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Our reporter Liam Coleman met with the big man before a hectic few weeks.

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Brexit continues to dominate the political landscape and Tower Hamlets Council deserves praise for setting up its own commission to examine the potential economic and social impact that leaving the EU will have on the borough.

Cinderella has brought the Christmas panto season to Mile End amid the eternal battle with her Ugly Stepsisters.

The Duchess of Cornwall popped into an East End pensioners’ lunch club in Bethnal Green bearing a Christmas gift and tucking into a square meal.

Magic lights in Poplar have turned Chrisp Street Market into a children’s Christmas winter wonderland.

A sports programme for youngsters aimed at tackling school truancy and improving classroom work is appealing for cash in the ‘Big Give’ Christmas challenge from tomorrow.

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Santa Claus zoomed down the Thames on his super speedboat sleigh with its illuminated reindeer to switch on the Christmas lights at the historic St Katharine Docks.

The East End has lost of one its brightest flames. Max Levitas has died at the age of 103, after a long life of community service and activism. ***

Santa Claus is planning to zoom down the Thames on his modern-day speedboat sleigh to switch the Christmas lights on at the historic St Katharine Docks.

Since the government’s austerity programme started in 2010, the council’s core funding from government has been cut in real terms by 64 per cent, which equates to £148m.

When I was growing my up my idea of gin was what little old ladies drank especially as it was the tipple of the Queen’s Mother.

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Whilst the statistics surrounding violent crime are extremely concerning, there are many robust initiatives being undertaken within the community to address the issue.

Rare photographs that suffragette Norah Smyth took more than 100 years ago go which have never been exhibited in the UK go on public show in Bethnal Green from Friday to mark the centenary of women’s votes.

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National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018 proved how important it is for the leaders of our country to actively tackle antisemitism, Islamophobia, transphobia and institutional prejudices that threaten the lives of so many.

The vegans are coming to the Isle of Dogs in force when artist Tim Barklem opens a community café with recycled food waste.

A plate of food was among unusual objects used by pensioners in Poplar for an artist to create wallpaper and apron designs.


Are you a landlord looking for a fixed rental income, paid whether the property is empty or not? Steve Westley, general manager at estate agents Elliot Leigh, explains their Guaranteed Rent Scheme and how it takes the stress out of letting your property.

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