Isle of Dogs & Canary Wharf news
Jack O'Connell and Kieron Freeman goals against Millwall extend Sheffield United's lead at the top of League One.
Henry Moores bronze Old Flo sculpture is to return to Tower Hamlets in the culmination of a four-year saga, it was confirmed today.
A domestic violence campaigner who has battled cancer and suffered the loss of a child has written a book in honour of inspirational mothers.
League One promotion chasers Rochdale and Millwall take a point each in a six-goal thriller at Spotland.
An inquiry set up by Lewisham Council into its controversial plans to seize land around The Den will begin next month.
A full-scale alert went out on the Thames to test London’s response to the “highly likely” threat of a terrorist attack.
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Millwall and Bury.
Memories of the big protest movement of the 1980s in London’s Docklands are being recorded in an archive project with anyone around at the time who remembers those militant times battling to stop encroaching developers.
A man in his 30s was taken to hospital after he was hit by a car in Isle of Dogs this morning.
The Football Association will investigate after Tottenham's Son Heung-min is subjected to racist taunts during Millwall tie.
Riot police tackled furious fans to the ground after violence erupted when hundreds of baying supporters lined streets outside Tottenham's White Hart Lane stadium in north London.
Shocking footage has emerged of a thug flooring a Spurs fan with a single punch as crowds of football supporters make their way through north London.
Police officers were forced to hold back football fans outside White Hart Lane today as the rivalry between Spurs and Millwall supporters threatened to boil over.
Former Southend United defender Adam Barrett joins League One rivals Millwall as first team development coach.
Free elementary English courses have been started by the Lifetime Learning charity to help what it says are a million people in Britain unable to communicate with others.
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Millwall and Milton Keynes Dons.
Survivors of the 1996 IRA bombing at Canary Wharf in east London are to stage a mass lobby of MPs after the Government killed off the First Reading of a Parliamentary bill that could release funds for compensation.
Live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Millwall and Peterborough United.
A bus driver escaped just in time when his double-decker burst into flame in east London during the night—captured in this amazing image.
There are serious delays on the southbound stretch of the Blackwall Tunnel.
The FA Cup quarter-finals between Chelsea and Manchester United and Tottenham and Millwall will be broadcast live on BBC One.
The mother of a reckless thrill-seeker who was filmed climbing to the top of Canary Wharfs One Canada Square has said she is extraordinarily proud of her son.
Security at London’s second tallest tower seems to have taken a ‘dive’ after two young men managed to get into One Canada Square in Canary Wharf and climbed up to the very top.
Live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Millwall and Chesterfield.
This is the astonishing moment reckless thrill-seekers climbed all the way to the top of Canary Wharfs One Canada Square – the second tallest building in London.
Doctors in east London have been given a ‘clean bill of health’ on the Isle of Dogs.
Millwall manager Neil Harris says promotion from League One is 'more important' than FA Cup success for the club.
The draw for the FA Cup quarter-finals will take place on Sunday, with Lincoln City and Millwall among the teams already through.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup game between Millwall and Leicester City.
Northern Ireland winger Shane Ferguson signs a new deal with League One club Millwall until the summer of 2019.
Live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Millwall and Port Vale.
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Discordant noises in a darkened room with black and white imagery blasting at your eyeballs.
Dr George Legg, co-founder ‘Not A Split Second’ project Pic: Imogen Mills.
Historically, the Isle of Dogs has not had many places of entertainment in the 19 th and 20 th century, people tended to travel to Poplar or Greenwich for theatres and shows.
Staff of HSBC stand outside of the building smoking.
Clapton Ulras celebrate a win.
With all excitement with the St Albans visit, many people (including me) overlooked the arrival of the Justa Delia Super Yacht.
I might be stereotyping, but visits to Canary Wharf bars probably involve loud music, clambering over suited bankers to reach the bar and a neverending supply of red wine and tomahawk-sized steaks .
Ask most people to name the old road bridges on the Island, and they will probably mention Kingsbridge, the Blue Bridge (or its predecessor), the Glass Bridge (or its predecessor) and the swing-bridge in Preston’s Rd.
The abundant species of football’s diverse and complex ecosystem prowled the long grass of north London’s streets this weekend.
After the arrival of the HMS St Albans in West India Dock yesterday, she has been quickly joined by three patrol boats, the HMS Exploit, HMS Explorer and HMS Smiter today.
After a relatively quiet period in West India Dock, we welcome the return of the HMS St Albans who last visited in July 2015.
In 1938, with war imminent, the War Office took over an area of land in the Mudchute west of Stebondale Street, paying compensation to the 37 allotment holders whose plots were appropriated.
Gallagher touching the pyramid on One Canada Sq.
The man was seen carrying a knife, hammer and meat cleaver.
The post about the recent centenary of the Silvertown explosion was a reminder to write about another tragedy that happened a century ago.
Barista, Alessia of Le Pain Quotidien.
[Thanks and apologies to isleofdogslife.
One of the attractions of attending the preview for the new Tunnel: The archaeology of Crossrail exhibition at the Museum of London Docklands was that it offered a possibility for some people to have a look inside the new Canary Wharf Crossrail ...
Grace’s Guide to British Industrial History: 1845 Alexander McDougall, previously a struggling Scottish shoe merchant from Dumfries and then a Manchester schoolmaster, finally achieved his ambition of setting up as a manufacturing chemist.
Tunnel: The Archaeology of Crossrail at the Museum of London Docklands from 10th February to 3rd September 2017Isle of Dogs Life 9 Feb
Regular readers will know that I am often intrigued by tunnels and have written about the Thames and Blackwall tunnels.
Elisabeth Lecourt and her Designs Pic: Francesca Lucarelli An unusual collection of dresses made from old geographical maps has gone on display in Canary Wharf.
Many of us (myself included) lament winter for the long dark nights and overall gloominess.
Around three years ago, I posted the remarkable story of the SS Robin which has been located in the Royal Docks.
By the end of the 19th century, so much wood was being imported via the Millwall Docks that the dock company was running out of room to store it all.
Long before the Isle of Dogs was filled with tower blocks, it was seen as a cheap plot of derelict land, and ideal for sticking a major road bypass through.
Friday, January 27th 2017 I recounted how on Friday last week we went to see the Winter Lights at Canary Wharf in Docklands (see Winter lights ).
Whilst I have been watching the developments around Canary Wharf and the Isle of Dogs with some interest, there is another development at Orchard Place which is beginning to take shape.
There are still three evenings left to see this (including today).
(c) Museum of London I recently contacted by the Museum of Docklands who are making available some photographs that illustrated some of the aftermath of the Silvertown Explosion of January 19th 1917.
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