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River pilots working on the Thames are likely to escape tough new licensing being voted on today by the European Parliament.

Churches running a night shelter for rough sleepers are helping to get them off the streets of east London by creating ‘rough’ furniture out of discarded wooden pallets.

A fragment of east London’s controversial Robin Hood Gardens housing estate has been acquired as an example of “brutalist concrete architecture and social housing” by the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The pension fund for Tower Hamlets Council staff has £92 million invested in fossil fuel industries — twice what it was a year ago, according to new figures.

Police investigating a disturbance in a late night bar in Shoreditch in which an innocent man had head injuries from flying glass have issued photographs today of someone they want to question about the incident.

A public pledge was made last night to broker 1,000 new apprenticeships across east London and the City by the Mayor of Tower Hamlets.

An 80-year-old woman with dementia who was missing in Bromley-by-Bow has been found.

The threat to build a tower block in east London on open land next to the Regent’s Canal was thrown out last night by Tower Hamlets councillors for the third time this year.

Four men have been charged with the murder of Luther Edwards at York Hall in 2016 and are due in court in east London today.

Voting online could help east London’s Half Moon to win badly-needed funding for its seven youth theatres.

Pupils from Whitechapel’s London Islamic School have won a City Hall award for “environment safety and security” in the community.

The new Universal Credit is pushing families in deprived areas of east London into greater poverty and increasing their reliance on food banks, the Mayor of Tower Hamlets is warning Theresa May’s government.

Pupils are being challenged to build their own electric car and burn up the track with an education trust bursary to encourage east London youngsters to take up science and engineering careers.

Feminist protesters disrupted a Tower Hamlets council meeting last night over the closure of an east London hostel for homeless women.

A £10,000 reward is being offered today following a shooting in east London being treated as attempted murder at a children’s birthday barbecue.

Campaigners who have launched a plan for the future of Spitalfields with ‘legal teeth’ to stop City developers encroaching into London’s East End are calling first for the local authority to clear up rubbish from the streets.

Just five days are left to tell the Mayor of Tower Hamlets and the town hall just what developments the public wants in London’s East End for the next 14 years.

A programme helping east London’s jobless youngsters who fall through the net has been shortlisted for a Community Impact award and now needs the public’s online vote.

Tens of thousands of spectators who braved the winter cold last night to watch the Guy Fawkes fireworks heard the mayor of Tower Hamlets pitch for a £1 million ‘culture cash’ up for grabs from City Hall.

Saint Nicholas goes back to school in London’s East End this month to learn how to be a real Father Christmas.

The usual “bring a bottle” rule to get into a party is being adapted for the festive season to bring toys instead for children in hospital in east London.

Another angry demonstration hit east London’s controversial Jack the Ripper Museum at the weekend with women picketing the sombre, black-painted building which has refused to take down its blood-read sign.

An ‘transparency’ activist who challenged the government over Brexit has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of East London along with a leading Tower Hamlets college educationalist.

Schoolchildren in east London helped a government minister make a splash at the Isle of Dogs to launch the world’s first boat made with 99 per cent polymer from recycled plastic waste.

Fresh investigations into the corrupt 2014 Tower Hamlets local elections which led to mayor Lutfur Rahman’s ban from office could finally result in criminal prosecutions, an official report last night suggests.

Adult carers have been taking time off from looking after relatives to film a documentary on the history of immigrants in London’s East End.

Profits from illegal loan sharks in East London have been used to teach parents at a Tower Hamlets school how to avoid borrowing from unscrupulous money lenders.

A police officer is facing a misconduct meeting over a 13-year-old girl being headlocked when arrested after a squabble with another girl outside Wapping High School.

Work has started to install 10 lifts at Crossrail’s new Whitechapel station complex in east London to make it wheelchair accessible between the street and the platforms 150ft below ground.

An outdoor physical work-out facility has been built in east London with equipment made of steel melted-down from knives seized in police raids.

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