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East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest: Town hall 'failing on apprentices'

Mrs Emma Tate: Erection of single storey rear extension, extending beyond the original wall by 6m in 10 Pevensey Road, Forest Gate, E7.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Irish World Newspaper

London couple who robbed the elderly jailed

A couple who targeted elderly people in a string of burglaries across London have been sentenced to a total of 15 years in prison.

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Inhabitat

Off-Grid Comet Street Studio is a Tranquil Retreat in the Midst of London

Studio de Rijke Marsh Morgan 's Comet Street Studio is snuggled into a tiny plot between buildings in south-east London.

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Radio Times

Emily Watson to star in 7/7 bombings drama as mother whose daughter was killed in terrorist attacks

Bafta-winning actress Emily Watson is to play a mother whose daughter is killed in the July 7 bomb attacks in a new BBC drama.

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TheBostonChannel.com

Voice may provide clues about Foley's killer

As UK investigators work to identify the Islamist militant who beheaded American journalist James Foley, the tiniest details in the videotape of the killing could provide the key clue.

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Business News

London Landlord fined for renting flat that could only be entered on all fours

Many people crawl into bed at the end of a long day but tenants in a north London house were forced to crawl on all fours to access their rented room.

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Ham and High

Travel: Weekend Tube engineering works and Notting Hill Carnival...

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this Notting Hill Carnival weekend - but they could still affect your journey.

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Ealing Times

London Mela coming to Gunnersbury Park this month

Last year's London Mela attracted 80,000 visitors and this year's promises to be equally thrilling, taking place across nine separate zones including the main stage, BBC Asian Network new music tent, Care Pakistan Magic Mela family area and, new for 2014, the Oxfam global local stage.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Newsday

Youths accused of knife murder

Ashan Crosdale, 19, and a 16-year-old, both from Hackney, have been charged after the fatal stabbing on Monday afternoon.

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Londonist

Things To Do In London: Friday 22 August 2014

If you've not already done so, you can subscribe to these daily listings and have them delivered to your inbox at 7pm each evening, so you have enough time to plan for the day ahead.

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Newsday

Man stabbed to death in Southall

Police were called by paramedics to Trinity Road in Southall just after 19:50 BST on Wednesday where they found the victim.

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Haringey Independent

Ambitious teenagers collect their GCSE results

The overall statistics are yet to come in but the borough is full of smiling teenagers with big plans for the future as they collect their GCSE results.

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Mirror.co.uk

UAE posts 'London danger map' telling tourists to avoid...

Its publication has infuriated police chiefs who hit back with: "London is one of the safest major cities in the world and crime continues to fall" United Arab Emirates have released a danger map of London warning tourists to avoid some of the busiest shopping areas in the capital.

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Croydon Guardian

Number of people sleeping rough in Croydon on the rise

The Combined Homelessness and Information Network report says 155 people slept rough on the streets of Croydon last year.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Marine Corps Times

British national may have beheaded U.S. journalist

Image from video released by Islamic State militants that appears to show the beheading of James Foley, a U.S. photojournalist who was kidnapped in Syria in November 2012.

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The Washington Post

5Accent of James Foley's executioner prompts a reckoning in Britain

The beheading of an American journalist at the hands of a London-accented extremist prompted deep reckoning among Britons on Wednesday over the particularly vicious role their countrymen are playing in the destabilization of the Middle East.

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Ealing Times

New film on 1,000 Londoners focuses on Hyacinth, from Acton

HYACINTH MALCOLM, from Acton, came to London 45 years ago and started a large family, of whom she is the only original Jamaican.

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Croydon Guardian

Pensioner living in 'unsuitable' hostel dies after waiting months for council to fix damp problem

An investigation has been launched after an elderly council tenant died while a couple spent months in a hostel awaiting routine renovations to their house.

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Guardian-series.co.uk

Batty Meyer is set to plead not guilty to causing death of Alan Neve last year.

A trial date has been set for a truck driver accused of causing the death of a cyclist in central London last year.

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Tring Today

Speaker's Corner: '100 years on, we take democracy for granted'

The contrast between the veterans and the young cadets at the Drumhead Service in Gadebridge Park this month was a poignant start to commemorations of the start of the First World War - an event that not only had a profound life-changing impact on our grandparents and great-grandparents, but has also shaped the world we live in today.

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