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A Forest Gate eatery is in the running for the top prize at the inaugural London Curry Awards.

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Forest Gate

Tonight (Wednesday) is the night to put your questions to candidates running to be the next Mayor of Newham.

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A fire that engulfed a flat in a Stratford apartment block was likely sparked by a faulty boiler.

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London Fire Brigade

A man arrested on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts following a police operation in east London remains in custody.

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Crime

Newham Council has defended the ‘stay put’ policy for tower block fires after flames broke out in a Stratford high-rise.

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Newham Council

About 100 people fled their homes early this morning when flames ripped through a Stratford tower block.

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London Fire Brigade

A man who took part in a simulated drive-by shooting using fake pistols opposite a playground in Forest Gate has been jailed for more than a decade.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court

Jason Mills has longed to run a marathon for as long as he can remember.

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Canning Town

Four anti-war activists who travelled from Scotland to protest one of the world’s largest arms fairs have been fined.

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United Kingdom

Violent crime has claimed two lives in Newham since the start of the year.

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London

More than one in every 100,000 people in Newham dies from heroin and morphine, figures show.

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United Kingdom

A man was punched to the ground in West Ham and kicked as he lay helpless after telling his attackers he had no cigarettes.

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More than a dozen employees at Newham Council raked in more than £100,000 a year, figures reveal.

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Newham Council

A lecturer at the University of East London raised hundreds of pounds for charity in her boxing debut — age 50.

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University of East London

Police need the public’s help to find a missing man from Stratford.

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Scotland Yard

Undercover police teams targeting terrorism and criminals today begin patrols at potential “targets” including London City Airport.

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A Plaistow car mechanic who set up fake firms as a front for a £5.3 million money laundering scam has been jailed for six years.

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Forest Gate

A vicar in Stratford has been suspended over footage purporting to show him snorting coke, smoking crack and discussing hiring prostitutes.

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London

A teenager arrested by terrorism police in east London last week has been released without charge.

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Crime

Four teenagers have been charged with grievous bodily harm after a 16-year-old was stabbed in Bromley-by-Bow.

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Crime

Hospitals across east London are failing to report conflicts of interest of doctors and medical staff, new research reveals.

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Health

Firefighters are on standby in Forest Gate following reports of flames “under a pavement”.

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London Fire Brigade

A man was rushed to hospital after a house fire broke out in Canning Town early on Sunday morning.

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London Ambulance Service

Police investigating the fatal stabbing of 21-year-old Beniamin Pieknyi in Stratford Centre have made three further arrests.

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London Ambulance Service

Two dozen potential child victims of modern slavery and trafficking in Newham were flagged to authorities last year.

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United Kingdom

A Romanian who enslaved 15 men in cramped conditions after enticing them to the UK with promises of well-paid work has been jailed.

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Forest Gate

Police today confirmed the young man stabbed to death at Stratford Centre on Tuesday was Beniamin Pieknyi.

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London Ambulance Service

A tip-off at Forest Gate police station helped bring down a modern slavery kingpin.

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Forest Gate

A young man knifed to death at Stratford Centre on Tuesday evening has been named locally as Beniamin Pieknyi.

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Stratford Centre

A schoolboy from Forest Gate has received an award after coming to the aid of his collapsed friend.

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Forest Gate

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Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

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