A man has died after falling from the European headquarters of JP Morgan bank in Canary Wharf. The man, believed to be in his 30s, was found just after 8am at 25 Bank Street.
Hundreds of new flats will also be built on the site of London’s oldest brewery - the Ram Brewery in Wandsworth - in a deal worth around £600 million.
Chinese developer Greenland Group is buying Wandsworth's Ram Brewery project for £600m. Greenland is also planning a new skyscraper for Canary Wharf - taller than 1 Canada Square.
Canary Wharf project was "accidentally" leaked by London Mayor Boris Johnson - the announcement is not due for several weeks.
A London developer plans to build the tallest residential tower in the U.K. on a site in the city’s Canary Wharf area.Read the full story ›
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.