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Artist view of Stratosphere... Telford's housing complex next to Olympic Park ready by spirng, 2017.

Telford’s reach for the sky with 36-storey tower next to Olympic Park

Latest housing development complex in east London is launched this month by Telford Homes for 307 apartments.

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Cabinet meeting: Lutfur Rahman rebuts Theresa May’s claim of extremism in Tower Hamlets

Lutfur Rahman opened tonight’s cabinet meeting by angrily rebutting Theresa May’s claim the borough’s schools are at risk of influence from extremism.

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Shoppers flood in as Emmaus social enterprise opens in Chrisp St Market

A new social enterprise launched in London’s deprived East End has been swamped with shoppers queuing to get through the doors.

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Protesters form a 'human chain' over the death of Rubel Ahmed

Migrant’s death prompts ‘human chain’ protest in Altab Ali Park

A “human chain” protest was held in a Whitechapel park over the death of a young man in an immigration centre.

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Glitzy awards night for Tower Hamlets students at Canary Wharf's Hilton [photos: Guy Levy]

Glitzy night at Canary Wharf’s Hilton for Tower Hamlets ‘top students’ awards

Top performing students have been basking in the limelight at their annual Achievement Awards at Canary Wharf’s prestigious Hilton Hotel.

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Album review: Royal Blood - Royal Blood

A searing, exciting and uncompromising debut from the new darlings of rock.

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London Raiders defenceman David Oliver (left) celebrates a goal with team-mates against Oxford (pic: John Scott)

Raider Oliver ready for tough weekend

Defenceman relishing renewing rivalries

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The Pearly Queen of Islington, Phyllis Broadbent, enjoys the tea dance at Spitalfields Market to raise awareness of National Eye Health Week.

Pictures: Spitalfields tea dance raises money for sight loss charity

Dancers put on their gladrags and took to the floor at Old Spitalfields Market yesterday to raise money for a sight loss charity.

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Lyn Brown MP

Lyn Brown pledges support for Focus E15 mums

The campaign by the young mums of Focus E15 has shone a light onto the impact of a number of this Government’s policies on thousands of my constituents.

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Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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