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“I’ve had a wonderful life,” remarks Stanley Silburn, as he reflects on 94 years of memories.

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United Kingdom

Soldiers past and present will be in the community’s thoughts next weekend, as a number of services are held to mark Remembrance Day.

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Canning Town

Remembrance Day 2017 is fast approaching and the Recorder is seeking personal stories – which have not been shared with us before – to complement our coverage.

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The realities of the Great War resonate more keenly when they come from the mouths of those who experienced it themselves.

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Forest Gate

With summer in full swing, here are some of the days, and nights, out families can enjoy over the next few weeks.

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Elizabeth Olympic

An entrepreneur who secured an exclusive top prize at last year’s Thames Gateway Business Awards has spoken of the “amazing” effect it has had on his charity.

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To commemorate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, pupils from Rokeby School gathered to discuss their thoughts on her acclaimed work.

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Rokeby School

A wheelchair dancer who has lived with multiple sclerosis for more than a decade is bringing her message of hope and strength to a festival stage.

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Elizabeth Olympic Park

“People walk past this factory every day and think it’s some old warehouse, but there’s a lot going on inside these four walls.”

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Silvertown

The 1916 Battle of the Somme typifies the Western Front for many among the public – fierce trench fighting, dubious tactics from the British Army, casualties numbering in the thousands.

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A book auction launched to raise money for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire has almost reached the £4,000 mark, far surpassing the initial £1,000 target.

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A musician who honed his skills on the streets after becoming homeless has swapped busking for life as a recording artist.

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Europe

Contemporary sounds and arrangements inspired by ancient traditions unite at a show celebrating the globe’s diversity.

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Senegal

“We had what I would call a ‘council estate of mind’. Our benchmark for success was how impressive the local drug dealer’s car was, or which of the native gang members had the most respect.”

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BBC

As humans, one of our most fundamental rights is to have a voice, and to decide how and when to use it.

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University of East London

More than a thousand fundraisers were bathed in glorious sunshine – and colourful bubbles – as they tackled a 5km course.

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Elizabeth Olympic Park

“We are changing lives and changing communities.”

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Plashet School

A charming tale of a dragon named Toothless and his human friend Hiccup landed in bookshops in 2003, ready to entice young readers with a dynamic blend of fantasy and adventure.

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Scotland

With World Book Day fast approaching, test your knowledge of some of the globe’s most beloved children’s books.

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Hundreds of youngsters will descend on Stratford Library on March 2 for a celebration where they can really let their imaginations run wild.

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United Kingdom

Each year, hordes of Willy Wonkas, Mad Hatters, Gruffalos and Harry Potters walk the nation’s classrooms for the ultimate celebration of literature – World Book Day.

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After visiting eight cemeteries and memorials, one museum and a commemorative workshop, our tour came to an end.

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United Kingdom

On July 1 1916, thousands of soldiers walked across to German lines on the Western Front and began their assaults, confident their enemy had been weakened by a week-long bombardment of 1.6 million shells.

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The fate of British deserters and the stories which lie behind every war grave were among topics considered by the students yesterday.

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Sixteen million deaths, 20 million wounded, six million missing. These are the cold, stark facts of the Great War, the world’s first truly modern conflict.

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United Kingdom

Trains running between Shenfield and London Liverpool Street are being delayed by up to 20 minutes.

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A man and woman have been injured after he fell from the top floor of Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford.

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