Archaeologists have begun excavating one of Shakespeare’s lesser known playhouses – the Curtain Theatre where Henry V was first performed.]]>
A serial rapist who spent six months preying on East End women as old as 75 has been locked up for life.]]>
Trees are being used to help turn urban neighbourhoods in a crowded East End of London more green for families.]]>
Big hearted builders on a new hotel construction site rushed to the rescue after a little duckling that got separated from the rest of its family while on a stroll on a busy street in east London.]]>
This is the moment police bust into an apartment at dawn this-morning in a three-day operation aimed at smashing a violent drugs network in London’s East End.]]>
A gang involved in a large-scale money-laundering where they siphoned millions of pounds into Chinese bank accounts for crime networks have been given jail sentences.
The ringleader had £350,000 stashed away at his luxury tower home on the Isle of Dogs when police raided.]]>
Junior doctors have begun their two-day strike at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel along with NHS doctors throughout the country.]]>
The man who has helped people out of poverty in London’s deprived East End with skills programmes to get them into promising careers in the City is leaving the social organisation he’s been running for 13 years.]]>
An old wishing well has made a wish come true for east London’s Bow Arts’ Nunnery Gallery—to get on a national a shortlist of venues to stage an event with world-renowned artist Susan Hiller.]]>
The 30,000 competitors pounding the streets in the London Marathon brought joy twice over to thousands of spectators as it wound its way in both directions through London’s East End.
They raced for glory—or to raise cash for many charities.]]>
Beefeaters at the Tower of London led the celebrations at thousands of sites across the UK lighting a beacon to say “Happy birthday, Your Majesty” for the Queen’s 90th birthday.]]>
Police are concerned for the welfare of a woman of 22 reported missing in east London after being seen in hospital last night.]]>
Children don’t worry much about the play equipment in the park—they just enjoy having fun at Weavers adventure playground in London’s East End.]]>
A social housing association in London’s deprived East End which also celebrated its 90th birthday the same time as the Queen invited all its tenants who are 90 for a birthday bash.]]>
Police have cordoned off a large public park in London’s East End following a sexual attack last night.]]>
Many roads close for tomorrow’s London Marathon as it winds its way through south-east London, the East End, City and West End, following close to the Thames.
Here’s a selection of shots from previous London Marathons...]]>
Boris Johnson has given up getting the controversial plans passed for a ‘wall of seven skyscrapers’ on the site of the old Bishopsgate goods station using his executive powers.
Instead, he is leaving it to the next Mayor of London to decide if the £800 million Hammerson’s scheme goes ahead after he steps down on May 5.]]>
Acclaimed Photographer Charlie Phillips took centre stage at Bethnal Green’s Morpeth Secondary during an exhibition of his work in the Portman Gallery, the school’s pop up art venue.]]>
A magic show is being used to teach children road safety in London’s East End.
Peter the Magician subtly introduces the Green Cross Code, finding safe places to cross and travelling sustainably into his stage routine.]]>
A 16-year-old newly-arrived student in east London is taking the lead on a project to help counter radicalisation among teenagers.]]>
A woman was saved from drowning in the Thames today in a night-time rescue after a Tower lifeboat helmsman heard a splash by chance through an open window.]]>
Army Reservists from east London joined their Battalion to take part in a live firing exercise using military tactics deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq.]]>
The guardians who look after the Tower of London and other royal palaces have signed up to the government’s programme for three-million paid apprentices in Britain over the next five years.]]>
The ‘Cat Woman of Albert Gardens’ shares her 90th birthday with the Queen, but with a slight difference—Peggy Evans is getting ready for her birthday bash at care home in London’s East End where she now lives.]]>
London’s iconic St Katharine Docks by Tower Bridge turn the clocks back today—not to Winter Time, but to the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s.]]>