July 23 2014 Latest news:
It’s lovely to have the kids home for the summer, but keeping them occupied for six weeks can be tricky. That’s why London24 has got a big list of ideas to keep those little hands busy! Whether they love getting lost in a book, getting messy, or getting outside, you’ll find something fun to do here.
Students from Newham had a taste of the legacy of Olympics when they braved the rapids at Lee Valley White Water Centre, the world class venue that hosted the London 2012 Canoe Slalom event.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will be taken over by carnival spirit on Sunday, with samba dancers showing off their skills to the crowd.
An international design competition has been launched in the search for designers to help create a new “world class” cultural and educational quarter in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Despite her flair for flamboyant outfits, singer Mila Falls’ start in the music industry was far from explosive.
Local school kids enjoyed a free healthy breakfast at top heights of 115 metres at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park last week.
Former World Champion runner Iwan Thomas MBE switched his spikes for a bike on behalf of a charity encouraging young people into sport.
Sir Chris Hoy will start 5,000 runners off on a five-mile course through Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this Sunday.
If you thought there was only one world cup final this month, think again.
Pupils at Rokeby School ventured to London’s top tourist attractions.
Hockey and tennis have a new home in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with the launch of the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre.
Watch your step, unless you want to fall off the edge of a diving board that would make even Tom Daley’s stomach churn.
A Newham police officer is getting on his bike to raise money for a hospice charity in memory of his parents.
It’s not only Prince George who will be getting a present on his birthday – his namesakes will too.
Formula One fans not lucky enough to get to Silverstone for Lewis Hamilton’s British Grand Prix victory had the next best experience in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
The rooftop of the Stratford Centre’s multi-storey has been transformed into an impressive urban hangout with the arrival of Roof East.
Thousands of committed cycling fans joined lucky residents and shoppers to pack the streets of Newham and watch a slice of history in the making as the world’s elite riders arrived in the borough.
Tens of thousands of Londoners lined the streets of the capital to see the world’s largest cycle race weave through the city as the third stage of the Tour de France finished with a sprint along The Mall.
Excitement is mounting among crowds of racing fans as they wait for the third leg of the Tour de France to kick off.
Britain’s best field hockey players will be clashing sticks at the newly opened Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre.
A staggering 12 million people watch the Tour roadside in all its stages in any given year.
Mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales has encouraged residents to give a warm welcome to the Tour de France when the world’s greatest cycle race arrives in the borough on Monday.
With the official beginning of the Tour de France 2014 due to start in Yorkshire tomorrow, physical preparations for its arrival in the capital are already underway.
Get ready for the world’s biggest annual sporting event to hit London! On Monday morning, the Tour de France will leave Cambridge and storm into the capital.
A Newham police officer has been summonsed to appear at court charged with misconduct in a public office and perverting the course of justice.
The dazzling colours and vibrant sounds of a Brazilian carnival captivated the thousands who enjoyed this year’s record-breaking Mayor’s Newham Show.
Emergency powers for State surveillance on our phones and emails abroad in the war on terrorism have passed the Commons stage after a European Court ruling made EU-wide retention of data invalid. Critics say the “State Snoppers’ Charter” rushed through in a day was abuse of Parliament. Home Office Minister Norman Baker insists it doesn’t take away our Human Rights. But liberty groups like Big Brother Watch believe the promised “safeguards” to protect our privacy aren’t worth the paper they’re written on.
A gripping and poignant tale of 1960s East End crime is coming to stage this summer.
To celebrate their official launch, Caterina55 in Moorgate is offering you the chance to win a delicious Ligurian lunch for ten people!