Four men have been convicted after a man was held against his will and tortured following a dispute about money.

A person was killed after being hit by a train at Upton Park underground station this morning.

Underground passengers are facing severe delays on the Hammersmith and City line.

Passengers are facing severe delays on the Hammersmith and City Line this evening due to an earlier signal failure at Aldgate.

A man was arrested following a police pursuit that saw officers call in a helicopter over the Isle of Dogs last night.

A police officer has been dismissed without notice following a gross misconduct hearing.

GCSE pupils at Sir John Cass and Red Coat School enjoyed exam success with 76 per cent gaining grades 9-4.

Ten grade 9s have placed a Central Foundation Girls' School pupil in the top 0.1 per cent of GCSE results in the country.

A physiotherapist braved more than 11 hours of freezing water, strong currents and jellyfish stings - all while battling a shoulder injury - to raise funds for healthcare.

Central line passengers are facing severe delays this morning due to a trespasser on the track.

An international aid charity has partnered with a mosque in Shadwell to distribute 100 bags of Qurbani meat in the community.

Twenty people escaped uninjured after a fire broke out at a hostel in Poplar.

Schoolgirls have been visiting hospital staff to learn about healthcare and research careers.

Abseiling down a 17-storey building is a scary thought for many, but for one nurse, it is just a bit of fun for a good cause.

A mobile dental service that treats homeless people in Tower Hamlets and Newham is celebrating one year on the road this summer.

A major retailer has introduced a scheme to encourage customers in the borough to cut down on single-use packaging.

A 22-year-old man who was critically injured in a motorcycle crash on the Isle of Dogs at the weekend has died.

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after his motorcycle collided with a bollard on the Isle of Dogs.

Twenty-one primary schools are joining the first phase of a new scheme to improve safety and air quality.

Sir John McDougall Gardens on the Isle of Dogs has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the country's top parks.

Tower Hamlets Council says it abandoned its Liveable Streets road closure trial in Bow because of traffic redirection issues and people being "aggressive" towards staff.

Thirty-seven primary schools have signed up for an education programme designed to teach children about the census while improving skills in maths, geography and other subjects.

A balcony fire at a tower block in the Isle of Dogs, which prompted 67 calls to 999, was caused by the "unsafe disposal of smoking materials."

A man arrested in Poplar on Tuesday (July 9) has been released from custody as the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigates the high-profile incident.

A Met Police Commander says a man forcefully arrested in Poplar yesterday (Tuesday) - footage of which has gone viral - was given a "five-stage warning" to cooperate.

The arrest of a man in Poplar yesterday has been referred to a police professional standards unit after a clip of the arrest went viral on social media.

Passengers are facing disruptions across the whole c2c network this morning due to a train fault at West Ham.

Marginalised young women in Barking and Dagenham and Tower Hamlets are receiving support to get into work through new charity partnerships.

A Tower Hamlets police officer has been dismissed without notice, almost eight months after a finding of gross misconduct was recorded for his role in money laundering.

A Bethnal Green teacher who fosters "a love for learning" and cares for pupils "like her own children" has been recognised with a national award.


It's now just under a month since All Points East took over Victoria Park with two weekends of world-class music and a programme of free community events.

Curated by AEG Presents, All Points East is bringing an impressive line-up of multi-flavoured music to Victoria Park from May 24-26 and May 31-June 2.

Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years.​ Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.

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