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Yesterday, 18:30

A man was arrested after two people were stabbed in Manor Park over the weekend.

The car crash on the A13 in Beckton

All lanes have reopened following a crash between a car and a lorry on the A13 near Plaistow.

Denisa Silmen

A woman who died from “serious injuries” in East Ham last week has been named as Denisa Silmen.

The Prudential RideLondon 2015 began at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (Picture: PA Images)

It was an early start at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for 25,000 amateur cyclists yesterday.

A young fencer takes on a large challenger at the club

Before I arrive at Newham Swords Fencing Club I think of everything I know about the Olympic sport.

Artists Dan Harvey and Heather Ackroyd

To go with its iconic buildings, the Olympic park now has ten trees, each with a “hanging time capsule”, that stand at every entrance to the 500 acre public space.

Dominic Francis

An East Ham car thief who was caught with the help of a vehicle tracker has been jailed for three years.

Police at the scene in Eversleigh road

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in East Ham.

Michelle Appeah

Michelle Appeah is one busy woman.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 18:30

A man was arrested after two people were stabbed in Manor Park over the weekend.

London hospital
Yesterday, 15:45
Denisa Silmen

A woman who died from “serious injuries” in East Ham last week has been named as Denisa Silmen.

Yesterday, 10:47
Dominic Francis

An East Ham car thief who was caught with the help of a vehicle tracker has been jailed for three years.

Health

Friday, July 31, 2015

Campaigners have criticised the borough’s healthcare strategy for not prioritising prostate cancer.

Zuhair Zarifa
Monday, July 27, 2015
Angela Farrugia lost three brothers - Barry, Victor and David - to NHS contaminated blood. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A woman who lost three brothers after they were treated with NHS blood infected with killer viruses has spoken of the “cruelty” of a government delay in spending £25million to help those affected.

David Cameron
Thursday, July 16, 2015
More than 6,000 babies were born to Newham parents last year (Picture: Katie Collins/PA)

More babies were born in Newham than in any other London borough in 2014.

London

Environment

Friday, June 12, 2015

Coffins, sofas, and beds are just some of the things cleansing officers have had to pick up while tackling the scourge of fly-tipping in the borough.

Newham Council
Friday, February 6, 2015
Junction of High Street South and Barking Road, East Ham.

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

Newham Council
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

Politics

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

This week’s Big Debate asks if the Labour Party was right to pass the latest Tory Welfare Reform Bill.

Stephen Timms
Monday, July 27, 2015
Pension talks at Newham Council

A new pension scheme is set to be introduced for councillors despite opposition by some members who say it is coming at the wrong time with Newham forced to find some £50m in spending cuts next year.

Robin
Monday, July 27, 2015
Angela Farrugia lost three brothers - Barry, Victor and David - to NHS contaminated blood. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A woman who lost three brothers after they were treated with NHS blood infected with killer viruses has spoken of the “cruelty” of a government delay in spending £25million to help those affected.

David Cameron

Education

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The borough’s rising young population has led to 10,000 new places being created in primary schools.

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Newham Council
Monday, July 20, 2015
Chobham academy head Rebecca Hickey

A Stratford school is celebrating after receiving an outstanding report in its first ever Ofsted inspection.

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Chobham Academy
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Winsor Primary School win spelling bee competition

Pupils and teachers are celebrating after a young group of spelling experts won top prize in a competition.

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Heritage

Sunday, August 2, 2015

The fate of Newham’s Iron Lung – an ornate Victorian urinal used by dock workers – has long been a mystery. But now, after some detective work, its whereabouts can finally be revealed...

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Newham Council
Thursday, July 23, 2015
This boy may have been from Stratford

With just the name of a studio and a date to go on, the founder of a history archive is trying to track the story of a First World War photo

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London
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Flowers placed by the families of those killed in the Edgware Road underground station terrorist bombing on July 7th.

A decade ago, 52 people were killed in a terrorist attack on London’s transport network.

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Newham

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Up at The O2 has teamed up with London24 to give one lucky reader the chance to experience urban mountaineering this summer with an exhilarating 90-minute climb across the roof of one of London’s most iconic landmarks.

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