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Beckton road closed to disrupt car meet

A Beckton road will be closed tomorrow night in an attempt to disrupt a Fast and Furious style rally.

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BIG DEBATE: 24-hour weekend tube services

Transport for London (TfL) recently announced plans for a 24-hour weekend tube trains from next September, with six services to run every hour across the Jubilee, Victoria and most of the Piccadilly, Central and Northern lines.

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The planned road layout for the Silvertown tunnel's exit north of the river (image: TfL)

Poll: Detailed Silvertown tunnel plans unveiled ahead of consultation

Detailed plans for the proposed Silvertown tunnel have been released, showing how the new river crossing could fit into east London’s landscape.

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Tube strikes next week were called off Picture: Katie Collins/PA

Tube strike in Newham called off after talks

Tube strike action planned for next week has been suspended after “significant movement” in talks between Transport for London and the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union.

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Commuters try to pack onto Central Line trains (Picture by John Hilliard)

Central Line chaos leaves commuters raging

Central Line users are facing misery this morning after a broken down train at Tottenham Court Road threw the whole service into chaos.

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A CGI image of the Stratford gyratory plans

Cycle-friendly bid for two way Stratford gyratory

Stratford Gyratory could be converted into a two-way system in a bid to encourage more cyclists.

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London Underground passengers will be able to use a 24 hour service from next September (Pic: Tim Ireland/PA Wire)

Night Tube to operate through Newham from September 2015

Taking the night bus home will be a thing of the past with a 24 hour Tube service launching in less than a year.

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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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Court & Crime See all

Andrej Malinovskij is guilty of murder. Picture: Met Police

Royal Docks man guilty of killing his former boss over unpaid debt

A 43-year-old Royal Docks man has been found guilty of abducting and brutally murdering his former boss.

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Sir Trevor Brooking signing copies of his autobiography at Newham Bookshop (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

West Ham legend Trevor Brooking signs autobiographies at Newham Bookshop

West Ham legend Sir Trevor Brooking delighted fans young and old at an intimate book-signing on Sunday.

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Opinion See all

West Ham MP Lyn Brown witnesses the reality of knife crime

I just drove past the bleeding body of a young man, curled upon the pavement around the corner to my home. Several Police officers were with him. He seemed to be clutching a stomach wound. It’s Friday: not yet 10pm.

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Features See all

Reporter Freddy Mayhew joins GoodGym Newham on its inaugural run at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Pictures by: Ellie Hoskins

Feature: Newham GoodGym takes its exercise with a healthy dose of altruism

I confess it has been a full two years since I last laced up my running shoes and made any meaningful attempt at pacing along the pavement in a bid to stay fit.

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Celebrity / Showbiz See all

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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