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Legacy Chair Resigns Over Stadium Probe

David Edmonds, Chairman of the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC), has resigned amid continuing controversy over the cost of the Olympic Stadium conversion. Made public...

Fears Proved Right As Hooligans Ruin Famous Win

Last week we discussed on Rising East how fears about stadium security had left some to avoid travelling to the West Ham Vs Chelsea...

Save The Children?

I had hoped I would be joining a massive protest against the bombing of children in Aleppo. But after struggling through the crowds of...

New Nursery Benefits From Newham Council Backing

Newham Council has approved plans for a council-backed nursery in the borough. Trading under the name of Early Start Education Ltd, the new nursery...

Book Review: Undercover by Rob Evans and Paul Lewis

This book sheds light on the darkest corners of the history of British Police, namely the Special Branch unit. In all honesty, this was the...

Taking Responsibility For Public Alienation

It's wrong to blame Muslims for failing to integrate, says Terry Sorensen, when Britain's political class can't talk convincingly about its own values. In the...

Nothing Hateful About Hijab

Hate crimes against Muslims in London rose by 70 per cent between 2014 and 2015, according to Tell MAMA, a national project which monitors...

What’s Preventing You From Talking To Me?

Norwegian student Terry Sorensen spent six months asking the Metropolitan Police to talk to him about the UK's anti-terrorist Prevent strategy. Now about to...

Lamb With Limes In Liverpool Street?

Nika Jazaee dreams of the full integration of Iran into today's global culture. When I moved to London three years ago I knew it was...

Bye, Bye Bo-Jo

As I write the votes – yesterday was polling day – are still being counted. But we already know that the campaign to be...

Should We Stay Or Should We Go? (I don’t know but I need unbiased...

Grace Eracleous puts in a plea for straight talking in advance of the UK referendum on EU membership. By now, we’ve all received through the...

Not The Last Of Britain First

The Britain First campaign has staged another demonstration in East London. A small group of activists stood outside a mosque holding banners saying ‘taking...

Compassion First?

Hanna-Mariam Chowdhury considers the recurring clashes outside the East London Mosque The far right group Britain First has demonstrated outside the East London Mosque three times...

Food For Thought, Mr Cameron

Schahrazade Halfaoui cannot stomach the thought of school children going hungry because of government policy. Every morning, I tune in to LBC to catch up...

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