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Manchester: what East London says

There are surprisingly few statements about the Manchester attack being made in Tower Hamlets. Here we print a statement from the East London Mosque and then such comments from prominent party political leaders as we have been able to find. ...

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Rushanara Ali: where have you been?

LABOUR’S official candidate for Bethnal Green & Bow, Rushanara Ali, seems to be suffering from “May’s disease” – a distaste for appearing on TV alongside her main rival. This is Ms Ali’s third General Election as a candidate, but knowing ...

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UK inflation rockets up to 2.7%

IT’S OFFICIAL: UK prices are rising by 2.7% per year – smashing the Bank of England’s attempts to keep the rate below 2%. That’s off target by a whopping 33% and a staggering 0.4% up on last month’s annual figure. ...

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Rushanara named as Brexit rebel

THE LABOUR candidate who recently called her Independent challenger “confused” is now confusing voters herself by appearing to support a Labour rebel pamphlet on “Brexit” policy. Two days ago, Labour candidate Chuka Umunna launched a pamphlet entitled Stop Hard Brexit: ...

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