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Detectives investigating the murder of Ashley Latty have made two more arrests.

Manor Park man, 27, charged with Ashley Latty murder

A 27-year-old man from Manor Park has become the sixth person charged with the murder of Ashley Latty in Dagenham.

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Lyn Brown MP

West Ham MP denies blocking campaign group on Twitter

Lyn Brown has denied allegations that she blocked a local campaign group on Twitter.

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Reporter Freddy Mayhew manages to stand up on the board (some of the time) All pictures by Isabel Infantes

Video: Riding the waves – at Royal Victoria Docks

It’s late September, the weather is still unseasonably balmy beyond the chill of the morning and the sun is defiantly shining on.

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Cancer charity ranks Barts Health as worst for patients’ experience

Barts Health NHS has been rated as the worst performing Trust for cancer patients’ experience in a league table released by a charity.

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Dr Robert Dolan, centre, with some of the Telehealth team along with part of a delegation from Norway who visited the Telehealth team

East London Trust first to be awarded European accreditation

An east London health trust has become the first to be awarded accreditation status for its telehealth services.

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Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, centre, is pictured at the event with members of the police and NASSA teams

Police commissioner’s praise for Newham anti-knife charity

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe took part in an annual basketball match to remember victims of knife crime.

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Commuters try to pack onto Central Line trains (Picture by John Hilliard)

Central Line chaos leaves commuters raging

Central Line users are facing misery this morning after a broken down train at Tottenham Court Road threw the whole service into chaos.

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Domestic violence up as other crimes in Newham fall

The number of domestic violence cases reported to Newham police has soared to more than 4,000 incidents in the past year.

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The ex-Green Street betting boss has backed plans

Ex-Green Street betting boss backs gambling limit

The former manager of an East Ham betting shop has backed plans to slash the maximum bet per spin on a Fixed Odds Betting Terminal to £2.

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Mia is now starring in the store's autum winter advertising campaign

Stratford yoga teacher stars in high street ad campaign

A yoga teacher who admits to being shy is starring in an advertising campaign for a high street discount store after she was spotted shopping in one of its stores.

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Alice Clinch, Lucy Watts and Emma Dodds chat with Supt Ian Larnder

Newham superintendent meets the public during “sofa gigs”

Relaxing on the sofa is usually a reward after a hard day’s work but Superintendent Ian Larnder had no chance to rest during the second of his “sofa gigs”.

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Russell Brand with Focus E15 mums Jasmin Stone (right) and Sam Middleton (centre)

Russell Brand backs Focus E15 mums

Russell Brand has lent his support to a group of mothers from the Focus E15 campaign, who are occupying four flats on Stratford’s Carpenter’s Estate.

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Police have arrested three people.

Three arrested after Plashet Park assault

Police are appealing for information after a man was seriously assaulted in Plashet Park on Saturday night, leading to three arrests.

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Just some of the students who took part in activities to mark European Day of Languages

Hundreds enjoy activities with European flavour in Royal Docks

More than 400 students from across the borough took part in an exciting range of activities to celebrate European Day of Languages.

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A CGI image of the Stratford gyratory plans

Cycle-friendly bid for two way Stratford gyratory

Stratford Gyratory could be converted into a two-way system in a bid to encourage more cyclists.

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Young people from Chobham Academy with, from left: Cllr Ian Corbett; Sophie Morris, RFU Activation & Legacy Group; Cllr Ayesha Chowdhury; Cllr Lakmini Shah; Alex Pearmain; Nick Bracken, chairman East London Rugby Club. (Photo: Andrew Baker)

Trophy visit marks a year to Rugby World Cup

Rugby’s famous Webb Ellis Trophy arrived Queen Elizabeth Olympic park to mark one year to go until the Rugby World Cup comes to Stratford.

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Protest to Olympic Legacy body over plan to gut Fish Island of its Victorian stables

Campaigners are fighting the proposed bulldozing of an East End Victorian horse stable block on the banks of the Lea River.

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The former Plashet students who made exceptional progress are pictured left to right, Maha Nadeem, Vithu Kugarajah, Nadia Rezlane Lamaina and Zoha Naveed.

East Ham girls celebrate their achievements in Westminster

Four students who have made exceptional progress during their school careers were rewarded with certificates at an event in Westminster.

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Lauren Shirley is looking forward to university life in Paris

Paris becomes home for Canning Town’s Lauren

Lauren Shirley is among thousands of teenagers getting used to university life. What sets her apart is the fact that her lectures will be taking place in Paris.

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After covering 5km the runners are greeted by the Color Festival where the air is filled with music and coloured powder. Picture: Jordan Mansfield

Color Run comes to Olympic Park

Runners sprang into action as music and colour filled the air at the weekend.

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West Ham's James Tomkins. Picture: PA

West Ham defender fined for assaulting a police officer

West Ham defender James Tomkins has been fined £3,500 for assaulting a police officer.

