Two east London Labour MPs followed-through on their pledge to vote for Boris Johnson's Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) on October 22, bucking the party whip.

Councils in east London have backed legislation that would give them more powers to combat air pollution.

London assembly member Unmesh Desai has called on the government to quickly scrap short-notice evictions under section 21.

Three historic buildings have been saved in Tower Hamlets after the iconic structures were restored.

The hospital trust for Newham and Tower Hamlets has faced fines of up to £62,500 in the 12 months to August 2019 for breaking rules that ban mixed-sex wards.

Volunteers in Barking and Dagenham and Tower Hamlets have been praised for their work making the capital a better place by London's mayor Sadiq Khan.

The hospital trust for Newham and Tower Hamlets has been praised for its work providing opportunities in east London.

A man has died after a fire destroyed a ground floor flat on the Isle of Dogs on Saturday (October 12).

Police have charged a man with attempted murder after a stabbing in Whitechapel's Turner Street on Saturday (October 12).

Market traders have opposed moving three historic wholesale markets to Dagenham Dock.

Two east London MPs have joined 19 Labour colleagues by signing letters to EU leaders calling on them to work "night and day" with the British government to thrash out a deal before the October 31 Brexit deadline.

A charity is calling for a national investment campaign to bring empty homes back into use as the rate of houses without residents increases across much of east London.

A Brighton-based children's theatre company is coming to Limehouse perform a tale about a little boy who has a dream.

Tens of thousands of A&E patients at Barts Health waited more than four hours to be seen last year, new NHS figures reveal.

Two councils have come out against City Airport's expansion plans, both criticising the risk of environmental damage and noise pollution posed by more flights.

Homeless shelters in Tower Hamlets have begun gearing up for winter and are now looking for volunteers to help them keep vulnerable people safe.

Train operator c2c plans to reduce the number of hours its ticket offices are open at stations across the network.

Train operator c2c is offering passengers half price off-peak tickets as part of its first "Go Green" week.

"Young and provocative artists" are coming to Bow Arts and the Nunnery Gallery as part of the Emerge Festival happening across London.

Boroughs in east London are projected to overshoot the government's "smoke free" targets by more than 20 years.

There have been more attacks on east London's mental health staff in 2019 so far than in the whole of 2015, new figures reveal.

East London's mental health trust is asking people to have a conversation about mental illness this World Suicide Prevention Day today, Tuesday, September 10.

Councillors from 26 authorities have signed a letter calling for more funding for disabled students before the shortfall reaches a "tipping point".

NHS staff across east London are taking thousands of sick days because of mental health issues, NHS figures show.

A signalling fault between Grays and Barking has blocked the London-bound c2c train line.

A new free school that opened in 2014 is marking its first set of GCSE results.

Pupils and staff are celebrating the best ever GCSE results at George Green's School in Millwall.

Young people on the Isle of Dogs hosted a one-day music festival to help more people get involved in their youth centre.

The prestigious Royal College of Pathologists has moved to a new, purpose-built home in Aldgate.

Tower Hamlets mayor John Biggs has accused the government of pushing the country towards No-Deal Brexit while leaving councils unable to prepare for the potential fall-out.


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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