn paddocks.
RSJs are lofted by cranes, gloved workers in high-vis jackets stride between tasks, and the buildings that were briefly iconic are now returning to their skeletal states.