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Music compositions by children from a Docklands school in London’s East End have been performed on stage at the prestigeous Wigmore Hall.

Joel Adesina was stabbed on December 5 off Bethnal Green Road.

A 20-year-old man this morning denied killing a schoolboy in Bethnal Green.

Branching out... students take break from studies at Queen Mary's to help clear cemetery woodland

Students have been on a tidy-up to let more sunlight into the huge Tower Hamlets Cemetery in London’s East End as part of their annual ‘Green Mary’ project.

The man was seen with a knife on the Central Line before moving onto the Jubilee Line (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

The Jubilee line was brought to a standstill today after passengers reported seeing a man carrying a knife.

Masked allecats tear through the streets

Movie makers shooting a murder thriller about the underground sub-culture of London’s alleycat bike racing are in the final throws of crowdfunding to raise the cash before they begin filming later this month.

Henna artist Ash Kumar's handywork on a broadband van

An ambitious programme to hook up 100,000 properties across east London to ultra-fast broadband has reached its half-way point.

Tom Gleed in the ransacked community garden

Wreckers have for the fourth time broken into a people’s community garden in London’s East End which is lovingly tended 365 days a year by the nation’s Greenest Tenant of the Year champion.

Ellie Pritchard and the Year Here team

Could you put a fundraising meal together in just 24 hours?

Lord Freud

The government’s much-criticised “making work pay” Universal Credit has arrived at Jobcentres in London’s deprived East End where unemployment is traditionally high and many families are feeling the pinch from benefit capping.

Crime & Court

12:11

A 20-year-old man this morning denied killing a schoolboy in Bethnal Green.

10:59
The man was seen with a knife on the Central Line before moving onto the Jubilee Line (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

The Jubilee line was brought to a standstill today after passengers reported seeing a man carrying a knife.

Wed, 17:01
Tom Gleed in the ransacked community garden

Wreckers have for the fourth time broken into a people’s community garden in London’s East End which is lovingly tended 365 days a year by the nation’s Greenest Tenant of the Year champion.

Health

Wed, 07:00

The government’s much-criticised “making work pay” Universal Credit has arrived at Jobcentres in London’s deprived East End where unemployment is traditionally high and many families are feeling the pinch from benefit capping.

Tue, 13:30
Glyn Robbins in Whirtechapel challenging MP Rushanara Ali over the NHS in General Election

Trade union socialists have launched their General Election campaign in Labour’s east London heartland with a challenge over the NHS.

Friday, February 20, 2015

A man charged yeterday with affray and possessing a sword as “an offensive weapon” in London’s East End is due in court next month.

Environment

Mon, 12:03

Volunteers who found a wartime hand-grenade and other weapons in the Regent’s Canal are returning to give the waterway a makeover to help wildlife.

Friday, February 27, 2015
Volunteers checking polluted Thames water [pictures: Matthew Joseph]

Volunteers got stuck in the mud at this year’s annual Big Count to check up on the health of the Thames.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Artist impression... how TfL pictures segregated A11 cycle highway along Bow Road [looking west towards the City]

Work on fixing the Cycle “Super Highway 2” through east London has now begun in a bid to end the toll of riders killed.

Politics

Wed, 07:00

The government’s much-criticised “making work pay” Universal Credit has arrived at Jobcentres in London’s deprived East End where unemployment is traditionally high and many families are feeling the pinch from benefit capping.

Tue, 13:30
Glyn Robbins in Whirtechapel challenging MP Rushanara Ali over the NHS in General Election

Trade union socialists have launched their General Election campaign in Labour’s east London heartland with a challenge over the NHS.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Boris Johnson drives bulldozer to launch London's first urban land trust last summer at St Clement's hospital site in Mile End [picture Gregory Lambert]

Campaigners are taking action today in calling on local authorities and MPs to support community land trusts to help solve the growing housing crisis.

Education

12:37

Music compositions by children from a Docklands school in London’s East End have been performed on stage at the prestigeous Wigmore Hall.

12:06
Branching out... students take break from studies at Queen Mary's to help clear cemetery woodland

Students have been on a tidy-up to let more sunlight into the huge Tower Hamlets Cemetery in London’s East End as part of their annual ‘Green Mary’ project.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Volunteer finalist Harriette Pearson

Medical student Harriette Pearson was just pipped at the post when she was shortlisted for a national volunteering award for her project to help children in hospital.

Heritage

Mon, 18:18

The East End of London remembered its civilian war dead yesterday in what may well be the last annual remembrance of the 1943 Bethnal Green air raid disaster before a permanent memorial is finally in place.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
In a flap... the Great Spitalfields Pancake Race

A young woman with “two-point-four children” in tow won ‘best behaved’ title in this year’s Great Spitalfields Pancake Race.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Hafsah Jalloh's picture of inmates murdered at Auschwitz

Pupils have been spending their lunchtime at school in London’s East End studying the horrors at Auschwitz Nazi death camp 70 years ago.

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