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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.

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A warehouse at an industrial estate next to the Olympic Park is on fire.

Around 35 firefighters from crews across east London are battling the blaze which began at around 8.15am on Monday.

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Police are appealing for information after a 76-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach in Bow.

In the unprovoked attack at around 7am on May 16 the victim was walking along Fairfield Road when a man approached him and suddenly stabbed him three times with a knife.

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A motorist has been spared jail after he pleaded guilty to killing a 58-year-old cyclist at the Bow roundabout.

Buckinghamshire resident David Cox, of Chalfont St Giles, admitted causing death by careless driving at Inner London Crown Court on Tuesday.

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Plans have been announced by London Fire Brigade to close 12 stations in the capital, including those at Silvertown, Bow and Woolwich.

The emergency service revealed the proposed measures on Thursday afternoon as it looks to cut costs in the face of a £45 million budget reduction over the next two years