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The March 2021 census will land on our doorsteps in a short while.

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The last few months have been difficult for all of us.

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London City Airport is set to cut up to 239 jobs as part of “crucial restructuring plans”.

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Amidst a global pandemic, feelings of uncertainty and fear about returning to college are held by us all.

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I’m hearing a lot about public concern over burdening their GPs, which I assure you is the last thing that we are thinking about.

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I have repeatedly pressed the government to lift the “No Recourse to Public Funds” restriction - which prevents many families who live and work legally in the UK from claiming Universal Credit if they have to stop work - for the duration of the pandemic.

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Double murderer Zahid Younis lived a life that was “a pattern of lies”, the detective in charge of the investigation has said.

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It’s absolutely clear that our fabulous NHS, and its highly skilled and dedicated staff, has saved many lives from the first wave of Covid infections.

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A jury has retired to consider its verdicts in the trial of a Custom House man who is accused of murdering two vulnerable women and storing their bodies in a freezer.

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Environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion is set to stage its latest high profile action opposing the controversial Silvertown tunnel project on the August bank holiday.

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A man accused of murdering two women and hiding their bodies in a freezer has said he was coerced into storing the second body by two men who threatened to tell about the first if he didn’t help them, a court has heard.

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Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

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But it’s when the unexpected strikes that people look to what’s familiar and dependable.

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The real potential for a second wave of Covid-19 infections concerns me greatly, given that recent figures once again show a rise of infections in Newham.

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coronavirus

Four people charged with murdering an NHS worker in an unprovoked attack outside his home are facing a possible trial in the new year.

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An aspiring mathematician has thanked Taylor Swift for making her “dreams come true” after the singer donated £23,000 towards her university education.

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Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

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I, like so many others, was saddened to learn of the passing of Dame Vera Lynn, but heartened to know that her legacy will (and must) live on.

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This week and next, many young people across the borough will be nervously waiting for their grades in A-levels, GCSEs and BTECs.

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Education and Training

A teenager has been found guilty of killing a 15-year-old boy on a bus over a “trivial” row on Snapchat.

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A “manipulative and controlling” man killed two vulnerable women and stored their bodies in a chest freezer he bought for that exact purpose, a court has heard.

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Here’s a confession: I am a petrol-head. I love fast cars and motorbikes, and I’ve owned more of them than I care to admit, from 2CVs to BMWs.

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As lockdown restrictions ease, we should reflect on the lessons of the past few months.

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coronavirus

Almost two thirds of staff at Barts Health NHS Trust lost their sense of smell before anosmia was added to national guidance as a coronavirus symptom, a study has indicated.

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Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

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West Ham Park has a rich and diverse cultural history spanning back over 400 years.

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NewVIc alumni Joelinne reflects on her first year at university after completing her A-levels at the sixth form college in Newham.

For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

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