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By Tom Fitton
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Tower Hamlets
) is a London borough to the east of the City of London and north of the River Thames. It is in the eastern part of London and covers much of the traditional East End. It also includes much of the redeveloped Docklands region of London, including West India Docks and Canary Wharf. Many of the tallest buildings in London are located on the Isle of Dogs in the south of the borough. The borough has a population of 220,000, which includes one of the highest ethnic minority populations in the capital, consisting mainly of Bangladeshis. The local authority is Tower Hamlets London Borough Council. - Source: Wikipedia
The mayor of London on Thursday urged a cash-strapped local government not to sell an iconic Henry Moore sculpture that once stood in one of the city's poorest areas.
From hanging baskets of blooming flowers to the full-scale regeneration of one of the Britain's poorest areas, hidden corners of London are being spruced up for the 2012 Summer Olympics, with organizers racing to beautify the run-down East End less than two months before the start of the games.
From hanging baskets of blooming flowers to the full-scale regeneration of one of Britain's poorest areas, hidden corners of London are being spruced up for the 2012 Summer Olympics, with organizers racing to beautify the rundown East End less than two months before the start of the games.
Some London residents are getting troops and surface-to-air missiles on their rooftops for the Summer Olympics.