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Sir Trevor Brooking signing copies of his autobiography at Newham Bookshop (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

West Ham legend Trevor Brooking signs autobiographies at Newham Bookshop

West Ham legend Sir Trevor Brooking delighted fans young and old at an intimate book-signing on Sunday.

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George Hutchinson from Newcastle and Enrique Contreras from Spain at the Star Trek convention at Excel in Newham

Video: Star Trek fans gather for ExCel convention

Trekkies from across the galaxy united at the ExCel this weekend for a three day convention.

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(L-R) Sisters Kaela, four, & Terae Odle, seven with the banner they made at a family fun day in Market Place, Forest Gate (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

Pictures: Kids get creative at Forest Gate fun palace

The sky was the limit as kids showed off their artistic sides at the Forest Gate “fun palace” on Saturday.

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Tom Maurice-Williams, six, and sister Mary, four, at the pumpkin festival in Abbey Gardens

Pictures: Pumpkin festival in Stratford

Halloween might still be a month away, but that didn’t stop the pumpkin fun in Stratford.

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Comedian Russell Brand shows his support to Focus E15 campaigners outside Bow County Court. Picture: Isabel Infantes

Pictures: Russell Brand backs Focus E15 mums despite end to occupation

Focus E15 campaigners have agreed to end their occupation of the Carpenters Estate - but have vowed to continue their fight.

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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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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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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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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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Court & Crime See all

Andrej Malinovskij is guilty of murder. Picture: Met Police

Royal Docks killer jailed for life for murdering boss

A Royal Docks killer has been caged for life today for murdering his boss over a dispute about cash.

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Sir Trevor Brooking signing copies of his autobiography at Newham Bookshop (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

West Ham legend Trevor Brooking signs autobiographies at Newham Bookshop

West Ham legend Sir Trevor Brooking delighted fans young and old at an intimate book-signing on Sunday.

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Opinion See all

West Ham MP Lyn Brown witnesses the reality of knife crime

I just drove past the bleeding body of a young man, curled upon the pavement around the corner to my home. Several Police officers were with him. He seemed to be clutching a stomach wound. It’s Friday: not yet 10pm.

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Reporter Freddy Mayhew joins GoodGym Newham on its inaugural run at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Pictures by: Ellie Hoskins

Feature: Newham GoodGym takes its exercise with a healthy dose of altruism

I confess it has been a full two years since I last laced up my running shoes and made any meaningful attempt at pacing along the pavement in a bid to stay fit.

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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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