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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

A supermarket which sold huge quantities of illegal, counterfeit and high-strength alcohol – plus booze to a minor – has had its licence withdrawn by Newham Council.

Newham Council has said it is carrying out extra checks on its tower blocks after a devastating fire left 12 people dead in the early hours of this morning.

Newly-elected West Ham MP Lyn Brown has said her role as Labour’s temporary shadow home secretary is just that – “very temporary”.

A graduate from the University of East London has become the first ever female Sikh MP.

With Prime Minister Theresa May announcing the Conservatives will form a minority government with support from the DUP, just who are the little-known party who could have a huge influence on politics in the next five years?

Theresa May has announced she will be forming a minority Conservative government with support from the DUP.

Labour dominated in Newham as East Ham MP Stephen Timms and West Ham MP Lyn Brown increased their majority.

With no party winning an overall majority during this election, we now have what is called a hung parliament. But what exactly does that mean?

Labour’s Stephen Timms has retained his East Ham seat in the General Election 2017 with an enormous win of 47,124 votes.

Lyn Brown has been re-elected as West Ham MP with her biggest ever share of votes after winning a huge majority in the 2017 election.

Staying up late for the election? The Newham Recorder will be bringing you the latest news as it happens.

After six weeks of campaigning, election day is finally here and you have your chance to cast your vote for your local MP.

We’ve got an interactive map of all the polling stations in Newham to help you vote in the general election.

Chobham Academy hosted a pre-election debate to give pupils a chance to hear the candidates’ views.

Lyn Brown will be standing in for Diane Abbott as shadow home secretary while she recovers from illness, Jeremy Corbyn has announced.

As voters prepare for June 8, here’s a guide to what happens when the polling ends...

Three West Ham candidates have visited the Recorder’s office to take part in an online hustings.

Three candidates hoping to be elected as MP for East Ham have taken part in an online hustings.

If you had the chance to ask your future MP any question, what would it be?

Ahead of next week’s general election, a law graduate is calling for more accessible voting systems for people with vision impairments.

Six would-be MPs are running for the West Ham constituency, and we quizzed them on who they are, the biggest issues in the area, and why people should vote for them.

Seven would-be MPs are running for the East Ham constituency, and we quizzed them on who they are, the biggest issues in the area, and why people should vote for them.

The candidates for Newham’s two seats in the general election have been announced.

A barrister who is standing as an independent candidate in June’s general election has spoken of the need to strengthen community foundations.

Have you ever been caught short but felt reluctant to use a pub or cafe toilet without purchasing something?

Forty police officers dedicated to tackling crime and anti-social behaviour will continue their work after Newham Council approved to continue partially funding them.

More footpaths, safter cycling facilities and new public spaces are set to come to Stratford after cabinet members approved proposals to transform the town centre.

The Liberal Democrat candidate for West Ham has said that “a voice of tolerance and unity” is needed in the wake of Brexit negotiations.

The Mayor of London announced plans to “name and shame” rogue landlords during raids on Newham properties today.

Lyn Brown has vowed “to fight as hard as I can” for her constituents after announcing her intention to stand in the forthcoming general election.

Stephen Timms has accused Theresa May’s government of making damaging cuts to services for his constituents.

With the snap general election set for June 8, here are all your vote-registering questions answered in preparation for election day.

A snap general election has been called by prime minister Theresa May, to be held in June.

In just under two years, Britain has had one general election, one referendum, two prime minsters and faces the prospect of a third.

The prime minister Theresa May has announced a general election on June 8.

Newham Council’s chief executive was the third highest paid in London last year, a report out today reveals.

A new Thames crossing is vital if Britain is to maintain its dominant trading position after quitting the EU, business leaders and politicians have been warned.

Rogue landlords who exploit and endanger Newham residents could face fines of up to £30,000 under new powers passed by the council.

A man who was stabbed to death inside an off-licence in Custom House has been named locally as Ahmed Jah.

It’s been the news that 47 per cent of voters in the borough have been waiting for since that historic moment on June 23 when the UK voted to leave the European Union.

Stephen Timms has said Theresa May needs to “make some compromise on the free movement of people” from Europe to the UK as Article 50 is triggered.

Stephen Timms has spoken to the Recorder from Parliament which is on lockdown after a terror incident this afternoon reportedly left two people dead.

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has backed down over his planned Budget hike in National Insurance Contributions (NICs) for the self-employed.

Proposed changes to constituency boundaries which could see the seats of East Ham and West Ham carved up have prompted concerns over the borough’s identity.

Lyn Brown and Stephen Timms have slammed the chancellor’s budget saying people in Newham will suffer as a result.

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