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Police are appealing for witnesses

Police appeal after 16-year-old stabbed in Plaistow Park

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in Plaistow Park on Saturday.

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Police on the scene of a murder investigation at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium in Manor Park, Newham after a man was found with an injury to his neck.

Man charged with Manor Park cemetery murder

A man has been charged with the murder of a 52-year-old in a Manor Park cemetary.

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Two people have been arrested over FGM of an 11-year-old

Hackney woman arrested over planned female genital mutilation of 11-year-old

A woman from Hackney and a pensioner from Newham have been arrested over conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation.

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Tom Lovett gives Sophie Morton a lesson

Video: Cocktail lesson at Stratford’s Print House

James Bond likes his shaken not stirred, but just how easy is it to make the perfect cocktail? That was exactly what I was about to learn at Stratford’s Print House bar.

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Children enjoy the bouncy castle at the fun day

Manor Park supplementary school celebrates with fun day

Ten years of a Manor Park supplementary school have been celebrated with a fun day.

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Britpop At The BBC

Album review: Britpop At The BBC

Not a definitive round-up, but a fair stab at summing up the mid-‘90s guitar scene by the Beeb.

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South African High Commission volunteers

Beckton’s childrens hospice welcomes volunteers

A children’s hospice welcomed volunteers for the fourth consecutive year on Mandela day in Beckton.

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Jobi McAnuff has joined Leyton Orient. (Photo Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Orient beat Forest to former Reading, West Ham, Watford and Palace midfielder’s signature

Leyton Orient have signed former Reading midfielder Jobi McAnuff on a two year deal.

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Tom Lovett gives Sophie Morton a lesson

Video: Cocktail lesson at Stratford’s Print House

James Bond likes his shaken not stirred, but just how easy is it to make the perfect cocktail? That was exactly what I was about to learn at Stratford’s Print House bar.

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Opinion See all

Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman supported the council staff and teachers strike action

Last week many of our council and teaching staff took park in national strike action against the pay freezes imposed by the government. I supported them in that action. Low pay is driving more and more people into financial distress. It may surprise readers to know the majority of those in receipt of benefits are now from working families due to low wages, part-time working and rising living standards. Everybody deserves a decent wage. I was proud that Tower Hamlets was one of the first London councils to introduce the London Living Wage, some five years ago, to support some of our lowest paid staff.‬

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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