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A workman working on the Olympic Stadium was rushed to hospital this afternoon after a nasty fall.

Nurtured plants found growing in council flat in London's East End

These may look like cuttings from a pleasant little garden—but they turn out to be plants seized by police from a suspected cannabis ‘factory’ they stumbled on in London’s East End today.

Haydn Evans

An award-winning secondary school in London’s East End is going into special measures over concerns about its sixth-form Islamic society’s possible links to radical preachers.

London Mayor Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has ordered an audit of GLA funds handed over to Tower Hamlets—following on from Secretary of State Eric Pickles’ controversial audit which uncovered “lack of transparency” in Town Hall accounts.

2010... Livingstone campaigs with Rahman in Brick Lane

Ken Livingstone is being reported to Scotland Yard over calls to make life “intolerable” for government commissioners being brought in to take over Tower Hamlets’ £1.2 million budget spending.

Embattled Mayor Rahman [left] and Communities Secretary Eric Pickles

Embattled Mayor Lutfur Rahman has accused Secretary of State Eric Pickles of being “excessive” in the latest round for the order to send in Whitehall commissioners to take over running Tower Hamlets’ £1.2 budget.

No... Martians haven't landed in Bethnal Green! It's just a biological science festival [pictures: Joel Knight]

Thousands of youngsters flocked to the Great British Bioscience festival with their mums and dads to discover how bioscience fuels us, feeds us and keeps everyone healthy.

The brawl broke out in Clare Street, near Old Bethnal Green Road (Pic: Google Street View)

Police converged on a gang fight in London’s East End last night when at least 100 youths clashed in the street.

Tower Hamlets council

Embattled Mayor Lutfur Rahman has until midnight tonight before he has to comply with Secretary of State Eric Pickles’ to let government Commissioners into the Town Hall take control of Tower Hamlets’ £1.2 billion budget.

Crime & Court

16:09

These may look like cuttings from a pleasant little garden—but they turn out to be plants seized by police from a suspected cannabis ‘factory’ they stumbled on in London’s East End today.

Tue, 08:27
The brawl broke out in Clare Street, near Old Bethnal Green Road (Pic: Google Street View)

Police converged on a gang fight in London’s East End last night when at least 100 youths clashed in the street.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Ty Padmore

A teenager from Bethnal Green has been jailed for 14 years for attempted murder after stabbing two men in a brutal attack.

Health

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The thought of masked Mexican wrestlers with outlandish stage names might sound lightyears away from the backstreets of east London, but the sport’s European hub is closer than you may think.

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Megan Simpkins (centre) at 10 Downing Street with Samantha Cameron and the charity's president David Dimbleby

Cancer survivor Megan Simpkins attended a private reception at 10 Downing Street to explain to the Prime Minister’s wife how she coped with the killer disease.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury blesses Mildmay Hospital's new HIV centre

The rebuilt Mildmay HIV-specialist hospital made famous by Princess Diana got a holy sprinkling of water when the Archbishop of Canterbury came to bless the new complex yesterday in London’s East End.

Environment

Friday, October 31, 2014

The People of London’s East End have been banging the drum to celebrate their favourite Victoria Park topping the Green Flag poll as Britain’s best public space.

Friday, October 24, 2014
Greenest tenant... Tom Gleed and his award

Retired East End boilermaker-welder Tom Gleed is the greenest tenant in Britain—that’s official.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Terrapins spotted abandoned on our waterways after outgrowing tanks in the home [photo: Jack Perks]

The trust that looks after our canals and rivers is worried about ‘mutant Ninja turtles’ munching their way through wildlife along its waterways.

Politics

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An award-winning secondary school in London’s East End is going into special measures over concerns about its sixth-form Islamic society’s possible links to radical preachers.

Yesterday, 17:35
London Mayor Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has ordered an audit of GLA funds handed over to Tower Hamlets—following on from Secretary of State Eric Pickles’ controversial audit which uncovered “lack of transparency” in Town Hall accounts.

Yesterday, 13:45
2010... Livingstone campaigs with Rahman in Brick Lane

Ken Livingstone is being reported to Scotland Yard over calls to make life “intolerable” for government commissioners being brought in to take over Tower Hamlets’ £1.2 million budget spending.

Education

11:14

An award-winning secondary school in London’s East End is going into special measures over concerns about its sixth-form Islamic society’s possible links to radical preachers.

Yesterday, 07:00
No... Martians haven't landed in Bethnal Green! It's just a biological science festival [pictures: Joel Knight]

Thousands of youngsters flocked to the Great British Bioscience festival with their mums and dads to discover how bioscience fuels us, feeds us and keeps everyone healthy.

Mon, 10:40
Mothers protest outside Tower Hamlets Town Hall against the closures of nurseries in the borough

Mums demonstrated at Tower Hamlets Town Hall against proposed cuts to nurseries, as the mayor hinted at a possible U-turn on the plans.

Heritage

Friday, November 14, 2014

Private family snapshots have emerged for the first time showing the children of the latest suspect named as Jack the Ripper being exposed in a new TV documentary on Monday—more than a year after he was revealed exclusively in the East London Advertiser.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Ray Gipson tracing lost East End pubs

Ray Gipson is a recognised ‘geezer’ who has just been given £2,000 to go on a big pub crawl around London’s East End—on the taxpayer.

Sunday, November 9, 2014
Mayor of Tower Hamlets Lutfur Rahman

The embattled Mayor of Tower Hamlets Lutfur Rahman was nowhere to be seen at today’s Merchant Navy memorial service.

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