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Formidable Vegetable Sound System's Charlie Mgee and Mal Webb

Formidable Vegetable Sound System reap Lovebox success

Antipodean rockers, Formidable Vegetable Sound System managed to “cultivate” a wildly dancing crowd at Lovebox on July 19.

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Students from St Angela's at Westfield shopping centre in Stratford

Forest Gate students’s sponsored walk to fight global poverty

Students from Forest Gate have taken to the streets of London to raise money in the fight against global poverty.

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The cinema at Roof East

Review: Roof East, Stratford

The rooftop of the Stratford Centre’s multi-storey has been transformed into an impressive urban hangout with the arrival of Roof East.

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Team Sky's Chris Froome (front right) rides alongside Richie Porte

Tour de France 2014 - the first race

The Tour de France 2014 marks 111 years since the first race took place and it features 200 riders from across the world, each of them riding expensive, tailor made high performance bikes.

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Girls try some Henna painting at Cleves Fun Day

Children attend Cleves School and fun day in Upton Park

Hundreds of students, parents and residents turned out for a family fun day at a school in Upton Park that serves as a hub for the community.

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HMS Orwell

Newham’s Arctic Convoys heroes receive Russia’s highest naval medal for bravery

Nearly 70 years after the end of the Second World War, British sailors who braved German attacks and bitter cold on Arctic convoys have been honoured. Here we tell the stories of two east London heroes.

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Allan Florence, 90, with the Ushakov Medal that he was recently awarded

East Ham veteran Allan Florence’s joy at receiving medal

Nearly 70 years after the end of the Second World War, British sailors who braved German attacks and bitter cold on Arctic convoys have been honoured. Here we tell the stories of two east London heroes.

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A police officer stands guard following the incident

Three men bailed in Plaistow Halloween shooting investigation

Three men arrested over the attempted murder of a Plaistow shopkeeper have been bailed until early October, pending further investigation.

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Children enjoy the bouncy castle at the Pier Parade Community Market Event in North Woolwich.

Pictures: Fun day to launch Royal Docks community market

Royal Docks residents celebrated their first community market with a day of fun activities.

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Opinion See all

MP for Poplar & Limehouse Jim Fitzpatrick says the Gaza slaughter must stop now

The last week before Parliamentary recess has been dominated by foreign news; the Israeli military strikes in Gaza and the downing of the aircraft over the Ukraine.

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Formidable Vegetable Sound System's Charlie Mgee and Mal Webb

Formidable Vegetable Sound System reap Lovebox success

Antipodean rockers, Formidable Vegetable Sound System managed to “cultivate” a wildly dancing crowd at Lovebox on July 19.

Read full story »

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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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