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Barking & Dagenham Muslims celebrate Eid


Emdad Rahman Barking & Dagenham Muslims celebrated their Eid day with communal morning prayers at Barking  Park. The prayer was conducted by Imam Imran, who told the congregation, “Although this is a day of great happiness and enjoyment let us not ...

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Kent: back in reach by Monday


The collapse of the pedestrian bridge over the M20 – caused by a wayward truck last week – has led to traffic delays and problems for Londoners trying to travel out to Kent and on to the Channel Tunnel or ...

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Selina gets ahead with Reading Ahead

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Selina Jahan came to the UK some seven years ago, from the Bagbari district of Sylhet, Bangladesh. She came with her husband, Shahin Ahmed, and their children. Initially the family joined her father in Tower Hamlets, but they then decided ...

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Race hate crime tracked on trains


We’ve all heard that race hate crimes have increased since the “Brexit” vote in the referendum – and now the British Transport Police have confirmed the trend. The Transport Police recorded 119 incidents which included allegations of racist abuse on ...

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