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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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The new Stratford ONE halls

Olympic swimmer among students moving into new Stratford halls

Students have moved into a new set of halls created as part of the Olympic legacy - including one who competed in London two years ago.

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Team GB on stage at the Invictus Games Closing Ceremony at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Picture:PA Wire/Suzan/EMPICS Entertainment

Invictus games hailed a success as talk turns to legacy

Talk has already turned to legacy after the first ever Invictus Games came to a close following four-days of thrilling disability sport.

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Members of the USA team during the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games. Picture: PA Wire/Jonathan Brady

Invictus Games raises the bar on Warrior Games, say American athletes

American athletes were full of praise for the Invictus Games, claiming its scale and support dwarfed their own Warrior Games that first inspired the adaptive sports tournament over here.

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Picture: Dave Thompson/PA Wire.

Unexploded bomb found near Olympic Park

An unexploded bomb is currently being disposed of near the Olympic Park.

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Team Great Britain on the stage for the medallion presentation at the closing ceremony. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Invictus Games: Foo Fighters headline spectacular five-hour closing ceremony

A star-studded line-up of musicians and comedians closed the first ever Invictus Games at a spectacular ceremony last night.

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Delvin Maston (left) of the USA and Andrew McErlean (centre) of Great Britain in action in the Wheelchair Basketball final  (Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire)

Invictus Games: Gold for Great Britain’s wheelchair basketballers

The roof of the Copper Box was well and truly raised tonight as Great Britain enjoyed a second victory over the USA in as many days.

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Prince Harry lifts the trophy after team

Invictus Games: Great Britain win wheelchair rugby gold

Great Britain enjoyed a golden evening at the Invictus Games with a dramatic victory over the USA in a nail-biting wheelchair rugby final.

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Great Britain's Michael Hall celebrates victory during the Men's Archery Individual bronze medal match. (Pic: Anthony Devlin/PA

Invictus Games: Archer celebrates ‘emotional’ day with double medal success

Archer Michael Hall celebrated a day to remember at the Invictus Games after picking up gold and bronze medals this afternoon in Stratford’s Here East arena.

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Prince Harry had been attending the Invictus Games in east London the day before the accident [Photograph by Anthony Devlin/PA Wire]

Prince Harry involved in traffic accident near Regent’s Park

Prince Harry looked on as his police escort was thrown from his motorbike as it collided with a Toyota Prius at 9.40am on Thursday September 11.

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From left: The Duke of Cambridge, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Prince of Wales and Prince Harry during the opening ceremony of The Invictus Games at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Invictus Games: Prince Harry says ‘lives will change’ in speech at triumphant opening ceremony

The Invictus Games opened with a triumphant ceremony at the former Olympic Park this evening.

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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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Invictus Games: Lights mark one week until Olympic Park tournament starts

It’s less than a week to go before the first-ever Invictus Games gets underway at the former Olympic Park.

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Adriana Marques closes the Living Walls arts project at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Olympic Park art project creating more than 2km of murals now complete

An art project that has seen more than 2km of commissioned paintings, mosaics and posters created in the Olympic Park is now complete.

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Swimmers were among the athletes who competed to celebrate National Paralympic Day

Video: Paralympians recapture the spirit of London 2012 at Olympic Park

The spirit and wonder of the Paralympics returned to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to celebrate National Paralympic Day on Saturday.

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Theatre Royal Stratford East is one of 11 venues in and around Stratford to open its doors to the public during September 20 and 21 Picture: Daniel Allen

Architecture festival to open up 11 venues in and around Stratford

A festival celebrating the best of the capital’s architecture features no less than 11 venues in and around Stratford for visitors to see this month.

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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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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will welcome 3 millionth visitor on Firday

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to welcome 3 millionth visitor

Celebrations will be held to mark the three millionth visitor to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Friday.

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Maurillia Simpson, a former Lance Corporal in the Royal Logistics Corps, will compete in the Invictus Games.

Invictus Games: ‘I lost dream of being soldier but found new one’ tells wounded warrior from East Village

Becoming a soldier was Maurillia Simpson’s dream from a tender age, but one that would be cut short through injury.

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Aydin Ara, six, enjoys an activity day for children organised by Barts Health to create awareness on diabetes.

Children with diabetes enjoy Olympic Park fun day

Children with diabetes enjoyed a family fun day to learn more about how to manage the condition.

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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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Ramzy on the finishing straight of the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 (pic: Marathon Photos/marathon-photos.com)

Parklife: News editor Ramzy takes on Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

News editor Ramzy Alwakeel tackled a particularly wet Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 for Parklife on Sunday. Here’s how he got on.

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Members of the public using the 100-inch touchscreens to take a virtual 3D tour of Chobham Manor on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (Pic:  Clare Banks)

New technology helps house hunters at Chobham Manor

House hunters can discover even more about a potential home at Chobham Manor with a pioneering digital tool.

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Prince Harry chats to wheel-chair basketball players. Pics: Invictus Games/Chris Jackson/Getty

Invictus Games to bring Paralympic sport back to Olympic Park next month

Prince Harry’s tournament for injured military personnel will put Paralympic sport back at the heart of the Olympic Park when it gets underway in less than a month’s time.

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The medals for the Invictus Games. Pic: Adam Duke

Invictus Games: Medals designed by world’s oldest jewellers

Medals designed by the world’s oldest jewellers will be awarded to competitors at the Invictus Games.

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Officers in Newham have been involved in a policing initiative as part of Operation Lockdown

Ten arrested in Newham as part of Operation Lockdown

Ten arrests were made in Newham for a range of offences after nine east London boroughs were involved in a policing initiative.

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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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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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