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By Giles Broadbent

Recently Mayor Lutfur Rahman blew tens of thousands of pounds on a longshot attempt to save himself from humiliation.

Despite a High Court judge telling him that his claim against communities secretary Eric Pickles was "hopeless" he still opted for a second hearing.


The mum of a profoundly deaf Tower Hamlets boy is fighting for the future of the children's centre which helped him communicate for the first time.


There has been no formal approach by Spurs to share the Olympic Stadium with West Ham as yet.

The prospect of a stadium share was raised when it was revealed that the North London club could be made homeless by redevelopment of White Hart Lane.


A 21-year-old has been arrested in connection to a fatal hit and run on Monday.

The man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.

Delays on the DLR due to faulty train

By Rachel Bishop on November 26, 2014 8:55 AM |


There are delays on the DLR this morning due to a broken down train.



by Angela Clarke

A number of Wharf establishments are celebrating the North American holiday of Thanksgiving this week.

Traditionally its a time of thanksgiving for this year's harvest. Obviously.



(PG) 95mins

Clear the decks, grab the children, make a note - there's a new tradition elbowing its way into Christmas schedules.

Severe delays on Jubilee line for rush hour

By Rob Virtue on November 25, 2014 5:08 PM |


A person on the track caused major problems on the Jubilee line on Tuesday afternoon.

The service was closed between Waterloo and Finchley Road following the incident at around 3pm. The section later reopened but severe delays were continuing across the whole line at 5pm.


Generous shoppers in Canary Wharf gave nearly £700 and six trolleys worth of food towards a 'Christmas bags for the elderly' appeal last week.



by John Biggs

I have great respect for the achievements of Ken Livingstone, and was proud to have worked alongside him for eight years at City Hall.

His vision for London is, in my view, unmatched.

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