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Tower Hamlets Council spent more than £60million last year buying back old right-to-buy properties to house the homeless.

A Limehouse primary school could be about to switch to academy status despite objections and complaints the move was a "done deal".

A former Met Police borough commander broke down in court while giving evidence about a corruption probe in the council service he used to oversee.

An ex-forensic investigator for Tower Hamlets Council has delivered a blistering account of how his work in the borough's youth service was, he said, subject to a "cover up to avoid political embarrassment".

A retired resident in a block of flats run by Eastend Homes is squaring up to the chance of being made homeless in a matter of weeks.

A 79-year-old woman has been told she could be sent to prison over a gate she has had in front of her property for 30 years.

A housing estate in Wapping is in limbo after its entire board of directors was unseated at a fiery emergency meeting.

A former youth worker at Tower Hamlets Council is among the people flagged up to City of London Police in connection with an alleged global marketing scam.

The mayor of Tower Hamlets has slammed government policy on right to buy as figures reveal ex-council homes in the borough have been re-sold to the tune of £631million.

Members of the Muslim community have spoken of their fraught experience with the global "investment" scheme called Leverage, which scores of households in North and East London paid into.

A global "investment" scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.

London Fire Brigade is due to spend more than £860,000 on local fire stations over four years, including £200,000 for a new kitchen at Poplar.

Two councillors could be paid for their mayor-appointed roles on a housing association board, it has emerged.

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