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Sunday 05 July 2009
Police have stepped up the search for a serial sex attacker who has raped three women and murdered one. The operation is rapidly becoming one of Britain's biggest manhunts.
Friday 26 June 2009
The sight of boarded-up, empty Woolworths shops on the high street was the inspiration behind Josef Valentino's pop-up art studio Worthless in Covent Garden earlier this month, and now the empty Leytonstone branch is getting an arts make-over of its own. From tomorrow, and open for four weekends, the store's original fixtures and fittings will hold art work by over 60 East End artists as part of this year's Leytonstone Arts Trail.
Tuesday 17 February 2009
Eight men plotted to use "home-made bombs" disguised as soft drinks to blow up transatlantic planes, a court heard today.
Thursday 15 January 2009
Thursday 23 October 2008
A council is to become the first in the country to ban new takeaways from within 400m of any of its schools. Waltham Forest Council, in north-east London, is tackling the growing problem of childhood obesity by encouraging more youngsters to take up healthy school dinners.
Friday 03 October 2008
Three men will appear in court today accused of conspiring to damage the home of a man who published a controversial novel about the prophet Mohammed.
Tuesday 09 September 2008
The internet cafe where Abdulla Ahmed Ali sat down in front of a screen shortly before midday on 6 August 2006 was much like any of the hundreds of small communications shops that dot north-east London. T&I Telecom in Walthamstow offered the usual range of mobile phone top-up cards, cheap international calls and handsets alongside its row of pay-as-you-go internet terminals.
Thursday 28 August 2008
Two more teenagers have been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old near the site of a proposed Olympics party, police said tonight.
Sunday 24 August 2008
An 18-year-old man was stabbed to death near a bus garage in Walthamstow, east London, in the early hours, Scotland Yard said today.
Tuesday 15 July 2008
Three men accused of plotting to kill thousands of people in suicide attacks on transatlantic jets have admitted conspiring to cause explosions.
Friday 20 June 2008
Monday 19 May 2008
For 75 years, the pink and green neon-lit sign that crowns the entrance to Walthamstow Stadium in east London has stood as one of greyhound racing's most iconic symbols.
Thursday 17 January 2008
John Edgar Harvey, politician and businessman: born Londonderry 24 April 1920; MP (Conservative) for Walthamstow East 1955-66; export manager, Marine and Industrial Lubricants Ltd (later Burmah Oil Trading Ltd) 1946-53, general managing director 1953-55, director 1955-85, deputy chairman, Burmah Castrol Europe 1970-80; CBE 1994; married 1945 Joyce Lane (died 2007; one son); died London 13 January 2008
Wednesday 31 May 2006
Graves are to be opened up to allow more bodies to be buried in the same plot, the Government has signalled.
Wednesday 17 December 2003
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