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Sidney Schuman, 84 attempting to break the world record for the furthest distance travelled on a velodrome track in one hour at the Lee Valley Velodrome in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Octogenarian Sidney Schuman makes world record cycle run at Lee Valley VeloPark

Turning 84 is no reason to get out of the saddle, at least not for one record holder.

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Stuff and chidlren, of Dragonfly Day nursery, celebrate a fundraising coffee morning for Macmillan.

Pictures: Macmillan coffee mornings raise hundreds for charity

Fundraisers of all ages united to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday.

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Children will get the chance to get to grips with a space suit

Interactive technology festival to thrill young in Stratford

Children from across the borough will be able to rub shoulders with scientists and get hands-on experience of technology at a four-week long pop-up festival in Stratford.

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Left to Right, Fr Thomas, Br Mairesean, Bishop Alan Williams SM, Super General Thomas Joachim, Fr Benedict, Fr John Moloney

Catholics flock to meet ‘celebrity’ Bishop at St Anthony’s in Forest Gate

Worshippers turned out in their thousands to meet the new Bishop of Brentwood on his first visit to Newham, as local Catholics were overcome with “Bishop-mania”.

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Newham MPs Lyn Brown and Stephen Timms voted for air strikes in Iraq

Newham MPs in favour of Islamic State air strikes

Newham’s MPs have both voted today to support UK airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq.

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Olympic gold-medal winning rower Mark Hunter at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Picture: Arnaud Stephenson

Home-grown Olympic champ Mark Hunter inspires next generation of Newham rowers

Olympic rowing gold-medallist Mark Hunter MBE was on hand to offer his expert advice to sporty youngsters.

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Attendees face £100 fines

£100 fine warning for Newham car meet racers

A new law should help police stop road races in their tracks, according to superintendent Ian Larnder.

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Jason and Sue Rule pose next to their Porsche 356 of 1955 at the Classic Car Boot Sale, in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Pictures: Classic Car Boot Sale roars into Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Ancient automobiles, gorgeous gals and charming chaps, it can only be the Classic Car Boot Sale.

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Author James Patterson

Millionaire thriller writer James Patterson gifts grant to Newham Bookshop

He’s a multi-millionaire thriller writer best known as the author of the Alex Cross set of books, but James Patterson isn’t one to forget the industry that made him great.

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The boy was stabbed in Salmon Road

Boy, 15, stabbed in Plaistow

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed twice in the back yesterday afternoon.

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Trains

Newham trains delayed and cancelled due to signalling fault

Commuters using Greater Anglia trains faced lengthy delays this morning.

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Psychology student Therese Fjeldheim receives her tablet from the UEL Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Joughin. (Pic: Mike King)

Free tablets to help studying for UEL students

First year students at the University of East London won’t need to worry about lugging heavy books to and from lectures - they’ve been given a free tablet pre-loaded with textbooks instead.

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Potential army reservists were given a taste of military life Picture: Stewart Turkington

Would-be reservists from West Ham experience army life

A group of potential army reservists spent an action packed day with a training regiment, getting a taste of military life.

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Geoffrey Fowler has been appointed  founding Principal of the London Design and Engineering UTC

New East Ham technical school appoints principal

A specialist technical school, due to open in September next year, has appointed Geoffrey Fowler as its founding principal.

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Children enjoy a boat ride at the Waterfront Festival

Pictures: Splashing good fun at Victoria Dock’s Waterfront Festival

The summer festival season ended with a bang as a spectacular firework display rounded off the Newham London Waterfront Festival on Saturday.

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Concern as future of Stratford walk-in service hangs in the balance

A Stratford walk-in service could close, raising concerns about how already oversubscribed GP surgeries would be able to cope.

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Newham University Hospital

Specialist hip and knee surgery plan for Newham hospital

A “best in class” facility for hip and knee replacement surgery could be created at Newham University Hospital.

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London Underground passengers will be able to use a 24 hour service from next September (Pic: Tim Ireland/PA Wire)

Night Tube to operate through Newham from September 2015

Taking the night bus home will be a thing of the past with a 24 hour Tube service launching in less than a year.

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Tougher restrictions will be in place for FOBTs

Gambling crackdown with £2 max bet plan

The maximum bet per spin on a Fixed Odds Betting Terminal could be slashed from £100 to £2 under a trailblazing proposal by Newham Council.

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Court & Crime See all

Domestic violence up as other crimes in Newham fall

The number of domestic violence cases reported to Newham police has soared to more than 4,000 incidents in the past year.

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Stuff and chidlren, of Dragonfly Day nursery, celebrate a fundraising coffee morning for Macmillan.

Pictures: Macmillan coffee mornings raise hundreds for charity

Fundraisers of all ages united to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday.

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Lyn Brown MP

Lyn Brown pledges support for Focus E15 mums

The campaign by the young mums of Focus E15 has shone a light onto the impact of a number of this Government’s policies on thousands of my constituents.

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Steve Howe will be performing at Stratford Circus

Guitarist Steve Howe to perform Stratford Circus show

Guitarist Steve Howe is taking a break from performing with the reformed prog rock band Yes to play a one-man show at Stratford Circus tonight.

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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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