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A Poplar man has been found guilty of the murder of his cousin following a minor family dispute that quickly escalated.

Paul Hamilton, 30, of Woodstock Terrace, was yesterday handed a sentence of life with a minimum of 26 years for killing 32-year-old Liam Hamilton, after he was fatally stabbed in the back with a large kitchen knife.


Stabbing victim Liam Hamilton was killed just an hour after performing for friends and family at a karaoke night, the Old Bailey heard this week.

The jury was shown camera phone footage of the 32-year-old from Poplar singing David Gray's hit Babylon at the Manor Arms pub on the evening of July 26 last year.


A family feud resulted in the death of a 32-year-old in Poplar, a jury at The Old Bailey heard this week.

Liam Hamilton died from a stab wound on July 26 last year. Four of his cousins are on trial over the killing.


The sale of Old Poplar Town Hall is under investigation after Tower Hamlets councillors claimed a cut-price deal had cost taxpayers millions.

The building was sold as office for £867,000 - little more than a terraced house nearby - and its value was further increased when developers were given clearance to become a hotel - a decision made without the scrutiny of elected councillors.


A firm managing high-end properties in east London is offering two weeks free rent to those who let before March.

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