A TV football pundit has the best cha-cha-chance of winning this year's Strictly Come Dancing, a betting firm's study shows.

This is the moment a thief threatens to "pop" his victim if they fail to hand over their watch during a coffee shop robbery.

An autistic teenager who campaigns for greater awareness of mental health has been shortlisted for a national award.

A gas company is carrying out safety checks on people's homes following a leak which saw families evacuated.

A major gas leak has closed roads and seen families evacuated from their homes.

Detectives believe a boy left fighting for his life in a hit and run was deliberately targeted.

A 17-year old cyclist was left fighting for his life following a hit and run in Poplar.

A family historian's search for his ancestors' burial place has ended in the middle of a churchyard's path.

Schoolchildren have tried pods which operate without a driver at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

More than 350 teenagers have taken part in a summer school at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The police are appealing for help finding a man wanted on suspicion of committing a string of burglaries.

A coroner has called for better road safety measures following the death of a man who was hit by a car.

Firefighters have raised £1,200 so far after rowing more than 160 miles in a day.

A 15-year-old girl who was reported missing has now been found.

A cafe has been raided and £20,000 worth of cannabis seized after worried neighbours triggered a drugs bust.

A volunteer with a place at the University of Cambridge has scooped £20,000 of funding from a student loans company.

A fraudster who pretended to be the nephew of a dead man in a bid to take over his council home has been given a two year suspended prison sentence.

The police have issued an appeal for help finding a second missing man.

A garden society chairman has warned a 500-year-old mulberry tree will die if moved to make way for a housing development.

The police are appealing for help to find a man who hasn't been seen for more than a month.

Children are urging people not to drop litter in a poster campaign displayed on billboards around the East End.

A woman is appealing for help tracing the family of a soldier who died in a Second World War battle.

A conservation charity has criticised council planners for failing to protect a 500-year-old tree which survived the Blitz.

Campaigners have urged Bishopsgate Goodsyard developers to share all the details of revised plans for the scheme.

A drug dealer who illegally sold medicines used to treat erectile dysfunction including Viagra has been jailed for almost three years.

Passengers are facing misery this morning after trespassers on the line caused delays on the c2c.

Developers of the Bishopsgate Goodsyard scheme in Shoreditch have ramped up the number of affordable homes in updated plans.

A charity project is appealing for votes after reaching the finals of a competition to find the UK's favourite National Lottery-funded projects.

The body of a man who disappeared in the water around Waterloo Bridge has been recovered from the River Thames.

The Charity Commission has appointed interim managers to the controversial Island Health Trust.


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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