Author Carolyn Clark tells Emma Bartholomew how The East End Canal Tales draws on 50 people's memories to tell of intriguing, moving and often surprising stories of life and work on the Regent's and Hertford Union Canals over 200 years.
The community of London's East End has rallied round to save this year's Holocaust Memorial service which the Mayor of Tower Hamlets is due to attend following the ceiling collapse at the East London Central Synagogue.
The Holocaust memorial service with the Mayor of Tower Hamlets to mark the genocide of six million Jews in Nazi-occupied Europe has had to be cancelled after the ceiling of East London Central Synagogue collapsed.
A candle-light vigil following the anti-Semitic daubings on a synagogue in north London on the last night of the Jewish Chanukah 'festival of light' drew parallels with the 1936 Battle of Cable Street which stopped Mosley's Blackshirts marching through Whitechapel.
Looking to rent in London? Securing the keys to a new home in any big city can be an ordeal but there is a way to avoid the common pitfalls of London rentals - dodgy landlords, dubious décor and downright dicey security.