A banker "didn't even think" before using his skateboard to fight off a London Bridge terrorist who looked "like the devil", an inquest has heard.

After Grenfell, the government said it would make all high-rise flats safe. But two years later, there are thousands of people, including here in east London, living in flats with flammable cladding on their building.

Three people have denied obstructing a railway by gluing themselves to trains at Canary Wharf station.

Two victims of the London Bridge terror attack would be alive today if barriers had been put up after a similar atrocity two months before, an inquest has heard.

A victim of the London Bridge attack swung his skateboard at the terrorists as police desperately tried to help injured people, an inquest has heard.

It's one year since I was re-elected and in that time we've delivered a great deal of progress.

A man accused of killing his fiancée at their Whitechapel home has appeared at the Old Bailey.

I was proud to join the TSSA Union outside City Hall recently as they lobbied Transport for London over further austerity cuts.

Many in our borough know that free movement of people isn't just about cheap labour - for Tower Hamlets businesses free movement is about access to talent which is essential to continue to grow and innovate.

Three environmental activists accused of gluing themselves to a DLR train at Canary Wharf as part of the Extinction Rebellion protests have been remanded in custody.

A "manipulative and overbearing" man will spend at least 26 years in prison for murdering his estranged wife in her own home.

A man has been arrested after climate protesters climbed on top of a train in Canary Wharf and threatened to glue themselves to the roof.

A row has erupted over whether or not Shamima Begum should have access to legal aid to challenge a decision to deprive her of UK citizenship.

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Since the referendum in 2016, Theresa May and her government have failed to put the country first.

An eco-activist from Tower Hamlets who sprayed protest messages on a government building has had her case sent to the High Court.

Islamic State bride Shamima Begum has revealed she is coming to terms with the prospect she may never return to Britain, but insisted she was "brainwashed" by the extremists she ran away to join as a schoolgirl.

Giant inflatable breasts have been spotted on top of several Shoreditch rooftops. Yes, really.

Residents in Wapping are planning to hire a private security firm to fight anti-social behaviour in their neighbourhood claiming they have had an 'inept' response from the authorities.

Shamima Begum's Dutch husband says he wants to return to the Netherlands with her and their newborn son.

Bethnal Green 'Jihadi bride' Shamima Begum and her newborn baby are believed to have fled a Syrian refugee camp after they were 'threatened'.

Floodgates could be opened for Islamic State supporters coming back to the UK if Shamima Begum succeeds in getting back into the country, a former counter-terrorism police chief has warned.

Sajid Javid has refused to say if he contacted the Bangladeshi Government before deciding to remove British citizenship from Shamima Begum.

The family of Islamic State bride Shamima Begum have written to the home secretary asking for his help to bring her newborn son to Britain.

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has said he would not leave an individual "stateless" when questioned on the future of Islamic State bride Shamima Begum.

A major European Union agency has failed in a High Court bid to use Brexit to get out of an estimated £500million bill for its Canary Wharf lease.

The family of the Bethnal Green 'Jihadii bride' who has been stripped of her British citizenship are contemplating taking the government to court.

A teenage girl who fled Britain to join Islamic State has compared the Manchester Arena bombing to military assaults on Syria.

Runaway Bethnal Green schoolgirl Shamima Begum has claimed she was "just a housewife" when she left Britain to join Islamic State (IS) in Syria and does not regret her decision.


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.

The team behind All Points East have put together a mouth-watering line-up of local food and drink traders who will be fuelling the festival in May.

Rock band Sleeping With Sirens will lead the show at All Points East festival this summer in Victoria Park.

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