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Engineering works could affect your journey this weekend.

Travel: Weekend works and Notting Hill Carnival close parts of Tube and Overground network

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this Notting Hill Carnival weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

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Marshalling will be one of the jobs taught at the academy

First recruits for London City Airport training scheme

Marshalling aircraft will be among the skills taught to 12 recruits who are taking part in London City Airport’s first aviation industry training and recruitment programme.

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A crash at Beckton Roundabout is causing delays.

Heavy traffic delays following crash at Beckton Roundabout

Motorists face heavy delays this morning following a crash involving two cars and a van in Beckton.

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A Greater Anglia train at Ilford train Station.

Travel news: Delays on all trains through Shenfield

Greater Anglia trains are running at a 30 minute delay through Shenfield due to a fault with a signalling system at the station.

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Bus drivers will have new technology to make them aware of cyclists

Video: Groundbreaking bus sensors to be piloted on Stratford route

Groundbreaking technology designed to enhance bus drivers’ awareness of pedestrians and cyclists is being piloted on a Stratford bus route.

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One of the best places to watch the Tour de France in Newham is behind Westfield Stratford City, overlooking Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Tour de France 2014- the race arrives in Newham

A staggering 12 million people watch the Tour roadside in all its stages in any given year.

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Mohamed Ali (left) and Frederick Best have been jailed for life for the murder of Ali's wife Amina Bibi, (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Life sentences for husband and killer he hired to murder his wife in Forest Gate

An evil husband and the drug addict he hired to kill his wife have today been jailed for life for her murder.

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Sister Sledge wow the crowd

Pictures: Thousands brave weather as Under The Stars returns

East Ham’s Central Park played host to a musical spectacular this weekend as Under The Stars returned for its 15th year.

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Opinion See all

City & London AM John Biggs accuses Tower Hamlets council of improper use of time

I remain busy at City Hall. There are new ideas for east London river crossings, plans for the next Crossrail line, major planning applications to dig into, budgets to manage, challenging policing matters to consider. Yet I am drawn back to comment yet again on Tower Hamlets politics. It’s not surprising – the East End is always the most raw and lively place in the UK.

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Dan Jones with some of his paintings

New exhibition by artist Dan Jones explores life in the East End

A retrospective of paintings by a local artist whose work has played a role in the borough’s history is being featured in a special exhibition.

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