<![CDATA[News]]> Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:11:49 +0100 <![CDATA[Millwall woman charged with murder of Pietro Sanna in Canning Town]]> /news/millwall-woman-charged-with-murder-of-pietro-sanna-in-canning-town-1-5083575

A woman from Millwall has been charged with the murder of Italian man Pietro Sanna in Canning Town.

1.5083575 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:11:49 +0100
<![CDATA[Pilot scheme tackling trouble-makers in Tower Hamlets has a 95 per cent success rate]]> /news/crime-court/tower-hamlets-anti-social-notices-are-just-the-ticket-not-a-criminal-record-1-5083432

A pilot scheme tackling street gangs and loiterers in the borough has recorded a 95 per cent success rate since its introduction nine months ago.

1.5083432 Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:39:08 +0100
<![CDATA[Three men due at the Old Bailey accused of Brenton Roper murder in Bromley-by-Bow]]> /news/crime-court/three-men-due-at-the-old-bailey-accused-of-brenton-roper-murder-in-bromley-by-bow-1-5082045

Three men are due to appear at the Old Bailey today charged with the murder of a father near the doorstep of his home in Bromley-by-Bow.

1.5082045 Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:22:14 +0100
<![CDATA[Appeal to trace stolen jewellery from Shoreditch burglary after raider is caught by DNA]]> /news/crime-court/appeal-to-trace-stolen-jewellery-from-shoreditch-burglary-after-raider-is-caught-by-dna-1-5082022

An appeal to trace stolen jewellery with sentimental family value has been launched after a burglar was jailed when his DNA was found in a flat he raided in Shoreditch.

1.5082022 Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:13:46 +0100
<![CDATA[Three men charged with Brenton Roper murder in Bromley-by-Bow]]> /news/crime-court/three-men-charged-with-brenton-roper-murder-in-bromley-by-bow-1-5080436

Three men have been charged with the murder of a father who was shot and stabbed near the doorstep of his home in Bromley-by-Bow.

1.5080436 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:32:55 +0100
<![CDATA[Fire at construction site on Isle of Dogs near Canary Wharf]]> /news/fire-at-construction-site-on-isle-of-dogs-near-canary-wharf-1-5078480

A blaze has broken out in a construction site on the Isle of Dogs close to Canary Wharf.

1.5078480 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:27:59 +0100
<![CDATA[Bromley-by-Bow murder: Detectives arrest four more people]]> /news/crime-court/detectives-arrest-four-more-people-in-connection-with-the-murder-of-brenton-roper-in-bromley-by-bow-1-5077942

Police investigating the brutal murder of a father near the doorstep of his home in Bromley-by-Bow have arrested four more people.

1.5077942 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:07:44 +0100
<![CDATA[Man rushed to hospital after fire at block of flats in Bethnal Green]]> /news/man-rushed-to-hospital-after-fire-at-block-of-flats-in-bethnal-green-1-5076859

One man has been rushed to hospital after a fire broke out in a block of flats in Bethnal Green.

1.5076859 Sat, 24 Jun 2017 20:06:25 +0100
<![CDATA[Grenfell Tower fire: Denning Point in Whitechapel found to have ‘unsafe’ cladding]]> /news/politics/grenfell-tower-now-denning-point-in-whitechapel-found-to-have-unsafe-cladding-1-5076343

Round-the-clock fire patrols have been introduced at Whitechapel’s Denning Point tower block in the wake of last week’s Grenfell Tower tragedy.

1.5076343 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:24:42 +0100
<![CDATA[Banned former mayor of Tower Hamlets loses appeal bid]]> /news/crime-court/former-mayor-of-tower-hamlets-lutfur-rahman-loses-appeal-against-being-barred-from-running-for-office-1-5073741

The former mayor of Tower Hamlets who was barred from running for office after being found guilty of corrupt and illegal practices has lost the latest stage of an appeal bid.

1.5073741 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:10:05 +0100
<![CDATA[Social mobility programme praised at east London hospitals]]> /news/health/social-mobility-programme-praised-at-east-london-hospitals-1-5073652

Barts Health NHS Trust has been praised for its efforts to recruit more people from working-class backgrounds.

1.5073652 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:32:48 +0100
<![CDATA[Geffrye Museum’s former director David Dewing is made an OBE]]> /news/education/geffrye-museum-s-former-director-david-dewing-is-made-an-obe-1-5073603

The man at the centre of the £14 million rejuvenation of an educational and heritage centre in Shoreditch has been made an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

1.5073603 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:14:43 +0100
<![CDATA[Customer needs metal plate in face after attack in Poplar newsagent’s]]> /news/customer-needs-metal-plate-in-face-after-attack-in-poplar-newsagent-s-1-5073396

Detectives are issuing a CCTV image in an appeal this week for public help to track down two men who beat up a customer in a newsagent’s in Poplar.

