A cyclist has been taken to hospital following a crash with a lorry in Bethnal Green.

Four teenagers have been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Limehouse.

London will be moved to Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions from midnight on Friday, MPs in the capital have been told.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a passenger was attacked and threatened with a knife on board a District line train.

Four men have been fined for public order offences after homophobic comments were made at a West Ham match.

The work of those who have tried to change things for the better in their communities has been highlighted at the East London community heroes awards.

Youngsters across east London are being given the chance to design, build and host performances in their own pavilion.

Have your say on plans to transform a Stepney housing estate.

Some rush hour buses are set to become school-only services in a bid to maintain social distancing as youngsters return to the classrooms,

What are the names we’re set to hear in Tower Hamlets’ classrooms in a few years’ time?

Do you know a person or group who has made a difference to their area during the coronavirus pandemic?

Two Stepney Green teenagers have secured £250,000 scholarships to study at top American universities.

A man is due to appear in court in connection with the death of a pedestrian in Bow.

Onlookers tried to help a toddler who fell from a Poplar block of flats, a neighbour has said.

A child has been taken to a specialist hospital after falling from a block of flats in Poplar.

NHS staff at risk of mental health problems as a result of the coronavirus pandemic are set to benefit from a £3 million support package.

A new sculpture depicting a black woman on her phone is set to be unveiled as an art trail’s latest installation.

Two people have been arrested after a double stabbing in Stepney.

A new documentary explores life on the Isle of Dogs through the eyes of young people.

A second man has been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing near Crossharbour DLR station.

The Tower of London is set to welcome its first visitors since March - but those hoping to get a photo with a Beefeater will have to do so from two metres away.

Ten Tower Hamlets councillors have called on mayor John Biggs to scrap contract changes for council staff.

A Plaistow doctor and Barts Health NHS Trust’s chief information officer are among 12 frontline staff to feature in a portrait series to mark the anniversary of the NHS.

Families can be reunited and dinner parties will be allowed as England’s coronavirus lockdown is eased - but millions of people will still be unable to hug their loved ones.

Thunderstorms and heavy rain could lead to flooding in London and the east of England, the Met Office has warned.

A man was taken to hospital with facial injuries after a substance was thrown at him.

A statue of a slave owner has been removed from West India Quay.

A statue of a slave owner in West India Quay could be removed as early as tonight, the organisation which owns the land it is on has confirmed.

A petition has been launched to remove a statue of a slave owner from West India Quay.

A knife and a sword were found after police were called to reports of gunshots in Shadwell.


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With winter fast approaching, it is now more important than ever for us all to carry on following COVID-19 precautions to help stop the spread of the virus by always observing the three-tier local restrictions and remembering three key words – Hands, Face, Space.

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