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Members of the Docklands Victims Association paid respects paid to WPC Yvonne Fletcher on the 30th anniversary of her death.

The Hertsmere Tower development, set to be the tallest luxury apartment building in the country, is back on the drawing board.

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Steps have been taken by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles to clampdown on newspapers published by Tower Hamlets, Newham and Greenwich councils.

Letters were written to the trio saying they have two weeks to respond before action is taken against the taxpayer funded literature.

Foodbank figures soar in Tower Hamlets

By Rob Virtue on April 17, 2014 10:55 AM |


Tower Hamlets has seen a steep rise in foodbank usage over the last 12 months with campaigners calling it the "tip of the iceberg".

Figures from the borough have revealed a 45% increase in those visiting centres, while the number of those receiving support has risen from 1,780 to 2,272.

West Ham: Jarvis says top 10 is still the aim

By Rob Virtue on April 17, 2014 10:45 AM |


Winger Matt Jarvis said he should have been cleverer in an attempt to reward West Ham with a penalty, after the Hammers lost 3-1 at the hands of Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night.

Nippy winger, Jarvis appeared to be clipped by right back Bacary Sagna earlier in the first half. However, the £11m signing from Wolves stayed on his feet and the game carried on.

Listings: What's On This Easter Weekend

By Rachel Bishop on April 16, 2014 1:56 PM |


There's plenty of Easter egg hunts to take part in and fluffy chicks and lambs to coo over this weekend.

However, with four days off we found a few more activities across London (and a few areas nearby) that should keep you busy.


Police reviewing files on Tower Hamlets Council passed to them by Government officers have say there is "no credible evidence of criminality".

The Met were handed the paperwork on April 4 by the Department of Communities and Local Government following a documentary by Panorama.


No-one could dismiss the fun of Easter with the endless chocolate and bunny-themed treats, but this year Mudchute Farm went back to Easter's roots.

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Four comedians from legendary comedy show Whose Line Is it Anyway? did what they do best in an entirely improvised set based on audience suggestions at Canary Wharf's Comedy Club this week.


Comedian Eddie Izzard will be appearing in Tower Hamlets on Wednesday to help launch Labour's manifesto for the borough.

The outspoken supporter of the party will join mayoral candidate John Biggs and others standing in local and European elections.

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