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The flooding in Priory Road was captured by Harpreet Kaur (@icklewarrior)

Flooding causes road and rail disruption across Newham

Heavy rainfall has caused disruption across Newham this afternoon, with commuters facing a long journey home.

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London Underground

TRAVEL: Services hit on Hammersmith & City, Circle and Metropolitan lines

Morning Rush Hour travel on the London Underground has been disrupted for commuters in east London and the City by emergency work being carried out at King’s Corss.

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A section of the CS2 in Stratford has been removed due to safety concerns

Removal of Stratford cycle superhighway section ‘a step back for safety’

Countless narrow escapes have led to the removal of a section of a cycle superhighway in Stratford.

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Delays on the Liverpool Street to Shenfield line this morning

Delays and cancellations on Liverpool Street to Shenfield line after broken down train

A broken down freight train this morning has caused cancellations or delays of up to 20 minutes on the London Liverpool Street to Shenfield line.

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Commuters suffered disruption caused by a fault on a train

Train fault at Maryland causes disruption for morning commuters

Commuters suffered disruption on their way to work this morning due to a fault on a train.

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Forest Gate Station

Rush hour chaos after man is killed by train at Forest Gate

A man has died after being hit by a train at Forest Gate station in east London.

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There could be more scenes like this if the RMT continue with industrial action (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Fresh Tube strikes to hit Newham from Wednesday

Staff on the Tube are to stage to fresh industrial action in a long-running row over ticket office closures.

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Coins and watches among the haul seized at Stanwell

‘Aladdin’s Cave’ of stolen goods from burglaries put on show by police

Valuables snatched during burglaries in east London are among possessions recovered by police raiding an ‘Aladdin’s Cave’ of stolen goods at an address next to Heathrow airport.

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Another 24-hour strike could bring misery to a million Central line commuters if the ASLEF train drivers' strike goes ahead on Wednesday, September 17 (photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Central line strikes could continue in September

Central line commuters could face a repeat of Friday’s strike action in September if drivers cannot reach an agreement with Underground bosses.

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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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Court & Crime See all

Atek Hussain was 32 when he was stabbed to death outside his East Ham home

Police appeal 20 years after East Ham dad stabbed to death

Detectives have launched a fresh appeal for answers to help solve the death of a father-of-three 20 years on.

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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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