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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.

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.

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.

First time buyers will benefit from not having to pay stamp duty on homes costing £300,000 or less, the chancellor has announced.

Worshippers took to the streets after their Sunday service in a London Citizens campaign for ‘affordable’ housing in the East End.

“St Leonard’s should have been idyllic,” says Paul Connolly, a resident of the former Tower Hamlets’ children’s home where sexual abuse was rife.

The Labour Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Briggs, has called for urgent changes to the law to tackle further acid attacks.

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.

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

It was a massive gamble when Theresa May called a snap general election and it looks not to have paid off as she now faces calls to quit after the UK woke up to a hung parliament.

The winning MPs said they were “delighted” to hold their seats amid the new certainty that the country will today be facing a hung parliament after huge Labour gains.

The Tower Hamlets candidates for the general election 2017 have been announced.

The prime minister’s sudden announcement of a snap general election came as a shock to Labour’s Jim Fitzpatrick.

Opponents have accused Tower Hamlets’ Labour Mayor of failing the children of London’s East End after Friday’s damning Ofsted Report into the council’s children’s services.

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

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.

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.

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