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We’ve picked out six gift ideas for those who enjoy a tipple.

There are lots of ways you can ensure your pet is healthy and happy at Christmas

To ensure your pets are as safe, healthy and happy as possible during the festive period follow these handy tips from pet retailer Pets Corner.

We tested a selection of mince pies from different supermarkets. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

As much as we’d all love to serve home made mince pies, finding the time to bake them can be tricky. To help you choose the best supermarket alternative we’ve undertaken the rather enjoyable job of sampling a selection.

The Christmas puddings and brandy used to make the gin at Sacred in Highgate

Whether you’re a gin fan or not, the Sacred Christmas Pudding version should get your taste buds wondering enough to try it. Especially, as it’s distilled by hand, by one man from his home in Talbot Road, Highgate from a handwritten family recipe dating back to the 1920s.

Milk thistle supplements can help detoxify your liver after drinking

Christmas isn’t really a time that we want to be restricting ourselves, however there are things we can do to limit the effects.

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.

Last week, the Government published its long-awaited report into allegations of mismanagement at Tower Hamlets Council. It is a shameful report that shows a disregard for proper, transparent, accountable decision making by the current administration. Grants were apparently sent to or increased for favoured organisations, and it looks like buildings were sold after questionable late bids, and changes to decisions, possibly at a loss to local people.

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.

On Monday, October 13, the Commons voted strongly in favour of recognising Palestine as a sovereign state.

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.

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.

As Ch Supt Stringer is on a well deserved holiday this gives me an opportunity to introduce myself as the Deputy Borough Commander with responsibility for Operations and Neighbourhood policing.

If you’re the type of person who jumps to conclusions, don’t bother reading what I have to say, just head to the last sentence.

This month has been re-named Stoptober. Across the country smokers are being encouraged to get the support they need to stop smoking for good.

The Horrors perform Troxy show

Saturday, October 4, 2014
Horrors Concert

A great headphones album, filled with all sorts of uplifting, multi-layered textures is a serious contender for the soundtrack of the summer.

Feminists protest in defence of Salman Rushdie in 1989  Photo: Rob Kenyon

A book launch was held in Bethnal Green by feminists who took a stand to defend author Salman Rushdie from death threats over his novel The Satanic Verses.

The Skillsmatch service can help people find jobs

An East End man has landed a job as a caretaker on a Bethnal Green housing estate.

E-cigarettes - friend or foe?

The popularity of e-cigarettes has soared since they were first introduced to the UK about a decade ago, with current estimates suggesting that there are 2.1 million users in Great Britain alone.

Mr Wilson's Second Liners brass band will perform at the festival Photo: Duncan Elliott

A community arts centre toasted its 130-year history with an exhibition to kick off its annual arts festival.

Lorna Holder in the late 1980s

The history of Bethnal Green’s Rich Mix building as a fashion house is being explored in a new exhibition.

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Protesters have been warned they are banned from setting up camp at the landmark.

John Cantlie features in the new IS video, in which he talks about a recent failed military attack.

From Britain First’s Facebook posts, you would assume they’d won the Rochester by-election. They didn’t, but they’re claiming it anyway.

At 100 years old, this was Ruby Holt’s first visit to the beach – and the first time she saw the ocean.

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