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By Giles Broadbent

You may believe that Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman is right to challenge the Government's investigation into alleged financial malpractice at 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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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.