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Yesterday, 13:10

The former mayor of Tower Hamlets who was barred from running for office after being found guilty of corrupt and illegal practices has lost the latest stage of an appeal bid.

The director of a campaign group charged with failing to disclose his mobile phone password after he was detained at Heathrow Airport is to face trial later this year.

A man is critically injured in hospital after he was seriously assaulted near Dagmar Court and Plevna Street in the early hours of yesterday morning.

A violent thug who stabbed an off-duty police officer in Bow for ‘looking at his girlfriend’ has been jailed for 12 years today.

A woman from Bow has admitted helping her boyfriend after he escaped from Pentoville prison by sawing through a metal bar and clambering over the roof.

A wannabe Islamic State terrorist who was detained in Turkey while trying to travel to Syria has been jailed for six years.

A man from east London was arrested on suspicion of terror offences in a dawn raid this morning.

A teenager arrested in Barking in connection with the London Bridge terror attack is to remain in police custody after a warrant for further detention was granted.

Inquests into the deaths of eight people killed in the London Bridge terror attacks are set to open at Southwark Coroner’s Court today and tomorrow.

Two men and a woman have been charged following the discovery of heroin and cocaine in Stepney with a street value of around £2million.

A bank worker from Canary Wharf is believed to have been killed in the horrific terrorist attack on London Bridge in which at least seven people died.

Politicians and faith leaders are urging the community in east London to “stand together united” in the wake of Saturday’s terrorist atrocity at London Bridge just days before the general election.

The body of a man recovered from the River Thames near Limehouse is believed to be that of Xavier Thomas, who has been missing since the London Bridge terror attack.

A man from Mile End has been given a suspended jail sentence for sending death threat tweets to a Conservative politician referring to murdered MP Jo Cox.

Prince Charles and Camilla visited victims of the London Bridge terror attack at the Royal London Hospital today.

After the revelation that two of the London Bridge terror attackers came from Barking, the Met have revealed that the third man shot dead by police was also from east London.

Armed police have raided several flats in Barking today in connection with the London Bridge terror attack.

A burglar from Bethnal Green has been jailed for carrying out three break-ins.

Police have seized more than £45,000 in cash and a kilo of cannabis after carrying out a raid in Tower Hamlets today.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of torture.

A college principal and the director of an immigration advisory centre helped hundreds of foreign students apply fraudulently for visa extensions by faking English language exam results, a court has heard.

A police officer has been jailed after admitting perverting the course of justice following a car crash in Limehouse in which he pretended to be the driver.

Three men from Tower Hamlets have been jailed for running a ‘drugs hotline service’ where they delivered to the Hoxton area after taking orders over the phone.

A man who stabbed a plain clothes police officer with a 10ins blade in an alley in Bow has been found guilty today at the Old Bailey of GBH with intent.

A student has been jailed by the Old Bailey today for 15 years for leaving a home-made bomb on the London Underground on board a Jubilee line train passing through Canary Wharf.

A teenager and three men from east London appear in court today charged with terrorism and criminal offences.

Four men arrested by counter terrorism officers will continue to be questioned after warrants of further detention have been extended until next week.

Police have begun using body cameras in Tower Hamlets with a mixed reception from the public.

Detectives have been given more time to question four men, including a teenager, who were arrested in east London on suspicion of terror offences.

A family facing eviction today from emergency accommodation after having to quit their flat in Limehouse where 20-year-old Karolina Chwiluk was stabbed to death in front of them have been given extra time to stay.

A man with a foot fetish who carried out obscene sex acts on himself while staring at the feet of women at bus stops has been jailed.

A ‘loyal and loving’ father who was stabbed and shot dead just yards from his home in Bromley-by-Bow has been named today by police as Brenton Roper.

Three men and a teenager have been arrested in east London today under the 2000 Terrorism Act.

More than one third of London’s smokers have purchased illegal tobacco, some of which contained asbestos and human excrement, new research has revealed.

The director of a campaign group has been charged with failing to disclose his password after he was detained at Heathrow Airport.

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