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International ’cello virtuoso Leonard Elschenbroich returns to east London next week to perform with Docklands Sinfonia.

Yesterday, 18:18
Crowds gather at 72nd annual remembrance to 1943 Bethnal Green air raid shelter disaster

The East End of London remembered its civilian war dead yesterday in what may well be the last annual remembrance of the 1943 Bethnal Green air raid disaster before a permanent memorial is finally in place.

Yesterday, 12:03
Volunteers clearing up Regent's Canal where wartime hand-grenade was found

Volunteers who found a wartime hand-grenade and other weapons in the Regent’s Canal are returning to give the waterway a makeover to help wildlife.

Yesterday, 08:42
Getting home from a night out might be trickier if the Saturday night strikes go ahead

Members of the RMT union are set to strike on Saturday evening in the latest industrial action over the sacking of a colleague who failed breath alcohol tests.

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Drone can save swimmers in 20 seconds

Completely artificially intelligent drones could soon be saving lives at sea thanks to a Tech City start up which aims to drastically cut the numbers of people drowning around the world.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Boris Johnson drives bulldozer to launch London's first urban land trust last summer at St Clement's hospital site in Mile End [picture Gregory Lambert]

Campaigners are taking action today in calling on local authorities and MPs to support community land trusts to help solve the growing housing crisis.

Friday, February 27, 2015
Police horse Jamestown was injured by the dog

A dog owner has received a control order after his dog attacked a police horse.

Sport

Yesterday, 12:45

Hammers defender Carl Jenkinson has not given up hope of a big finish to the season, despite Saturday’s dismal 3-1 defeat against Crystal Palace

Yesterday, 10:15
O's boss Fabio Liverani
 (pic: Simon O'Connor)

Italian delighted with win at Walsall

Yesterday, 07:00
Sam Allardyce manager West Ham United   (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce has promised West Ham fans they will not see a performance as poor as Saturday’s 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace again.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Our Hammers blogger thinks time may be running out for manager Sam Allardyce

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Billy Rix puts Barking ahead at Southend Manor (pic: Terry Gilbert)

Essex Senior League: Southend Manor 1 Barking 4

Saturday, February 28, 2015
O's Chris Dagnall scores and celebrates as he makes it 2-0 at Walsall. Pic: Simon O'Connor

League One: Walsall 0 Leyton Orient 2

Saturday, February 28, 2015
West Ham's Aaron Cresswell deflects the ball into the net as Wilfried Zaha watches on (PA Wire)

Glenn Murray struck twice before being sent off to give Palace a derby-day win at West Ham

Entertainment

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International ’cello virtuoso Leonard Elschenbroich returns to east London next week to perform with Docklands Sinfonia.

Friday, February 27, 2015
Christina McMaster will be performing at The Rag Factory

A top pianist will be promoting the ideas of gender equality at a concert on Monday.

Friday, February 20, 2015
Handa's Surprise is heading to the Half Moon with actors Toniche Wallace and Michal Keyamo

A popular early years play is coming to The Half Moon Theatre this weekend.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Lincoln Townley with one of his paintings... he's the one on the left

A posh hotel in Canary Wharf is turning itself into a jazzed-up art gallery with a bombshell collection from reformed alcoholic-turned-artist Lincoln Townley.

Monday, February 9, 2015
Mary Barnes' Volcanic Eruption' (left) and as yet 'Untitled'

Pictures created by a woman having treatment in an experimental psychiatric programme in London’s East End in the 1960s who was the subject of a book about madness have gone on public show.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Sam and the Womp will be appearing at the festival

Fans of all musical genres will find something to get excited about as London Remixed Festival returns on Friday.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
A young boy takes a closer look at one of the motorbikes on display at last years show

An exclusive collection of bikes from nine-time Moto GP legend Valentino Rossi are roaring over to the Royal Docks events centre.

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