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Firefighters will strike over pensions

Newham firefighters to join national strike over pensions row

Firefighters in Newham will join a series of nationwide strikes next week as part of an ongoing dispute with the government over pensions.

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Floral tributes on Woodford Road where Andreas Elias was killed on Sunday Photo: David Mirzoeff

Tributes left at scene of fatal Forest Gate car accident

Tributes have been left at the scene where a 21-year-old man was involved in a fatal car accident in the early hours of Easter Sunday.

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Julia Pescoe, UK director of of Jews for Jesus

St Mark’s Church in Forest Gate welcomes Jews for Jesus for Passover dinner

Christians and Jews came together for a Passover service in a Forest Gate church ahead of Easter.

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Greater Anglia services between Liverpool Street and Shenfield have been affected.

Swan delays trains

A swan delayed commuters using Stratford International this morning.

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Talented youngsters from across Newham could be joining the current crop who are members of Stage Studio Picture:Piotr Charkiewicz

Stratford theatre school to audition for new talent

Talented young performers could gain a place at a theatre school if they take part in auditions to be held in Stratford on Sunday.

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Hi-tech East End art from tweets

A colourful and engaging landmark has been built in Shoreditch to interact with people and its surroundings.

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Murad Shaikh was among the youngsters who enjoyed the varied activities at the hospice

Children and families enjoy Easter fun at Beckton hospice

Eighteen families came together to enjoy the Easter sunshine at a children’s hospice yesterday for a special springtime fun day.

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West Ham United's Marco Borriello (left), Matthew Taylor (centre) and Mark Noble (right) celebrate at the end of the Barclays Premier League match at Villa Park, Birmingham.

West Ham midfielder misses West Brom trip

Hammers Matt Taylor will not travel to The Hawthorns because of a family illness

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Emely Pilaquinga Freeman, 9, strokes a pig at the Stratford Centre

Pictures: Farm animals come to Stratford Shopping Centre

Shoppers got up close to farmyard animals of all sizes at the Stratford Centre to celebrate Easter.

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Win a Kindle Paperwhite

Spring has sprung and the countdown to the summer holidays is on, so Villa Plus is helping with the preparations by offering one lucky winner the chance to get their hands on an all-new Kindle Paperwhite.

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