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A senior police officer has said it is “not practical” for officers to investigate crimes such as shoplifting and criminal damage as his force bids to save £400 million.

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after police discovered a passenger carrying this knife on a bus in Tower Hamlets.

Police are appealing for information after a 17-year-old girl may have been sexually assaulted in Bethnal Green as she made her way home from a night out with friends.

A Bethnal Green man has been jailed for handling mobile phones stolen by moped-riding robbers whose victims include former chancellor George Osborne.

Detectives would like to speak to this man after a woman was sexually assaulted on a rush hour Central Line train.

Police have formally named a 21-year-old man who was stabbed to death outside a house party as Lamar Stewart.

The home secretary has pledged to make it illegal to sell acid to under 18s.

Detectives investigating a murder in east London are this-morning trying to trace people at a Friday-night party in a house at Mile End—the fourth killing in just five months in the same neighbourhood.

A kidnapper has been jailed after police found his victim locked in the boot of his car when questioning him over his insurance.

Young man fatally stabbed in Bow

Saturday, September 30, 2017

A murder investigation has been launched after a young man was fatally stabbed last night in Bow.

A 23-year-old man has admitted stabbing his former girlfriend to death in Limehouse.

A 17-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of sharing terrorist material has been released on bail.

A teenage boy was arrested at an unnamed address in east London this morning on suspicion of a terrorism offence.

The director of campaign group Cage has been convicted of an offence under the Terrorism Act for refusing to hand over the pin to his mobile phone.

The director of campaign group Cage refused to hand over the pin to his mobile phone at Heathrow because it was “against his civil rights”, a court has heard.

Knife crime in London has risen by 20 per cent in the last year affecting communities across the capital including Tower Hamlets, Metropolitan Police figures show.

Detectives investigating the murder of Marvin Couson - who died 13 years after he was shot in Shoreditch - believe he might have been an innocent victim in a dispute between rival criminal gangs from London and Birmingham.

Detectives investigating the sexual assault of a teenage girl in Bethnal Green have released CCTV footage in a bid to trace a man they suspect of attacking her.

Police recruits are being stepped up with local authority funding in the aftermath of acid attacks on the streets of east London.

Commuters have been urged to remain “calm but alert” following a suspected terrorist incident on a Tube train this morning.

Bow rapist jailed for 14 years

Thursday, September 14, 2017

A man who raped a woman in a car on her way back from a night out has been jailed for 14 years.

The Labour Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Briggs, has called for urgent changes to the law to tackle further acid attacks.

A drug dealer from Stepney arrested at the seaside was found with wraps of Class A drugs stashed in his buttocks.

A fourth man has appeared in court today following the fatal shooting of 41-year-old Brenton Roper outside his home in Bromley-by-Bow in May.

Police trying to curb drug dealing and under-age drinking in public at night in London’s East End are calling for a Public Spaces Protection Order at a hotspot in Limehouse.

A landlord who dangerously packed 16 people including children into a three-bedroom ex-council flat in east London without fire protection has been fined more than £6,000.

The top cop in charge of tackling acid attacks in Tower Hamlets and across the capital this week called for the sale of strong corrosives to be licensed – and tougher sentences for those carrying them.

A man in his twenties was hospitalised after being stabbed outside Whitechapel Underground Station.

Images of a youth detectives are hunting in east London following an ammonia attack in the street in Bow have been released by Scotland Yard today in an appeal for witnesses.

This is the lethal ‘face melter’ acid that can burn and maim people in seconds - and has been used in a wave of shocking attacks across the capital.

Two young men taken to hospital after an ‘acid attack’ in Poplar High Street.

Protesters are furious at plans to allow “dangerous” cycling through the historic foot tunnel under the Thames linking east London to Royal Greenwich that could blow up into to a major dispute on both side of the river.

A report on domestic abuse showing Tower Hamlets to be the second worst London borough for the crime has led east London’s Assembly Member to call for a domestic abuser register.

A man who was found carrying a bleach-like substance described as a “highly dangerous weapon” has been jailed for a year.

A man who was caught sexually assaulting a woman on the Tube has been handed a suspended sentence.

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