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Thousands of runners soaked up the atmosphere of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this Sunday as the venue played host to The National Lottery Newham London Anniversary Run.


A 19-year-old who pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of her four-month-old child has been given a suspended sentence.

Paramedics were called to a home in Ackroyd Road in E3 in October 2013 to reports of a baby taken ill. She died in hospital just 15 minutes later.

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Boris Johnson has announced three stations in east London are to be moved zones in a bid to encourage more people to visit.

Stratford, Stratford International and Stratford High Street will change from zone 3 to zone 2/3 from January 2016.


East and south-east London was struck by a ferocious electrical storm last night. See the best photos from the internet here.

Woman raped in street attack in Charlton

By Rob Virtue on July 17, 2014 11:25 PM |

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Police are hunting three men after a woman was raped in a street in Charlton.

The attack happened in the early hours of Tuesday morning in Bugsby Way, opposite the Makro store.

The 21-year-old woman was on her way home between 2.30am and 4am after a night out.



Singer Michael Liot is one festival-goer who won't face a lengthy trip home after Lovebox this weekend.

That's because the Frenchman - one third of We Were Evergreen - moved three years ago to a pad in Bethnal Green.

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British Formula One driver Max Chilton did a few laps of the Singapore Grand Prix in a Canary Wharf mall this week.



A chirpy Russell Watson admits he's had his head buried in the history books in preparation for a trip to SE10 this summer.

As well as helping kick off celebrations for Le Tour de France's Yorkshire leg and clocking up the hours in the recording studio, the "Salford lad" has been cluing up on Greenwich as the venue for his August gig.

Bus driver beaten and spat at by Stratford gang

By Rob Virtue on July 17, 2014 9:29 AM |


Police are hunting four people who punched, kicked and spat on a bus driver in Newham.

The incident took place at Stratford Bus Station on April 27, at about 1.50pm. The driver was in charge of the 25 bus when an argument broke out.


Claims up to 15,000 votes in the Tower Hamlets election were fraudulent are to be made in an upcoming High Court case.

A group of residents in the borough have been collecting "evidence of malpractice", which they hope to use to convince the court to investigate the May 22 vote.


A plaque to remember the Isle of Dogs' biggest wartime disaster has been funded privately after campaigners failed to secure Tower Hamlets Council support.

More than 40 died when a Second World War bomb hit the Bullivant's Wharf air raid shelter in March 1941.


A three-part documentary series on the creation of Crossrail will air on BBC 2 tonight.


If you missed the chance to take part in the Corporate Challenge at the volleyball this month, how about trying a spot of rugby in August?


Firefighters fought to control 400 tonnes of recycling materials engulfed in flames in Canning Town on Monday night.


A new selection of cakes and baked goods have arrived in Greenwich town centre.

British brand Peyton and Byrne opened the doors to its new store today, Tuesday, welcoming shoppers with 50 per cent discount cards.

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