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A deal has been struck which is set to bring the world's biggest brands to Newham.
Silvertown Quays will be the base for a number top companies to show off their products in an innovative brand park after the Greater London Authority signed a £1.5billion deal for the area's dramatic regeneration.
Prince Philip made another trip to the Docklands on Wednesday to commemorate SS Robin's new permanent home in Royal Victoria Dock, Newham.
His Royal Highness unveiled a plaque to celebrate one of the world's oldest complete steamships, 40 years after he started a campaign to save her.
Activists who went to the High Court to get Newham councillors to re-pay millions for the failed Pleasure Gardens scheme have failed - and told not bring any further legal challenges without the permission of a judge.
The east London-based Communities United Party has been hit with a rare civil restraint order and told to curb its litigation which has seen nine "truly hopeless claims" since 2011.
Dawn raids targetting gangs in Newham on Thursday saw police make 13 arrests, as well as seize drugs and a hunting knife.
The intelligence-led operation took place at addresses across the borough and those arrested were taken to an east London police station for questioning.
Reports over the weekend claim Chinese business is about to invest £1billion to turn the Royal Docks into an Asian business centre.