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An engineering design blunder could mean part-closures on the Gospel Oak to Barking Overground line stretch into early 2018 – with seething funders Transport for London (TfL) promising to seek compensation.

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To win a programme called SAS: Who Dares Wins suggests a person is pretty hard.

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said it “embarrasses” him as a football fan that most Premier League clubs, including West Ham United, are not accredited London Living Wage employers.

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Sadiq Khan

Newham has the second-least vibrant economy in the country, a new report by an international accountancy firm has claimed.

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London

Romans, railways, mega-ships, Nazi bombs, whales, planes, socialism, sewers, cows and plenty more – the Royal Docks has seen just about everything in its colourful history.

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University of East London

Three men have been jailed for assaulting a man in a shopping centre.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court

Donald Trump is the next president of the United States of America.

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University of East London

House prices are rising faster here than anywhere else in the country.

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London

The results are in – and our American namesake chose Trump.

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United States

The Mayor of Newham, Sir Robin Wales, has said a proposed rise in business rates could “jeopardise” the borough’s economic success.

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Robin

EastEnders actor Danny Dyer has discovered he is directly descended from two kings of England.

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BBC

A man who killed a pubgoer with a kitchen knife after a bar brawl has been jailed for 20 years.

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Shots from a field gun, prayers and a brass band accompanied marchers and mourners as the borough paid tribute this morning to those who gave their lives for Britain.

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Royal British Legion

Natural disasters, war, poverty and dreams of a new life prompted tens of thousands of Bangladeshis to move to Britain in the 1970s.

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United Kingdom

The jury in a trial of a man accused of murdering a pubgoer is deciding its verdict.

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Chinese investors have officially signed a £1.7billion deal to overhaul the Royal Albert Dock and create the capital’s “third major financial centre” in Newham.

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Newham Council

Round about the time Britain last held a referendum on the European Union, Rose Powers was just starting out as a poppy seller.

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European Union

A woman who grew up in the shadow of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has celebrated landing a job at an architectural firm involved in building homes in the area.

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Elizabeth Olympic

More notices were issued to Newham residents for the likes of rough sleeping, messy gardens and street drinking than anywhere else in the country.

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Newham Council

A man has been arrested in connection with a hit and run that left a grandmother and two of her grandchildren injured.

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Metropolitan Police

A GP surgery has been placed in special measures after the health regulator rated it inadequate.

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Care Quality Commission

A West Ham United footballer was chased by motorcyclists claiming to be armed while driving near the club’s training ground.

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Andy Carroll

There are more registered sex offenders in the borough than anywhere else in London, new figures show.

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United Kingdom

A woman in her late seventies has lost a legal battle to stay in the house she has lived in her whole life.

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London

A councillor from the borough has put himself forward to battle Zac Goldsmith in a high-profile west London by-election.

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Labour Party

A week devoted to the borough’s history has been hailed a “huge success” – and a step towards a permanent museum.

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Newham Council

A man who was stabbed in the build-up to a pub brawl that ended in another man’s death told a court today that one of the accused shouted “someone’s going to die tonight” before knifing him.

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UN Court

Two hit-and-run victims who suffered life-changing injuries have accused police of “fobbing” them off.

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Metropolitan Police

The House of Commons justice committee said last week that there were “serious” problems with the diversity of magistrates and that they needed to be “far more representative”.

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House of Commons

The head of London City Airport has praised the government for approving Heathrow expansion plans.

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Sadiq Khan

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