Formal backing for the ‘Breaking Point’ campaign to fight the government’s austerity programme and its impact on public spending has been agreed by Tower Hamlets Council.

Charles Knowles is Professor of Surgery at the Royal London Hospital by day.

A one-off operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been devised by surgeons at Barts and the Royal London that reduces blood pressure in hypertension patients for at least six months.

The war on street drug dealers and runners in Bethnal Green has led to 114 arrests and more than 300 ‘stop-and-search’ incidents in just five weeks often using council CCTV surveillance, police statistics reveal this week.

Families living in St Clement’s housing at Mile End invited Tower Hamlets mayor John Biggs to sign an “oranges and lemons” pledge to secure their own community space now in danger of being sold off.

Families living in St Clement’s housing at Mile End are planning their own “oranges and lemons” demo to secure a community space for public use.

More than one-in-five children do not have the full MMR jabs in Tower Hamlets, with the NHS warning that vaccine “deniers” are gaining traction on social media.

A ‘goddess of war’ event which hopes to solve the global plastics crisis is being staged at Queen Mary University to encourage women into the technology industry.

A whole raft of traffic restrictions near schools is planned by Tower Hamlets Council to cut the volume of passing cars when pupils are around.

The Jewish festival of Purim which starts Wednesday evening is being celebrated today at Canary Wharf’s East Wintergarden with up to 400 guests expected.

Detectives are appealing today for social media video of a hate crime incident in Whitechapel less than a mile from where the Bishop of London led Friday’s interfaith vigil for the victims of the New Zealand mosque massacre.

Parents have been given tips on how to deal with gangs and tackle cyber bullying and dangers of exposure to social media at a conference staged by Tower Hamlets Council.

Children from seven Tower Hamlets schools take part in an art exhibition at Poplar’s Spotlight youth centre next Thursday to mark five years of collective partnerships with professional artists.

Citizens from the rest of the EU who have made their home in east London are being offered help from Tower Hamlets Council’s own Brexit contingency service to register if they want to stay.

Train services on the Fenchurch Street network through east London were the most punctual anywhere in Britain in February, latest rail industry figures show.

An ambitious contract to transform East London’s landmark V&A Museum of Childhood into a state-of-the-art centre for the 21st century has been won by architects less than a mile down the road.

Women have joined a career course run by Tower Hamlets Council to consider jobs in the building industry that were once an ‘all male’ preserve.

Questions are being raised at City Hall today about the delayed Crossrail Elizabeth Line which it has emerged has now overshot its budget by £2.6 billion.

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets has called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to reverse cuts to police budgets as part of today’s Spring Statement.

Smokers are being offered free e-cigarette kits to help kick the habit, starting today—No Smoking Day.

A woman shooting drugs in the street in front of children and persistently flouting court orders for four years banning her from housing estates in Bethnal Green has been jailed.

Former Page 3 glam pin-up Maureen Flanagan has raised £1,700 with her Bethnal Green charity bash with former Kray gang members and the big names from East End underworld folklore.

Mums and dads had a tough time keeping pace with their toddlers when East London Little Ladies football took to the field.

Police failed to bring any criminal charges for voting fraud in the tainted 2014 Tower Hamlets election through lack of training and resources, a government inspectors’ report has ruled.

Tougher licensing for landlords to give renters more protection is being extended by Tower Hamlets Council at the end of the month.

Surgeons treating children with rare eye cancer at the Royal London have been commended in the annual Bayer Ophthalmology honours.

Cigarette ends have been the butt of annoyance at the East End’s annual ‘Big Clean Up’ carried out by Tower Hamlets Council to rid the streets of litter.

Women have marked the first anniversary of their own manifesto for Tower Hamlets Council with a ‘Balance for Better’ campaign on Women’s International Day.

A Tower Hamlets councillor who was the national treasurer for the now-discredited Momentum campaign in the 2017 snap General Election has cost the organisation more than £15,000 in fines over undeclared donations.

A couple were arrested at Mile End late last night after police were called to a disturbance reported at a house in Coburn Street.


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