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By Peter Golds

Over recent weeks, the Isle of Dogs has been subject to continuous traffic hold-ups caused by roadworks, in one case resulting from damage to a sewer.

Near Westferry Circus there was a temporary traffic signal next to a bus stop.

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by Peter Golds

On September 11, voters in Newham's Beckton ward elected a new councillor.

The count was quick, efficient, and conducted in a calm and quiet manner. Polling stations were, as we would expect, equally calm and quiet too.

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Tower Hamlets is to push ahead with a legal challenge to Communities Secretary Eric Pickles' investigation into alleged impropriety at the Town Hall despite a judge calling the action "hopeless".

Mr Pickles sent in auditors PwC following a Panorama expose that alleged that Mayor Lutfur Rahman had influenced grant-giving to favour his own supporters.

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Tower Hamlets Council has been accused of hypocrisy after spending over £128,000 on a failed attempt to stop the Panorama investigation being broadcast.

Mayor Lutfur Rahman's team paid the money on consultant lawyers, lobbyists and a QC, it was revealed this week.

Peter Golds: Why Britain's Jews are worried

By Rob Virtue on August 22, 2014 11:00 AM |

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by Peter Golds

In September 1935 the Nazi Government of Germany promulgated the Nuremberg Laws, one key feature of which was to re-define German Jews as Jews in Germany, thereby in a single added word casting this community out of mainstream society.

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