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A woman who inflicted 32 fatal stab wounds in a jealous rage on a man she claimed was her boyfriend has been jailed for 20 years.

Mystery surrounds the identity of a man found dead on Hackney Marshes two years ago – with police no closer to knowing his name or what happened.

Do you recognise this image of a young male who carries this distinctive rucksack?

Shopkeepers in Tower Hamlets are being urged to ban the sale of acid or corrosive household products over the counter to customers under 18 or without proper proof of identity.

An East Ham man who rammed his car into a police vehicle as he fled officers on the Isle of Dogs has been jailed.

Two people have been arrested after police seized drugs and thousands of pounds in cash during dawn raids in Millwall this morning.

A gang of bike-jackers are being hunted by police after a cyclist was ambushed and robbed in Victoria Park.

A teenager kidnapped off the street in east London and threatened with being shot is living in fear of his family being targeted.

A 22-year-old man will appear in court today accused of murdering a man at a house party in Mile End.

An “opportunistic” laptop thief who committed a string of burglaries in Whitechapel has been jailed.

Two men have been jailed for killing a 60-year-old man in his Bow Common home after he refused to help them rob a drug dealer.

Officers investigating the murder of 18-year-old Kacem Mokrane have arrested three men in east London.

Self-defence classes for women are one of the events planned by Tower Hamlets Council to support ‘16 days of action against gender based violence’.

A teenage boy has been found guilty today of murdering a 20-year-old man in Mile End in a dispute over eggs being thrown.

A 17-year-old charged with terrorism offences is set to appear in court today.

A man who took part in a string of knifepoint robberies and assaults around Limehouse and Mile End has been jailed for six years.

Two thugs who carried out a violent robbery and car-jacking on three men in Poplar have been jailed.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man who was badly injured in an attack in the Isle of Dogs died yesterday — five months later.

A “beautiful and intelligent” young woman died after taking MDMA at a music festival in a tragic accident, an inquest heard.

The owner of an Indian restaurant in Whitechapel who cooked the books in a tax swindle has been given a suspended jail sentence and a hefty fine.

Two men have been found guilty of killing a 60-year-old man in his Bow Common home after he wouldn’t help them to rob a drug dealer.

This is the man detectives would like to speak to after a 43-year-old suffered a fractured jaw during an unprovoked attack in Brick Lane.

This is the haul of drugs seized by police after they broke into a car used by a suspected dealer in Poplar.

The Mayor of London issued a rallying call to young people across the capital today as he launched a new anti-knife campaign saying: ‘Don’t carry a knife, we need you alive’.

Police are appealing for information about two men allegedly seen putting up anti-Semitic posters and stickers outside synagogues.

A rogue firearms dealer has been found guilty today of supplying illegal handguns and home-made bullets linked to more than 100 crimes including the murder of a man from Poplar.

A man who broke into a woman’s Canonbury home before drugging and raping her has been jailed after he was caught using her bank card in McDonalds.

A two week gun amnesty is taking place in a bid to reduce the number of deadly weapons on the streets.

Police investigating a disturbance in a late night bar in Shoreditch in which an innocent man had head injuries from flying glass have issued photographs today of someone they want to question about the incident.

Four men have been charged with the murder of Luther Edwards at York Hall in 2016 and are due in court in east London today.

A £10,000 reward is being offered today following a shooting in east London being treated as attempted murder at a children’s birthday barbecue.

Police are appealing for information after firefighters were attacked with fireworks as they attended an emergency call on Bonfire Night.

Fresh investigations into the corrupt 2014 Tower Hamlets local elections which led to mayor Lutfur Rahman’s ban from office could finally result in criminal prosecutions, an official report last night suggests.

Social services bosses at Tower Hamlets Council have rejected criticism following an internal inquiry into the case of a five-year-old girl whose mother raised concern about the “cultural appropriateness” of a foster placement.

Profits from illegal loan sharks in East London have been used to teach parents at a Tower Hamlets school how to avoid borrowing from unscrupulous money lenders.

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