Campaigners have called for support ahead of a national unity demonstration against racism and fascism.

When the alarms sounded to let people know the war had ended many thought they were under attack.

Carol Dodson never knew her uncles William and Alfred. Both died in their twenties fighting in the war.

On Armistice Day, 1918, men, women and children united to celebrate the war’s end, but the relieved crowds without meaning to helped spread a deadly disease.

Thousands of men and women whose deaths can be linked to the First World War have yet to be commemorated.

The Royal British Legion has been helping veterans and their families for almost 100 years.

Radio 1 DJ Dev Griffin was at the unveiling of a sculpture aimed at breaking down barriers between the generations.

They are listed on war memorials across the East End, but their stories have long been forgotten.

Images have been released of a woman detectives want to speak to in connection with a racist attack in Bethnal Green.

The mayor has demanded an apology from Sunday Times columnist Rod Liddle after he told British Islamists to blow themselves up in the borough.

A Bangla music festival has released details of its lineup.

A ‘dangerous’ drug dealer who kept a loaded gun on top of a wardrobe has been jailed for eight years.

An anti-racist protest has been organised after an Asian teenager was beaten and had her headscarf grabbed in an attack in Bethnal Green.

A hair spa has raised £400 for a charity helping to keep youngsters off the streets.

An appeal for help has been launched to raise money for the survivors of the Indonesian earthquake and tsunami.

A Bow school has hailed two table tennis tables a “roaring success” after they were donated by a sports charity.

Last ditch talks between union reps and rail bosses to avert a strike on the Central line tomorrow have broken down.

The council has called for a second vote on whether the country leaves the European Union.

Commuters face rail misery following the announcement of Central Line strikes on Friday.

A Bromley-by-Bow teacher is one of the stars of a national TV advert encouraging people to take up the profession.

A woman linked to a violent drugs gang from Southend has been banned from two Essex towns for five years.

The cockney sparrow could be making a comeback.

There were more than 1,000 people killed or injured on the borough’s roads last year, the latest figures reveal.

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm following the stabbing in the back of a teenager.

A 17-year-old boy was left fighting for his life after getting stabbed in the back.

Neighbours have lost their battle to stop a developer demolishing part of a Grade II-listed hospital.

More than 2,000 affordable homes weren’t built when they should have been, a report has shown.

Rail users face misery with c2c trains delayed due to a tree getting caught on overhead wires at Limehouse.

A meeting has been set up for people to have their say on how to help the environment.

A ‘carcinogenic’ weedkiller should be banned, according to a garden society chairman.


Are you a landlord looking for a fixed rental income, paid whether the property is empty or not? Steve Westley, general manager at estate agents Elliot Leigh, explains their Guaranteed Rent Scheme and how it takes the stress out of letting your property.

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