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Software giant Microsoft is backing a Poplar charity to spearhead a new youth project spreading IT skills across east London.
Streets Of Growth is one of 30 centres across the country to be hand-picked to be a Microsoft IT Youth Hub, in a collaboration between the US firm and UK Youth.
A proposal for a 75 storey tower on the doorstep of Canary Wharf has been rejected by Tower Hamlets Council's planning committee.
By Peter Golds
I was not surprised when Mayor Lutfur Rahman used his power to increase spending on his private office to £700,000.
However, on opening my most recent Freedom of Information request on how much he spends on personal spin doctors, even I was taken back that just one of these is paid £51,000 per year for what appears to be part time work.
A commuter from Tower Hamlets was left with a broken nose after being headbutted on a rush-hour train.
The 31-year-old was trying to board a busy eastbound Central line train at Holborn when he was pushed back onto the platform by the attacker.
■ A new permanent exhibiton at the Tower of London tells the tale of the tower's little-known role as the Royal Mint between 1279 and 1812. The exhibition focuses on five key episodes in the Mint's life, as explained by Curator Dr Megan Gooch, pictured.