More than 110 crimes were reported in Tower Hamlets on average each day at the start of the year, police data reveal.

A bin room blaze broke out at a block of flats in Bow yesterday afternoon.

A children’s theatre in Limehouse has scooped an award for its play exploring youth attitudes towards Brexit.

A “career criminal” who snatched mobile phones off lone women on tube stations across east London has been jailed for two years.

Acid will be recognised as a “highly dangerous” weapon under new sentencing guidelines after skyrocketing attacks involving corrosive substances.

A rare collection of photos from an east London soldier reveal what life was like when all fell quiet on the Western Front.

A cat trapped in a burning flat was spared one of its nine lives early this morning.

Trains face severe disruption due to wintery weather, giving commuters another reason to be miserable during morning rush hour.

The department which looks after thousands of vulnerable children in Tower Hamlets faces a budget black hole of £10.5 million, a year after being rated “inadequate” by inspectors.

Rail services across east London and Essex face severe disruption this evening with a severe weather warning issued through to Thursday morning.

Officers from the Met’s roads and transport policing command are appealing for witnesses after a serous collision on the Limehouse Link tunnel this morning.

The Limehouse Link tunnel has reopened after a serious collision between a lorry and a moped this morning.

A man has been charged in connection with a rape in Shoreditch on Saturday.

Two drug dealers who took over a vulnerable woman’s home to sell heroin and crack cocaine have been jailed for two and a half years.

A drug dealer from Bethnal Green who was caught with cannabis, crack cocaine and heroin at a train station has been jailed for 40 months.

Police have launched an appeal to help trace a Limehouse man wanted in connection with an assault.

A Whitechapel mosque opened its doors to the public on Sunday for Visit My Mosque Day.

Flames which damaged part of a church in Bethnal Green were caused by a carelessly discarded cigarette, London Fire Brigade (LFB) believe.

An infant was rushed to hospital after an unattended chip pan led to a blaze in a block of flats.

Child obesity levels in Tower Hamlets are among the highest in the capital, a new survey reveals.

Thousands of pounds worth of drugs have been seized in Tower Hamlets.

This is the shocking moment a Bethnal Green man ran down a neighbour who complained about noise at a party, hitting three of his own family.

Property worth £2.8 billion was sold in Tower Hamlets last year, figures reveal.

Tower Hamlets is one of the least eco-friendly local authorities in London, figures reveal.

Four “unexpected” deaths occurred in seven months on a mental health ward with more than the recommended number of beds.

Five decades ago, women workers at Ford’s Dagenham factory went on strike.

More than 1,500 offenders were caught for driving offences, including using a mobile phone at the wheel, last week.

Six Tower Hamlets councillors were threatened with court proceedings for not paying their council tax on time.

A Poplar seaman’s charity has received surplus food from a supermarket chain to help feed those in need.

Tower Hamlets has one of the highest numbers of reported drink driving accidents in London, figures reveal.

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