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Prince Harry lifts the trophy after team

Video: Prince Harry plays “murderball” at the Invictus Games

If you missed any of the Invictus Games action at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, or want to relive it, check out our video and picture gallery.

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Franky Reed 1 with Amy Reed trying to catch ducks to win prized at Barts Health NHS Trust's open day at Newham Hospital in Plaistow.

Pictures: Families enjoy Newham Hospital open day

The grounds of Newham Hospital might not be the first place you’d think of going for a fun afternoon, but that all changed on Saturday as hundreds headed to a free open day.

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Prince Harry arrives on the Jim Peter's Athletics Centre track next to Sporthouse, Dagenham

Pictures: Prince Harry visits Invictus Games athletes at Sporthouse Dagenham

Prince Harry visited athletes in training for the Invictus Games at Dagenham’s Sporthouse today.

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The SS Robin, which is being restored to its former glory to open as East London'’s newest landmark next year.

Video: Restoration of world’s oldest steam coaster in Royal Victoria Dock

After 125 years, the world’s oldest surviving steam coaster is set to become become Newham’s newest tourist attraction.

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Dogs in fancy dress join the Paw Pageant catwalk at Spitalfields market.

Pictures: Dogs take the lead on Spitalfields market catwalk

Spitalfields Market hosted 6,000 canines of all shapes and sizes from across England for its third annual Paw Pageant on Monday.

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Visitors at the boat tour by Lee & Stort Boat Co Ltd explores the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park through the river.

Pictures: Boat tours open to the public at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Why traipse around the Olympic Park by foot when you can glide along the water like a real VIP?

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Sister Sledge wow the crowd

Video: Thousands brave weather as Under The Stars returns

East Ham’s Central Park played host to a musical spectacular this weekend as Under The Stars returned for its 15th year.

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From left: Lorraine Hope, Olivia Hope, 5, Tahlia Adams, 6, Cylise Adams, 4, and Lisa Pope at the Picnic in the Park event at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Pictures: Picnic in the Olympic Park

Families came in their droves to enjoy the late summer sun with an outdoor picnic.

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Siblings Zaara Shahid and Zayaan, and Liliana Rogozinsky enjoy an activity day at the ‘Mini Monsters Club’ in Gallions Reach Shopping Park.

Pictures: Children enjoy holiday fun at Gallions Reach

Gallions Reach Shopping Park has a solution for children who don’t want to spend their summer holidays following their parents around shops.

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Chobham Academy students jumping for joy

Pictures: Newham students celebrate A-level results

Students across Newham have been celebrating their exam results today - and we’ve been around the borough capturing the happy moments.

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Court & Crime See all

Atek Hussain was 32 when he was stabbed to death outside his East Ham home

Police appeal 20 years after East Ham dad stabbed to death

Detectives have launched a fresh appeal for answers to help solve the death of a father-of-three 20 years on.

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Prince Harry lifts the trophy after team

Video: Prince Harry plays “murderball” at the Invictus Games

If you missed any of the Invictus Games action at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, or want to relive it, check out our video and picture gallery.

Read full story »

Opinion See all

Scottish Saltier flying above Stratford Old Town Hall

BIG DEBATE: Scottish Referendum—better together or better apart?

The Scottish Saltier is flying over the old Stratford Town hall with Newham Council backing the ‘Better Together’ campaign as Scotland votes tomorrow on whether stay in or quit the UK. Newham’s directly-elected mayor, Sir Robin Wales, is a proud Scot and an ardent supporter of a United Kingdom who genuinely believes we are better as a united island. The ‘yes’ voters who want an independent Scotland have won support, unsurprisingly, from English Democrats who believe England should have its own Parliament—like the Scots—because they believe we would prosper without having to support the rest of Britain:

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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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Celebrity / Showbiz See all

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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