Detectives are appealing for information after “rare” designer watches valued at up to £300,000 were stolen from the bck of a delivery van.

A £1.5billion bailout is “a crucial next step on the road to recovery” and a “vital lifeline” for the arts.

Extinction Rebellion campaigners have urged the government to “put community over corruption” in a protest sparked by the Westferry Printworks scandal.

The London Legacy Development Corporation could be forced to make almost £10million worth of cuts.

Families are receiving free laptops and broadband to help stop children falling further behind as schools stay closed in the coronavirus pandemic.

Money from a pot of cash collected from developers is up for grabs for groups making a difference in the community.

A teenager reported missing has been found.

A man has been charged following demonstrations across central London.

The first drug found to help save the lives of coronavirus patients was trialled at Barts Health.

A school named after a slave trader is to change its name.

The death of a woman who fell onto tracks at a DLR station has prompted a call for action to prevent more fatalities.

A foundation set up using the fortune of a slave trader is to change its 300 year old name.

“We have a heart and desire to stamp out domestic abuse.”

Campaigners have called for a slave trader’s name to be removed from schools and universities.

Education chiefs have urged the government to act so that poorer pupils don’t fall further behind over the summer.

People are being urged to shop locally to help small businesses and retailers thrive after the coronavirus lockdown.

A tower block designed by a pioneer of modern British architecture has been listed.

Talks could be on the cards between the council and union members in a dispute over plans to sack workers and rehire them on new contracts.

Met police officers covering the East End issued the third highest number of fines for Covid-19 breaches, figures show.

Young musicians are performing live sessions in a bid to keep people entertained during lockdown.

A petition has been launched calling for travel perks for pensioners and under 18s to be fully restored as part of the government’s £1billion bail out of TfL.

A neighbours’ group has said the popular Columbia Road Flower Market in Bethnal Green should remain closed unless “safe” social distancing can be maintained.

Campaigners have urged the council to take urgent action to allow social distancing during the school run.

A support service has been set up to help families caring for children who have suffered abuse and trauma.

More than a quarter of children in working East End families live in poverty, a study shows.

A loaded gun, thousands of pounds in cash and drugs were among the items seized in a dawn raid in which seven people were arrested including a 15 year old girl.

A hospice is seeking donations to help vulnerable children through its Ramadan fundraising appeal.

Dame Vera Lynn has thanked people for commemorating the 75th anniversary of VE Day during the coronavirus crisis.

A community centre’s members have shared their wartime memories as the country celebrates 75 years since VE Day.

During the Second World War, the dockyards and riverside factories o the East End played a significant role.


People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

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