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International students trusted this country – is this how they are repaid?

International students trusted this country – is this how they are repaid?

  Anurag Tagat will graduate from Goldsmiths, University of London at the end of September. I was not surprised when recent statistics showed student visa applications for the UK have dropped by 21 per cent compared to the previous year.  Since bogus educational institutes were uncovered in 2009, UKBA  has…

[Video] Green Assembly candidate Roger Sedgley

[Video] Green Assembly candidate Roger Sedgley

Roger Sedgley, the Green Party’s candidate for the London Assembly in Greenwich and Lewisham, told EastLondonLines about his campaign.…

[Video] Labour Assembly member Len Duvall

[Video] Labour Assembly member Len Duvall

Greenwich and Lewisham’s current Labour Party assembly member Len Duvall spoke to EastLondonLines about his campaign.…

[Video] LibDem Assembly candidate John Russell

[Video] LibDem Assembly candidate John Russell

EastLondonLines spoke to John Russell, the Liberal Democrat candidate for Greenwich and Lewisham, about his campaign.…

[Video] Tory Assembly candidate Alex Wilson

[Video] Tory Assembly candidate Alex Wilson

Alex Wilson, the Conservative candidate for Lewisham and Greenwich, told EastLondonLines about his campaign.…

Petition to save Brick Lane bricks launched

Petition to save Brick Lane bricks launched

An online petition to stop road resurfacing work on Brick Lane has been signed by over 150 people, and will be presented to Tower Hamlets Council at a meeting on Monday evening.…

Living rooms play host to secret gigs for upcoming indie artists

Living rooms play host to secret gigs for upcoming indie artists

Among rows of flats that all look the same, there is the door numbered 47. On entering, I hear loud chattering among almost a hundred people present in the living room. An American in a bowler hat pleads: “Please guys, no talking. God, I feel like a teacher.” Rafe Offer,…

East London residents must campaign for or complain against their local pubs

East London residents must campaign for or complain against their local pubs

Over the course of three weeks, police have knocked on the doors of three pubs in east London with concerns over drugs, violence and licensing offences.…

A search for Indian food in east London

A search for Indian food in east London

Dining at Sheba restaurant in Brick Lane for the first time, the vegetarian Vindaloo I had ordered turned out to be the spiciest Indian food I had ever eaten. This was odd, considering I am Indian and had certainly had my share of spicy food.…

Punjab 58

Punjab 58

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