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The Royal Docks will be turned into a powerboat spectacular for a two day exhibition later this month.
Tower Hamlets has the fourth highest loss per player on fixed odds betting terminals in the country at £2,249, according to the Campaign for Fairer Gambling. Newham comes in at 10th with £1,894 average losses among its near 10,000 estimated players. All are dwarfed by the City of London with £32,883 average losses per player.
Check out our graphic for the full breakdown of losses per borough.
COMMENTBy Giles Broadbent
I try to limit how often I pick apart Mayor Lutfur Rahman's empty rhetoric, partly because it's a full-time job and partly because it wearies the soul.
However, an occasional example suffices to cover the whole.
A number of people rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries from a warehouse party in Beckton are believed to have taken MDMA.
Emergency services were called to the event at Hillcroft Road on Friday night. Police said people suffered "extreme adverse effects" from the illegal drugs.
Nearly 300,000 families are sharing homes with other families, possibly a further indicator of how the cost of housing is making it hard for families to afford a home of their own.
There has been a 70% increase in concealed families between 2001 and 2011 compared to a 6.6% increase in unconcealed families. Newham has the highest percentage of concealed families in the country.
See our graphics below to compare figures.