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Canary Wharf Underground has been voted as London's top station by Tube users.
The Sir Norman Foster-designed venue won over commuters due to its close proximity to restaurants and shops, as well as being light and airy.
Sitting at his desk in a Canary Wharf bank is a business analyst in emotional turmoil, on the verge of falling apart and isolated from everyone around him.
He has chronic post traumatic stress disorder. Because just a few weeks previously, Jake Wood was in Afghanistan, engaged in chaotic warfare and almost blown to pieces.
Commuters faced a miserable journey to work this morning when the DLR was completely suspended after a communications failure.
Services were restored across most of the line but Bank-Shadwell remained closed, causing delays across the service and a logjam on the Jubilee line.
The DLR is suspended between Bank / Tower Gateway and Westferry due to a faulty train at Shadwell. Minor delays are occurring on the rest of the line.
Wharf-based bank HSBC reported profits of £13.8 billion, with rapid growth in Asia and a resilient performance at home contributing to the figure.
Profits rose 15 per cent to $21.9billion, among the biggest profits ever reported by a British company. Its own previous best performance was $24billion in 2007.