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A group of historic paintings are returning to east London for the first time since their creation in the 1920s and 1930s.

Dwarfed by skyscrapers in the City of London, a small wooden hut is celebrating Poplar’s past.

Protesters against ‘Brexit’ from all over east London join tomorrow’s ‘People’s March for Europe’ and mass rally in Westminster.

Discover the architectural gems on your doorstep with the return of an event all about celebrating the capital’s innovation and heritage.

A flotilla of heroic ‘little ships’ that took part in the 1940 Dunkirk evacuations in the Second World War joins classic vessels at St Katharine’s Docks today.

Sculptor Kenneth Armitage is centre stage at the prestigious Canary Wharf to mark the centenary of his birth.

On the 30th anniversary of the Docklands Light Railway, emeritus professor of transport strategy at The Open University, Stephen Potter, considers the history and impact of one of the busiest transport systems in the UK.

Pub landlady Pauline Forster was staging a victory celebration gig in east London to mark the end of her 10-year war against developers threatening the future of Stepney’s historic George Tavern—only to be faced with another battle looming on a second front.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

Vic Jay shares the story of his father Bob’s Second World War bomber crew.

A new Thames waterfront neighbourhood with 800 homes surrounded by water on three sides where the Lea flows into the Thames has been started on the Leamouth Peninsula.

“I died in hell – (They called it Passchendaele).”

A river launch used by the Queen on the Thames for 40 years is joining the Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh after being given as a gift by the Port of London Authority.

Craftsmanship is returning to the Isle of Dogs in what was once the hub of east London manufacturing industries when an old Victorian iron shipbuilding forge reopens as ‘workshops for hire’.

A former top government civil servant is coming to Whitechapel to take on the fight against East End poverty as Toynbee Hall’s new chief executive.

An operation to ‘clean up’ the Thames is underway with new research by the Port of London Authority.

The nation paid homage on the first anniversary at the weekend of MP Jo Cox’s murder.

The German nation should not be careless about the memory of the infamous First World War air-raid on east London when 18 children were killed at Poplar’s Upper North Street School, their ambassador told the centenary wreath-laying.

Hundreds of children cheered the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arriving at the school gates at Mayflower Primary in Poplar to mark the centenary of the First World War air-raid in which 18 children perished.

The Bishop of Stepney delivers an address in Poplar today (Thurs) in front of the Queen and Prince Phillip in which he talks about his own parents’ experience of living through the horror of war.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will visit Poplar to mark the centenary of the First World War bombing of a school which killed 18 children.

Five “secret” gardens tucked away behind the historic terraces in Spitalfields are opening to the public for just six hours on June 10.

The annual Jewish festival of Shavuos begins this-evening—but the Canary Wharf business community is already ahead of the game.

Beefeaters were out on the march around the ancient Tower of London last night to mark out the boundary of their historic royal palace grounds.

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