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Tomorrow's strike 'could be biggest since 1926'
Schools in the borough look set to be shut tomorrow as a result of the public sector strike, according to the Divisional Secretary of Newham Teachers' Association.
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Sun Jul 06, 2014
Stream Two New Spoon Acoustic Songs Now
Spoon 's new album doesn't hit for another month, but that didn't stop Britt Daniel from stopping into the BBC and talking about it recently, or from whipping out a guitar and playing a couple of the album's tracks unplugged-style.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Black Dog: Mandy, Lord of the dance
Snake-hipped Lord Mandelson danced with Turkish belly-dancers at the wedding of Ed Miliband's spin doctor Joe Carberry Snake-hipped Lord Mandelson danced with Turkish belly-dancers at the wedding of Ed Miliband's spin doctor Joe Carberry to bride Balshan Izzet, who has Turkish parents and works for Ed Balls.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Picket line will be formed at Waltham Forest Council offices on July 10.
Carers, social workers, refuse collectors, street cleaners and teaching assistants will march through Waltham Forest later this month over anger that many are 'struggling to make ends meet'.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Ku Klux Klan interview on BBC
Protests were also held outside the BBC's Broadcasting House in Belfast yesterday over the publicly funded corporation's decision to interview a Ku Klux Klan member on Wednesday's Good Morning Ulster programme.
Rabbi joins fast for Ramadan
Rabbi Natan Levy, 40, is taking part in Ramadan, a fast in which Muslims do not eat or drink between dawn and sunset for 30 days.
Man denies attack on women in hotel
Philip Spence, of no fixed abode, is alleged to have attacked three women at the four-star Cumberland Hotel in Marble Arch on 6 April.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Wet Wet Wet to play BBC at the Quay
Eighties chart toppers Wet Wet Wet are to play a free gig in Glasgow as part of the 16-day BBC at the Quay festival coinciding with the Commonwealth Games.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
What does Fiona Bruce do between news bulletins? Slip out for a...
New Broadcasting House is directly opposite the Langham Hotel, and the presenter has confessed she likes to go for a cocktail during the evening.
Fiona Bruce: I have a cocktail between reading the 6pm and 10pm News
Presenting BBC1's flagship news bulletins at 6pm and then 10pm is clearly a demanding job but newsreader Fiona Bruce appears to have found the perfect way to ease the stress: slip over the road for a cheeky snifter.
Mail on Sunday
BBC staff furious after 'controversial mystic' who follows...
What does an Anna Wintour-hosted wedding look like? Fashion elite gather for marriage of Vogue editor's son at her chic estate Who runs the world? BeyoncA© tops Forbes most powerful celebrities list beating husband Jay Z and billionaire businessman Dr Dre Employers with religious objections CAN refuse to pay for contraception on Obamacare ... (more)
Pictures: First images of A 600m East London river crossing plan unveiled
Bridge East London, which would link Beckton and Thamesmead at Gallions Reach, has been designed by internationally renowned architects HOK, who recently completed the design for the interior of the BBC's New Broadcasting House.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Glastonbury 2014 Sunday's BBC coverage: How to watch your favourite acts
Glasto is underway so what better way to celebrate this year's festival than making sure your TV viewing is arranged properly Glastonbury 2014 has well and truly kicked and now the most famous festival in the world has just one day left before it's all over for another year.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Acting BBC chief Diane Coyle accused of colluding in Savile cover-up
'I'm sorry, I love you': Father who left toddler to die in sweltering SUV breaks down in phone call from prison aired on speakerphone at the boy's funeral as his wife defends him as a 'wonderful daddy' REVEALED: Squatter nanny was homeless for nine years and sleeping in her car when hired through Craigslist, as it emerges she's now disappeared amid ... (more)
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Glastonbury 2014: View from the sofa
"We're not going to go on about it" reassure Mark Radcliffe and Jo Whiley, leading off the late night live chunk of Glastonbury coverage on BBC Two.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Glastonbury 2014 Friday's BBC coverage: How to watch your favourite acts
If you've been put off from attending Glastonbury 2014 but still want to see the best acts, have no fear the BBC's extensive coverage will save the day .
The Japan Times
BBC news to turn Japanese with translated website
A recent job posting for a digital editor for BBC World Japan sparked interest online, with local Web-watchers noting that the job description called for a Tokyo-based editor with fluent Japanese to head up a team that will publish content from the main BBC News website on "a new, Japanese-language BBC site."
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Ephraim Hardcastle: Tom Watson gives Team Miliband both barrels
Labour's former campaign chief Tom Watson, who resigned following the Falkirk candidate selection row, recently described the PR blunder which saw Ed Miliband photographed with a copy of The Sun as a 'schoolboy error from someone who doesn't understand the Labour Party'.
Jack White to Play BBC 1 Live Session
If everything goes according to plan, Jack White fans should soon have a new live performance to check out online.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Gormley: Governments are laughing at media
Daniel Coudreaut, the senior director of culinary innovation for McDonald's USA, recently caused a blogosphere furor with a statement he made about his menu.