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Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman

Mayor accused at High Court of using ‘spiritual influence’ for re-election

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets exerted unlawful “spiritual influence” on voters to secure his re-election, according to allegations filed at the High Court by petitioners seeking to overturn the election result.

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Wheeler House, Spitalfields... scene of police operation

Two charged in east London in police probe into bank-card PIN phone scam

Two teenagers arrested in London’s East End have been charged in connection with a £1m courier fraud investigation by five police forces in the South West.

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Killer Liam Whitnell... jailed in 2013 for 24 years for murder

Killer Whitnell’s internet photos of birthday behind bars shocks victim’s family

Killer Liam Whitnell posted photos on the internet boasting about his 31st birthday celebrations behind bars which have shocked the family of his victim.

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Police swoop on three East End addresses after £1m PIN scam

Three arrested in East End after £1m courier PIN number scam in 8 counties

Three youths have been arrested in dawn raids in London’s East End today by detectives investigating a £1m courier fraud.

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Asfor Ali, 27, jailed for terrorism offences

Video: Bethnal Green Islamist jailed for keeping al-Qaeda terror manuals

A man with links to a banned Islamist group has been jailed for more than two and a half years for keeping al-Qaeda manuals that could be used for terrorist attacks.

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Mr Berridge died at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel

Inquest: Royal London Hospital stomach patient went through ‘six weeks of hell’

The family of a cancer patient who died after an operation to remove his stomach went wrong have questioned whether he should have undergone surgery in the first place.

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Ali was found guilty of keeping terrorist manuals

Bethnal Green Islamist jailed for keeping al-Qaeda terror manuals

A Muslim from Bethnal Green with links to a banned Islamist group has been jailed for over two years for keeping al-Qaeda manuals that could be used for terrorist attacks.

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Ali was found guilty of keeping terrorist manuals

Bethnal Green Islamist found guilty of keeping terrorist manuals

A Muslim from Bethnal Green with links to a banned Islamist group has been found guilty of keeping al-Qaeda manuals that could be used for terrorist attacks.

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Jewellery similar to that taken in the raid (Pic: Met Police)

Hunt for thieves who stole jewellery in Whitechapel armed robbery

Detectives investigating the armed robbery of a Whitechapel shop have released images of jewellery similar to that stolen in a bid to find the thieves.

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Ravel Morrison arriving at Manchester Magistrates Court this morning (Picture: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire)

Ravel Morrison made acid attack threats against ex-girlfriend, court hears

The West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison threatened to throw acid in the face of his ex-girlfriend and blow up her house, a court heard this morning.

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Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman

Mayor accused at High Court of using ‘spiritual influence’ for re-election

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets exerted unlawful “spiritual influence” on voters to secure his re-election, according to allegations filed at the High Court by petitioners seeking to overturn the election result.

Read full story »

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Newham Borough Commander Tony Nash highlights other work police do

This week I’d like to highlight the fantastic work that Newham police carry out with our local young people and communities.

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