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On the night of June 29 last year, 28-year-old Fuadi Mohamed was stabbed to death and died in his mother's arms, in front of dozens of witnesses. Now his devastated family are calling for an inquiry into how police handled the case. Hannah Somerville reports.

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Planning officers faced a grilling from Stratford residents over the proposed MSG Sphere during an impromptu Q&A last night.

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Less than a fifth of shoplifting crimes in Newham are being solved as police say they are too stretched to work on "lower level" offences.

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Eight years ago a private company took over 250 council homes in a Newham regeneration area. But what was meant to be a temporary measure is still ongoing. Tenants have been left in dilapidated conditions and say they feel misled. Hannah Somerville reports.

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Newham Council has embarked on a wave of voluntary redundancy offers.

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A man from Stratford has been sentenced after siphoning off more than £31,000 from his employers in the City of London.

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Senior figures at the planning authority in charge of the Olympic Park helped a would-be developer with PR campaigns, a cache of emails reveal.

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The co-architect of an east London investment scheme that allegedly left 1,700 people out of pocket has been arrested in Dubai, according to the Gulf News.

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An East Ham family has spoken of their devastation after paying £13,000 to a builder who walked out halfway through an extension job, leaving a litany of faults.

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Four neighbourhoods in Newham are among the 10pc most deprived in England, according to government figures.

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The vast majority of robberies in Newham are going unsolved by police as figures reveal the borough's most crime-ridden streets.

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Three employees at Newham Council's repairs service were wrongfully dismissed in a bungle that has cost the taxpayer tens of thousands of pounds.

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A battle for control of a strip of land in Newham is at the centre of a series of explosive allegations published in a new book today, Thursday, July 25.

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A police investigation has re-opened into a dog attack at a concrete batching facility more than two years after it took place.

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A brothel running in a residential street in Canning Town has closed after months of complaints from neighbours.

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Workers responsible for repairs to social housing across Newham have confirmed plans to go on strike starting next month.

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The council division responsible for repairs to social homes could go on strike if an ongoing dispute is not settled, the union has said.

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The body tasked with making a final decision over a proposed mega-venue for Stratford faced a grilling last night over whether the plans were a "done deal".

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A consultation taking in the potential night-time closure of the Stratford Centre is set to get under way next month, Newham Council has confirmed.

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Refuse workers at Newham Council have demanded the results of internal inquiries into bullying as management faces the prospect of a strike over back-pay.

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A chef who suffered life-changing injuries while working for a prominent Royal Docks construction company tells today of how he has been left "broken" with no support from the firm.

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Two businesses' hopes of building up to 78 new homes in Plaistow have been on hold for nine years after Newham Council clung onto a set of garages and a now-derelict pub.

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An employment tribunal has opened into the cases of three managers sacked for gross misconduct from Newham Council's repairs and maintenance service.

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The Mayor of Newham has demanded an end to the divisive right to buy policy as new figures reveal former council homes in Newham have been re-sold to the tune of £83million.

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Newham Council

An overhaul of the payroll system at Newham Council's troubled repairs service is under way as it emerges that millions of taxpayers' pounds have been handed out in staff bonuses.

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Newham Council

The disposal of publicly-owned assets has earned Newham Council more than £185million over the past four years.

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Members of the Muslim community have spoken of their fraught experience with the global "investment" scheme called Leverage, which scores of households in North and East London paid into.

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A global "investment" scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.

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Scotland Yard

London Fire Brigade spent more than £800,000 on Newham's fire stations over four years, including £20,000 on the male showers at Stratford.

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NHS

Councillors have insisted that the oversight failures that led to the disastrous overspend in the repairs and maintenance service will "never happen again".

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