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Mayor of London Boris Johnson alongside council leader Cllr Darren Rodwell at the Barking Riverside development.

Mayor of London visits Barking Riverside to announce capital-wide infrastructure plans

Mayor of London Boris Johnson visited Barking Riverside this morning, to launch a set of capital-wide infrastructure requirements for the next half-century.

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Margaret Hodge has not flat out denied rumours she might run for London mayor at the next mayoral elections in 2016

Margaret Hodge claims London Mayor would be “fantastic job” amid candidacy rumours

Rumours Margaret Hodge may stand as the Labour candidate for Mayor of London continue to circulate after the Barking MP described it as “a fantastic job”.

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Simon Abeledo

Rush Green head accused of competing in triathlon on school day

An investigation is under way after a headteacher was accused of competing in an international triathlon event on a school day.

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Edita Varslauskaite

Post People: How Edita’s dad’s heart scare has inspired her British Heart Foundation charity effort

Edita Varslauskaite will be familiar to many customers of the Barclays branch in Faircross Parade where she works as a personal banker. She tells Janine Rasiah about her plans to scale Machu Picchu for the British Heart Foundation following her dad’s heart attack last year.

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Dagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers handed bye in Trophy

First round draw details for the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy has been revealed.

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La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Album review: La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Everyone’s favourite bequiffed dance-pop delight is back - and giving it both barrels on this sophomore LP.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

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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