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Relics of the famous 70ft Euston Arch uncovered in London’s East End during construction of the 2012 Olympics have gone on show to the public this week for the first time in 50 years.

Crewman Giles Harrison shows little Harry Maskell, 7, how to drive a lifeboat

Little Harry Maskell always wanted to drive e real Thames lifeboat.

Scotland Yard probe

New evidence has emerged from 47 allegations originally reported to police about election malpractice in the 2014 polls which re-elected Lutfur Rahman as mayor of Tower Hamlets.

Royal fans celebrate outside the Lindo Wing entrance at St Mary's Hospital after reports from Kensington Palace announced the born of a baby girl (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA)

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a girl - with mother and baby both doing well, Kensington Palace has announced.

Devastation... Nepal Earthquake disaster appeal: www.dec.org.uk

Hundreds of people are expected at an inter-faith prayer assembly in London’s East End today with an appeal for donations to the Nepal earthquake disaster international relief operation.

Rahman... rejects judgement at rally [pictures: Mike Brooke}

Sacked Mayor Lutfur Rahman is considering a legal challenge to last week’s High Court judgement which pronounced him guilty of election fraud, malpractice and polling station intimidation in last year’s Tower Hamlets local elections which got him re-elected.

Princess Royal visited Royal London Hospital's new Dental School in Whitechapel

Princess Anne has been touring the Royal London Hospital’s new £78 million dental hospital and school in Whitechapel today where she met a little girl who used to be scared of dentists.

[Photograph by Rupert Deering]

Four fire engines and 20 fire fighters are tackling a blaze in a shop on Commercial Street, near Aldgate East and Old Spitalfields Market.

The apprentices... D'Arcy Perry, Courtney Henry-Sang, Xavier Allen and Reubin Browne

Four apprentices have turned their lives around and managed to get permanent jobs in construction after showing skill, determination and work ethic while in training on an east London building site.

Crime & Court

09:38

New evidence has emerged from 47 allegations originally reported to police about election malpractice in the 2014 polls which re-elected Lutfur Rahman as mayor of Tower Hamlets.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Cleared at the High Court... Tower Hamlets' Election Returning officer John Williams, pictured with former borough Police Commander Dave Stringer

The returning officer caught up in the Tower Hamlets election trial has been cleared today of any wrongdoing.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Bethnal Green Academy school

Teenage girls from London’s East End have been made wards of court because they are thought to be at risk of travelling to areas controlled by the Islamic State terrorists, a judge today has ruled.

Health

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Volunteers at social care projects in London’s deprived East End are taking part in year-long celebrations “in relay” for the 25th anniversary of the charity that runs them.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Marie at first training session with Jamie's Ministry of Food

The first parents in London’s East End getting cooking lessons with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to improve meals at home have completed the “main course”.

Monday, March 23, 2015
Save Our Surgeries protest as Limehouse Surgery struggles to stay afloat.

Tag: NHS Surgeries protest

Patients joined their GPs in a street protest over budget cuts that campaigners say could close down many surgeries in London’s deprived East End with its high levels of chronic illness.

Environment

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Volunteers have been out tidying up the Regent’s Canal in east London to stop buddleias getting out of ciontrol and damanging buildings.

Monday, March 30, 2015
Buddleia hit squad... volunteers clean-up Regent's Canal

Volunteers have been busy getting rid overgrown plants from the Regent’s Canal near east London’s Victoria Park before nearby buildings are plagued by extending roots damaging brick work.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Busy bee pollinating plants in the East End

Biodiversity experts are buzzing round looking for volunteers to count bees in London’s East End now spring is here.

Politics

09:38

New evidence has emerged from 47 allegations originally reported to police about election malpractice in the 2014 polls which re-elected Lutfur Rahman as mayor of Tower Hamlets.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Rahman... rejects judgement at rally [pictures: Mike Brooke}

Sacked Mayor Lutfur Rahman is considering a legal challenge to last week’s High Court judgement which pronounced him guilty of election fraud, malpractice and polling station intimidation in last year’s Tower Hamlets local elections which got him re-elected.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Lutfur Rahman

Lufur Rahman’s controversial ‘Tower Hamlets First’ Town Hall caucus has been removed from the Electoral Commission’s official register of political parties.

Education

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Students in Ancient History take their GCSE subject very seriously in east London.

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Yachting Association ready to 'push the boat out' for half-term

A sailing club and two watersports centres in London’s East End are among 19 centres across London offering free or low-cost courses during the school half-term to try out new sports.

Sunday, April 19, 2015
100,000 visitors have now been to Whitechapel's unique Centre of the Cell

The unique Centre of the Cell life sciences education complex reached a milestone on Friday with its 100,000th visitor.

Heritage

16:45

Relics of the famous 70ft Euston Arch uncovered in London’s East End during construction of the 2012 Olympics have gone on show to the public this week for the first time in 50 years.

Monday, April 13, 2015
Hamish in the lead for the Dark Blues (although he lost his coat)

The Great Goat Race alternative to the traditional Oxford and Cambridge contest for humans attracted 1,100 spectators to London’s East End this year.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Eater Parade at Cubbitt Town

It has been a week of wind and rain—but at last the sun came out in time for Easter in London’s Docklands.

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