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.

A 16-year-old boy has denied carrying out a spate of moped acid attacks in less than 90 minutes in Shoreditch and Islington.

A teenager from Stepney has been charged with carrying out a suspected acid attack in Mile End earlier this month.

A police investigation is underway after a young man was stabbed in Brick Lane this afternoon.

An uninsured motorist from Whitechapel has been revealed as a drink driver in a name and shame campaign by Essex Police.

Police investigating the murder of a father who was shot and stabbed near the doorstep of his home in Bromley-by-Bow have made two more arrests.

Crimestoppers has today put up a £5,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of an absconder wanted in connection with a violent robbery in Shoreditch.

A teenage girl who fell to her death trying to escape a fire at her home in Mile End has been named locally as Meilan Duong.

A teenage girl has died after she tried to escape a fire in Mile End this morning.

Police are appealing for information leading to the whereabouts of a missing man from Tower Hamlets.

Three men are due to appear at the Old Bailey today charged with the murder of a father near the doorstep of his home in Bromley-by-Bow.

Three men have been charged with the murder of a father who was shot and stabbed near the doorstep of his home in Bromley-by-Bow.

Police investigating the brutal murder of a father near the doorstep of his home in Bromley-by-Bow have arrested four more people.

One man has been rushed to hospital after a fire broke out in a block of flats in Bethnal Green.

The former mayor of Tower Hamlets who was barred from running for office after being found guilty of corrupt and illegal practices has lost the latest stage of an appeal bid.

Contract staff working at Barts Health NHS Trust plan three separate strikes over a pay rise dispute after voting overwhelmingly to take industrial action.

A violent thug who stabbed an off-duty police officer in Bow for ‘looking at his girlfriend’ has been jailed for 12 years today.

A woman from Bow has admitted helping her boyfriend after he escaped from Pentoville prison by sawing through a metal bar and clambering over the roof.

With flags and phones in hand, crowds lined the streets outside All Saints Church and Mayflower Primary School in Poplar this afternoon to catch a glimpse of the Queen.

Tower Hamlets Council has installed collections bins across the borough where people can donate items for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.

Two roads in Tower Hamlets are among the most dangerous for motorcyclists in London, a report released by an insurance company claims.

The family of the eighth London Bridge terror attack victim whose body was found near Limehouse have paid tribute to him.

A bank worker from Poplar has been officially identified today as one of the eight people who died in the London Bridge terrorist attack.

Two men and a woman have been charged following the discovery of heroin and cocaine in Stepney with a street value of around £2million.

Anyone caught begging, touting or refusing to stop drinking in the Brick Lane area between Bethnal Green and Whitechapel can be fined £100 on the spot.

A £2million obstetrics research centre to tackle problems that particularly affect mothers and their unborn and newborn children is east London will open in Whitechapel tomorrow.

Health chiefs are appealing for locals to join a new panel which will scrutinise the experience of patients at The Royal London and Mile End hospitals.

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