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Police investigating yesterday’s terrorist attack in Westminster have arrested a woman in east London.

Some police in Tower Hamlets will be deployed on “public order aid” duties today following the terrorist attack in Westminster.

A warning shot has been fired by the Salvation Army’s world leader on a visit London’s deprived East End about closing doors on people when the Prime Minister triggers Article 50 next week to quit the EU.

A policeman and two members of the public are among four people killed in a major terrorist incident at the Houses of Parliament.

A ukulele orchestra is calling on all uke players to join them in a Red Nose Day flashmob outside London Liverpool Street station.

Two people have died and others are seriously injured in a suspected terrorist incident at the Houses of Parliament.

Ambitious expansion plans to rejuvenate east London’s historic Geffrye Museum have taken a major step forward today with a £12.3 million National Lottery windfall.

The final public hearing opened today in the nine-year legal battle to stop developers “encroaching” on east London’s historic George Tavern music venue.

A domestic violence campaigner who has battled cancer and suffered the loss of a child has written a book in honour of inspirational mothers.

If you’re planning to take your mum out for Mother’s Day, take the train – and take her for free.

It’s sadly an all–too–common occurrence: hitting it off with someone in a bar, then they do or say something that makes you feel vulnerable and unsafe. Now a campaign has been launched to help people discretely ask for help from bar staff before the situation escalates.

Detectives leading a murder investigation in east London have named the man found dead on a housing estate in Hoxton after formal identification has taken place.

Tributes have been paid to the “lovely young man” found dead at a block of flats in Hoxton on Sunday afternoon.

A man accused of killing a catering manager with a bicycle chain after a trivial argument in a chicken shop said “Look what you made me do” as his victim lay dying in the street, a court has heard.

The police watchdog has been asked to begin an investigation into electoral fraud during the 2014 mayor race in Tower Hamlets.

Crime & Court

Police investigating yesterday’s terrorist attack in Westminster have arrested a woman in east London.

08:36

Some police in Tower Hamlets will be deployed on “public order aid” duties today following the terrorist attack in Westminster.

Yesterday, 16:37

A policeman and two members of the public are among four people killed in a major terrorist incident at the Houses of Parliament.

Health

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Little Oliver Tait was just hours old when he had to be rushed 40 miles by air-ambulance to the Royal London Hospital if his life was to be saved.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The first of a programme of new medical centres to meet the growing population of London’s East End has been officially opened.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A new community theatre project helping people affected by poor confidence and mental health problems has set up a support group in London’s East end using theatre as therapy.

Environment

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Controversial plans for a tower block to replace a popular nightclub in London’s East End have been booted out tonight.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Pub landlady Pauline Forster is going back to her local town hall in her long-running battle to stop developers putting up a block of six luxury flats on her doorstep.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Campaigners lobby a Tower Hamlets planning meeting tonight over a skyscraper proposed at Mile End which is being recommended for approval.

Politics

Yesterday, 14:51

The final public hearing opened today in the nine-year legal battle to stop developers “encroaching” on east London’s historic George Tavern music venue.

Tue, 14:28

The police watchdog has been asked to begin an investigation into electoral fraud during the 2014 mayor race in Tower Hamlets.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Full powers are finally being returned to east London’s once-troubled Tower Hamlets council after the fall of the Lutfur Rahman administration which was banned for election fraud.

Education

Tue, 12:37

An independent candidate for mayor and Tower Hamlets councillor has urged the government to reconsider its plans to change school funding.

Mon, 12:57

A Diocese church inspection has praised religious studies as outstanding at east London’s Bishop Challoner Catholic secondary schools.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Every school in Tower Hamlets would lose money if national plans meant to make funding fairer are approved, a report out today has shown.

Heritage

Yesterday, 18:00

A warning shot has been fired by the Salvation Army’s world leader on a visit London’s deprived East End about closing doors on people when the Prime Minister triggers Article 50 next week to quit the EU.

Yesterday, 15:26

Ambitious expansion plans to rejuvenate east London’s historic Geffrye Museum have taken a major step forward today with a £12.3 million National Lottery windfall.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

The Salvation Army celebrates its 150th anniversary today with a big parade in London’s East End where it all started in the 1860s.

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