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How much do you think about your future? I don’t mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.

A violent drug addict arrested in Bethnal Green two weeks after dragging a 92-year-old woman along the pavement during a robbery in broad daylight is facing jail.

Rap performer Professor Green puts on a one-off gig next month to raise funds for trauma research and care at the Royal London Hospital.

Artist Tim Barklem is desperately looking for businesses to help his social project to convert an empty basement in a tower block in east London into a recycling training centre.

Local authorities are calling for urgent government action after a shock rise in child obesity with 600 youngsters being treated for Type 2 diabetes normally only seen in adults over 40.

More social housing was completed in crisis-hit Tower Hamlets—even without government help—than any other London borough last year, according to latest City Hall figures.

Tower Hamlets Council yesterday halted plans for luxury flats and offices amid concerns it did not far enough to ensure a safe future for a new LGBT pub.

The deputy mayor who ran Tower Hamlets children’s services in London’s deprived East End—which came under fire for not knowing if fostered youngsters were being “abandoned or trafficked”—has spoken out today after handing in her notice to the mayor.

The deputy mayor running Tower Hamlets children’s services in east London which came under fire for not knowing if fostered youngsters were being “abandoned or trafficked” is quitting.

Plans for new blocks of flats in east London will only get the planning green light if they include a venue for the gay community, Tower Hamlets Council has told developers.

The controversial skyscraper plans to redevelop the huge Asda supermarket site on the Isle of Dogs have been withdrawn.

Children from deprived areas like east London could be “paying the price” of public spending cuts and lose opportunities to improve their lives.

Police are making sweeps on council estates in east London to stop gangs hanging around using ‘laughing gas’ to get their kicks.

Campaigners have lost the battle to stop two Tower Hamlets state schools becoming independently-run academies in east London after the summer holiday.

A grief-stricken family are crowdfunding to fly their mum’s body home to east London after she died while on holiday in Turkey.

A family have launched a £25,000 crowdfunding campaign to get their mum back home to Bromley-by-Bow after she suffered a heart attack on holiday in Turkey.

London members of the European Parliament are calling for urgent UK government action to prevent a looming financial industries crisis in the wake of thousands of jobs being lost at Canary Wharf over Brexit.

A floating church could be coming to a parish near you with plans being unveiled for canal boat worship on the Lea River next to the Olympic Park.

The old Whitechapel sorting office has been reinvented as a new enterprise hub after two years of planning, ready for Crossrail coming to east London next year.

More police officers are being recruited in east London to tackle crime and drug dealing on Tower Hamlets council estates—paid for by the town hall.

GPs worried about plans to streamline NHS functions with social care to save £500 million across east London have won Tower Hamlets Council support.

Controversial plans to bring in a night levy on selling alcohol after midnight are back on the drawing board after traders legally challenged Tower Hamlets Council’s earlier attempt.

A petition by 2,000 schoolchildren has failed to stop Tower Hamlets Youth Sports Foundation being axed in a stormy council debate last night.

Hundreds of youngsters plan a town hall demonstration at tonight’s Tower Hamlets council meeting to protest at youth sports programme face being scrapped through lack of funds.

The deadline for objections runs out tomorrow to try and stop developers in their tracks churching up the Limehouse Triangle to build two tower blocks of flats.

Schoolchildren who took a petition to the Department of Education in Whitehall about school funds being cut have learned tonight that the government may have found some cash after all—but their mums, dads and teachers aren’t holding their breath.

A town hall charter protecting private renting tenants in Tower Hamlets against rogue landlords and illegal evictions is being set up after a three-year campaign.

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.

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

Hundreds of council-owned housing blocks in Tower Hamlets have had fire risk assessments carried out in the last nine months, families have been assured.

The returning Labour MP was greeted with thunderous applause as he confessed himself “honoured and humbled” to return to Westminster for the sixth term.

With Prime Minister Theresa May announcing the Conservatives will form a minority government with support from the DUP, just who are the little-known party who could have a huge influence on politics in the next five years?

The newly re-elected Bethnal Green and Bow MP described her overwhelming win as an “expression of hope over fear” as she swept to power with a nearly 11 per cent increase on her majority.

Theresa May has announced she will be forming a minority Conservative government with support from the DUP.

Labour made gains in both Bethnal Green and Bow and Poplar and Limehouse.

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