A hospital trust is offering tuberculosis testing for pregnant migrants in a nationwide first.

A children’s theatre is putting productions online to keep youngsters entertained during the coronavirus pandemic.

Disadvantaged pupils are at even greater risk of underachieving compared to peers because of the coronavirus lockdown, a charity’s founder has predicted.

An appeal has been launched after a teenaged boy was stabbed inside a bakery.

A man has been charged following the fatal stabbing of Shadika Patel.

A children’s hospice is urgently appealing for donations after the coronavirus put a stop to its fundraising events.

People across the East End have taken part in a “clap for carers” tribute to NHS workers and carers.

A third man has been arrested following the fatal stabbing of Shadika Patel.

A pair of burglars who stole cash and bikes in separate break ins have been jailed for a combined total of almost six years.

A grant-making charity is appealing for money to help “vulnerable” communities get through the coronavirus pandemic.

Plans to build a hotel rising up to 18 storeys have been given the thumbs up by the council.

Universities have announced plans to suspend face to face teaching as the grip of the coronavirus crisis tightens.

A warning about smoking safety has been issued after a fire damaged a flat and destroyed a balcony.

A man has been found dead at a house after falling ill.

A schoolteacher has been fined almost £20,000 for selling counterfeit replica Premier League football kits and Calvin Klein underwear.

A man who attacked his wife with a hammer as she slept has been jailed for 10 years.

A fashion business hub has been officially opened by the deputy mayor of London.

A gang carrying two loaded semi-automatic weapons in a car have been found guilty of firearms offences.

A woman has accused the government of destroying her family after her partner was deported.

A campaign group has criticised the government after discovering an NHS trust charged 739 women for maternity care.

A man’s “tragic” death has led to a call for road safety measures to be introduced more quickly.

Two men who carried out a “vicious and prolonged” attack on a man have been jailed for a combined 18 years.

A singing seamstress who had a lifelong love of the East End has died at the age of 93.

A care provider has teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Society to run a singing group for people living with dementia.

The leader of the Conservative group on Tower Hamlets Council has resigned from the party.

A market encouraging youngsters to ditch crime for cash is due to be held.

Neighbours have called for more action to tackle anti-social behaviour from clubbers using their cars to party after hours.

An RSPCA officer was called to investigate two dead snakes tied together in a tree in – only to find out they were rubber toys.

A teenage boy has been stabbed in Poplar.

An attempt to break the Guinness World Record for largest onion bhaji is set to raise money for charity and help feed the homeless.


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