Culture secretary Tessa Jowell is to meet South Bank Board chairman Lord Hollick next week for urgent talks to defuse the row which is threatening the future of the London Eye.
Dominic Dromgoole has been appointed as the new artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe, succeeding Mark Rylance who leaves the Bankside theatre at the end of this year.
The Old Vic has created a dramatic new partnership, working with clients of St Mungo's and Chinwag Theatre to create a unique series of performances on the famous Waterloo stage.
Internet auction giant eBay has bought Gumtree.com, the international classified ads website based in Southwark Street.
St James's Teas Shop, on the corner of Blackfriars Road and Scoresby Street, is to close at the end of this month.
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