A ‘headmaster’ dressed like they did 100 years ago dropped into Mayflower Primary wielding an impressive cane for a re-enactment of a typical day of lessons in 1917.

A man who stabbed a plain clothes police officer with a 10ins blade in an alley in Bow has been found guilty today at the Old Bailey of GBH with intent.

A student has been jailed by the Old Bailey today for 15 years for leaving a home-made bomb on the London Underground on board a Jubilee line train passing through Canary Wharf.

Beefeaters were out on the march around the ancient Tower of London last night to mark out the boundary of their historic royal palace grounds.

A teenager and three men from east London appear in court today charged with terrorism and criminal offences.

Hundreds of people turned up today for the funeral of one of the last East End characters associated with the notorious Kray family.

More police on the streets of east London in the wake of the Manchester terrorist attack would reassure the public, the Mayor of Tower Hamlets urged this-evening.

Five “secret” gardens tucked away behind the historic terraces in Spitalfields are opening to the public for just six hours on June 10.

A campaign by parents to get children in Tower Hamlets reading early has led to a new school library being opened at Shadwell’s Bigland Green Primary.

A road safety campaign by pupils at a school in Bow has won backing from the mayor of Tower Hamlets.

Police have begun using body cameras in Tower Hamlets with a mixed reception from the public.

Choirmaster Jonathan Pease is throwing the church doors open with champagne this spring bank holiday weekend for the public debut of the East London Evensong Choir he has set up on the Isle of Dogs.

Hundreds of volunteers filled the moat of the Tower of London for the British Heart Foundation’s annual fundraiser.

International hip-hop singer Cream turned up in east London last night to help raise cash for Macmillan Nurses charity at a packed Victoria pub at Mile End in memory of his best pal who died from cancer.

Retired school teacher Chris Searle is back to meet some of his old pupils today who came out on strike when he was sacked for publishing a controversial book of their poems called Stepney Words.

A family facing eviction today from emergency accommodation after having to quit their flat in Limehouse where 20-year-old Karolina Chwiluk was stabbed to death in front of them have been given extra time to stay.

Youngsters on Toynbee Hall’s youth project called Make It have done just that—making their own outdoor classroom.

The first-ever Bangladeshi woman speaker of Tower Hamlets Council was elected without opposition at last night’s annual general meeting at the town hall.

Headteacher Patrice Canavan was asked to address a major education conference in Norway with two of her sixthform pupils from Bethnal Green’s Oaklands Secondary about ‘pupil inclusion’.

Former page three pin-up Maureen Flanagan has been traipsing up and down the Roman Road from Bow to Bethnal Green begging from shopkeepers.

Three men and a teenager have been arrested in east London today under the 2000 Terrorism Act.

Former Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman, barred from for office for five years in 2015 for corrupt practices, is back in the High Court today in a bid to overturn his ban.

Volunteers have rallied to help rescue the East London scouts group after vandals ransacked their hut next to a community centre on the Isle of Dogs.

A month-long campaign to fight tooth decay and child obesity has been started by Tower Hamlets Council to tackle numbers of overweight youngsters which are among the highest in the country.

Neighbours have been in shock today after a shooting and stabbing in Bromley-by-Bow when a man died in broad daylight yesterday—just 30 yards from his home.

Princess Anne heard from Commonwealth business and community leaders about global challenges facing the Muslim community on her visit to the East London Mosque.

Detectives are appealing to motorists to contact them who may have captured a Bank Holiday hit-and-run incident on their dash-cams when a car was involved in two collisions in east London within a minute of each other.

TV crews have been filming a children’s drama series starting later this month that used an east London housing estate as a set.

The parents of a teenager who died after an allergic reaction to his school dinner have accused staff of failing their duty of care.

Parent workshops on how to manage stress, anxiety, depression and low self-confidence are being held at Poplar’s Langdon Park Secondary.

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