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Cycle safety: Andrew Gilligan in tough questions at London Assembly

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

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Move to block Docklands alley to stop Limehouse drug-dealers and prostitutes

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.

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Rasbina Khan voted European Diversity 'Hero of the Year' and (inset) with her award

East End housing cabinet member Rabina wins European Diversity award

A local council cabinet member for housing in London’s deprived East End has been named ‘hero of the year’ in the prestigious European Diversity awards.

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Cabinet meeting: Lutfur Rahman rebuts Theresa May’s claim of extremism in Tower Hamlets

Lutfur Rahman opened tonight’s cabinet meeting by angrily rebutting Theresa May’s claim the borough’s schools are at risk of influence from extremism.

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Councillors set for Tower Hamlets cabinet meeting tonight

Councillors are due to meet tonight at a Tower Hamlets cabinet meeting.

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GPs protesting in Whitehall over 22 surgeries facing closure across East London

Fight to save GP surgeries goes on—even as Stepney’s Jubilee St practice gets reprieve

A major surgery facing closure in London’s deprived East End has been given an 11th hour reprieve to keep open for at least two years.

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Bethnal Green and Bow MP Rushanara Ali quits shadow cabinet over Iraq vote

Breaking: Rushanara Ali has resigned from her post as shadow education minister over parliament’s decision to carry out air strikes in Iraq.

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Terror raid on Islamic ‘school’ in Shadwell as Mayor rejects Theresa May’s ‘extremism’ claim

An off-the-books Islamic school has been raided by counter-terrorism police amid a row over extremism in Tower Hamlets.

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Poplar & Limehouse MP Jim Fitzpatrick says Palestine needs our support

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

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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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