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Hunt for man who sexually assaulted girl, 16, on tube

Detectives investigating the sexual assault of a teenage girl have released images of a man they would like to speak to.

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Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman

Mayor accused at High Court of using ‘spiritual influence’ for re-election

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets exerted unlawful “spiritual influence” on voters to secure his re-election, according to allegations filed at the High Court by petitioners seeking to overturn the election result.

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Wheeler House, Spitalfields... scene of police operation

Two charged in east London in police probe into bank-card PIN phone scam

Two teenagers arrested in London’s East End have been charged in connection with a £1m courier fraud investigation by five police forces in the South West.

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Killer Liam Whitnell... jailed in 2013 for 24 years for murder

Killer Whitnell’s internet photos of birthday behind bars shocks victim’s family

Killer Liam Whitnell posted photos on the internet boasting about his 31st birthday celebrations behind bars which have shocked the family of his victim.

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Police swoop on three East End addresses after £1m PIN scam

Three arrested in East End after £1m courier PIN number scam in 8 counties

Three youths have been arrested in dawn raids in London’s East End today by detectives investigating a £1m courier fraud.

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Police wish to speak to this man

Hunt for man who sexually assaulted girl, 16, on tube

Detectives investigating the sexual assault of a teenage girl have released images of a man they would like to speak to.

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Scottish Saltier flying above Stratford Old Town Hall

BIG DEBATE: Scottish Referendum—better together or better apart?

The Scottish Saltier is flying over the old Stratford Town hall as Newham Council backs the ‘Better Together’ campaign as Scotland votes tomorrow on whether stay or quit the UK. Newham’s directly-elected mayor Sir Robin Wales is a proud Scot and an ardent supporter of a United Kingdom who genuinely believes we are better as a united island. The ‘yes’ voters who want an independent Scotland have won support, unsurprisingly, from English Democrats who believe England should have its own Parliament—like the Scots—because they believe we would prosper without having to support the rest of Britain:

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

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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