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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.

A violent drug addict arrested in Bethnal Green two weeks after dragging a 92-year-old woman along the pavement during a robbery in broad daylight is facing jail.

Customers have reacted with shock at a double killing which has torn apart a well-known family who ran the famous 24-hour Beigel Bake shop in London’s East End.

A peace march and rally is being staged to mark a year since the murder of father-of-two Luther Edwards on the steps of east London’s York Hall whose killers are still at large.

Two members of a Brick Lane bakery-owning family have been found stabbed to death in their home.

A late-night argument in Shoreditch resulted in a man lying in hospital after being stabbed.

A police officer jailed for perverting justice following a car crash in Limehouse when he pretended to be the driver has been dismissed from the service.

An armed gang are robbing cyclists and pedestrians at knife-point along the Lea River towpath and using bikes themselves to make their getaway.

Police have said that an apparently unprovoked attack on teenagers by three men is being treated as a hate crime.

Police are making sweeps on council estates in east London to stop gangs hanging around using ‘laughing gas’ to get their kicks.

People who witness acid attacks can have an “important role” in minimising the harm to the victim, according to doctors.

A man arrested following an ‘acid attack’ in Bethnal Green has been charged.

An man has today been arrested in east London on suspicion of dissemination of terrorist publications.

A man who whacked his partner with a frying pan 20 times following a trivial argument over a text message has been jailed for six years.

More police officers are being recruited in east London to tackle crime and drug dealing on Tower Hamlets council estates—paid for by the town hall.

Police are urging possible victims of a paedophile sex predator who raped a girl under nine years old in east London to come forward.

A man has been jailed for assaulting former footballer Paul Gascoigne in the Ace Hotel, Shoreditch.

Thousands of pounds in cash has seized by police during a raid on the home of a suspected gang member in Tower Hamlets.

Detectives investigating the stabbing of a teenager in Brick Lane are appealing for witnesses.

Police have recovered a gun after it was found by gardeners working in Mile End.

East London is the hotspot for acid attacks and nearly a third of victims are Asian, a senior officer has said today.

Officers have seized a bottle filled with a ‘noxious substance’ following a police chase in Tower Hamlets last night.

Sanchez Edwards has been charged with the robbery and grievous bodily harm of a 92-year-old woman in Hoxton.

A killer zombie knife has been found hidden at the back of an electricity junction box on a housing estate in Mile End during a weapons sweep.

A 16-year-old boy has denied carrying out a spate of moped acid attacks in less than 90 minutes in Shoreditch and Islington.

A teenager from Stepney has been charged with carrying out a suspected acid attack in Mile End earlier this month.

A police investigation is underway after a young man was stabbed in Brick Lane this afternoon.

A second arrest has been made by detectives investigating five linked acid attacks in east and north London late last night, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a spate of five acid attacks during street robberies across east London late last night—all thought to be connected.

Three men have been acquitted of killing a talented martial artist.

An uninsured motorist from Whitechapel has been revealed as a drink driver in a name and shame campaign by Essex Police.

Police investigating the murder of a father who was shot and stabbed near the doorstep of his home in Bromley-by-Bow have made two more arrests.

A man suffered a terrifying attack when his car window was smashed by a knifeman outside a nursery in the Isle of Dogs.

The man wanted by police over the chilling robbery of a 92-year-old woman in Hoxton has been arrested, Scotland Yard said.

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