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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Tower Hamlets election count

Campaigners who exposed fraud during Tower Hamlets elections which led to disgraced mayor Lutfur Rahman being barred from office are calling for a meeting with London’s police chiefs to find out why no criminal prosecutions have followed.

Appeal for witnesses who saw this man...

A man who sexually harassed a woman with her two young children in east London is being sought this week by police who have been trawling CCTV.

Toddler hurt in traffic accident

A two-year-old toddler is fighting for his life today after being air-lifted 10 miles to the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel following a road accident.

Thefts from fire-stations end in jail for raiders

The last of three thieving conspirators who broke into fire-stations stealing emergency equipment to smuggle abroad for cash has been sentenced today.

.Luthur Edwards... died after being stabbed outside York Hall

Detectives investigating the murder of Luther Edwards on the steps of east London’s York Hall have made a fifth arrest, Scotland Yard has just confirmed.

Bethnal Green's Morpeth Secondary [Google image]

Any confusion over the change in the way schools’ performances are now assessed with today’s GCSE results hasn’t stopped Bethnal Green’s Morpeth Secondary reaching for the stars.

The 'stink' hole just yards from houses next to former Phoenix smelting works site

A woman with cancer and a 10-month-old baby girl are among hundreds of people hit by fumes from contaminated canalside land in London’s East End where a wartime smelting works once stood.

Dr Claire Sheppey and her burned-out top-floor flat in north London

A hero doctor from the 2005 Aldgate terrorist Underground train bombing 11 years ago died after discarding a cigarette in a plastic bag causing a fire in her top-floor flat, an inquest heard today.

'Mini Manhattan' as City Island will appear on a loop of the River Lea

The first batch of 100 new apartments put on the market at the new ‘Mini Manhattan’ London City Island complex under construction on the Leamouth Peninsula in east London has been snapped up.

Floating algae that was silting up the Limehouse Cut

Youngsters in London’s East End have been helping to rid the Limehouse Cut of litter and to clean up the water chocking with algae.

Children enjoying a summer’s day at Victoria Park thast's just won a Green Flag award again [photo: Rehan Jamil]

Children have been enjoying outdoor summer entertainment at east London’s favourite Victoria Park which has just retained its Green Flag award this year.

Hunt for East End's best-managed bar [photo: Harmit Kambo]

The police have joined “happy hour” looking for bars and boozers in London’s East End to track down the best-run watering hole.

They're off! 700 runners dash through Vicky Park in British Heart Foundation's annual run

Hundreds of runners in red have dashed through east London’s Victoria Park focussed on their target to raise £50,000 for medical research.

'Human chain' rally at Whitechapel against Islamist terrorism

The rise of Islamist fanatics with hate and those who carry out violence are “enemies of humanity who do not represent religion”, a rally staged at Whitechapel in London’s East End heard.

Rev Christine Hall and Fr Alan Green meet Muslims jloining the Euchartist service [Phots: Max Colson]

Muslims joined a Christian congregation for Sunday Eucharist today in London’s East End as a gesture of solidarity after the assasination of a French priest in Normandy by Islaimists.

Crime & Court

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Tower Hamlets election count

Campaigners who exposed fraud during Tower Hamlets elections which led to disgraced mayor Lutfur Rahman being barred from office are calling for a meeting with London’s police chiefs to find out why no criminal prosecutions have followed.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Thefts from fire-stations end in jail for raiders

The last of three thieving conspirators who broke into fire-stations stealing emergency equipment to smuggle abroad for cash has been sentenced today.

Friday, August 26, 2016
.Luthur Edwards... died after being stabbed outside York Hall

Detectives investigating the murder of Luther Edwards on the steps of east London’s York Hall have made a fifth arrest, Scotland Yard has just confirmed.

Health

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The 'stink' hole just yards from houses next to former Phoenix smelting works site

A woman with cancer and a 10-month-old baby girl are among hundreds of people hit by fumes from contaminated canalside land in London’s East End where a wartime smelting works once stood.

Monday, August 22, 2016
They're off! 700 runners dash through Vicky Park in British Heart Foundation's annual run

Hundreds of runners in red have dashed through east London’s Victoria Park focussed on their target to raise £50,000 for medical research.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Carnegie Smyth arriving at Olytmpic Park after 1,000km marathon rides around UK

A panting but smiling Carnegie Smyth arrived in east London yesterday after competing 1,000 killometres or 750 miles in the saddle.

He had been cycling around the UK in just 10 days raising awareness about using sport to tackle crime and obesity among deprived youngsters.

Environment

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The 'stink' hole just yards from houses next to former Phoenix smelting works site

A woman with cancer and a 10-month-old baby girl are among hundreds of people hit by fumes from contaminated canalside land in London’s East End where a wartime smelting works once stood.

Monday, August 22, 2016
Children enjoying a summer’s day at Victoria Park thast's just won a Green Flag award again [photo: Rehan Jamil]

Children have been enjoying outdoor summer entertainment at east London’s favourite Victoria Park which has just retained its Green Flag award this year.

Sunday, August 14, 2016
World athlete Perri Shakes-Drayton at reopening of Poplar Pools

Former world athlete Perri Shakes-Drayton returned to London’s East End where she grew up—just four weeks after an operation for a knee injury—for yesterday’s grand reopening of a swimming pool that had been derelict nearly 30 years.

Politics

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Tower Hamlets election count

Campaigners who exposed fraud during Tower Hamlets elections which led to disgraced mayor Lutfur Rahman being barred from office are calling for a meeting with London’s police chiefs to find out why no criminal prosecutions have followed.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The 'stink' hole just yards from houses next to former Phoenix smelting works site

A woman with cancer and a 10-month-old baby girl are among hundreds of people hit by fumes from contaminated canalside land in London’s East End where a wartime smelting works once stood.

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Jubilant passengers turn up at Bethnal Green at 2am...

London’s new Night Tube network began its second shift at midnight with a rush of success on the Central Line after last night’s huge surge in passengers.

Education

Friday, August 26, 2016
Headteacher Brenda Landers and her star Whitechapel 'A Team' at Swanlea Secondary

Pupils at east London’s Swanlea Secondary in Whitechapel notched up 65 A* grades in their GCSEs and a further 183 at A grade.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Bethnal Green Academy principal Mark Keary

One pupil got an astonishing 11 A* grades in her GCSE exams at Bethnal Green Academy in east London.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Oaklands Secondary's Head teacher Patrice Canavan

Exited pupils got many A* and A grades in their GCSE results today at Oaklands Secondary in London’s East End which didn’t quite match last year’s record—but at least kept them in the country’s top 10 per cent.

Heritage

Monday, August 22, 2016
Children enjoying a summer’s day at Victoria Park thast's just won a Green Flag award again [photo: Rehan Jamil]

Children have been enjoying outdoor summer entertainment at east London’s favourite Victoria Park which has just retained its Green Flag award this year.

Sunday, August 14, 2016
World athlete Perri Shakes-Drayton at reopening of Poplar Pools

Former world athlete Perri Shakes-Drayton returned to London’s East End where she grew up—just four weeks after an operation for a knee injury—for yesterday’s grand reopening of a swimming pool that had been derelict nearly 30 years.

Thursday, August 11, 2016
Filming on the Regent's Canal the history of east London's tea trade

Young movie-makers have been stirring it up in east London about our love affair with the nation’s favourite brew.

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