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An east London man has been jailed for 13 years for repeatedly raping his wife.

The 26-year-old pervert filmed one of the offences on the victim's mobile and, was so confident she would not report the attack, gave her the phone back.


Stratford Circus will host a weekend of arts and culture for the family this Saturday at the Fun Palaces Family Day.


The National Trust has sent one flat in Balfron Tower back to the 1960s in a display of Brutalism in Poplar.


The property arm of Canary Wharf Group (CWG) has sold 50 Bank Street to Crosby Investment Holdings for £152.5million.


More than 60 people were forced to flee a hotel and apartment block in West India Quay yesterday.

A fire broke out on the 24th floor of the building in Hertsmere Road, which is also home to the London Marriott Hotel West India Quay.

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The ice rink at Canada Square Park is to reopen next month.

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Sainsbury's in Romford Road has come under fire after a poster encouraging staff to get people to spend more was put up in clear view of customers.


The friendly face of a giant wooden hippo has been impossible to ignore for those looking out onto the Thames this summer.

DLR should be extended to Thamesmead, says council

By Rob Virtue on September 30, 2014 1:18 PM |


A cross river DLR service linking Newham with Thamesmead and Abbey Wood has been proposed by Greenwich Council.

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A group of eight Albanian teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of the rape of a 13-year-old girl in Tower Hamlets and Hayes.

An 18-year-old male from Tower Hamlets has been remanded in custody to appear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on December 12 and a 17-year-old male from Brent will appear at Ealing Youth Court on October 3.


Tower Hamlets Council has denied that the borough's schools are suffering from the malign influence of Islamist fundamentalist.

The council says there is "no evidence" that any "Trojan Horse" activities will be uncovered despite an Ofsted spot check on Marner Primary School. The council says it expects the school will receive a "clean bill of health".

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Construction works of Canary Wharf's Newfoundland tower will see restrictions at Heron Quays Road throughout October.

Burglar who caused Greenwich train chaos jailed

By Rob Virtue on September 30, 2014 10:27 AM |


A burglar who climbed a tree in a bid to escape police and caused the cancellation of 783 trains has been jailed for 18 months.

Carlton Andre, 33, of Florence Road in New Cross, was on the run after a botched burglary at a Woolwich shopping centre on August 13.


Victoria Park will be transformed into Winterville this year.

The new festival, kick starting east London's Christmas build up from December 2, has been dubbed a "one stop destination" for the festive season in a "mini town" format.

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Delta is promoting its new London to Los Angeles service in Canary Wharf this week with its "Hollywood, without the drama" event.

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