Almost 30 women have been found during dawn raids targeting an international ring of suspected human traffickers.

A broken fence two "train surfers" used to get onto tracks before they were electrocuted went unrepaired for two and a half years.

This is the moment a thief snatches designer clothes worth £2,500 through the letter box of a pop up shop.

An east London charity supporting "vulnerable" youngsters has marked 30 years of service by breaking a world record.

An exclusive night of comedy designed is set to to raise a smile and money for men's health charity Movember.

Police are appealing for information to help find an 83-year-old man who has been missing for two days.

The most vulnerable have been urged to protect themselves this winter by getting a free flu jab.

A man has been sentenced to five years in prison after officers caught him carrying a loaded gun on the London Underground.

A campaigner has been honoured by the Queen for services to victims of terrorism.

A man has been found stabbed outside Bethnal Green tube station.

The unmistakable musical sound and versatility of The Heroes Band can be heard once again.

A pensioner has been given a suspended sentence after accessing more than 50,000 child abuse images.

Fearless fundraisers have abseiled 212ft down the side of the Royal London Hospital to raise funds for the London Air Ambulance.

The council is launching a series of workshops to help people spot when a child or young person may be at risk of attempting suicide.

Neighbours have claimed victory after building work was halted at a controversial new bridge.

Forty-five homeless people are known to have died on the borough's streets in the past six years, figures show.

A public meeting has been organised to talk about ways of combating racism in mainstream politics.

It was a day to remember when pupils who finished school 50 years ago were joined by their science teacher and the mum of TV's Rylan Clark for a reunion.

A sailing ship is due to dock as part of a bid to show that transporting goods around the world is possible without burning fossil fuels.

An exhibition about punk band X-Ray Spex's late singer Poly Styrene is among this year's Black History Month events.

Angry neighbours have demanded action over noise, substance abuse and trespassing from guests renting rooms at a block of flats dubbed the "partyhouse".

A 15-year-old autistic boy has been named young person of the year by a national disability charity.

A man whose mother committed suicide has taken to the stage as a stand up comedian to raise awareness of mental health.

The discovery of a body in a popular park is not being treated as suspicious.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing near a Tube station.

Campaigners hope to shake and stir up greater awareness of challenges to the environment with the launch of a green cocktail.

A free information session has been set up to give people advice on preparing for later life.

London City Airport is commissioning a new artwork to welcome visitors.

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.


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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