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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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The London Assembly has voted to investigate concerns about the relationship between Mayor of London Boris Johnson's inward investment arm and ABP, the Chinese developer which landed the contract to redevelop land neighbouring Royal Albert Dock.

The deal has come under fire with suggestions the relationship between London & Partners and ABP was too "cosy" and the tender process flawed.

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Fans of festive fromage take note - Michel Roux Jnr suggests you ditch a gargantuan cheeseboard this Christmas.

Such a notion is a surprise - akin to finding a stray cranberry in a hunk of Wensleydale - coming from someone so fond of festive traditions.

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Women with a passion for fabric and textiles are at the heart of a thriving community project in Limehouse.