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Yesterday, 13:10

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.

Barts Health NHS Trust has been praised for its efforts to recruit more people from working-class backgrounds.

The man at the centre of the £14 million rejuvenation of an educational and heritage centre in Shoreditch has been made an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Detectives are issuing a CCTV image in an appeal this week for public help to track down two men who beat up a customer in a newsagent’s in Poplar.

Two Canary Wharf consultants have given up their high-pay finance industry jobs to help fledgling businesses in Africa and to change the way big companies think about their “social impact”.

A deaf Nepalese photographer from the University of East London credits her disability with enhancing her artistic talent.

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

The director of a campaign group charged with failing to disclose his mobile phone password after he was detained at Heathrow Airport is to face trial later this year.

The nation paid homage on the first anniversary at the weekend of MP Jo Cox’s murder.

Muslim families in Whitechapel have set up a new organisation to show solidarity with Londoners against Islamist terrorism after the London Bridge attacks.

An actress and youth theatre director has won an award for her performance in a television commercial.

With the mercury reaching the low 30s over the weekend and expected to remain high throughout the week people will be looking for ways to keep cool.

People across Tower Hamlets are being urged to stay cool, hydrated and to check on vulnerable neighbours during the extreme hot weather predicted this week.

Ch Supt Sue Williams has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal for her dedication to protecting the most vulnerable.

Families woke in the middle of the night when fire broke out in a block of maisonettes at Shadwell — just 48 hours after the tragedy at Grenfell Tower in Ladbroke Grove.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 13:10

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.

Wed, 08:02

The director of a campaign group charged with failing to disclose his mobile phone password after he was detained at Heathrow Airport is to face trial later this year.

Mon, 07:31

A man is critically injured in hospital after he was seriously assaulted near Dagmar Court and Plevna Street in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Health

Yesterday, 12:32

Barts Health NHS Trust has been praised for its efforts to recruit more people from working-class backgrounds.

Mon, 12:18

People across Tower Hamlets are being urged to stay cool, hydrated and to check on vulnerable neighbours during the extreme hot weather predicted this week.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

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.

Environment

Monday, June 12, 2017

An investigation is underway after a recycling lorry crashed into a low railway bridge between Whitechapel and Bethnal Green causing main line rail services to he halted for two hours.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

What bloomin’ lovely colours now that this year’s ‘Tower Hamlets In Bloom’ competition has opened in east London.

Politics

Tue, 11:58

The nation paid homage on the first anniversary at the weekend of MP Jo Cox’s murder.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Hundreds of council-owned housing blocks in Tower Hamlets have had fire risk assessments carried out in the last nine months, families have been assured.

Friday, June 9, 2017

The returning Labour MP was greeted with thunderous applause as he confessed himself “honoured and humbled” to return to Westminster for the sixth term.

Education

Yesterday, 12:14

The man at the centre of the £14 million rejuvenation of an educational and heritage centre in Shoreditch has been made an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Princess Anne has been discussing the Syrian refugee crisis on her visit to east London this-afternoon to open Queen Mary University’s new £39 million Graduate centre at Mile End.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

A leading educationalist who brought academy primary schooling to Tower Hamlets has died following an accident while on holiday in France with her family.

Heritage

Tue, 11:58

The nation paid homage on the first anniversary at the weekend of MP Jo Cox’s murder.

Friday, June 16, 2017

The German nation should not be careless about the memory of the infamous First World War air-raid on east London when 18 children were killed at Poplar’s Upper North Street School, their ambassador told the centenary wreath-laying.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Hundreds of children cheered the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arriving at the school gates at Mayflower Primary in Poplar to mark the centenary of the First World War air-raid in which 18 children perished.

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