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Terror raid on Islamic ‘school’ in Shadwell as Mayor rejects Theresa May’s ‘extremism’ claim

An off-the-books Islamic school has been raided by counter-terrorism police amid a row over extremism in Tower Hamlets.

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Poplar Good Samaritan assaulted at station

Stepping in to prevent a woman being harassed left a Poplar man hospitalised after a violent attack.

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The pedestrian was hit at the junction of Bancroft Road and Mile End Road, by Queen Mary University , this morning (Picture: Google Streetview)

Pedestrian killed in Mile End hit and run

A man in his 20s was killed after being hit by a car in a hit and run by Queen Mary University in Mile End Road in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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A man was jailed for 13 years at Snaresbrook Crown Court, shown here, for raping his wife. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

Husband jailed for repeatedly raping wife in Tower Hamlets

A husband has been jailed for 13 years after he admitted repeatedly raping his wife.

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Drugs, cash and makeshift weapons seized in Cook's Yard

Police find drugs in raid on Captain Cook’s Yard

Police have seized drugs worth hundreds of pounds in Captain Cook’s Yard in London’s East End.

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West Ham's James Tomkins. Picture: PA

West Ham defender fined for assaulting a police officer

West Ham defender James Tomkins has been fined £3,500 for assaulting a police officer.

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Tower Hamlets has denied the borough could be subject to the next 'Trojan Horse' inquiry. Picture here, Oldknow Academy, one of the Birmingham schools at the centre of the extremism plot scandal. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Tower Hamlets denies Islamist fundamentalists operating in schools

Tower Hamlets council has strongly denied claims that its schools are to be investigated for falling under the influence of Islamist fundamentalists.

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Anjem Choudary at the march against the drinking or sale of alcohol. Photo: David Mirzoeff

Hate preacher who led Brick Lane anti-alcohol march arrested in police terror raids

An Islamist hate preacher who led a march through Brick Lane against the sale of alcohol has been arrested in terrorism raids by Scotland Yard.

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Mr Rahman had been driving at 136mph, an inquest at St Alban's heard (pic: PA Wire)

Inquest: Whitechapel BMW driver and passenger killed in motorway smash at 136mph

An uninsured drink-driver who was already banned from driving died at the wheel of a hired BMW with one of his four passengers after hitting a large puddle during an M1 motorway race up to 136mph.

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Brothers Amran and Misba Chowdhury were jailed for manslaughter

‘Cowardly bullies’ jailed over Ibrahim Ghrib’s death in Shadwell Basin

Two men were jailed yesterday for manslaughter after leaving a man to die in the freezing waters of Shadwell Basin dock in a motiveless attack.

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Terror raid on Islamic ‘school’ in Shadwell as Mayor rejects Theresa May’s ‘extremism’ claim

An off-the-books Islamic school has been raided by counter-terrorism police amid a row over extremism in Tower Hamlets.

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BIG DEBATE: 24-hour weekend tube services

Transport for London (TfL) recently announced plans for a 24-hour weekend tube trains from next September, with six services to run every hour across the Jubilee, Victoria and most of the Piccadilly, Central and Northern lines.

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Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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