Newham

Police Arrest Pair Suspected Of 'Procuring' 11-Year-Old For FGM

PA | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK

Two people have been arrested for conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation (FGM). A 72-year-old man was stopped by police at Heathrow Airport...

The Future of London City Airport

Damien Clarkson | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Politics
Damien Clarkson

London City Airport sits in the heart of London's famous Royal Docks. The airport of the Square Mile residing in one of London's poorest communities has always struck me as a tad peculiar.

The Death of Multiculturalism?

Iram Sarwar | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK
Iram Sarwar

Multiculturalism is dead in the UK. Or, that seems to be the message delivered by some of the highest figures in British politics...

A Plan to Tackle Youth Unemployment

Alvin Carpio | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Politics
Alvin Carpio

In Newham, the borough I was born and raised in, over 3,000 young people are unemployed. Across Britain, one million young people are unemployed. We have been called the lost generation, the scarred generation, the hopeless generation. We are not 'generation y', we are generation 'y is it so hard to get a job?'

'Mega Mosque' Has Planning Permission Rejected

PA | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK

A missionary Islamic sect has been denied permission to build a controversial mega-mosque, a council spokesman said. The Tablighi Jamaat group saw ...

EDL Banned From Marching In London

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

A series of marches by a right-wing group has been banned amid fears of violence on the streets. Policing minister Damian Green agreed to the Metro...

The Most Important Thing in the Olympic Games is Not Winning but Taking Part (Pierre de Coubertin)

Terry Land | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK Sport
Terry Land

It was Wednesday the sixth of July, 2005 - and as I recall, overcast but warm. "The International Olympic Committee has the honour of announcing", he said. "That the Games of the 30th Olympiad in 2012 are awarded to the city of...LONDON!"

Sacrificing Stratford: Goodbye E15, Hello E20

Olivia Rose | Posted 19.08.2012 | UK
Olivia Rose

A city that is proud of its heritage should surely want to invite international guests and media to a part of London that they could be proud of without erecting a vast and impersonal shopping village and well positioned architectural devices to ensure that the unsuspecting eye, at no point, ever lands on Stratford itself. God forbid the French got a look at Poundland!

WATCH: Market Seller's 'One Pound Fish Song' Will Be In Your Head All Day

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Comedy

There are catchy tunes, then there's this east London market seller's 'One Pound Fish Song' - a song so catchy you may well end up singing it all day,...

London Council Accused Of 'Social Cleansing'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK Politics

A London council has been accused of 'social cleansing' after it asked a housing association in Stoke-on-Trent to take in 500 families it could 'not a...

MP's Call For 'Zero Tolerance' Attitude Following 'Racial Abuse' During Riots

PA | Posted 01.04.2012 | UK Politics

Senior MPs said there must be "zero tolerance" of racism in the police following the disclosure that an officer had been suspended for allegedly racia...

Dog Owner Charged Over Mauling Of Five Police Officers

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK

A musician was charged under the Dangerous Dogs Act today after five officers were mauled during a raid. Symieon Robinson Pierre, 25, appeared at T...

Three Police Still In Hospital After 'Savage' Dog Attack

PA | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK

Three police officers remained in hospital overnight after they were mauled by a dog thought to have been responsible for another attack on a passer-b...

London 2012: If Jezza Has Even Noticed, Ticketmaster Know They Have a Problem...

Sri Sritharan | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK
Sri Sritharan

Jeremy Hunt has always struck me as a man too busy taking down the BBC to even notice that London is staging the Olympics in 2012. So seeing him wade...

Murder Probe Launched After Fatal Stabbing In Newham

PA | Posted 02.02.2012 | UK

A murder probe has been launched into the stabbing of a teenager. The 18-year-old man was stabbed to death in Gill Avenue, Newham, east London, on ...

Olivia Williams

How Valuable Will The Olympic Legacy Really Be?

HuffingtonPost.com | Olivia Williams | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK

With one year to go until the 2012 Olympic opening ceremony in London, the question of how much it will really benefit the economy, and Stratford in p...