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Tower Hamlets election: can Labour triumph?

The race to replace Lutfur Rahman is tight—and closely watched

By Dave Hill  

Labour's mayoral candidate for Tower Hamlets, John Biggs, speaks outside the Royal Courts of Justice in central london following Lutfur Rahman's trial. © Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Labour’s first big election challenge since May’s national calamity is not a typical test case. Voters in the London East End borough of Tower Hamlets will vote today amid high police security following the recent…

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