1.5073396 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:06:16 +0100
<![CDATA[Deaf Nepalese UEL photographer showcases her work in Shoreditch]]> /news/deaf-uel-photographer-says-condition-inspires-her-art-1-5071944

A deaf Nepalese photographer from the University of East London credits her disability with enhancing her artistic talent.

1.5071944 Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:15:55 +0100
<![CDATA[Workers at Barts Health NHS Trust to strike over 30p an hour pay rise dispute]]> /news/workers-at-barts-health-nhs-trust-to-strike-over-30p-an-hour-pay-rise-dispute-1-5071329

Contract staff working at Barts Health NHS Trust plan three separate strikes over a pay rise dispute after voting overwhelmingly to take industrial action.

1.5071329 Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:57:52 +0100
<![CDATA[Bethnal Green campaign group director faces trial over ‘password disclosure refusal’]]> /news/crime-court/bethnal-green-campaign-group-director-faces-trial-over-password-disclosure-refusal-1-5070916

The director of a campaign group charged with failing to disclose his mobile phone password after he was detained at Heathrow Airport is to face trial later this year.

1.5070916 Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:02:33 +0100
<![CDATA[Tower Hamlets joins the nation to pay tribute to murdered MP Jo Cox]]> /news/politics/tower-hamlets-joins-the-nation-to-pay-tribute-to-murdered-mp-jo-cox-1-5069679

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

1.5069679 Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:58:35 +0100
<![CDATA[Muslim families in Whitechapel establish solidarity group against Islamist terrorism]]> /news/muslim-families-in-whitechapel-establish-solidarity-group-against-islamist-terrorism-1-5069671

Muslim families in Whitechapel have set up a new organisation to show solidarity with Londoners against Islamist terrorism after the London Bridge attacks.

1.5069671 Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:54:31 +0100
<![CDATA[Bethnal Green youth theatre director delighted by advert award success]]> /news/bethnal-green-youth-theatre-director-delighted-by-advert-award-success-1-5068842

An actress and youth theatre director has won an award for her performance in a television commercial.

1.5068842 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 18:32:20 +0100
<![CDATA[Top tips for keeping cool during the hot weather in Tower Hamlets]]> /news/weather/top-tips-for-keeping-cool-during-the-hot-weather-in-tower-hamlets-1-5068672

With the mercury reaching the low 30s over the weekend and expected to remain high throughout the week people will be looking for ways to keep cool.

1.5068672 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:08:02 +0100
<![CDATA[How to keep cool and stay safe during this week’s heatwave]]> /news/health/how-to-keep-cool-and-stay-safe-during-this-week-s-heatwave-1-5067711

People across Tower Hamlets are being urged to stay cool, hydrated and to check on vulnerable neighbours during the extreme hot weather predicted this week.

1.5067711 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:18:37 +0100
<![CDATA[Tower Hamlets police chief - who used to work in Redbridge - scoops top award]]> /news/tower-hamlets-police-chief-who-used-to-work-in-redbridge-scoops-top-award-1-5067489

Ch Supt Sue Williams has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal for her dedication to protecting the most vulnerable.

1.5067489 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:09:18 +0100
<![CDATA[Families flee maisonette fire in Shadwell]]> /news/families-flee-maisonette-fire-in-shadwell-1-5067424

Families woke in the middle of the night when fire broke out in a block of maisonettes at Shadwell — just 48 hours after the tragedy at Grenfell Tower in Ladbroke Grove.

1.5067424 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:57:11 +0100
<![CDATA[‘Attempted murder’ probe after vicious attack in Isle of Dogs]]> /news/crime-court/attempted-murder-probe-after-vicious-attack-in-isle-of-dogs-1-5067015

A man is critically injured in hospital after he was seriously assaulted near Dagmar Court and Plevna Street in the early hours of yesterday morning.

1.5067015 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:31:35 +0100
<![CDATA[Man who stabbed off-duty police officer in Bow for ‘looking at his girlfriend’ is jailed]]> /news/crime-court/man-who-stabbed-off-duty-police-officer-in-bow-for-looking-at-his-girlfriend-is-jailed-1-5066006

A violent thug who stabbed an off-duty police officer in Bow for ‘looking at his girlfriend’ has been jailed for 12 years today.

1.5066006 Fri, 16 Jun 2017 18:45:57 +0100

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