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An east London man has been jailed for 13 years for repeatedly raping his wife.

The 26-year-old pervert filmed one of the offences on the victim's mobile and, was so confident she would not report the attack, gave her the phone back.


Stratford Circus will host a weekend of arts and culture for the family this Saturday at the Fun Palaces Family Day.


The National Trust has sent one flat in Balfron Tower back to the 1960s in a display of Brutalism in Poplar.


The property arm of Canary Wharf Group (CWG) has sold 50 Bank Street to Crosby Investment Holdings for £152.5million.


More than 60 people were forced to flee a hotel and apartment block in West India Quay yesterday.

A fire broke out on the 24th floor of the building in Hertsmere Road, which is also home to the London Marriott Hotel West India Quay.



By Jim Fitzpartick

The recent Commons vote on UK action in Iraq went in favour by 524 votes to 43.

MPs were recalled in order to have this matter debated. Unfortunately, I was not able to be one of the recalled as I was on a ship off the coast of Canada.

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The ice rink at Canada Square Park is to reopen next month.



By Ian Toal

Make no mistake, we are in yet another relegation battle.

Ian Holloway's programme notes for Tuesday's match against Birmingham talked about us being just five points away from the play-offs.



Libby Rose runs sewing tutorials in Greenwich and Blackheath. Here she offers her four favourite techniques you can use to give clothes a personal touch without spending hours darning, stitching or crocheting.


The Sense Of Style
Steven Pinker (Allen Lane)

Steven Pinker is an dazzling thinker, an excellent writer and a brilliant matchmaker of the two - marrying complex ideas to simple English.

This has not happened by chance. He has studied hard to make his writing appear easy and now wishes to share his learning.

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