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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race starts at Tower Bridge
Twelve teams of amateur sailors competing in the Clipper 2015-16 Race have passed under Tower Bridge at the start of the 40,000 nautical mile global race.
Spectacular burst water main at Elephant & Castle
Elephant & Castle briefly gained a new water feature on Friday morning when a water main was damaged outside the Metropolitan Tabernacle.
easyBus adds Waterloo to Heathrow £2 bus link
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou's easyBus company is expanding its services from Waterloo with the addition of a low-cost minibus service to Heathrow Airport.
900-seat theatre to open at One Tower Bridge
Plans for a 900-seat theatre next to Potters Fields Park have been announced by former National Theatre bosses Sir Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr.

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Restaurant deals

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Local Business News

Val Shawcross at official opening of Blackfriars Station shops
All three shops in the new southern entrance to Blackfriars Station have now been let to tenants, says train operator Thameslink.

Features

Avon Place mural unveiled
A colourful new mural in an alleyway off Borough High Street has been officially unveiled by Neil Coyle MP and Captain Ian McNaught of Trinity House.
6-metre City & Southwark wall hanging unveiled at Glaziers Hall
An embroidered triptych depicting City and Southwark landmarks - which took 4,000 hours over four years for four men in two prisons and one former prisoner to make - has been unveiled at Glaziers Hall.

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Arts Reviews

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2015
This year's RA Summer Exhibition is sure to make people talk.
High Society at The Old Vic
High Society at The Old Vic is the farewell party for Kevin Spacey.

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Captain Show-Off!
Adapted from the Roman comedies of Plautus
Women of Troy
Free open-air theatre
Family Weekend
Two days of free activities to celebrate the Unicornís 10th anniversary
Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir
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