• Knife crime amnesty hauls in hundreds of weapons

    Hundreds of knives and other dangerous weapons have been taken off the streets of the East End in just four months in a drive to stop the rise in gang crime. A joint operation between the Met Police and Tower Hamlets Council using ‘amnesty bins

  • Man charged with murder after pensioner dies of injuries

    A man has had a criminal charge upgraded to murder after a pensioner died. Emergency services were called to Plaistow Road, in Newham, on May 15. A 79-year-old man was found suffering injuries and taken to hospital. MOST READ: Two