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Poplar Baths... closed 40 years, now reopened to the public

How spooky that the 1930s Poplar Baths has re-opened in London’s East End after being derelict for three decades since it closed its doors.

Yesterday, 23:55
Cockney Sparras sword swallowing

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

Sunday, July 24, 2016
Sir Derek Jacobi with Heartstone director Sita Kumari at the Whitechapel unveiling with Osmani Trust director Shafiur Rahman

A photo-documentary exhibition about real life on the streets of London’s East End has been unveil by Sir Derek Jacobi on the London Underground.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Rosemary Lane rag fair, 1730s [Rowlandson's watercolour]

Ambitious plans are on the drawing board to revive a traditional East End street market near the Tower of London that vanished more than 150 years ago.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Fun day barbecue on the Isle of Dogs' Union Wharf housing estate

Families on a housing estate in London’s Docklands half-way through its reconstruction have still managed to hold their annual summer fete with music and barbecue during Wednesday’s heatwave.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Delighted children at Bow Arts exhibition (photos: Rob Harris]

An education charity developing the next generation of artists with a schools programme in east London that puts creative learning back in the classroom has put on its first year’s partnership exhibition of the youngsters’ artwork.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Bethnal Green Academy pupils visiting Cern centre in Switzerland

School pupils studying A-Level physics in London’s East End have returned from a trip to the CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research centre in Geneva.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
John Biggs... attacking Housing Act

The Mayor of London’s most deprived borough with the longest housing waiting list has today launched a blistering attack on the government’s Housing and Planning Act which he warns is killing off “affordable housing” in inner city districts.

Sport

13:30
Szandra Szogedi is a former University of East London student who was raised in Hungary and competes as a judo international for Ghana. Pic: UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON

Judo international for Ghana graduated from university in 2014, but believes they helped her get on the path to glory

Leyton Orient defender Sean Clohessy in action against Charlton Athletic. Pic: TIM REDER

Experienced right-back reflects on goalless draw with Charlton Athletic and competition for places in the squad

Yesterday, 14:00
Russell Slade (left) and Kevin Nugent returned to Brisbane Road at the weekend with Charlton Athletic. Pic: SIMON O'CONNOR

Addicks boss returned to Brisbane Road for the first time since leaving at the weekend and was given huge applause by home supporters

Yesterday, 09:30
Leyton Orient caretaker Andy Hessenthaler watches on (pic: Simon O'Connor).

League Two boss pleased with Yvan Erichot but knows he needs to bring another defender in before August 6

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Leyton Orient boss Andy Hessenthaler looks on (pic: Simon O'Connor)

Pre-season friendly: Leyton Orient 0 Charlton Athletic 0

Friday, July 22, 2016
Leyton Orient's badge outside Brisbane Road (pic: Play With A Legend).

Ex-Oldham Athletic ace will play his first home match at E10 and has discussed his role in helping improve the youngsters in the squad

Friday, July 22, 2016
New Leyton Orient midfielder Robbie Weir shows his delight after signing for the club (pic: Leyton Orient FC).

Experienced midfielder has demonstrated his leadership qualities throughout the summer

Friday, July 22, 2016
Russell Slade (left) and Kevin Nugent will return to Brisbane Road this weekend with Charlton Athletic (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Pair who worked together for a lengthy amount of time at Brisbane Road will return on Saturday with League One side Charlton

Entertainment

Yesterday, 23:55
Cockney Sparras sword swallowing

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

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Delighted children at Bow Arts exhibition (photos: Rob Harris]

An education charity developing the next generation of artists with a schools programme in east London that puts creative learning back in the classroom has put on its first year’s partnership exhibition of the youngsters’ artwork.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
New mural at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park in Mile End [photo: Ken Greenway]

Artists have painted murals of endangered animals on the walls of an education centre in an east London cemetery park.

Monday, July 11, 2016
It was the 1940s all over again at Poplar's Swing East festival

The clocks were turned back 70 years when the post-war Swing era of the 1940s jived its way back to London’s East End for a Sunday shindig.

Thursday, July 7, 2016
It's the 1940s again as Swing East festival gets ready to return to London's East End [photos: Ivana Bucci]

The clocks are turning back 70 years when the post-war Swing era of the 1940s and early 50s returns to London’s East End on Sunday.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Artist Alex Echo

Internationally-renowned artist Alex Echo is getting his latest collection into shape to open at Canary Wharf next week.

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