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Yesterday, 17:30

An engineer has been recognised for his bravery after rescuing a 13-year-old from a vicious knife attack in Bow.

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed in Stepney.

The Met has claimed it is one of the first forces in the country to develop its own mobile fingerprint device.

A coach driver who turned into the path of a cyclist and caused fatal and “catastrophic injuries” only knew there had been an accident because a passenger alerted him to it, a court has heard.

A free-lance accountant with a passion for books has appealed for help replacing his three-wheeled bookshop after thieves stole it from his home.

Only one person who has been forced to attend a council education programme for kerb crawlers has reoffended, according to Tower Hamlets Council.

Speeding jet skis were chased down the River Thames by marine police officers on Friday night.

A schoolboy has become the latest stabbing victim after being attacked in Bromley-by-Bow last night.

Police investigating the burglary of a Whitechapel family home by men demanding cash and gold have made an arrest.

The son of a Brick Lane bagel tycoon has been given an indefinite hospital order after a jury found he stabbed his mother and sister to death at the family home.

A renowned Brick Lane bagel baker broke down in court as he described finding his mother and sister lying in a pool of blood at the family home.

A family in Whitechapel was threatened with knives and machetes in their home by burglars demanding cash and gold, police said.

A man accused of stabbing his mother and sister to death in their home has been deemed unfit to stand trial.

The government has rejected a plea by anti-corruption petitioners to pick up the tabs on their £1 million legal bills after they got Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman’s regime banned for election rigging.

A 53-year-old man has been sentenced to four years and eight months in prison for distributing terrorist related flyers and CDs at a Whitechapel hospital.

A gang which carried out a brazen attack in broad daylight shooting a man in the back then stabbing him five times in Bromley-by-Bow have been jailed for a total of 61 years.

The prime minister has been asked to get the government to foot the £1 million legal bill for the High Court case which ousted Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman’s regime for election rigging.

Tower Hamlets is one of the top ten boroughs in the capital for crime, a count has revealed.

Police will be carrying out stop and searches in the Shadwell area overnight due to “anticipated violence”.

Three people were stabbed in a fight in Shadwell on a night which saw police seize acid and use tasers to make arrests.

A new project will provide support and help to addicts and homeless people who repeatedly beg outside DLR stations to tackle anti-social behaviour in Tower Hamlets.

A Bethnal Green man has appeared in court charged with stabbing a worker inside a casino in Leicester Square.

The faith leader who successfully overturned senior coroner Mary Hassell’s “cab-rank” system has criticised her new draft policy to consider every death in inner north London for possible fast-tracking.

Detectives investigating an insurance ‘crash for cash’ scam have released an image of a man they are looking for they think might be living in east London.

A ‘vile’ paedophile who preyed on ‘vulnerable’ children for more than 30 years has been jailed.

Women travelling alone on buses in Whitechapel were flashed on two separate occasions, police said.

Two men who used their east London shops to handle stolen mobile phones from a £1 million series of store burglaries were ironically traced by GPS mobile tracker data.

A drug dealer is facing a life sentence for the murder of a father who was shot and stabbed on the doorstep of his home in Bromley-by-Bow.

Two Isle of Dogs dealers have been sentenced for drugs offences following a police probe into a violent assault.

The parents of a 19-year-old who fell to his death from an office building site in Canary Wharf have spoken of their heartache.

Petitioners led by anti-corruption campaigner Andy Erlam who brought down Lutfur Rahman’s corrupt regime running Tower Hamlets Council have been slapped with legal bills of £1.1 million from their own lawyers.

A former councillor who was jailed for housing fraud must pay £180,000 or face returning to prison.

A Newham policeman threatened to knock a man out who allegedly assaulted his brother-in-law, a misconduct hearing was told.

A 57-year-old man who tried to rob a watch shop in Spitalfields at gunpoint before fleeing empty-handed when a smoke device was set off has been jailed.

Underage girls were at “serious risk” of being abused at a “sex party” in the back of a kebab shop in Bethnal Green, police have said.

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