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Mayor Lutfur Rahman planting the trees

Thieves steal trees from WWI memorial for bombed Poplar school

EXCLUSIVE: Thieves have stolen trees from a WWI memorial just days after they were planted to mark the deaths of 18 children killed in a German wartime bombing raid.

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Ajmol's convicted killers... Choudhury (left), Khan and Rahman

Three found guilty of schoolboy Ajmol Alom’s murder in an East End park

Three men who attacked and killed a schoolboy in an unprovoked attack in a park in London’s East End have today been found guilty by a jury of his murder.

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Tower Hamlets begins case study to learn lessons after tragedy of baby killed by mum

A serious case review has been started by Tower Hamlets council after the tragic death of a four-month-old baby girl in London’s East End killed by her teenage mum.

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Tower Hamlets councillor Rachael Saunders

‘Lessons must be learned’ warns Tower Hamlets councillor after mum admits killing baby

Lessons must be learned from the tragedy of the four-month-old baby girl killed in London’s East End by her teenage mum, councillors at Tower Hamlets urged today.

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Teenage mum admits killing her 4-month-old baby girl at Mile End

A teenage mother-of-three has today admitted manslaughter of her four-month-old baby girl at her home in London’s East End.

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Gulain Bolombo will face trial this summer.

Blackwall man charged after brawl outside Harringay church

A man will go on trial later this year charged with a public order offence after a brawl broke out among a group of up to 100 people outside a church.

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CCTV appeal: Woman ‘told she was pretty’ before serious sex assault

Police are hunting a man after a 29-year-old woman was subjected to a serious sexual assault on an east London street.

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The CCTV nerve centre in the town hall at Mulberry Place detecting and deterring crime and disorder in the borough

Inside Tower Hamlets’ CCTV ‘nerve centre’ as Aberfeldy Estate cameras are installed to cut crime

Big Brother has gained a new pair of eyes as four new CCTV cameras were installed on the Aberfeldy Estate in Poplar.

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Sacked whistleblower wins tribunal judgement against Tower Hamlets

A whistleblower sacked by Tower Hamlets council after accusing her boss of bullying in the office has won her case for wrongful dismissal.

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Jimmy Savile

Probe into Tower Hamlets children’s home in Jimmy Savile ‘sex abuse’

Two children’s homes in east London are among 21 homes and schools where claims that Jimmy Savile abused youngsters have been made, it emerged today.

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Dean Cox celebrates his stunning strike with a ball boy. All pics by Simon O'Connor

PICTURE GALLERY: Orient thrash Gillingham with devastating display

Orient returned to form with a devastating display of attacking football against Gillingham at Brisbane Road.

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The dates will be the first since Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow announced they had separated (Picture: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Coldplay announce summer Royal Albert Hall date

London’s Royal Albert Hall will play host to Coldplay this July as part of a select series of dates to launch the band’s forthcoming album Ghost Stories.

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