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The chief executive of a secular pressure group has backed under-fire inner north London senior coroner Mary Hassell, saying “religion shouldn’t be a trump card.”

A drug dealer from Bethnal Green who was caught with cannabis, crack cocaine and heroin at a train station has been jailed for 40 months.

Police have launched an appeal to help trace a Limehouse man wanted in connection with an assault.

A man sustained a serious head injury after being punched on board a Central line train.

Thousands of pounds worth of drugs have been seized in Tower Hamlets.

The troubled youth service run by Tower Hamlets Council has been relaunched while police and town hall investigations continue into “missing” funds of an estimated £1million.

Campaigners have won a landmark victory for social housing at Shadwell that is to provide more than 40 families with genuinely affordable homes to buy.

Sentencing of a “dangerous” addict who dragged a 92-year-old woman along the pavement during a robbery has been delayed for a sixth time – because one judge didn’t want to “go behind the back” of another.

A block of flats in Bethnal Green has been issued with a closure order following complaints of drugs, rough sleeping and people urinating in its public areas.

A violent drug addict who dragged a 92-year-old woman along the pavement during a robbery in Hoxton is due to be sentenced today.

This is the shocking moment a Bethnal Green man ran down a neighbour who complained about noise at a party, hitting three of his own family.

Police in Hackney will merge with their counterparts in Tower Hamlets later this year as part of a desperate effort to cut £325million from the running costs of the cash-strapped Met.

Police are trying to trace a 20-year-old man who is wanted for assault and court breaches.

A provisional trial date has been set for three men accused of killing a young father from Tower Hamlets inside Wormwood Scrubs prison.

Three inmates have been charged with the murder of a prisoner from Tower Hamlets who was stabbed to death inside Wormwood Scrubs prison.

Detectives have issued images and CCTV today of the moment a man was attacked and robbed in his parked car in Old Ford in the hope of finding witnesses.

An inmate who was stabbed to death at Wormwood Scrubs prison has been named as a young father from Tower Hamlets.

More than 1,500 offenders were caught for driving offences, including using a mobile phone at the wheel, last week.

A physiotherapist who supplied guns and ammunition to criminal gangs, including bullets and weapons used in the murder of a Poplar man, has been jailed for 14 years today.

Sentencing of a “dangerous” addict who dragged a 92-year-old woman along the pavement during a robbery has been delayed for a fifth time – because there are no beds for him at the psychiatric hospital he will be treated at.

A pet owner has spoken of her disappointment after her and her husband lost a High Court case to keep their dog at their penthouse apartment in Limehouse.

A violent drug addict who dragged a 92-year-old woman along the pavement during a robbery in Hoxton will be sentenced today.

A man from Limehouse has admitted raping a woman in Carlisle in the early hours of Christmas Eve.

A man in his 80s has been conned out of £2,500 in what detectives say was a cruel ‘courier’ fraud—despite refusing to withdraw cash from a machine at Tower Hill.

A couple who want to keep their “lovely” pet dog Vinnie in their penthouse apartment in Limehouse have taken their fight to the High Court.

Police in Tower Hamlets are appealing for witnesses or possible victims following a string of moped robberies around the borough yesterday.

Extremist material including lectures from a banned hate preacher were discovered in the prayer room at Royal London Hospital.

The former owners of celebrity restaurant Beach Blanket Babylon have come under fire from ex-employees over allegations of unpaid wages, poor staff treatment and age discrimination.

The Met Police failed to consider a raft of 27 files of damning corruption evidence against Tower Hamlets ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman over election fraud and malpractice in public office, a solicitors’ tribunal report concludes.

A newborn baby from Canning Town died after medics at the Royal London Hospital failed to spot he had abnormally high insulin levels before discharging him, an inquest heard.

Police have released CCTV footage which shows a burglary suspect trying to kick in the front door of a property on the Isle of Dogs.

Police investigating a unprovoked violent attack which left the victim partially blinded have released the image of a man they would like to speak to.

A teenager from east London has been charged with terrorism offences.

At a glimpse it looks like a normal mobile phone but this is actually a Taser gun in disguise.

Tower Hamlets has one of the highest numbers of reported drink driving accidents in London, figures reveal.

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