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The man who launched Britain’s prestigious Starlight film awards in London’s East End after changing his life from a school ‘drop out’ to a successful film-maker is now taking on the City of London.

The people of London’s East End joined in the mourning for the Westminster terrorist victims at a church that knows tragedy.

A small team of volunteers from London’s East End have been to Calais and onto the refugee camp at Dunkerque to offer help to destitute families.

A government minister made a whistlestop visit to east London yesterday to meet relatives of terrorism just a day after Wednesday’s atrocity at Westminster.

The final public hearing opened today in the nine-year legal battle to stop developers “encroaching” on east London’s historic George Tavern music venue.

The police watchdog has been asked to begin an investigation into electoral fraud during the 2014 mayor race in Tower Hamlets.

Full powers are finally being returned to east London’s once-troubled Tower Hamlets council after the fall of the Lutfur Rahman administration which was banned for election fraud.

Memories of the big protest movement of the 1980s in London’s Docklands are being recorded in an archive project with anyone around at the time who remembers those militant times battling to stop encroaching developers.

The first of a programme of new medical centres to meet the growing population of London’s East End has been officially opened.

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has backed down over his planned Budget hike in National Insurance Contributions (NICs) for the self-employed.

MP Rushanara Ali (right) has been on a fact-finding tour of Crossrail’s station complex under construction in her east London constituency, deep beneath Whitechapel.

More midwives are being recruited at the Royal London Hospital as it battles to cope with the East End’s rising birthrate and fears over security at its maternity unit.

“Major failings” by police led allowed electoral fraud Lutfur Rahman to remain mayor as evidence was missed, an investigation concluded today.

Hundreds of campaigning citizens packed a rally in east London tonight to mark the 20th anniversary of a grassroots network that has been keeping government and authority on its toes for two decades.

The doctor on duty the night 173 people were crushed to death in Britain’s worst wartime civilian disaster was the special guest at Sunday’s 74th anniversary memorial service.

The mayor of Tower Hamlets has slammed the contents of today’s spring budget as “sticking plasters” to hide “deep and harmful cuts”.

A surgeon at The Royal London Hospital has become the first person to live tweet an operation around the world.

A woman who lost a courtroom battle to keep her dog in the face of a ban in the luxury Docklands complex in east London where she lives has begun a national campaign for the right for anyone to own a pet.

A missing 23-year-old student from east London has been found dead on the south coast, police confirmed today.

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to help save a former settlement chapel that’s been hidden away in London’s East End for more than 130 years.

Two GP practices have been given a ‘clean bill of health’ in London’s East End by Care Quality Commission inspectors—while another 23 around the country are said to need improving or the service is inadequate.

New pilot boats are appearing on the Thames as part of a programme to replace older vessels used for transfer operations guiding big ships on the river.

Detectives investigating allegations of rape and sexual assault going back more than 30 years have released an e-fit image this week of a suspect they want to question.

Attempts by banned former mayor Lutfur Rahman to get back into Tower Hamlets politics has hit yet another crisis in his troubled career as he faces a four-day Solicitors Regulation Authority disciplinary tribunal starting next Tuesday.

The much-delayed memorial to Britain’s worst wartime civilian disaster has been stalled at the last hurdle by the installation firm going into liquidation and delayed planning negotiations to get it finished.

Survivors of the 1996 IRA bombing at Canary Wharf in east London are to stage a mass lobby of MPs after the Government killed off the First Reading of a Parliamentary bill that could release funds for compensation.

Parents have voted overwhelmingly to keep the name of Osmani primary school in the heart of East London’s Bengali community against the governors’ decision to change it to an English name.

Attempts by banned mayor Lutfur Rahman to get back into Tower Hamlets politics has hit the buffers with the Election Commission rejecting his bid to register a new political party.

Protesters picketed en mass last night’s budget meeting at Tower Hamlets Council as a £75 million raft of public service cuts was voted through.

A petition calling on the government to stop the planned rise in Business Rate has been set up by traders and two local authorities in east London.

Controversial plans for a tower block to replace a popular nightclub in London’s East End have been booted out tonight.

Pub landlady Pauline Forster is going back to her local town hall in her long-running battle to stop developers putting up a block of six luxury flats on her doorstep.

Campaigners lobby a Tower Hamlets planning meeting tonight over a skyscraper proposed at Mile End which is being recommended for approval.

A desperately-needed new primary school planned to cope with a booming population growth in London’s expanding East End is being delayed by a year, anxious parents have been told.

Cash has been rolling out onto the pitch for 23 East London grassroots football clubs which have scored with grants from Tower Hamlets council.

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