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Thursday, October 9, 2014

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

Police wish to identify these men

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

West Ham's James Tomkins. Picture: PA

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

Brothers Amran and Misba Chowdhury were jailed for manslaughter

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.

Ibrahim Gharib

Two brothers have been found guilty of manslaughter for leaving a man to die in the freezing waters of Shadwell Basin dock in east London in an unprovoked attack.

Police wish to speak to this man

Detectives investigating the sexual assault of a teenage girl have released images of a man they would like to speak to.

Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets exerted unlawful “spiritual influence” on voters to secure his re-election, according to allegations filed at the High Court by petitioners seeking to overturn the election result.

Wheeler House, Spitalfields... scene of police operation

Two teenagers arrested in London’s East End have been charged in connection with a £1m courier fraud investigation by five police forces in the South West.

Killer Liam Whitnell... jailed in 2013 for 24 years for murder

Killer Liam Whitnell posted photos on the internet boasting about his 31st birthday celebrations behind bars which have shocked the family of his victim.

Police swoop on three East End addresses after £1m PIN scam

Three youths have been arrested in dawn raids in London’s East End today by detectives investigating a £1m courier fraud.

Asfor Ali, 27, jailed for terrorism offences

A man with links to a banned Islamist group has been jailed for more than two and a half years for keeping al-Qaeda manuals that could be used for terrorist attacks.

Mark died hours after a doctor employed by the now-defunct Tower Hamlets Primary Care Trust sent him home from the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel

The family of a cancer patient who died after an operation to remove his stomach went wrong have questioned whether he should have undergone surgery in the first place.

Ali was found guilty of keeping terrorist manuals

A Muslim from Bethnal Green with links to a banned Islamist group has been jailed for over two years for keeping al-Qaeda manuals that could be used for terrorist attacks.

Ali was found guilty of keeping terrorist manuals

A Muslim from Bethnal Green with links to a banned Islamist group has been found guilty of keeping al-Qaeda manuals that could be used for terrorist attacks.

Jewellery similar to that taken in the raid (Pic: Met Police)

Detectives investigating the armed robbery of a Whitechapel shop have released images of jewellery similar to that stolen in a bid to find the thieves.

Ravel Morrison arriving at Manchester Magistrates Court this morning (Picture: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire)

The West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison threatened to throw acid in the face of his ex-girlfriend and blow up her house, a court heard this morning.

The suspect fits this description

Residents have been warned to beware opening their doors to unexpected callers after a burglar claimed to be a police officer to gain entry.

Ravel Morrison of West Ham(Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been freed after a judge granted him bail following a private court hearing.

Ravel Morrison. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been remanded in custody after appearing in court accused of punching and slapping his ex-girlfriend and her mother.

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