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A man in his twenties has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died in East Ham on Saturday night.

The Woolwich Ferry (picture: National Maritime Museum)

Historian Andrew Summers looks at the strange anomaly of a town straddling the River Thames

Prime Minister David Cameron is interviewed by Jeremy Paxman (right) on the Sky News/Channel 4 programme: Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number 10, at the Sky Studios in Osterley, west London.

The Prime Minister and Labour leader were interviewed individually in the Sky News/Channel 4 programme: Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number 10.

Community paediatrician Dr Tan (front, centre) has retired, 23 years after joining the NHS.

A well-loved paediatrician has retired after 20 years of serving families in Newham.

Ed Miliband kicks off his election campaign in Stratford

Ed Miliband has officially kicked off his election campaign with a visit to Stratford this morning.

Muhon Choudhury was stabbed in his Plaistow shop.

A shop owner who was stabbed as he was opening up at 5am has been walking with a stick since and is terrified to go back to work.

Residents in Newham celebrate Bangladesh Independence Day

Residents across the borough came together yesterday to celebrate Bangladesh Independence Day.

Mohammed Yasser Afzal

The man accused of murdering a minicab controller admitted in a typed letter found in his pocket that he killed him “because of his own crazy feelings”, a court heard today.

London City Airport runway expansion plans canned

London City Airport chiefs are “perplexed” and “disappointed” by the Mayor of London’s decision to refuse plans to expand runways on noise grounds.

Crime & Court

A man in his twenties has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died in East Ham on Saturday night.

London police
Thu, 18:38
Mohammed Yasser Afzal

The man accused of murdering a minicab controller admitted in a typed letter found in his pocket that he killed him “because of his own crazy feelings”, a court heard today.

UN Court
Mon, 17:44
Money Shop Pawn Broker in East Ham

A male suspect smashed a window and used a hammer to threaten staff during an armed robbery in East Ham yesterday afternoon.

Health

Fri, 14:59

A well-loved paediatrician has retired after 20 years of serving families in Newham.

Glasgow
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Horse riding lesson in Beckton

The only time I’d ever been on a horse was during a desert trip in Tunisia and that I did just for fun.

Canning Town
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Dr Ron Singer outside the Vicarage Lane health Centre,

A busy walk-in service that received 25,000 patient visits last year will close this summer, the Recorder has learned.

Ron Singer

Environment

Friday, February 6, 2015

Hundreds of people across the borough have been forced to pay fines for spitting in a public place.

Ian Corbett
A woman struggles to bring a horse under control

Thirty horses, a pig and three dogs were removed in a planned night raid on “squatters” at stables owned by a charity working to provide disabled young people with therapeutic riding sessions.

Newham Council
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Tom Odell sings‘ 'Real Love'’ at the piano [Photos: David Benett/Getty Images]

An array of A-List celebs turned up in London’s East End last night to hear pop idol Tom Odell perform his Christmas TV ad hit at the launch of ‘Manhattan island city’ development on the banks of the River Lea.

United Kingdom

Politics

Fri, 15:36

The Prime Minister and Labour leader were interviewed individually in the Sky News/Channel 4 programme: Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number 10.

David Cameron
Fri, 14:42
Ed Miliband kicks off his election campaign in Stratford

Ed Miliband has officially kicked off his election campaign with a visit to Stratford this morning.

Labour Party
Thu, 14:28
In six weeks, the borough will go to the polls Pic: PA

The election campaign officially starts at the end of March – but the battle for hearts, minds and votes started long ago. Political editor Annabelle Dickson sets out her guide

Education

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Running 400 metres as a double-jointed asthma sufferer is no easy feat.

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Chobham Academy
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
An ajudicator from the Guinness World Records, Pravin Patel, hands over a certificate to Victoria Ridley at Altmore and Lathom Schools Federation

The number of nursery rhyme characters gathered together at a Newham school would have had Humpty Dumpty tumbling off his wall.

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Monday, March 16, 2015
Students at New Vic sixth form college will perform at the National Theatre's Connections festival

First and second year drama students at a Newham college are preparing to perform at the National Theatre’s annual Connections festival.

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London

Heritage

Historian Andrew Summers looks at the strange anomaly of a town straddling the River Thames

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Newham
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Harry Gray (left) and Alan Hendry in front of a photograph in Wick Heritage Museum showing soldiers from the local area leaving for the Western Front in 1914.

A young, talented pianist from Canning Town was one of thousands of men to lose their life in the Battle of the Somme.

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Jamaica
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
A picture of the castle in Belarus owned by Princess Maria Sviatopolk-Mirski's family

The outbreak of the Second World War had a significant impact on millions of families across Europe.

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