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Whitechapel Mission lands £25,000 windfall for its meals service from Pranic Foundation

Two charities in Whitechapel feeding London’s homeless and giving them shelter have received cash from a foundation that preaches “self-healing” processes that repair the mind and body.

12:17
Previous Cutting East film festival at Genesis Cinema

Preparations are under way for next month’s Cutting East film festival in London’s East End where youngsters have submitted their short films and documentaries or are learning about marketing and programming.

10:18
James Flanagan... jailed after

A man who tricked his victim into shaking his hand “to put him off guard” has been jailed for viciously attacking him outside an Underground station in London’s East End.

Marvin Couson in hospital after he was shot

The murder of Marvin Couson - who died 13 years after he was shot in Shoreditch - will be reconstructed tonight on BBC’s Crimewatch.

Friday, February 5, 2016
Plans: An artist's impression of the Shoreditch Highgate hotel (right), viewed from Boxpark

Regulars of east London’s biggest gay sauna today told of their devastation at news Chariots in Shoreditch is set to close.

Friday, February 5, 2016
(Picture: Getty)

Maintenance workers on London Underground have announced a wave of strikes lasting until June in response to safety changes that they say “will lead to someone being killed”.

Friday, February 5, 2016
Bishop Challoner Girls' head-teacher Chantelle Easmon-Johnson addresses her pupils to inspire them

A campaign to inspire teenage girls to have ambitions and break out of restrictions holding them back has been launched at one of the biggest girls’ schools in London’s deprived East End.

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Syrian children in Skype link with two schols in east London

A British government project helping children in war-torn Syria get their education has been started with youngsters at two secondary schools in east London using the internet to forge links with classes in Damascus.

Sport

31 minutes ago
Leyton Orient's Jobi McAnuff lets fly against Portsmouth and finds the net (pic: Simon O'Connor).

The 34-year-old is older than player-manager Kevin Nolan but isn’t thinking about the future yet

West Ham United's Mark Noble (right) gives the thumbs up to the away fans after the Barclays Premier League match at St Mary's Stadium, Southampton.

Hammers captain Mark Noble makes his 350th appearance in claret and blue

Leyton Orient player-manager Kevin Nolan (centre) celebrates their win at Portsmouth with goalkeeper coach Lee Harrison (left) and assistant manager Andy Hessenthaler.

Orient earned a third win out of four under their new player-manager at Portsmouth last weekend

09:12
Bailey Chittock gave London Raiders the lead against former club Chelmsford (pic: John Scott)

National League: Chelmsford 8 London Raiders 2

Yesterday, 09:23
London Raiders forward Mason Webster fights for possession with Invicta's Josh Condren (pic: John Scott)

South East Cup: London Raiders 2 Invicta 7

Yesterday, 08:22
Barking's James Peagram is tackled by a Sawbridgeworth rival (pic: Terry Gilbert)

Sporting Bengal draw positives; Foxes left fuming

Saturday, February 6, 2016
West Ham United's Enner Valencia (left) falls over in the box after battling for the ball with Southampton's Maya Yoshida during the Barclays Premier League match at St Mary's Stadium, Southampton.

Another sluggish start by the Hammers cost them against the Saints at St Mary’s

Saturday, February 6, 2016
Leyton Orient player-manager Kevin Nolan smiles (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Brisbane Road boss reflects on success at Fratton Park and reaction of the players that didn’t feature in the game

Saturday, February 6, 2016
Jobi McAnuff celebrates a goal for Leyton Orient (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Sky Bet League Two: Portsmouth 0 Leyton Orient 1

Entertainment

Saturday, January 30, 2016
Children at Centre of the Cell learning about how the body works

Youngsters and their families can learn about the world of senses and take part in an interactive show about the heart this Half Term at east London’s Centre of the Cell.

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Annie Leibovitz unveils her latest 'Women New Portraits' collection [photos: Vickie Flores]

An exhibition by world-renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz begins its global tour in London’s East End on Saturday.

Her Women New Portraits show opens to the public for the first time at Wapping, running for three weeks at the historic Hydraulic Power Station, before it starts its global tour.

Saturday, December 5, 2015
Dickie Beau channels multiple personas in his LOST IN TRANS

Disembodied voices emanating loneliness on a bleak theatre set might not be your idea of getting into the festive spirit.

Friday, December 4, 2015
Need a rehersal room? Performers ready for Spitalfields 12-day Winter Music Festival opening today in London's East End

Early music and seasonal Christmas music are set to keep audiences spellbound for the next 12 days when this year’s Spitalfields Music Winter Festival opens today in London’s East End.

It features a wealth of early music, festival debuts from renowned European ensembles, premieres, exclusive works-in-progress, family-orientated concerts and activities and seasonal music from some of the country’s most popular ensembles.

Thursday, December 3, 2015
Children's illustrator James Mayhew performs with Docklands Sinfonia

Children’s author and illustrator James Mayhew returns to London’s East End tomorrow to join Docklands Sinfonia on stage for a tribute to Sibelius.

James—famed for his Ella Bella Ballerina and Katie’s Picture Show books—reads from Finland’s epic folklore poem The Kalevala at St Anne’s Limehouse to mark the 150th anniversary of the classical composer’s birth.

Monday, November 30, 2015
Barrie Stradling at Headway East London's brain recovery centre, ready for charity's dance marathon

Soul artist Barrie Stradling had to learn to sing again after a hit-and-run road incident nine years ago.

But now the 57-year-old who has been volunteering with Headway East London brain injury centre is to perform at the charity’s annual eight-hour dance marathon.

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