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Police investigating the death of Sami Sidhom have released a man on bail.

The parties battling for votes ahead of local elections next week have clashed over their affordable housing plans.

The family of Eric Meighan, a cancer sufferer from Mile End who died on March 1, have made a tribute video in his memory.

A statue displaying the names of some of east London’s lesser known women’s rights campaigners was unveiled in Parliament Square this morning.

A singer from Bow who’s worked with Gary Barlow and Disney is releasing her debut single.

More than £100,000 has been raised in memory of a former Masterchef contestant who died after collapsing in Wapping during the London Marathon.

Old photographs and memorabilia about the Brady youth clubs that defined the Jewish community in Whitechapel and Spitalfields which lay hidden in an attic for 60 years have been uncovered and are going on show.

People are choosing to pay their satellite TV bills rather than feed their pets.

Life has settled for the once-immigrant Bengali community three generations down the road from having faced attacks and murder in the Whitechapel of the 1970s.

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.

A professional chef who appeared on Masterchef has died after collapsing in Wapping while running the London Marathon, organisers have confirmed.

Rubbish roasted in Poplar on Saturday after flames broke out at a scrapyard.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in to the Advertiser this week.

Reports of the recent rise of violent crime in London have been deeply concerning.

This year’s Virgin Money London Marathon follows the usual route from Greenwich Park to the Mall.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 11:16

People are choosing to pay their satellite TV bills rather than feed their pets.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

A woman accused of stabbing a man to death at an Isle of Dogs flat has appeared in court.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

This is the “gentle, kind and considerate” student who was stabbed to death close to his home in Forest Gate.

Health

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Boxing heavyweight Anthony Joshua helped put hundreds through their paces in a mass ‘boxercise’ session in Bethnal Green.

Environment

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

A green campaign group has urged parties battling for votes in the local elections to protect the borough’s parks.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Three more organisations have joined Citizens UK civic network’s east London founding branch at last night’s delegates’ assembly held in Shadwell.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Community groups who dealt with the fallout of what’s been dubbed the “River Lea Disaster” have called on the government to investigate the “inadequate response” of the two organisations in charge.

Politics

Yesterday, 17:24

The parties battling for votes ahead of local elections next week have clashed over their affordable housing plans.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

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.

Friday, April 20, 2018

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.

Education

Mon, 12:29

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.

Monday, April 16, 2018

A new survey has revealed the often “extraordinary” lengths parents have gone to get their children into their preferred primary school.

Friday, April 13, 2018

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

Heritage

Yesterday, 12:00

Old photographs and memorabilia about the Brady youth clubs that defined the Jewish community in Whitechapel and Spitalfields which lay hidden in an attic for 60 years have been uncovered and are going on show.

Yesterday, 07:07

Life has settled for the once-immigrant Bengali community three generations down the road from having faced attacks and murder in the Whitechapel of the 1970s.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

​A film about former East End gangster and Kray twins hitman Fred Forman has had its premiere screening at the East End Film Festival. Fred, now a reformed character, tells Emma Bartholomew about being a ‘respectable’ criminal.

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