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Members of the Legacy Youth Voice

Youth Panel getting voices heard at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

An innovative group of youngsters helping to shape the future of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has elected its own youth board, to help share information and ideas.

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East Ham MP Stephen Timms

East Ham MP Stephen Timms attacks Osborne on housing

Stephen Timms has branded the chancellor all talk while also applauding his Spending Review U-turn on tax credits cuts.

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Daniel Ricciardo, Felipe Massa, Jenson Button, David Coulthard, Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg with the Race of Champions trophy

Race of Champions drivers excited for Olympic Stadium competition

Formula 1 driver Jenson Buttton feels it will be “very special” to compete at the Olympic Stadium this weekend.

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Anish Kapoor's ArcelorMittal Orbit features in the new British passport design. Picture: HM Passport Office

Stratford Orbit features in new passport design

The ArcelorMittal Orbit, designed by renowned sculptor Anish Kapoor for the London 2012 Olympic and Parlympic Games, is to feature in the new British passport design.

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West Ham's future home at the Olympic Stadium

Olympic Stadium praised by Karren Brady

It may be playing host to rugby league and motor racing this month, but the Olympic Stadium is set to become “one of the greatest arenas in world football”.

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Fireworks can be seen from the ArcelorMittal Orbit

Watch fireworks displays across London from Stratford’s Orbit

Head up the ArcelorMittal Orbit for a stunning view of the fireworks happening across London on bonfire night.

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Rugby League players Chris Hill and Sam Tomkins ahead of the first rugby league international being staged at the Olympic Stadium

Win tickets to Olympic Stadium rugby league match

We’re offering one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of rugby league tickets to the sport’s first ever international game to be held at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday.

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Santander Cycles docking stations will be coming to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (Picture: PA)

Four ‘Boris bikes’ docking stations approved for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

It’s time to get on your bike as four Santander Cycle docking stations have been approved for installation in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Wheelchair tennis at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre

Wheelchair tennis for everyone at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park festival

“It’s just like tennis, but the ball can bounce twice. And it’s in a wheelchair.”

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Chobham Manor's Vuitnow

Technology award for Chobham Manor development

The pioneering digital technology helping property-hunters at Chobham Manor has won a national award.

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The ArcelorMittal Orbit. Picture: David Davies/PA Images

Stratford’s Orbit tower losing £10,000 a week

The country’s tallest sculpture made losses of £520,000 last year despite forecasting a profit of £1.2million, according to new figures.

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Emergency services take part in the training exercise (picture: London Fire Brigade)

Emergency services simulate Olympic Stadium-bound coach crash

It’s the day of West Ham’s first match at the Olympic Stadium, and a coach load of rowdy away fans are making the journey on a wet Saturday afternoon.

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The International Quarter's residential buildings at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Room with a view in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

In Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, things are on the up, literally.

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Matt Isherwood makes a break for the line against Invicta Panthers

The world cup sport you can try yourself in Newham

Newham has been injected with an adrenaline rush this month as another global sporting event landed on our doorstep.

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Supporters enjoy the Rugby World Cup Fanzone in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

60,000 people embrace Rugby World Cup at Fanzone

England may be out of the Rugby World Cup, but that hasn’t stopped fans from embracing the sport.

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Rugby League players Chris Hill and Sam Tomkins ahead of the first rugby league international being staged at the Olympic Stadium

International rugby league coming to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

“Anyone who doesn’t watch rugby league is not a real person.”

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Stefanie Posavec by the artwork (picture: Ollie Harrop)

New Stratford artwork inspired by summer school pupils

Making the transition from primary to secondary school can be daunting.

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Diane and Darren Reed and sons Josh, 11, Finn, eight, and Lewis, six, were among the families taking part

NSPCC 60 Minute Challenge at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Runners of all ages and abilities took to the track in the Lee Valley VeloPark this morning for the NSPCC’s inaugural 60 Minute Challenge.

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The Ariel Atom is one of the Race of Champions cars

Race of Champions stars showcase skills in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo was among the motor sport stars showing off their skills in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this afternoon.

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Trick shot specialists How Ridiculous at the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Picture: Lucozade

Basketball tricksters shoot world’s highest backwards hoop in Stratford

A world record-setting trickster group from Australia landed on British soil for the first time to share their basketball talents in Stratford.

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Namibian fans Pewer Fourie and Eckhardt Vorster enjoy the Rugby World Cup

Supporters enjoy Rugby World Cup Fanzone

Rugby fans from around the world have flocked to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park over the past few days.

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Masterchef star Monica Galetti with her team

Running with your eyes shut

Running 10k around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is hard enough, so just imagine what it would be like doing it blindfolded.

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The Olympic Stadium is one of the Rugby World Cup venues

Meet Rugby World Cup stars in Stratford

If you swing low in your sweet chariot to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, you could meet some of rugby’s biggest stars.

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The harvest festival will take place next week

Harvest festival at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Visitors to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park can celebrate a year of local food growing at a special harvest festival at the weekend.

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Crowds of people, despite the rain, lined the streets as cyclists in the Tour de France rode through Stratford High Road last year

Ride Tour de France stage at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The magic of the Tour de France is returning to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic park, 14-and-a-half months after the world’s greatest cycling race came to town.

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Do you recognise this man? (Picture: British Transport Police)

Teenage girl assaulted by group at West Ham station

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was attacked by a large group of youths in a “frightening ordeal” at West Ham station.

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Who's Who? Ben Pollard, Daniel Cull, Vicky Howard and Alex Howard

Doctor Who Festival at the ExCeL

Daleks, Cybermen and Weeping Angels all in the same room – quick, where’s the Doctor?

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Black Friday will see shoppers stock up on Christmas gifts at a reduced price ahead of the festive season.

The best BLACK FRIDAY deals from Great British Life

Reportedly the biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday will see shoppers stock up on Christmas gifts and electrical goods at a reduced price ahead of the festive season. Here we share the discounts on offer at Great British Life available 27 - 30 November 2015

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MAC are renowned for their flawless, fabulous make up that is used worldwide by the stars. You too can have the chance to have the perfect makeup to suit your needs with £1,000 to spend on all the glam goodies you like!

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