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Yesterday, 20:02

Councillors have voted overwhelmingly to demand Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman withdraws his plans to axe nurseries in London’s deprived East End.

Yesterday, 15:05
Tom Odell sings‘ 'Real Love'’ at the piano [Photos: David Benett/Getty Images]

An array of A-List celebs turned up in London’s East End last night to hear pop idol Tom Odell perform his Christmas TV ad hit at the launch of ‘Manhattan island city’ development on the banks of the River Lea.

Yesterday, 11:17
Unison trade union protesters outsideTower Hamlets Council's meeting urging Mayor Rahman stands up to Eric Pickles

Furious council members voted overwhelmingly at last night’s Tower Hamlets council meeting for embattled Mayor Lutfur Rahman to “pay out of his own pocket” if he increased the cost of the £1.2million auditors’ report into Town Hall spending by delaying tactics.

Yesterday, 08:19
Mad Frankie Fraser at the Repton Boys Boxing Club in East London.

Notorious East End gangster and rival to the Kray twins ‘Mad’ Frankie Fraser has died in hospital at the age of 90.

Wed, 14:04
Under fire... Mayor Lutfur Rahman

Emergency resolutions are being tabled at tonight’s Tower Hamlets council meeting to overhaul the system of public funds which have been dished out by embattled mayor Lutfur Rahman and how he sold off council buildings at knock-down prices.

Wed, 12:00
How Whitechapel's new civic hub will look in 2015

Plans to regenerate Whitechapel have been ‘highly commended’ at the 2014 national Planning Awards in the face of stiff competition from some of the country’s biggest planning projects.

Wed, 09:48
The fatal accident happened at this junction between Commercial Road and Cavell Street on Monday November 24 [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Police have arrested the driver of a car that hit and killed a cyclist in Whitechapel and failed to stop at the scene.

Sport

Yesterday, 18:30

BUCS Basketball: UEL 73 London South Bank 58

Yesterday, 18:00
UEL enjoyed more success on the football field

Football squad knock out rivals

Yesterday, 17:00
UEL's tennis squad proved too strong for their rivals (pic: EMPICS)

Women’s team ease to cup success

Yesterday, 16:00
Action from the latest UEL women's BUCS volleyball match on Big Blue Wednesday

Volleyball squad ease past East Anglia

Yesterday, 15:09
UEL's footballers enjoyed another impressive win

SE Conference Cup: UEL 11 Imperial 1

Yesterday, 15:00
West Ham United's Andy Carroll and Everton's Steven Naismith, centre square up

Hammers manager talks about the FA charge dished out to West Ham and Everton last week

Yesterday, 13:51
West Ham's Diafra Sakho (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Hammers hopeful on Downing and Kouyate but others remain injured

Entertainment

Wed, 11:30

Brit rockers wring every ounce of emotion from this debut set - but is it enough?

Mon, 11:30
Iamamiwhoami - Blue

Swedish audiovisual artist Jonna Lee has come up trumps with the year’s most joyously complex pop record.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Neil Young - Storytone

Young offers fans intimate solo and lavishly orchestrated versions of the same songs, with typically mixed results.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Restless! Reckless! And Reviled! Untamed Youth, The Original Rebels Of Rock'N'Roll

Plenty of lesser-known nuggets and curios from the birth of rock’n’roll, scattered among the big hitters in a great-value set.

Monday, November 17, 2014
Simple Minds - Big Music

Scots synth titans go through the motions on their new studio LP.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Sue Letchmere, great-great granddaughter of Ripper suspect, with the Letchmere family album

Private family snapshots have emerged for the first time showing the children of the latest suspect named as Jack the Ripper being exposed in a new TV documentary on Monday—more than a year after he was revealed exclusively in the East London Advertiser.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Lily & Madeleine - Fumes

Signed to Sufjan Stephens’ label on the back of an internet-enabled word-of-mouth explosion just last year, it’s hard to believe these Indianapolis-born sisters are still just teenagers.

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There’s been a rise in the number of fresh shop-bought chickens contaminated with the bug since August.

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