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Monday, September 19, 2016

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.

The Lake Annecy ski resorts become peaceful mountain idylls in the summer months, where you can relax in the pure alpine air or splash around in the river against a background symphony of cowbells and sweet bird song.

According to figures from Public Health England last year, Newham has one of the highest rates of tuberculosis (TB) infection in the country.

A cruise that immerses you in the world of Agatha Christie—the woman who for many is still the undisputed ‘queen of crime’—follows the crime-writer’s visit to Tenerife in the late 1920s. It is one of the themed cruises the travel trade offers, tested by travel writer and Christie fan Allis Moss:

The friendliness and professionalism of our VIP Ski chalet hosts were put to the test when we got stuck in Friday night rush hour traffic in Geneva – meaning that we turned up at Chalet Club Pierre in Meribel two hours after dinner should have been dished up and at precisely the time they should have been heading off home.

It doesn’t matter how cold it gets—even the sudden winter snap this week hasn’t deterred our feathered friends taking a dip in the water in east London.

This Wagtail was snapped dipping its toes in running water at Canary Wharf.

An exhibition by world-renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz begins its global tour in London’s East End on Saturday.

Her Women New Portraits show opens to the public for the first time at Wapping, running for three weeks at the historic Hydraulic Power Station, before it starts its global tour.

A children’s nursery was transformed into a Christmas grotto in east London complete with presents for all the children after an 11th-hour operation by teams of elves.

A host of showbiz stars brought a sparkle to Mildmay Hospital’s Christmas carol concert in London’s East End to raise funds for its unique, world-renowned HIV treatment.

Families turned out for the free “Chrispmas” festival—in East London’s famous ‘Chrisp Street’ Market, of course. It was the big extravaganza on the Christmas calendar for hundreds of children.

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