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A-level results: Great grades at George Green’s School 

18 Aug 17

Students from George Green’s School have been praised for their “richly deserved” success on results day.


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A-level results: Bow School bowled over by ‘fantastic’ marks 

18 Aug 17

Students at Bow School are celebrating their “fantastic results” in this year’s A-level exams.


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Night Tube expects eight millionth journey on first anniversary 

18 Aug 17

A year after it launched, the Night Tube is set to welcome its eight millionth passenger.


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A-level results: It’s Cambridge for Ciaran at Green Spring Academy Shoreditch 

17 Aug 17

Teenager Ciaran Constable will become the first Green Spring Academy Shoreditch to secure a place at Cambridge.


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A-level results: Tower Hamlets College student triumphs over exams despite house fire 

17 Aug 17

A 20-year-old forced to move home after a serious house fire two weeks before his A-levels said he was left “a bit frazzled” after reading his results.


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A-level results: Record results at Mulberry School for Girls 

17 Aug 17

The headteacher at Mulberry School for Girls has praised her students’ “outstanding” A-level results.


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A-level results: Quarter of all Bishop Challoner grades A or A* 

17 Aug 17

Pupils at Bishop Challoner are celebrating after almost a quarter of all grades were A or A*.


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Man jailed for possessing ‘highly dangerous’ noxious substance at Bow Road station 

17 Aug 17

A man who was found carrying a bleach-like substance described as a “highly dangerous weapon” has been jailed for a year.


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East Ham man handed suspended sentence for Central line sex assault 

17 Aug 17

A man who was caught sexually assaulting a woman on the Tube has been handed a suspended sentence.


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A-level results: Childline support for anxious students 

16 Aug 17

As young people open their AS and A-level results, Childline is offering support to those worried about their results.


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A-level results day 2017: Everything you need to know 

16 Aug 17

Tomorrow marks A-Levels results day, when students at sixth forms and colleges will finally know more about what comes next.


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Free wifi to come to Tower Hamlets in £1.75m project 

16 Aug 17

Free wifi is set to come to town centres and social housing across the borough after the council set aside £1.75million for the scheme.


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Drug addict who dragged pensioner, 92, along ground in Hoxton robbery is facing jail 

15 Aug 17

A violent drug addict arrested in Bethnal Green two weeks after dragging a 92-year-old woman along the pavement during a robbery in broad daylight is facing jail.


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‘Justice for Luther Edwards’ peace march a year on from York Hall murder 

15 Aug 17

A peace march and rally is being staged to mark a year since the murder of father-of-two Luther Edwards on the steps of east London’s York Hall whose killers are still at large.


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Rapper Prof Green set for gig in Shoreditch for Royal London trauma research 

15 Aug 17

Rap performer Professor Green puts on a one-off gig next month to raise funds for trauma research and care at the Royal London Hospital.


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Brick Lane in shock at stabbing of Beigel Bake mum and daughter in Golders Green 

15 Aug 17

Customers have reacted with shock at a double killing which has torn apart a well-known family who owned the famous 24-hour Beigel Bake shop in London’s East End.


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Man charged with murdering Brick Lane bagel shop owners 

14 Aug 17

Two members of a Brick Lane bakery-owning family have been found stabbed to death in their home.


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Tim is promised Mayor’s cash to turn empty basement in Poplar tower block into recycle workshop 

14 Aug 17

Artist Tim Barklem is desperately looking for businesses to help his social project to convert an empty basement in a tower block in east London into a recycling training centre.


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Teenagers wanting to kickstart their careers are planning a Geffrye Museum take-over in Shoreditch 

11 Aug 17

Teenagers are planning a take-over at east London’s historic Geffrye Museum for an evening which could help kick-start their careers in the arts.


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Tower Hamlets ‘turning corner’ in 10-year battle against child obesity as national rates shoot up 

11 Aug 17

Local authorities are calling for urgent government action after a shock rise in child obesity with 600 youngsters being treated for Type 2 diabetes normally only seen in adults over 40.


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Tower Hamlets pupils have their GCSE artwork on public show at Half Moon’s Limehouse gallery 

11 Aug 17

An exhibition giving 45 GCSE Art students a chance to have their work on public show in a professional gallery has opened at east London’s famous Half Moon theatre.


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More social homes built by Tower Hamlets despite government spending cuts 

11 Aug 17

More social housing was completed in crisis-hit Tower Hamlets—even without government help—than any other London borough last year, according to latest City Hall figures.


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CCTV released by police after late-night stabbing in Shoreditch 

11 Aug 17

A late-night argument in Shoreditch resulted in a man lying in hospital after being stabbed.


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Tower Hamlets Council defers Joiners Arms development 

10 Aug 17

Tower Hamlets Council yesterday defers plans for luxury flats and offices amid concerns it did not far enough to ensure a safe future for a new LGBT pub.


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Deputy Tower Hamlets mayor in ‘foster care trafficking’ scandal tells why she’s quitting 

9 Aug 17

The deputy mayor who ran Tower Hamlets children’s services in London’s deprived East End—which came under fire for not knowing if fostered youngsters were being “abandoned or trafficked”—has spoken out today after handing in her notice to…


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Deputy Mayor Saunders quits after Ofsted condemns Tower Hamlets childcare over ‘trafficked’ youngsters 

9 Aug 17

The deputy mayor running Tower Hamlets children’s services in east London which came under fire for not knowing if youngsters were being “abandoned or trafficked” is quitting.


