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A new production at Half Moon theatre has been created with help from youngsters from St Anne's Catholic Primary School, in Whitechapel.



by Angela Clarke

If I see another person write "living the dream" next to a photo of them finishing an endurance race or white water rafting, I'll ram their GoPro where the sun don't shine.

Bragging about costly hobbies isn't limited to the internet, but it's online where people get the chance to embrace the cringe-worthy language of: #hero, #inspiration, and Yolo (You Only Live Once).


How quickly the gloss fades. A few weeks back Irons boss Sam Allardyce was fielding questions about a possible European slot.

But now after another home defeat - albeit against the Champions elect - West Ham have settled into their default mid-table position.


Girl power, fitness and fun are at the core of Credit Suisse's first female football tournament to mark International Women's Day 2015.



By Tabitha Ronson

It's supposed to promote reading and publishing but, at Master A's school, World Book Day has evolved into a whole lot more...

As with every aspect of Master A's school life this celebration of literature - marked today (Thursday) has turned into a competition - between the mums.

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Lutfur Rahman's election agent said having the right candidate in power did not need to be achieved through "an open and transparent process".

Cllr Alibor Choudhury, who is cabinet member for resources and a member of Tower Hamlets First, made the statement while giving evidence at the High Court on Tuesday.


Canary Wharf will host a celebration of the successes and achievements of Muslim women.

A host of fashion shows, seminars and exhibitions on everything from cosmetics to wellbeing will fill De Vere hotel for the Saverah Women Expo on March 15.

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Charlton continued their fine run of form with a home win over Nottingham Forest last night.

A brace from Frederic Bulot secured three points for the Addicks with the final scoreline 2-1.


Whitechapel will be a regeneration hotspot thanks to £500,000 funding from the Greater London Authority.

The cash sum from the High Street Fund will be matched by Tower Hamlet's Council and used to target business.


Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt visited the Isle of Dogs to investigate the impact of a training centre on the lives of disadvantaged east Londoners.

The Labour MP was joined by Shadow Women and Equalities Minister Gloria de Piero on the trip to City Gateway, in South Quay.

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