February 10 2016 Latest news:

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

London Mayoral candidates  (left to right) Caroline Pidgeon, Peter Whittle, Sadiq Khan, Sian Berry and Zac Goldsmith at TechDate at Here East in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Candidates clash over Uber and EU at London Mayoral tech debate

London’s Mayoral candidates went head-to-head at a special technology debate at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s up-and-coming tech hub yesterday.

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Oaks Park High School from Redbridge at the Copper Box Arena as part of the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games

Youth dance championships take over Copper Box Arena

Hundreds of youngsters from across the capital rocked the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park yesterday with a keenly-contested schools dance competition.

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East Ham MP Stephen Timms wants international trains at Stratford

Seven years after Stratford International station opened, it is time to bring international rail services to Newham.

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How the slide around the ArcelorMittal Orbit will look (Picture: LLDC)

ArcelorMittal Orbit slide to cost £3.5m

Building the ArcelorMittal Orbit slide will cost £3.5million, it was revealed today.

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Nadia Shah

Beckton runner wants to help others get fit on the go

University worker Nadia Shah is chasing the Olympic legacy with a new fitness programme.

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George Groves will fight at the Copper Box Arena. Picture: Adam Davy/PA Images

Olympic park boxing tickets giveaway

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is set for an eventful night of boxing on Saturday with former European champion George Groves looking to relaunch his career at the Copper Box Arena.

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Chief exec LDDC David Goldstone on upcoming events at QEOP

We’ve got a very exciting year ahead at the park and, as usual, there are lots of ways for Newham residents to get involved.

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The new club will launch in the East Village next month

Table tennis club to launch in East Village

A new community ping pong club will start next month with the aim of giving more people the chance to take part in a fun, social sport.

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Jessica Ennis-Hill, Santander brand ambassador and Olympic gold medallist, launching the extension of Santander Cycles – London’s flagship cycle hire scheme – to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Newham

Jessica Ennis-Hill launches Olympic park ‘Boris bike’ docking stations

Olympic hero Jessica Ennis-Hill was back on home ground when she launched the first Santander Cycle docks to arrive in Newham at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park today.

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Florin Craciun pulling a pint at Neighbourhood restaurant in East Village

East Village transforming into retail community

A year is a long time in business, and nowhere is that more evident than in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s very own East Village.

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Runners at the Great Newham London Run in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Free places on offer for Great Newham London Run

If your New Year’s resolution is to get fit, why not set yourself the target of completing a 10k run?

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Swimmers at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for Sport Relief 2014

Sport Relief telethon to be broadcast from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Famous faces are set to flock to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park when it plays host to Sport Relief’s telethon.

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The FCA building

Second The International Quarter building sold

Deutsche Bank’s asset management arm has purchased a building at The International Quarter.

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How the slide around the ArcelorMittal Orbit will look (Picture: LLDC)

Construction underway ArcelorMittal Orbit slide

Months after it was announced, work is finally underway on building a slide around the ArcelorMittal Orbit.

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The Transport for London building at The International Quarter

The International Quarter building sold for £245million

Legal and General has added its name to the list of companies involved in The International Quarter after buying 265,000 sq ft of commercial space.

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Legacy Development chief exec David Goldstone on Olympic Park in 2016

Happy New Year! 2015 has been a fantastic year on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and I hope you enjoyed all the park has to offer.

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Darts will be coming to the Copper Box Arena (picture: John Walton/PA)

World Masters to bring darts to Copper Box Arena

The Copper Box Arena will play host to the British Darts Organisation’s Winmau World Masters next year.

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Beat the Street has been nominated for two awards

Beat the Street walking campaign up for awards

A campaign to encourage walking has been nominated for two awards.

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Fans gather by the Champions statue on a matchday (picture: Nick Potts/PA)

West Ham’s Champions sculpture set for Olympic Stadium move

It’s a sight familiar to Hammers fans, and now the Champions sculpture is set to join the club in relocating to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Participants join the Festive Run dressed as Santas at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford.

Santas complete festive fun run at Stratford’s Olympic Park

More than 150 people dressed as jolly santas completed Stratford’s second Festive Run on Saturday.

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Recorder staff with the book donation for the toy appeal

Toy Appeal: Help us make sure every child in Newham gets a gift this Christmas

Christmas is only one week away, so if you’ve not yet donated to our toy appeal campaign we’re urging you to do so before it’s too late.

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Hussain Ali, Adam Henry and Becky Finnemore at the East Village shop

New East Village cycling shop offers ‘more than just retail’

A new cycling shop has opened, less than 500m from where the likes of Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton won Olympic gold medals in 2012.

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Moe Sbihi broke Sir Matthew Pinsent's 11-year-old British record for the 2km open men's ergo at the British Rowing Indoor Championships

Rowing records broken at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park championships

Thousands visited the Lee Valley VeloPark on Saturday for the biggest-ever British Indoor Rowing Championships.

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AC-DC will performa at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (Pic: PA/Simon Meaker)

AC/DC to become first band to perform at Olympic Stadium

Rock legends AC/DC will become the first band to perform at the Olympic Stadium next summer.

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People old and young preparing for a tea dance with a Parkour twist at the Copper Box Arena

Tea dance at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park gets parkour twist

A free afternoon of dancing at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will attempt to fuse music and, er, free running.

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Court & Crime

Usman Tahir was sentenced to 12 years in jail for the attempted rape of two women. Picture: Met police

Man jailed for attempted rape in East Ham

A man has been jailed for 12 years for attempting to rape a woman in East Ham and another in Hackney.

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Oaks Park High School from Redbridge at the Copper Box Arena as part of the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games

Youth dance championships take over Copper Box Arena

Hundreds of youngsters from across the capital rocked the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park yesterday with a keenly-contested schools dance competition.

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Opinion

Newham Mayor Sir Robin Wales is facing tough budget decisions

In just over a week’s time I will present to Newham’s councillors how I propose we spend our money on the things that residents say matter most.

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Features

Alison Steadman will speak at UEL on Wednesday (picture: PA)

Alison Steadman to speak at University of East London

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like working in the acting industry, then wonder no longer.

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Sony Smart Ultra HD 55'' LED TV

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