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A river launch used by the Queen on the Thames for 40 years is joining the Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh after being given as a gift by the Port of London Authority.

Yesterday, 17:00

A man is in police custody in east London tonight following Tuesday’s ‘acid attack’ incident in Bethnal Green.

Yesterday, 16:18

The number of takeaways in Tower Hamlets is significantly higher than the average local authority, a study has shown.

Yesterday, 12:45

The old Whitechapel sorting office has been reinvented as a new enterprise hub after two years of planning, ready for Crossrail coming to east London next year.

Yesterday, 11:17

Charity volunteers in east London are being urged to turn up at the end of the day to collect surplus food from a Bromley-by-Bow supermarket for families in need rather than having it thrown out.

Yesterday, 09:50

Craftsmanship is returning to the Isle of Dogs in what was once the hub of east London manufacturing industries when an old Victorian iron shipbuilding forge reopens as ‘workshops for hire’.

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TV’s Professor Brian Cox and Lord Andrew Mawson took a walk around on the first day on Tuesday of the Science summer school being held in east London at St Paul’s Way Trust secondary.



Young batsman hoping to bowl more in T20 Blast

Yesterday, 18:30

Centre back is exactly the type of defender head coach Steve Davis wanted at Brisbane Road

Yesterday, 16:00

London Raiders newly-appointed coach Sean Easton is keen to get the 2017/18 season underway.

Yesterday, 14:00

National League club travel to Billericay Town on Saturday and a big crowd could be in attendance at the New Lodge

Yesterday, 12:00

Motormen host Tower Hamlets on Saturday and entertain Sawbridgeworth Town on August 1

Yesterday, 12:00

East London club travel to Takeley this weekend before shorter journey to West Essex on Tuesday

Yesterday, 10:30

Lakeside Hammers have been dealt a huge blow ahead their home fixture against Birmingham tonight.

Yesterday, 10:00

Former Luton Town ace played alongside Charlie Lee for first time on Tuesday night and looked good in centre of park

Middlesex beat Essex by 72 runs after posting a formidable 203-6 at Lord’s.


Yesterday, 16:20

Portuguese artists have been painting the town red, white and all colours of the rainbow turning Old Truman’s Brewery into some kinds of updated psychodelic showcase.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Boogie rockers Status Quo have had more than 60 hits and become legends in the music industry. Now a tribute band are bringing the magic to Hornchurch.

Monday, May 15, 2017

The legacy of a corrupt 19th century magistrate’s crimes against the East End’s poorest was exposed in a book talk at the Wanstead Tap.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

TV’s Dragons’ Den success Swing Patrol is planning a summer of free outdoor dance and fitness activities at Spitalfields Market to get east London to swing.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Preparations for the biggest celebration of the Bengali New Year in Europe are under way in east London with less than a fortnight to go.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

This relentlessly fascinating account of the sordid schemes of Joseph Merceron, a 19th century magistrate of Bethnal Green, charts the rise, fall and return of a man who shamelessly stole from the East End’s poorest.

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