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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan could hand the Met a £110 million funding boost for next year if his 2018/19 budget is approved by the London Assembly.

Hundreds of households face being cut off for hours on end with road closures for a half-marathon charity race through east London with only 10 days to go.

Developers are squaring up for a battle with Tower Hamlets Council over Sainsbury’s controversial Whitechapel redevelopment scheme.

Controversial plans to redevelop Poplar’s Chrisp Street Market have been deferred at a packed Tower Hamlets planning meeting.

An NHS doctors’ practice in Bow Common has been given the highest possible rating by the government’s medical watchdog.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has allocated £11.6 million to be split between London boroughs for transport projects.

The troubled youth service run by Tower Hamlets Council has been relaunched while police and town hall investigations continue into “missing” funds of an estimated £1million.

Campaigners have won a landmark victory for social housing at Shadwell that is to provide more than 40 families with genuinely affordable homes to buy.

The Met’s borough police commander for Tower Hamlets is set to take over neighbouring Hackney area being merged into one command—but with far fewer officers.

Eight years of continued cuts by the government in police funding is “devastating” for Tower Hamlets with its rising crime and one-in-three officers lost.

Police in Hackney will merge with their counterparts in Tower Hamlets later this year as part of a desperate effort to cut £325million from the running costs of the cash-strapped Met.

Specialist anti-election fraud training will be given to 620 Tower Hamlets police officers ahead of May’s local elections.

Tower Hamlets Council has been praised for the ‘outstanding’ work of its LGBT staff network.

Top Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg ran the gauntlet of protesting students with ‘anti homophobe’ banners on the Mile End campus where he arrived to give a talk.

An estimated 5,700 jobs in Tower Hamlets could go if a ‘no deal’ hard Brexit takes place, the mayor of London has claimed today.

A 90-year-old pensioner is taking on Tower Hamlets Council to stop them pricing out the weekly bingo club she runs from her neighbourhood community centre in London’s East End.

Strike action is to hit Queen Mary University when up to 700 college lecturers could walk out in a dispute about cuts to their pensions.

The mayor of Tower Hamlets has written to the Home Secretary urging her to ban the so-called ‘Football Lads Alliance’ demonstrations from the area altogether.

A week of remembrance of the Holocaust has ended with services and events across London’s East End involving people of all ages and of all faiths and none.

Public consultations are held today by Tower Hamlets Council to convert an historic early-Georgian building in London’s East End into the borough’s second ‘community hub’ for hire.

Six Tower Hamlets councillors were threatened with court proceedings for not paying their council tax on time.

The Met Police failed to consider a raft of 27 files of damning corruption evidence against Tower Hamlets ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman over election fraud and malpractice in public office, a solicitors’ tribunal report concludes.

Top council leaders are starting to “change the culture” in Tower Hamlets’ failing children’s services which were hit by government ‘intervention advisors’, according to Ofsted inspectors this week.

Tougher laws are being urged by Tower Hamlets Council to protect 3,000 ‘problem gamblers’ in London’s East End from gaming machines.

A call for the chair of the controversial Island Heath Trust to resign has been made publicly by the Mayor of Tower Hamlets.

A call for more drastic measures to stop acid attacks than the government is prepared to undertake has been made in a joint campaign by both the Mayor of Tower Hamlets and East Ham’s MP.

Rubbish is on the mayor of Tower Hamlets’ agenda to sort out what happens to the weekly council bin collections.

Dashing to the top of this 42-storey City tower could help nearly 2,000 families registered homeless in Tower Hamlets who are in temporary accommodation.

Hundreds of families fearing for their safety following last summer’s Grenfell tower-block fire tragedy have called on Tower Hamlets Council to improve measures “before there is another disaster”.

The American president has been slapped with a self-declared “Trump-free zone” around London’s East End after Tower Hamlets Council voting to tell him he’s not welcome.

Jim Fitzpatrick joined a children’s deaf charity at the Houses of Parliament to learn about how pre-school deaf children in east London can benefit from new ‘hearing’ technology.

The man who brought the 2012 Olympics to east London has railed against spending cuts to education and is calling for investment in our future generation.

Public consultations start next month for a new footbridge at Canary Wharf to relieve the heavily-congested South Quay pedestrian walkway.

Illicit cigarettes smuggled into Britain have been sold over the counter at six out of 10 convenience stores which were raided by Tower Hamlets Council trading standards officers.

Mayor John Biggs has put forward his budget proposals for Tower Hamlets Council for the next three years focussing on tackling street crime, anti-social behaviour and creating more jobs.

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