Life and Style Millennium Dome, London: The Dome, now the O2 arena, opened in Greenwich in December 2000. Resembles a large circular marquee or giant 'Big Top'. Supported by 12 yellow towers – one for each month of the year. The largest structure of its kind in the world. Made of glass-fibre fabric, it weighs less than the volume of air inside. Greenwich prime meridian passes through its western edge.

Could the London-based venue become the new luxury shopping destination?

Business Diary: An economist swaps sides

A new tactic from HM Treasury? Earlier this week, the National Institute for Economic and Social Research published a pretty damning report on the Government's economic policy, basically accusing the Chancellor of getting it wrong. Now the NIESR has announced a new director of macroeconomic research: he is Dr Angus Armstrong, who currently does something very similar for, wait for it, the Treasury. Has George Osborne dispatched an infiltrator?

Glee Live, O2, London

It's hard to remember life before Glee, a time before our hearts were first captured by what is now one of the most famous TV casts in the world. A show that was perhaps first intended to be a sassy comedy for those with an inclination towards musical theatre has become a phenomenal tribute to the underdog. The Glee fanbase is home to a borderline ridiculous amount of devotion.

The Royal Ballet, O2 Arena, London

Two houses, both alike in dignity...first Covent Garden and now the 02

First Night: Romeo and Juliet, O2 Arena, London

A love story big enough for the O2

Jerry Seinfeld, O2, London

A welcome return, and life doesn't suck for the faithful

Heard the one about the bloke who crossed the Atlantic to tell us a joke?

Back home, they have fame and fortune. So why do American stand-ups risk the perils of British gigs? Veronica Lee reports

Boxing: DeGale the 'golden boy' predicts easy win over Groves

James DeGale endured a difficult start to life as a professional but has won the critics over en route to collecting the British super-middleweight title and he predicts tonight's meeting with his old rival George Groves will be "an easy night's work" at London's O2.

Thieves bring down O2 network

Millions of O2 customers across the South-east of England were unable to make calls or send text messages for most of the day yesterday as network equipment owned by the company was stolen in the early hours of the morning.

N-Dubz, O2 Arena, London

Tireless trio are a number one attraction

Basketball: The O2 welcomes the New Jersey Nets, a team with big ambitions

<b>Michael Kim: </b>The thought of the New Jersey Nets as &quot;America&rsquo;s Team&quot; may elicit a chuckle from sports fans in the United States but the topic is a serious matter for Mikhail Prokhorov.

Cirque du Soleil swings to $1bn revenue as it mulls shows at O2

Avant-garde acrobatics company in search of permanent London home anticipates record profits

Big Top: Cirque seeks home in London

Acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil is looking for a permanent home in London after its success in the capital.

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Kings of Leon show cancelled after fire

A sell-out Kings of Leon concert at The O2 arena has been postponed after two tour buses were destroyed in a fire at the venue.

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