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A petition has been launched to restrict the impact of the London Triathlon in response to the chaos caused by the event.

Thousands of people were trapped in their cars on the Isle of Dogs as the race came under fire for being badly publicised.

parakeet1.jpgA rally against the culling of monk parakeets on the Isle of Dogs drew a "disappointing" crowd but organisers are determined to continue their campaign.

Around 35 people attended the rally in Millwall Park last Sunday to try and stop the cull of the birds by the Department for the Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra).

EDL petition142.JPGCampaigners calling for an English Defence League march through Tower Hamlets to be banned have handed over a petition of more than 25,000 signatures to the Met Police.

MP for Bethnal Green and Bow Rushanara Ali and London Assembly member John Biggs attended New Scotland Yard for the event on Wednesday.

thc bid1.JPGResidents of Tower Hamlets can now add their names to the borough's bid for city status.

The council have launched a petition to back the campaign which has competition from 25 other candidates including Blackpool, Middlesborough and Reading.


By Andrew Williams
It's not often that the Government changes its mind on a major policy just weeks after it has been announced.

Whether red or blue, the track record has been for the fight to be long and protracted, before the controversial measure is either pushed through or quietly dropped.

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