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The MP for East Ham has reiterated his support for a referendum on the final Brexit deal after the prime minister postponed the vote on her terms for the UK to leave the European Union.

MPs opposing the Brussels Brexit deal joined campaigners converging on east London for today’s rally at the Excel centre calling for a People’s Vote on the controversial agreement being debated in Parliament on Tuesday.

London City Airport has forked out £1,000 to pay for three MPs to watch West Ham play.

Thousands campaigners are converging on east London this afternoon for a rally calling for a People’s Vote on Brexit ahead of Tuesday’s crucial vote in Parliament.

Pupils saw history made as prime minister Theresa May talked about Brexit on a school trip to the Palace of Westminster.

Newham Council is investigating allegations of fraud in the department that deals with social housing and road repairs after it was found to be £9million over budget.

Crossrail’s chairman has stepped down just days before being questioned along with the Mayor of London facing the London Assembly’s transport committee over the disastrous 10-month delay in the ‘super tube’ opening.

Newham’s MPs have revealed they both plan to vote against prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

Newham Council splurged £91.5m on five properties hundreds of miles away in a series of back-room decisions last year, an investigation has found.

A referendum on the future of Newham’s directly elected mayor will be held on the same day as the London mayoral election.

Housing campaigners forced a bank to close in a national protest against unfairness towards renters on benefits.

Newham council is remaining tight-lipped about a reports it is launching a “truth commission” to explore allegations of corruption within its ranks.

Households have been urged to recycle with more care as countries dealing with our rubbish get tough on waste.

Labour candidate Moniba Khan won the Boleyn ward by-election.

Newham Council is reviewing all of its outsourced services after claiming private companies have not been providing value for money.

Newham is going to back the polls – just six months after the local election.

After last week’s revelation that at least eight people have died homeless in Newham this year, we meet the people working to improve the lot of rough sleepers. Hannah Somerville reports from the Stratford Centre.

Four days of strike action by finance staff at Newham Council has been called off.

“London is moving east. We’re already there and everyone has to follow.”

At least two homeless people have died at the Stratford Centre this year, and eight across Newham - but not all of them were recorded. Here, we tell their stories.

The council has got back more than £5million in lost council tax from rogue landlords.

The council has come under fire after errors in May’s local election results were exposed.

Finance workers at Newham Council are set to walk out for four days in a row over how their jobs are evaluated.

The Labour candidate for the Boleyn ward by-election has been announced.

The Green Party has announced who will be battling for votes in the Boleyn ward by-election.

The Liberal Democrats have announced their candidate for the Boleyn ward by-election.

Aspiring councillors have until Friday to submit their nomination papers for the Boleyn ward by-election.

There were more than 1,000 casualties on the borough’s roads last year, the latest figures reveal.

Newham’s mayor spoke of an “epidemic of violence” in London at the Labour Party Conference.

A total of 2,122 affordable homes weren’t built when they should have been, a report has shown.

The East Ham Conservative Party have selected their candidate to run as councillor in Boleyn ward.

One of Newham’s councillors has announced she’s stepping down.

The borough’s MPs have slammed a proposed shake up of the borough’s constituencies.

An axed police station in Newham which was closed in June 2014 sold for £3.4miliion, it has been revealed.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Campaigners have slammed hospital bosses accusing them of targeting “vulnerable” pregnant women with identity checks.

Newham Council has appointed an interim chief executive to take on the role for six months.

Newham Council has been accused of hindering investigations into housing complaints by causing “unacceptable delays” and refusing to produce evidence when requested.

A bid to turn an Indian restaurant in East Ham into a community centre has been rejected amid concerns over child safety.

Newham is one of the top five boroughs in the capital for crime, a count has revealed.

Newham Council has announced it is taking legal action against Barclays Bank over hundreds of millions of pounds it took out in “toxic” loans.

Newham Council threw £40 million of public money “down the drain” when it backed the flawed deal to turn the Olympic Stadium into West Ham’s new home, according to an independent report released today.

Political figures across Newham have backed calls for protests against US President Donald Trump and a far right march.

Newham Council will discuss implementing “golden hello and handcuff payments” to lure desperately needed new social workers.

Lyn Brown, the MP for West Ham, welcomed a new bill on corrosive substances in a debate in Parliament on Wednesday.

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