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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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Police officers pay their respects at Forest Gate police station

Pictures: Memorial stone to First World War’s fallen police officers unveiled

Police officers who lost their lives in the First World War were remembered at a ceremony in Forest Gate yesterday.

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A Secret Cinema goer in 50s get-up enjoys the Back To The Future theme. Pic: Secret Cinema/Al Overdrive

Pictures: Secret Cinema’s Back To The Future film experience gets underway

Cinema-goers enjoyed a blast from the past when they showed up in 50s get-up for Secret Cinema’s hotly anticipated Back To The Future screening.

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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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The Great British Carnival at the Olympic Park.

Pictures: Great British Carnival at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Thousands of revellers flocked to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park yesterday for the Great British Carnival.

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Walthamstow Coroner's Court

Plaistow surgery GP with history of depression ‘took own life’, inquest finds

A GP and father-of-five with a history of depression took his own life, an inquest has heard.

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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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Opinion See all

Island Gardens Cllr Peter Golds wants the role of Tower Hamlets Mayor to change

The newly elected Tower Hamlets is finding its feet. Whilst the membership has changed, no fewer than seventeen of the forty five councillors are newly elected, other things remain constant. At our first full business meeting in July the Mayor, as usual refused to answer questions from either councillors or the public.

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Author Penny Hancock

Mile End setting for new psychological thriller

The streets of Mile End are the setting for author Penny Hancock’s new psychological thriller, A Trick of the Mind.

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