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Muslims hold vigil in Westminster to mark anniversary of terror attack 

29 Mar 17

MEMBERS of a minority Muslim sect joined police officers on Westminster Bridge to mark the one week anniversary of a terrorist attack.


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Is this the worst wedding ever? 

29 Mar 17

What is the worst wedding you have ever been to…


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Bags of marijuana and knife discovered behind GP surgery 

29 Mar 17

BAGS of marijuana and a knife were discovered round the back of a medical centre by police.


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Only 46 per cent of elderly are doing their bowel cancer checks – even though it kills 1,300 a month 

29 Mar 17

ONLY 46 per cent of elderly people in Redbridge and Waltham Forest are doing their recommended bowel cancer checks.


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‘Exceptional’ Muslims awarded for their services to the community 

29 Mar 17

‘EXEPTIONAL’ Muslims have been awarded for their services to the community.


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Masked raiders ransack home with sledgehammer 

29 Mar 17

MASKED raiders smashed their way into a home in the middle of the night while a family lay sleeping.


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IDS joins fight to save Orient 

29 Mar 17

A SENIOR Tory MP is throwing his weight behind a campaign to save Leyton Orient.


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Outrage as residents slam council’s ‘broken promises’ on parking scheme consultation 

29 Mar 17

People are outraged over “broken council promises” around a highly-contentious parking scheme.


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‘Pivotal moment’ for UK as PM signs EU divorce papers 

29 Mar 17

Theresa May has gathered her senior ministers in Downing Street as the UK prepares for a “pivotal moment” in its journey to a future outside the European Union.


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Notorious party venue decides AGAINST booze licence after police appeal 

29 Mar 17

A NOTORIOUS party venue believed to be a gang hotspot has decided not to apply for an alcohol licence.


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Not-so-itsy-bitsy tarantula found scurrying in Walthamstow garden 

29 Mar 17

A WOMAN got quite a fright when she saw a not-so-itsy-bitsy Chilean tarantula scuttling across her garden.


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10 arrests after dawn raids in crackdown on drug dealing 

29 Mar 17

TEN people were arrested in a series of dawn raids to combat drug dealing.


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Tanning salon suffers unfortunate shop sign malfunction 

29 Mar 17

A TANNING salon is leaving passer-bys red-faced with laughter after an unfortunate shop sign malfunction.


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Adam Hills to join Russell Kane at children’s hospice’s first ever comedy gig 

29 Mar 17

A SELLOUT stand-up has been announced as the headliner for a children’s hospice’s first ever comedy fundraiser.


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Head of lucrative sex empire faces jail 

29 Mar 17

The head of a lucrative sex empire is facing jail after admitting a series of offences including making money from prostitution and human trafficking.


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Morning update: everything you need to know this Wednesday 

29 Mar 17

We have reached the middle of the week and the last thing you need is to get held up on your commute this morning.


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GOTCHA: Man tackles ATM thief while busy high street ‘turns a blind eye’ 

28 Mar 17

A MAN who made a citizen’s arrest on an ATM thief is calling on the community to “not turn a blind eye” when trouble arises.


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MP Cryer: Losing ‘national treasure’ Orient would be unthinkable 

28 Mar 17

MP John Cryer believes it would be akin to “losing a national treasure” if troubled Leyton Orient cease to exist.


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‘He should be sacked’: Mother confronts bus driver who ordered her to fold buggy 

28 Mar 17

A MOTEHR-OF-TWO is calling for a bus driver to be sacked after he ordered her to fold her buggy before boarding a bus.


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Supervet has a MARATHON challenge saving under-threat orangutans 

28 Mar 17

A VET is preparing himself for the ultimate test of stamina – running 26.2 miles in this year’s London Marathon.


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On your marks: Pupils sign up to help teacher run marathon for homeless charity 

28 Mar 17

A TEACHING assistant training for marathons to raise cash for a homeless charity has enlisted the help of her pupils.


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Hundreds help family pay funeral costs for ‘inspiring’ teen 

28 Mar 17

HUNDREDS of people are helping a family pay for the funeral of an “inspirational” boy who died suddenly after fighting an “aggressive” leukaemia.


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Cyclist says council is ‘waiting for someone to get killed’ before sorting out dangerous junction 

28 Mar 17

A CYCLIST battling for improved road safety measures claims authorities are “waiting for someone to die” before they sort out a dangerous junction.


