A gold-medal winning Olympian officially open a new all-weather hockey pitch in Mile End park which can be used by all the community.

Police investigating a unprovoked violent attack which left the victim partially blinded have released the image of a man they would like to speak to.

At a glimpse it looks like a normal mobile phone but this is actually a Taser gun in disguise.

These are the knives that were handed in at Bethnal Green police station during an amnesty.

A tombstone belonging to a child is among the rare Roman objects which will go on display at a free exhibition at the Museum of London Docklands.

Grassroots football teams in Tower Hamlets can apply for grants of up to £500 but the deadline is just a week away.

A robber who stole mobile phones from pedestrians in Mile End and Bethnal Green while riding a stolen moped has been jailed.

A group of men sexually assaulted a female as she walked through a park in Limehouse before carrying out a second sex attack on a woman who came to her aid.

Concerns are growing about the welfare of a vulnerable man who was last seen around Royal Victoria Dock and Canary Wharf two weeks ago.

A man from Poplar has been convicted of drink-driving after being stopped by police in Southend.

Tower Hamlets Council will re-launch a seven-day recycling bag collection service in several locations across the borough.

A man wanted in connection with a robbery in a shopping centre in Hertfordshire could be in east London.

Detectives have released shocking CCTV footage which shows a gay man being punched in the face in a suspected homophobic attack outside a nightclub in Stepney.

Three suspected gang members have been arrested after police seized a machete, a bottle containing acid and three face masks at an address in Tower Hamlets.

Police are concerned about the welfare of a missing schoolgirl who has links to east London.

A rogue landlord who squeezed 10 tenants into a rat and cockroach infested illegal run-down shack in Poplar has lost a bid to overturn a demolition order.

Tower Hamlets has the fourth highest number of food premises in London which have been given a zero-rating for its hygiene.

This deadly machete was found on a man who was stopped and searched by police from Tower Hamlets yesterday.

Kind-hearted students at a school in Bow Common have raised thousands of pounds for a number of charities over the last year.

Residents in East London are being offered the chance to experience the breathtaking views from the ArcelorMittal Orbit in Stratford for half price.

A man had an alkaline solution thrown at him 90 minutes after a woman was injured in an acid attack a mile away on the Isle of Dogs.

A lucky resident in Whitechapel got an unexpected late Christmas present after winning the People’s Postcode Lottery this week.

A woman has suffered life-changing injuries following an acid attack on the Isle of Dogs yesterday evening.

A daredevil teenager who risked his life by jumping from a DLR train into the dock for a YouTube prank has been given a suspended jail sentence.

A man from Limehouse has been charged with raping a woman in Carlisle in the early hours of Christmas Eve.

A man from Bethnal Green has been jailed for his role in a courier fraud where an elderly woman was conned into handing over cash.

A teenage boy has been jailed for life for the murder of a 20-year-old in Mile End in a dispute over eggs being thrown.

A rogue firearms dealer who supplied illegal handguns and home-made bullets linked to more than 100 crime scenes, including the murder of a Poplar man has been jailed today for 30 years.

A rogue firearms dealer will be sentenced today for supplying illegal handguns and home-made bullets linked to more than 100 crime scenes, including the murder of a Poplar man.

Residents in the Isle of Dog and Shadwell are being urged to have their say on plans by the council to introduce traffic calming measures.

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