<![CDATA[News]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:58:13 +0000 <![CDATA[Bethnal Green pupils take charge at Museum of Childhood]]> /news/bethnal-green-pupils-take-charge-at-museum-of-childhood-1-5285179

Children traded the classroom for curation when they took over the Museum of Childhood for the day.

1.5285179 Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:58:13 +0000
<![CDATA[Sentenced: Whitechapel restaurant owner who cooked the books in tax fiddle]]> /news/crime-court/sentenced-whitechapel-restaurant-owner-who-cooked-the-books-in-tax-fiddle-1-5284915

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.

1.5284915 Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:27:47 +0000
<![CDATA[Free Writeidea Festival takes place in Whitechapel today and tomorrow]]> /news/free-writeidea-festival-takes-place-in-whitechapel-today-and-tomorrow-1-5284464

Bookworms, comedy fans and music lovers can enjoy a free event taking place in the borough today and tomorrow.

1.5284464 Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:33:27 +0000
<![CDATA[Pair killed man, 60, in Bow Common after he refused to rob drug dealer]]> /news/crime-court/pair-killed-keith-sinclair-in-bow-common-after-he-refused-to-rob-drug-dealer-1-5283862

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.

1.5283862 Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:04:27 +0000
<![CDATA[Self-driving cars to be developed in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park]]> /news/self-driving-cars-to-be-developed-in-queen-elizabeth-olympic-park-1-5283600

Driverless cars and buses are set to become a common sight in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

1.5283600 Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:37:42 +0000
<![CDATA[NHS workers in Tower Hamlets will get hairy for Movember]]> /news/health/nhs-workers-in-tower-hamlets-will-get-hairy-for-movember-1-5283332

Four NHS employees have abandoned razors for a month to support a health campaign.

1.5283332 Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:01:26 +0000
<![CDATA[One hour unlimited bus travel to be introduced next year]]> /news/one-hour-unlimited-bus-travel-to-be-introduced-next-year-1-5282668

Bus passengers will be able to make as many journeys as they like within an hour for just £1.50 next year.

1.5282668 Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:03:13 +0000
<![CDATA[Police appeal after man suffers fractured jaw in Brick Lane attack]]> /news/crime-court/police-appeal-after-man-suffers-fractured-jaw-in-brick-lane-attack-1-5282178

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.

1.5282178 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 19:10:33 +0000
<![CDATA[Former Advertiser journalist celebrates publication of debut novel]]> /news/former-advertiser-journalist-celebrates-publication-of-debut-novel-1-5282086

A former Advertiser journalist who swapped news for novels has realised a childhood dream with the publication of her first book.

1.5282086 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:18:52 +0000
<![CDATA[Watch the moment police in Poplar seize these drugs in car ‘smash and grab’]]> /news/crime-court/watch-the-moment-police-in-poplar-seize-drugs-in-car-smash-and-grab-1-5281582

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

1.5281582 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:02:53 +0000
<![CDATA[Have your say on future of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park]]> /news/have-your-say-on-future-of-queen-elizabeth-olympic-park-1-5281367

Here’s your chance to help shape the future of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the surrounding area.

1.5281367 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:54:17 +0000
<![CDATA[Grime stars join Mayor of London to launch anti-knife campaign with hard-hitting message]]> /news/crime-court/grime-stars-join-mayor-of-london-to-launch-anti-knife-campaign-with-hard-hitting-message-1-5281295

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’.

1.5281295 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:07:50 +0000
<![CDATA[Tower Bridge hotel guest’s puzzling parking request]]> /news/tower-bridge-hotel-guest-s-puzzling-parking-request-1-5281120

Can I dock my yacht in your car park?

1.5281120 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:24:19 +0000
<![CDATA[Police hunt men allegedly seen putting anti-Semitic material outside Spitalfields and City of London synagogues]]> /news/crime-court/police-hunt-men-allegedly-seen-putting-anti-semitic-material-outside-spitalfields-and-city-of-london-synagogues-1-5280466

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

1.5280466 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:23:06 +0000
<![CDATA[Police have found missing Tower Hamlets man]]> /news/police-searching-for-missing-man-from-tower-hamlets-1-5280429-1-5280429

Police have now found a missing man from Tower Hamlets they had been searching for.

1.5280429 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:51:20 +0000
<![CDATA[Guilty: Rogue gun dealer who supplied pistol used to murder Poplar man]]> /news/crime-court/guilty-rogue-gun-dealer-who-supplied-pistol-used-to-murder-poplar-man-hassan-mohamed-omer-isman-1-5280107

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.

1.5280107 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:27:54 +0000
<![CDATA[Sir Ian McKellan supports Tower Hamlets’ borough of culture bid]]> /news/sir-ian-mckellan-supports-tower-hamlets-borough-of-culture-bid-1-5279715

Sir Ian McKellan has supported Tower Hamlets’ bid to be named the London borough of culture.

1.5279715 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:18:42 +0000
<![CDATA[Revealed: Where offshore companies splash their cash in Tower Hamlets]]> /news/revealed-where-offshore-companies-splash-their-cash-in-tower-hamlets-1-5279678

Offshore companies have snapped up at least £1billion worth of property in east London.

1.5279678 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:08:01 +0000
<![CDATA[Thames pilots steer clear of tough EU river regulations after tide of Brexit]]> /news/politics/thames-pilots-steer-clear-of-tough-eu-regulations-after-tide-of-brexit-1-5279241

River pilots working on the Thames are likely to escape tough new licensing being voted on today by the European Parliament.

1.5279241 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:34:34 +0000
<![CDATA[Shoreditch man jailed for drugging and raping woman in her Canonbury home]]> /news/crime-court/shoreditch-man-jailed-for-drugging-and-raping-woman-in-her-canonbury-home-1-5278555

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.

1.5278555 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:37:14 +0000
<![CDATA[Remembrance Sunday: Tower Hill pays tribute to war dead]]> /news/remembrance-sunday-tower-hill-pays-tribute-to-war-dead-1-5276636

Seafarers past and present stood silent in east London this morning to honour the country’s war dead.

1.5276636 Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:22:54 +0000
<![CDATA[Police launch gun amnesty to remove deadly weapons from east London streets]]> /news/crime-court/police-launch-gun-amnesty-to-remove-deadly-weapons-from-east-london-streets-1-5276625

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

1.5276625 Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:13:06 +0000
<![CDATA[Church volunteers turning out rough furniture from pallets to help rough sleepers off east London streets]]> /news/church-volunteers-turning-out-rough-furniture-from-pallets-to-help-rough-sleepers-off-east-london-streets-1-5275066

Churches running a night shelter for rough sleepers are helping to get them off the streets of east London by creating ‘rough’ furniture out of discarded wooden pallets.

1.5275066 Fri, 10 Nov 2017 21:54:53 +0000
<![CDATA[Advertiser letters: Finding old shipmates and benefit help for RAF]]> /news/advertiser-letters-finding-old-shipmates-and-benefit-help-for-raf-1-5270452

Letters, contributions and comments sent in to the Advertiser this week.

1.5270452 Wed, 8 Nov 2017 11:10:25 +0000
<![CDATA[Viewpoint: We must ensure council is racially reflective of borough]]> /news/viewpoint-we-must-ensure-council-is-racially-reflective-of-borough-1-5270417

For centuries our borough has welcomed people who want to make a better life from themselves or who are fleeing persecution. From the French Huguenots, to the east European Jews, from the Irish to the Bangladeshis, our borough is one of the greatest of melting pots.

1.5270417 Wed, 8 Nov 2017 10:53:11 +0000

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