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A 72-year-old woman died after a road accident in east London despite efforts by a doctor and a team of paramedics to try and save her life.

Simon... outside 10 Downing St

Simon Tan was born with benign tumours that badly distorted his whole face as he grew up.

MP Jim Fitzpatrick

An MP in London’s high-unemployment East End is urging bosses not to be put off when jobseekers turn up with “lack of experience”.

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Join the London Social Media café for their October networking event tomorrow.

Sebastian Tuma on location filming his award-winning 'Let Me Dream'

Teenager Sebastian Tuma met the Culture Secretary and his local MP from London’s East End at the House of Commons yesterday to talk about his passion for making films.

Thames Magistrates Court in east London

A man appears on court in east London today charged with a sex assault on a girl under 13.

Encore Capital's refitted Reebok in Canary Wharf

Owners of the Reebok health club in the Canary Wharf business district have taken over two prestigious West End gyms.

Ben McBean in Whitehall on his 31-mile run through the streets using the outline of a poppy on the London map [photos: David Parry/PA Wire]

Prince Harry was reunited with injured war veteran Ben McBean again on the finishing line of a gruelling 31-mile fundraising run through London—and told him get his own beer this time.

Their big moment… Keith and Gertrude's FosterTalk award, with broadcaster Lorraine Pascale (far left), and Children’s Minister Edward Timpson

Gertrude and Keith Tummings have been mum and dad to nearly 30 children over the last few years.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 10:54

A man appears on court in east London today charged with a sex assault on a girl under 13.

Mon, 10:06
Sabul Miah absconded from Standford Hill Prison on the Isle of Sheppey on Thursday (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A man from Poplar serving two life terms for a wave of violent muggings on pensioners has absconded from Standford Hill Prison in Kent.

Sunday, October 26, 2014
CCTV image police appeal to trace people in Brick Lane on night of street brawl, Sunday, Oct-12

Police in have released a CCTV image in a witness appeal to identify anyone involved in a late-night street brawl along Brick Lane in London’s East End.

Health

07:00

Simon Tan was born with benign tumours that badly distorted his whole face as he grew up.

Wed, 21:09
Encore Capital's refitted Reebok in Canary Wharf

Owners of the Reebok health club in the Canary Wharf business district have taken over two prestigious West End gyms.

Saturday, October 25, 2014
St John Ambulance volunteers ready for Guy Fawkes

Hundreds of first-aid volunteers are getting ready for Guy Fawkes night in case of fireworks injury.

Environment

Friday, October 24, 2014

Retired London docker Tom Gleed is the greenest tenant in Britain—that’s official.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Terrapins spotted abandoned on our waterways after outgrowing tanks in the home [photo: Jack Perks]

The trust that looks after our canals and rivers is worried about ‘mutant Ninja turtles’ munching their way through wildlife along its waterways.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Scribbling ideas in the park

Four giant ‘cubes for ideas’ have appeared in public parks around Shoreditch in east London asking people how green spaces can be used to benefit the community.

Politics

Mon, 14:27

A boycott of exams and refusing to set students their coursework begins next week at many universities including four east London campuses.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Cycle highway along A11 in east London towards Aldgate

The controversial cycle super highway network was being debated at the London Assembly today over whether it is more dangerous to riders than safe.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Consultations have been carried out today and yesterday over whether a gate should be erected to stop public access to a crime-ridden back alley in London’s Docklands.

Education

Yesterday, 15:26

Teenager Sebastian Tuma met the Culture Secretary and his local MP from London’s East End at the House of Commons yesterday to talk about his passion for making films.

Mon, 14:27
Students at Queen Mary University... exams at risk by lectuers' boycott

A boycott of exams and refusing to set students their coursework begins next week at many universities including four east London campuses.

Mon, 00:01
Getting ready for East End's frightening 'Halloweek' horrors

Witches and pirates are invading London’s East End with ghosts and ghosts all week, youngsters are warned.

Heritage

Wed, 19:38

Prince Harry was reunited with injured war veteran Ben McBean again on the finishing line of a gruelling 31-mile fundraising run through London—and told him get his own beer this time.

Monday, October 13, 2014
Pearly King in a field of poppies at The Tower

A schools campaign exploring the importance of remembrance as part of the First World War centenary is being launched with three questions by the Tower of London.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Restaurant today where Jack the Ripper's graffiti was scrawled in doorway in 1888 and (inset) what it may have looked like [photos: Mike Pattison]

A fish’n’chip shop in London’s East End has had a traditional makeover and been turned into an historic memorial to the victims of Jack the Ripper—at the spot where the Victorian serial killer taunted police with a message chalked on a wall.

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A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fire at a fireworks warehouse which left two people missing. Staffordshire Police said the two people remain “unaccounted for” following the fire which broke out at the industrial unit at about 5.15pm yesterday. The force said it was in contact with the missing people’s family […]

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