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US President Bill Clinton once said: "The people have spoken, but it will take a while to determine exactly what they said."
He was either referring to the disputed 2000 election that appointed his successor or to the strategic development committee of Tower Hamlets Borough Council.
By Lutfur Rahman
London's East End will play host to two great national and international events this year: the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations and, of course, the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Games will bring all sorts of new and hopefully lasting opportunities in their wake.
Greenwich celebrated officially becoming a Royal Borough today as the Royal Charter was delivered to the Town Hall.
The status was bestowed by The Queen to mark her Diamond Jubilee and this weekend will see a range of celebrations across Greenwich to celebrate the event, culminating in a fireworks display at the Old Royal Naval College on Sunday evening.
Europe's biggest shopping centre promised a major boost to Stratford but, three months after it opened, businesses that have been part of the town centre landscape for decades say they are struggling.
Retailers outside the mall are finding themselves fighting a losing battle against Westfield Stratford City.
A volunteer group has been banned from carrying out future restoration work in a former Greenwich churchyard by councillors.
Greenwich Council's cabinet member for parks Cllr John Fahy slammed The Friends of St Alfege Park in September after a team of convicted criminals working its behalf destroyed historic headstones dating back hundreds of years.