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18:48
Patrick Jenkinson and Doug Flynn set to try paraplegic racing in Victoria Park

Two pals take a break from London’s world of business to head out to Africa to run blind, race in wheelchairs and swim with their legs tied—even though they’re fit as a fiddle.

13:43
'Queue jump' scam circulating Tower Hamlets housing estates

Tricksters are running a scam to get tenants in overcrowded council housing to cough up cash to jump the waiting queue for better properties in London’s deprived East End.

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Tower Hamlets election count

Campaigners who exposed fraud during Tower Hamlets elections which led to disgraced mayor Lutfur Rahman being barred from office are calling for a meeting with London’s police chiefs to find out why no criminal prosecutions have followed.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Appeal for witnesses who saw this man...

A man who sexually harassed a woman with her two young children in east London is being sought this week by police who have been trawling CCTV.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Toddler hurt in traffic accident

A two-year-old toddler is fighting for his life today after being air-lifted 10 miles to the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel following a road accident.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Thefts from fire-stations end in jail for raiders

The last of three thieving conspirators who broke into fire-stations stealing emergency equipment to smuggle abroad for cash has been sentenced today.

Friday, August 26, 2016
.Luthur Edwards... died after being stabbed outside York Hall

Detectives investigating the murder of Luther Edwards on the steps of east London’s York Hall have made a fifth arrest, Scotland Yard has just confirmed.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Bethnal Green's Morpeth Secondary [Google image]

Any confusion over the change in the way schools’ performances are now assessed with today’s GCSE results hasn’t stopped Bethnal Green’s Morpeth Secondary reaching for the stars.

Sport

Paul McCallum celebrates after finding the net for Leyton Orient (pic: Simon O'Connor).

English Football League Trophy Southern Group G: Leyton Orient 3 Stevenage 1

Leyton Orient captain Robbie Weir knocks the ball forward against Charlton Athletic. Pic: TIM REDER

O’s captain Robbie Weir set to make first appearance in two weeks and will hope to show he is back to full fitness now

16:00
Robert Mear of Lakeside Hammers has been ruled out for the season (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Hammers place youngster in starting line-up for remainder of season

Sporting Bengal United manager Imrul Gazi gives instructions from the touchline (pic: Sporting Bengal United).

East Londoners finally played their first match of the league campaign, but were missing first choice goalkeeper Dwayne Esprit

Dean Cox celebrates his goal for Leyton Orient against Stevenage on August 16 (pic: Simon O'Connor)

O’s League Two rivals Stevenage make trip to Brisbane Road for second time this month for Southern Group G fixture

Armand Gnanduillet left Leyton Orient earlier this month to join League Two rivals Blackpool (pic: Simon O'Connor).

With Moore leaving Brisbane Road, will 19-year-old Freddy Moncur now get an opportunity?

West Ham United's Manuel Lanzini

The Hammers could have been thumped by Manchester City but came away with pride intact

West Ham United's Michail Antonio scores his side's first goal of the game

Who was our man of the match at the Etihad?

Yesterday, 12:30
Leyton Orient players celebrate after Liam Kelly (far, left) scores against Mansfield Town (pic: Simon O'Connor).

George Sessions provides player ratings following the 2-1 loss to Mansfield Town at Brisbane Road

Entertainment

Monday, August 8, 2016
Scene in Alleycats

Movie makers shooting a murder thriller about the underground sub-culture of alleycat bike racing in London’s East End finally release the film this month after raising the cash to cover production costs from the public.

Monday, August 1, 2016
Mela Procession through Spitalfields

This year’s Bengali Mela finally shook off its commercial shackles of the past few years after families in London’s East End had complained it was too expensive to take part in.

Monday, August 1, 2016
Reggie Kray's 'pupil' Dodger Steve Tully... armed robber-turned-author

Steve Tully was hard as nails—but the years have softened him to give up his life of armed robbery and violence.

Thursday, July 28, 2016
Island Gardens on the Isle of Digs, opposite Greenwich, where Kids Karnival has been scrapped [Google image]

Hundreds of children face disappointment with the sudden cancellation this week of East London’s famous ‘Kids Karnival’ which organisers blamed on “town hall red tape”.

Thursday, July 28, 2016
Protesters wave banners in council public gallery against Mela being staged at Weavers Fields

The biggest Bengali New Year Mela parade outside Bangladesh returns to Brick Lane in the heart of London’s East End on Sunday amid a protest by campaigners wanting it to be staged further out at Victoria Park..

Monday, July 25, 2016
Cockney Sparras sword swallowing

The people were out on the streets for a right ole’ cockney ‘Roman’ festival in London’s East End.

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