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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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Newham urged to plan ahead to cope with Tour de France disruption

Parents, businesses and commuters across the borough are being urged to plan ahead to cope with the Tour de France in Newham on July 7.

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Chancellor George Osborne unveils new Crossrail Thames Tunnel in North Woolwich

George Osborne unveils Crossrail Thames Tunnel in North Woolwich

George Osborne unveiled a new Crossrail tunnel under the River Thames today at the Crossrail site in North Woolwich.

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Police on the scene of a murder investigation at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium in Manor Park, Newham after a man was found with an injury to his neck.

Man in court charged with cemetery murder at Manor Park

A man has appeared in court accused of murder in a cemetery in east London.

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The Great British Carnival at the Olympic Park.

Pictures: Great British Carnival at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Thousands of revellers flocked to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park yesterday for the Great British Carnival.

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Opinion See all

Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman supported the council staff and teachers strike action

Last week many of our council and teaching staff took park in national strike action against the pay freezes imposed by the government. I supported them in that action. Low pay is driving more and more people into financial distress. It may surprise readers to know the majority of those in receipt of benefits are now from working families due to low wages, part-time working and rising living standards. Everybody deserves a decent wage. I was proud that Tower Hamlets was one of the first London councils to introduce the London Living Wage, some five years ago, to support some of our lowest paid staff.‬

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Mike Worbec - Colour Crush

East London festival lets people get up close to artists

A festival celebrating all forms of art is returning to east London this Friday.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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