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Hundreds of pupils get a live performance from one of Britain’s pioneering orchestras when 75 musicians turn up at their school in Bromley-by-Bow tomorrow.

Richard Horwood is hoping the open election meeting he is chairing on Tuesday for candidates running for Tower Hamlets mayor doesn’t turn into a disaster where they can’t answer questions about the vital Isle of Dogs’ upcoming Neighbourhood Plan.

Work has started on a ‘neuron pod’ science learning centre on Queen Mary University’s Whitechapel campus.

Political leaders campaigning in the Tower Hamlets council election campaign have come out in condemnation against an ‘anti-Semitic’ tweet by Labour party activists in the name of the Momentum group.

A campaign tweet by Labour party activists deemed by a Tower Hamlets Tory leader election candidate as “anti-Semitic” has been withdrawn after pressure from a party election agent.

Another candidate in the Tower Hamlets election campaign has been involved in a violent incident while out canvassing on the doorstep.

A five-day craft fair opens at Canary Wharf next week with 90 designers showing what they’ve done that’s ‘Made London’.

A run-down street on the Isle of Dogs is being turned into an ad hoc community enterprise area with neighbourhood businesses setting up in empty shops.

Police have launched a witness appeal today following the attack on a Tower Hamlets election candidate distributing leaflets in Wapping.

Reece Kempley was on the last day of his holiday on the Greek Isle of Corfu when a prankster pushed him off a pier into the sea and changed his life for ever—causing a spine injury that has put him in a wheelchair.

Civil Servant Esmeralda Castrillo is running in the London Marathon for the first time raising funds for a charity for people with communication needs including the deaf and blind.

Families who failed to get their first choice for primary school for their children starting education in September are being advised by Tower Hamlets Council how to appeal and about finding alternative places.

The first of the big guns from Westminster turned up in the Tower Hamlets election campaign when former government minister Sir Vince Cable arrived in Brick Lane for a curry and to back Elaine Bagshaw’s pitch to be next mayor.

A teenage boy has fallen to his death from the 19th floor of a tower block in Bow.

A defiant ex-Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman—banned from office since 2015 for corruption—has defended his record while in power on his return to politics in the run-up to next month’s council elections.

A man is being held on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts following an operation in east London by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command.

Tough action could be meted out after the Tower Hamlets election for mayor against “super charged” cyclists crashing into pedestrians.

Up-and-coming young music and rap talent hits the spotlight tonight for a free public gig in Poplar.

Apprenticeships are being offered on the building sites in Whitechapel, Canary Wharf and Canning Town for on-the-job training for careers in construction.

The battle to capture Canary Wharf is hotting up in the most contested voting ward in the Tower Hamlets elections with candidates fighting for just two seats on the council.

Ambitious plans to turn the ‘back yard’ of the old London Hospital into Whitechapel’s prestigious ‘London Square ’ are going on public show.

A new hotel is to replace a disused building trade showroom next to the former Mile End municipal bath-house.

Julie Lister has had a hysterectomy under the knife of a robot ‘surgeon’ at the Royal London Hospital without any pain and was back at home in Plaistow the next day—and doing fine.

A charity that runs robotics workshops for primary schools in underprivileged areas has landed a £1,000 donation from Amazon’s east London development centre in Shoreditch.

A new church spire has appeared on east London’s skyline turning the clock back 50 years with the near-complete St Luke’s parish on the Isle of Dogs being born again.

Some of the world’s most famous images over the past half-century that define life in the late 20th and early 21st century go on show at Canary Wharf next week.

A strike by women in a backwater factory in Bow that eventually changed the British workplace for ever still holds memories of defiance and working class struggles handed down through generations as the 130th anniversary of the Bryant & May match factory dispute approaches.

An urgent call on all rival politicians in the Tower Hamlets council election to ask supporters to “behave ethically” has been made following an attack on a candidate for Lutfur Rahman’s Aspire party who was beaten up on the campaign doorstep.

The spring fashion weekend returns to Canary Wharf today with three days of catwalk shows, boutiques, live music and a maternity pop-up for mums-to-be.

Police intelligence tactics being tested around the Tower of London and the City to detect terrorism and organised crime has begun operating across the rest of London from today.

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