When mum-of-four Dupe Daniyan first visited The Magpie Project she looked like she had walked in from a forest.
Croatia booked a semi-final meeting with England after pnalty shoot-out success against Russia.
With the group stage of the World Cup in the books, how much can you remember about the opening round of games?
Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews the first last-16 tie
Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lee Power previews the second round of matches
Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lee Power reviews one of the late games on day 13 of the tournament
Gareth Southgate's promising young England side look ready to make a mark on the world stage and help atone for the disappointments of recent tournaments.
The Tottenham Hotspur defender praised the leadership skills of his club team-mate and discussed the firepower in the England squad
Nigeria's kit seems the standout design for Russia 2018, but how does it rank against other kits?
Newham Recorder chats to Sue Price of East Ham, a foster parent who cares for babies through the Newham borough council, about what to expect as a foster carer to infants
Located in the heart of east London, Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) sixth form college is dedicated to helping students aged 16-19 progress into higher education and employment.
It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?
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