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Students at University of East London given tablets to help with their studies

All first-year students have been given Tablet and Notepad devices downloaded with eBooks by the University of East London.

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University lecturers vote for industrial action over threat to pensions

Thousands of college students in London’s East End could be hit by lecturers who have voted for industrial action at campuses up and down the country.

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Police found packaged cannabis worth an estimated £6,000

Police find £6,000 cannabis haul at Bow home

Police have seized £6,000 worth of cannabis “packaged and ready for distribution” from a property where they also arrested a man, 46.

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Top score... Tower Hamlets College cricketers scoop Gold at Lord's Taverners contest

Tower Hamlets College wins Gold in Lord’s Taverners cricket tournament

Cricket-mad students punched the air after they scooped a Lord’s Taverners tournament.

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Globe Primary's Artyface project and (inset) the kids working on their pottery

Eyes light up as Globe Primary kids get hands dirty for Artyface project

Eyes lit up when children got their hands on big, squoshy lumps of clay for their school sculpture project working with professional artists in London’s East End.

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Comedian Suzi Ruffell will be performing at Stratford Circus

Comedian Suzi Ruffell excited for Stratford Circus show

“If you’ve only ever seen stand up on TV, it’s so much better live,” explains Suzi Ruffell.

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Burnley's Danny Ings (right) has his shot blocked by West Ham United's James Collins during the Barclays Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley.

West Ham’s King James the second back in at the deep end

He could hardly walk by the end but James Collins is just delighted to be back on the field

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Leyton Orient caretaker manager Kevin Nugent. Pic: Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

GALLERY: Sheffield United v Leyton Orient

Selection of images from yesterday’s League One game between Sheffield United and Leyton Orient

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BIG DEBATE: 24-hour weekend tube services

Transport for London (TfL) recently announced plans for a 24-hour weekend tube trains from next September, with six services to run every hour across the Jubilee, Victoria and most of the Piccadilly, Central and Northern lines.

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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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