A London developer plans to build the tallest residential tower in the U.K. on a site in the city’s Canary Wharf area.
A young mum who gave birth in the Canary Wharf shopping centre has thanked the security staff who helped deliver her baby.
Russian banker stable after being gunned down in Canary Wharf
Thousands of tomatoes were hurled around Canary Wharf today, to recreate the famous Spanish food fight, La Tomatina. The event is usually held in the town of Bunol in Spain, where people from all corners of the world join in. Today, London had a go. Here's the end result.
London's reputation as a world leading financial centre is expected to be damaged with news emerging that two former employees of a major US bank are set to be arrested this week for fraud.
The pair are suspected of concealing a 4 billion pound trading loss from JPMorgan's UK base in Canary Wharf.
A massive 4000 cyclists have taken part in nighttime 100km charity bikeride. While the capital slept they collectively raised over £2.5 million in one nightfor hundreds of charities. The annual Nightrider London moonlit cycle challenge took place yesterday and was bigger than ever before.
Cyclistsset off from Alexandra Palace or Crystal Palace and followed a 100km route pastdozens of London’s most famous streets and iconic landmarks.
Highlights included a deserted City of London, the bright lights of Canary Wharf, dawn over the Houses of Parliament and panoramic moonlit views from Alexandra Palace.
Nightrider was organised by leading charitytour operator Classic Tours in partnership with Capital FM and Virgin MoneyGiving
A milestone in a £14.8 billion rail scheme was reached today with the breakthrough of a 1,000-tonne tunnel boring machine.
Named Elizabeth, the machine broke through 90ft down at the new Canary Wharf station in London which is being created as part of the Crossrail project.
With its sister machine, Victoria, Elizabeth is creating more than five of the 26 miles of tunnelling beneath central London that are being dug for Crossrail.
The 73-mile long route runs from Maidenhead in Berkshire in the west, through London to Shenfield in Essex in the east.
Passing through 37 stations, Crossrail will be ready by 2018.
Rags Martel also asked James McAvoy about Trance, a thriller directed by Danny Boyle that is due out at the end of this month, and about taking on the role of Macbeth in the West End.
The actor is currently starring in the Shakespearean tragedy at the Trafalgar Studios.
Last year the London cityscape provided a stunning backdrop to the latest James Bond film Skyfall.
But now there's a new movie in which the capital plays a starring role.
Welcome to the Punch is a crime thriller filmed in places like Canary Wharf and the east end.
Rags Martel has been to speak to actor James McAvoy about the film.
When Daphne Bolus went into labour while out shopping with her husband, they didn't panic.
He rang for an ambulance -- only to be told a few minutes later that it was stuck in rush-hour traffic.
But their baby boy Matthew was delivered safely thanks to security staff -- and Google.