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For more than 25 years the inhabitants of Albert Square have entertained millions of fans from across the globe. From the opening episode where...

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Long-gone East End London - Telegraph: Small is Fun, March 7, 1939 Children who are small enough to pass under an archway in Bow, east London, qualify for a weekly parcel of toys. In 1907 the headmistress of Devons Primary School in Bow, Clara Grant, set up a wooden arch on the pavement, inscribed with ‘Enter all ye children small, None can come who are too tall’. Any child able to pass through the arch without bending could receive a parcel of toys for a farthing.

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EastEnders viewers have said a final goodbye to character Stan Carter, whose funeral took place this week. Over the last few months we've seen him dealing, in his own way, with the knowledge that he was going to die of prostate cancer. Here we answer difficult questions about coping with the news that you don't have long left to live, including some of the practical matters that may prey on your mind.

I was blessed with the most beautiful, content and well and truly cooked 41 week baby in 2012. After a tough and long labour (3 days), pethidine twice and an epidural Miss J was welcomed into this world and placed into my arms. She honestly looked like one of the 8 week old babies born in EastEnders, she was pink, plump, awake and stunning. She latched immediately after birth and just seemed to know exactly what she was doing.