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Poplar and Limehouse MP Jim Fitzpatrick has slammed the council and police reaction to the latest tunnel run at the weekend.
Mr Fitzpatrick said the event at Westferry, which 200 BMW cars confirmed they would attend, saw severe congestion, illegal parking and cars driving on the wrong side of the road.
Canary Wharf Group is in discussions with a campaign group for an alternative route through Westferry following the closure of a much used riverside walkway.
The company had to close the path alongside the JP Morgan-owned construction site in order to carry out works to strengthen the riverbank wall.
The Riverside South pathway, which was reopened last year after a residents' campaign, shut again from Monday for 18 months.
Canary Wharf Group, which is working on the site on behalf of its owner JP Morgan, said the closure was necessary to accommodate work to strengthen the river wall.
Police investigating the shooting of a Russian banker close to the Canary Wharf estate are keen to trace the taxi driver who brought him home.
Officers believe the victim, German Gorbuntsov, got into a taxi in the Bishopsgate area of Hackney at around 7pm on Tuesday night. He was then dropped outside his luxury apartment in Byng Street on the Isle of Dogs half an hour later.
Police have released CCTV pictures of a man wanted for a "vicious and unprovoked assault" on an Australian man near Westferry DLR.
The suspect, who is Asian and aged around 20 to 25 years old, left his victim with fractures to his skull and a broken nose, as well as broken ribs and fingers.