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The owner of an Indian restaurant in Whitechapel who cooked the books in a tax swindle has been given a suspended jail sentence and a hefty fine.

Bookworms, comedy fans and music lovers can enjoy a free event taking place in the borough today and tomorrow.

Two men have been found guilty of killing a 60-year-old man in his Bow Common home after he wouldn’t help them to rob a drug dealer.

This is the man detectives would like to speak to after a 43-year-old suffered a fractured jaw during an unprovoked attack in Brick Lane.

This is the haul of drugs seized by police after they broke into a car used by a suspected dealer in Poplar.

A rogue firearms dealer has been found guilty today of supplying illegal handguns and home-made bullets linked to more than 100 crimes including the murder of a man from Poplar.

A missing man who is in need of medical attention could be in Whitechapel.

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGE: A pair of thugs who threw sulphuric acid in the faces of two men who challenged them for throwing a traffic cone at their car in Docklands have been jailed.

Police are using a special spray to “tag” moped-riding criminals or a stinger device to stop them getting away following a surge in offences across London.

One of the borough’s most famous residents has backed a bid for Tower Hamlets to become the London borough of Culture.

Revised plans for new homes at a former hospital site in Bethnal Green will be showcased tomorrow.

A teenager arrested by terrorism officers at an address in east London has been bailed.

A community 10k run which takes in Victoria Park has been given a £2,000 cash boost thanks to sales of 5p shopping bags.

A teenager has been arrested by terrorism officers at an address in east London this morning.

These are the deadly knives police uncovered during a weapon sweep in the borough.

A vulnerable elderly man who went missing in Shoreditch has been found.

Night Tube drivers are set to be balloted for industrial action in a dispute over their career progression.

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after police discovered a passenger carrying this knife on a bus in Tower Hamlets.

Residents in the borough who are most at risk if they catch the flu are being urged to get vaccinated as the colder weather sets in.

A maternity unit where concerns were raised that babies could be given back to the wrong mother after birth still has security issues despite new measures being introduced.

A scheme in Mile End which tackles underage drinking has won an award after drunken anti-social behaviour plummeted by 62 per cent.

Stepney born musician Jah Wobble will be taking part in a special concert and conversation session in Whitechapel tomorrow.

A Bethnal Green man has been jailed for handling mobile phones stolen by moped-riding robbers whose victims include former chancellor George Osborne.

Residents can view updated plans for a new civic centre in Whitechapel at two public exhibitions this week.

Detectives would like to speak to this man after a woman was sexually assaulted on a rush hour Central Line train.

A gang which robbed £10,000 worth of goods from convenience stores and petrol station shops in Tower Hamlets have been jailed.

Thousands of pounds in cash has seized by police during a raid on the home of a suspected gang member in Tower Hamlets.

Police have recovered a gun after it was found by gardeners working in Mile End.

East London is the hotspot for acid attacks and nearly a third of victims are Asian, a senior officer has said today.

Officers have seized a bottle filled with a ‘noxious substance’ following a police chase in Tower Hamlets last night.

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