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The second phase of Greenwich's New Capital Quay residential development was unveiled today, Friday.
The hotly-debated proposal for a Thames super-sewer will edge closer to planning consent when an application is submitted today.
Thames Water, the company behind the development, will present its 50,000 page Thames Tideway Tunnel document to the Planning Inspectorate, saying the scheme is "urgently required" to tackle untreated sewage that seeps into the tidal stretches of the river.
A boom in the number of non-native species that now call the River Thames home could signal danger for both the ecology and economy.
While the majority of foreign invaders, which range from small parasites to fish, amphibia and molluscs, exist without causing damage to the ecosystem, a small proportion of the invasive species have the potential to pose problems, according to a new study by an East End university.
A man was saved from drowning in a dramatic rescue operation in the River Thames on Wednesday.
Teams from Tower Hamlets Police, the Air Support Unit and the Marine Policing Unit all attended the scene to the east of the Isle of Dogs at 5.40am after reports of a man in distress.
AN evening trip on the River Thames quickly turned to disaster for a crew of five adults and a dog, who were rescued from a narrowboat on a stretch of water near to Canary Wharf.
Officers from the Metropolitan Police and the Marine Policing Unit were called to the sinking vessel just before 5.30pm on Friday, and found it was already taking on water.
It became completely submerged just minutes later.