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Ilford teenager among gang charged after car crashes into people outside pub 

28 Mar 17

FOUR teenagers have been charged after a car crashed into a crowd of people outside a pub.


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‘Dont make our diabolical air quality any worse’ – campaigners ask for A406 pollution crackdown 

28 Mar 17

CAMPAIGNERS are calling on authorities to stop “diabolical” air quality levels getting worse with emission charge changes that could mean more cars through their area.


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Boy, 17, slashed in face with knife in unprovoked attack 

28 Mar 17

A TEENAGER was slashed in the face with a knife in an unprovoked attack.


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Mum-of-three calls for east London sustainable food revolution 

28 Mar 17

A MOTHER-OF-THREE wants to start an east London food revolution after the stresses of motherhood distracted her from shopping local and eating well.


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Teenager shot as he sat ‘helpless’ in back seat of Mercedes 

28 Mar 17

A TEENAGER shot and killed while he sat helpless in the back seat of a car.


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Here’s your Tuesday morning update 

28 Mar 17

Weather…


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Maths masterminds top of the class in east London 

27 Mar 17

Young Leyton brainboxes have been crowned east London’s best mathematicians in a team competition.


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Stolen BMW found dumped miles away in residential street 

27 Mar 17

A BMW stolen in the dead of night was found dumped a few miles away in a residential road.


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Mouldy house putting baby’s health at risk 

27 Mar 17

A FAMILY say a hole in their roof is causing “disgusting” mould and putting their newborn’s…


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If you were worried Wanstead Park would be festival-less this year, this woman’s got it sorted 

27 Mar 17

A COMMUNITY that was left without their summer festival when it ended last year need not be disappointed.


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Council plan to buy police station in Waltham Abbey 

27 Mar 17

A COUNCIL is considering making a bid for a former police station recently put up for sale by the force.


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Bar could lose licence over late-night ‘customer appreciation’ party 

27 Mar 17

A Leyton bar could be stripped of its licence after neighbours were kept up by a late-night “customer appreciation party”.


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JAILED: ‘Persistent’ burglars get over 16 years in prison 

27 Mar 17

A PERSISTENT pair of burglars have been sentenced to over 16 years in prison.


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Muslims condemn terrorism at Walk for Peace 

27 Mar 17

HUNDREDS of Muslims took to the streets to raise money for charity and condemn the Westminster terror attack.


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Two men charged after M25 police chase 

27 Mar 17

TWO men who were arrested in connection with a car chase on the M25 will appear in court.


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Tesco pulls beers and ciders from shelves over Brexit row 

27 Mar 17

A SUPERMARKET has pulled more than half of a company’s beer and cider range from its shelves after the brewer tried to increase prices following the Brexit vote.


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Pedestrian in hospital after crash with car 

27 Mar 17

A pedestrian is in hospital after being hit by a car.


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Disabled swimmers crowned champions of London at charity event 

27 Mar 17

A TEAM of disabled swimmers who won gold in a swimming challenge were treated to a bonus prize when Olympic diver Tom Daley congratulated them.


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Family of tourist killed in London terror attacks thanks community for generosity 

27 Mar 17

The family of the US tourist killed in the Westminster terror attack said they had been through a “humbling and difficult experience”, but they have “felt the love of so many people”.


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East London terror suspect to face no charges 

27 Mar 17

An east London woman arrested in connection with the Westminster terror attack will not face charges.


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1920s Walthamstow: Touching fashion insight in rare historical photo 

27 Mar 17

THE STYLE of 1920s east London is touchingly revealed in a black and white photograph showing two young women outside their Walthamstow home.


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Firefighters battle for three hours to put out blaze at shop 

27 Mar 17

FIREFIGHTERS battled for three hours to put out a blaze at a parade of shops.


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Man found hiding in garden of property arrested after street fight 

27 Mar 17

POLICE searching for a man after a street fight broke out found him cowering in the back garden of a property.


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£200k cash injection ‘critical’ to library’s survival 

27 Mar 17

A LIBRARY will soon be offering 3D printing and robot kits to make sure it stays open for generations to come.


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Appeal to find driver in hit-and-run that left two men seriously injured 

27 Mar 17

CCTV images of a hit-and-run that left two men seriously injured have been released on the first anniversary of the incident.


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Armed raiders ransack house in Epping 

27 Mar 17

ARMED imposters claiming to be from a water company forced their way into a house and ransacked it.


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Monday will go a bit smoother with our morning update 

27 Mar 17

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