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By Giles Broadbent

Pro-Palestininan campaigners clog up Blackwall tunnel in support of the victims of the Gaza confict. Jewish organisations report an increase in anti-Semitic attacks.

And what does the mayor of Tower Hamlets do? Tweet a picture of a Palestinian flag outside the Town Hall.

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Tower Hamlets Labour Group has branded as "bizarre" objections to plans targeting improvements to cycling infrastructure across the borough.

At a meeting last week, representatives for Tower Hamlets First (THF) rejected its support for the London Cycling Campaign's Space for Cycling initiative - although the group had given the thumbs-up during election period.

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Police officers across Tower Hamlets are being asked to make formal statements on the controversial local elections.



By Giles Broadbent

Racked by weariness and relief, the new Mayor of Tower Hamlets wept. He was hurt, he said, by accusation that he was racist, that he was a disciple of division.

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A major factory at Greenwich Peninsula will be redeveloped to include new homes and open space.