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News & features published on 20 May 2005
Jowell: "facts not spin" needed to solve London Eye crisis

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.

New Globe artistic director named

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.

Old Vic's dramatic partnership with homelessness charity

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.

eBay snaps up Southwark-based Gumtree

Internet auction giant eBay has bought, the international classified ads website based in Southwark Street.

St James's Teas to leave Blackfriars Road

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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