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A cute little gosling waddling around Canary Wharf has won the hearts of a tough panel of judges, with this charming picture they voted as this year’s overall winner of the east London business district’s second annual photo contest.

After six years in power, the Chancellor last week confirmed what we all knew about the Conservative’s long-term economic plan – despite years of painful public sector cuts, the Tories have not balanced Britain’s books.

Even the freezing cold couldn’t prevent the crowds turning out in Brick Lane this-evening in the heart of London’s East End to see the Christmas Lights being switch on.

A curry house in London’s East End cooked up a victory last night when it was named ‘Restaurant of the Year’ at the prestigious ‘Oscars’ of the Indian cuisine trade.

Christmas has arrived at St Katharine’s-by-The-Tower with a giant floating yuletide tree with a-thousand fairy lights switched on for six weeks of festival celebrations.

This week the East London Advertiser marks its 150th anniversary with a special 40-page history supplement and a quiz.

A floating 45ft tree goes on display in the dock marina next to the Tower of London the opening of a Christmas market and film festival.

London’s oldest canal has been swamped by volunteers rolling up their sleeves to give it a thorough clean up.

A group of east Londoners are exploring what life was like in the capital more than 100 years ago.

Staff from London’s Morgan Stanley investment bankers are resting their legs this week following a gruelling 166-mile bike ride to Paris in just 24 hours.

The police have joined “happy hour” looking for bars and boozers in London’s East End to track down the best-run watering hole.

A panting but smiling Carnegie Smyth arrived in east London yesterday after competing 1,000 killometres or 750 miles in the saddle.

He had been cycling around the UK in just 10 days raising awareness about using sport to tackle crime and obesity among deprived youngsters.

Young movie-makers have been stirring it up in east London about our love affair with the nation’s favourite brew.

A photo-documentary exhibition about real life on the streets of London’s East End has been unveil by Sir Derek Jacobi on the London Underground.

A project helping families on the poverty line get cheaper energy prices has saved them £107,000 in its first year in London’s deprived East End.

In an ever changing world of retail, getting online is now more important than ever. Whether it’s to sell your products or to promote your brand, without an online presence few companies can make it in today’s day and age.

The 30,000 competitors pounding the streets in the London Marathon brought joy twice over to thousands of spectators as it wound its way in both directions through London’s East End.

They raced for glory—or to raise cash for many charities.

Many roads close for tomorrow’s London Marathon as it winds its way through south-east London, the East End, City and West End, following close to the Thames.

Here’s a selection of shots from previous London Marathons...

Acclaimed Photographer Charlie Phillips took centre stage at Bethnal Green’s Morpeth Secondary during an exhibition of his work in the Portman Gallery, the school’s pop up art venue.

Children’s author Anne Fine is inviting youngsters to put pen to paper for a national Sleepy Stories writing competition.

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