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Grand-daughter Lisa Mead researching Kate Webber's hit-run death in 1970

Hunt for hit-run driver who killed Lisa’s grandmother in Mile End 44 years ago

Lisa Mead is desperately trying to find the man who killed her grandmother in London’s East End 10 years before she was even born.

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Outside the Copper Box Arena. Picture by David Poultney for the LLDC.

Copper Box Arena celebrates one year open to public with free activities this weekend

The Copper Box Arena will mark a year since it first opened to the public by offering free skills sessions this weekend.

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The ArcelorMittal Orbit

Olympic Park’s ArcelorMittal Orbit to open late for three nights this summer

London’s spectacular nighttime skyline will be visible for the first time from the ArcelorMittal Orbit.

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Organiser David Harper (second from right) with cricketers Clare Connor, Pete Langman and Heather Knight at the Oval.

Isle of Dogs hotel consultant organising world’s highest game of cricket on Kilimanjaro

An adventurous hotel consultant from the Isle of Dogs is preparing to take two cricket teams up Mount Kilimanjaro to play the world’s highest-altitude match and raise money for charity.

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Tower Hamlets' free school meals judged the best in the country

Tower Hamlets wins award for best free school meals in UK

Tower Hamlets provides the best free school meals in the country, according to an industry awards panel of judges.

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Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Album review: Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Considered, refined and varied adult pop from this mongrel NY band.

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Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade. Pic: Clive Gee/ EMPICS Sport

Stalemate for O’s at Gateshead

Pre-season friendly: Gateshead 0 Leyton Orient 0

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Cyclists riding through the Highway

Video: Tour de France 2014 rides through Tower Hamlets and east London

Residents braved the rain in Tower Hamlets on Monday for the Tour de France, the largest sporting event in the world.

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Data Retention Bill... counter terrorism or state snoopers' charter?

BIG DEBATE: Emergency powers to fight terrorism—or a snooping charter?

Emergency powers for State surveillance on our phones and emails abroad in the war on terrorism have passed the Commons stage after a European Court ruling made EU-wide retention of data invalid. Critics say the “State Snoppers’ Charter” rushed through in a day was abuse of Parliament. Home Office Minister Norman Baker insists it doesn’t take away our Human Rights. But liberty groups like Big Brother Watch believe the promised “safeguards” to protect our privacy aren’t worth the paper they’re written on.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

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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