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St Katharine Docks launches ab‘zorbing’ wildlife campaign to rid Thames of litter 

8 Aug 17

Giant fish-shaped water ‘zorbs’ rolled into St Katharine Docks to raise public awareness to help stop pollution in the Thames from throwaway packaging and ciggy butts.


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‘No LGBT pub, no deal’ Tower Hamlets Council tells developers 

8 Aug 17

Plans for new blocks of flats in east London will only get the planning green light if they include a venue for the gay community, Tower Hamlets Council has told developers.


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Teenage Shakila holds gig for Grenfell Tower survivors recalling her homeless childhood in Poplar 

8 Aug 17

Teenage singer-musician Shakila Karim is organising a pub night with fellow students from her music college to raise money for the Grenfell Tower disaster victims.


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Thames Clipper trial run gets to Canary Wharf in 45mins and Tower Pier 55mins from Gravesend 

8 Aug 17

London’s transport bosses face competition for getting commuters to work with free rides on the Thames for four days next month.


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Jailed cop who perverted justice in Limehouse crash is dismissed for misconduct 

8 Aug 17

A police officer jailed for perverting justice following a car crash in Limehouse when he pretended to be the driver has been dismissed from the service.


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Gang on bikes robbing Lea River towpath cyclists at knife-point, police warn 

8 Aug 17

An armed gang are robbing cyclists and pedestrians at knife-point along the Lea River towpath and using bikes themselves to make their getaway.


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Second Tower Hamlets ‘people victory’ as Asda scraps Isle of Dogs development 

7 Aug 17

The controversial skyscraper plans to redevelop the huge Asda supermarket site on the Isle of Dogs have been withdrawn.


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London Go-Kart ‘grand prix’ gets Canary Wharf backing in face of public spending cuts 

7 Aug 17

Children from deprived areas like east London could be “paying the price” of public spending cuts and lose opportunities to improve their lives.


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Tower Hamlets’ savvy consumers earned more than £35k in compensation from energy and communications firms last year 

7 Aug 17

Tower Hamlets residents received more than £35,000 in compensation from companies they had long running complaints against last year, new figures reveal.


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Driver stabbed after gang attack car in Bethnal Green with sledgehammer 

7 Aug 17

Police are hunting three men who dragged a motorist from a car in broad daylight in Bethnal Green and stabbed him.


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Police appeal after youths attacked in Tower Hamlets park 

4 Aug 17

Police have said that an apparently unprovoked attack on teenagers by three men is being treated as a hate crime.


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John Surtees’ daughter waving chequered flag for kids’ All London Go-kart grand prix at Isle of Dogs 

4 Aug 17

Teams of youngsters from east London are making a strong running at this-afternoon’s All London kids’ go-kart annual ‘grand prix’ being staged on the Isle of Dogs.


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Piecing together the lives of father’s Second World War comrades 

4 Aug 17

Vic Jay shares the story of his father Bob’s Second World War bomber crew.


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GCSE results day 2017: What you need to know about the new grading system 

4 Aug 17

In just over three weeks time we will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results.


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Shops face closure by Tower Hamlets Council for selling ‘laughing gas’ illegally 

4 Aug 17

Police are making sweeps on council estates in east London to stop gangs hanging around using ‘laughing gas’ to get their kicks.


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‘Citizenship and enterprise’ is on course at Isle of Dogs’ City Gateway college 

3 Aug 17

Students start an ‘Active Citizenship and Enterprise’ curricular programme at City Gateway College on the Isle of Dogs next month as part of the CBI’s Framework for Employability Skills.


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East London teenage girls scoop St Jude’s Hampstead festival ‘Poetry Proms’ awards 

3 Aug 17

Three schoolgirls from east London have won a poetry competition on social issues at Hampstead’s prestigious St Jude’s ‘Prom’ festival.


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Public education on helping acid attack victims is needed, doctors claim 

2 Aug 17

People who witness acid attacks can have an “important role” in minimising the harm to the victim, according to doctors.


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Parents fail in bid to block Tower Hamlets schools becoming free academies 

2 Aug 17

Campaigners have lost the battle to stop two Tower Hamlets state schools becoming independently-run academies in east London after the summer holiday.


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Shock as carer Heather Pyke from Bow dies on family holiday in Turkey 

2 Aug 17

A grief-stricken family are crowdfunding to fly their mum’s body home to east London after she died while on holiday in Turkey.


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‘Water, water everywhere’ as Ballymore’s Goodluck Hope scheme on the Thames goes on market 

1 Aug 17

A new Thames waterfront neighbourhood with 800 homes surrounded by water on three sides where the Lea flows into the Thames has been started on the Leamouth Peninsula.


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‘We’re heading for crisis if bank staff quit Canary Wharf over hard Brexit’ London MEPs warn 

1 Aug 17

London members of the European Parliament are calling for urgent UK government action to prevent a looming financial industries crisis in the wake of thousands of jobs being lost at Canary Wharf over Brexit.


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Van fire in Limehouse Link tunnel forces drivers to flee their vehicles 

1 Aug 17

Drivers had to be evacuated after fire broke out in the Limehouse Link tunnel when a van caught light.


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The Stage could get an all-day, every day booze licence for its sales suite – and neighbours aren’t happy 

1 Aug 17

Neighbours are worried that an all-day drinks and entertainment licence at the sales suite for The Stage development in Shoreditch will set an unwelcome precedent for its future use.







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