Three firefighters who died in action during the Second World War have been remembered on the anniversary of their deaths.

Police believe two men found dead on the railway line between Hackney Wick and Stratford had been on top of a moving freight train wagon.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a car crashed into a Whitechapel pub.

Commuters are facing delays and cancellations due to a broken down train between Upminster and Barking

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and bishop of London Sarah Mullally joined prayers at the East London Mosque today (Friday) in solidarity with those killed and injured in the Christchurch terror attacks in New Zealand.

If you spot Willy Wonka, the Mad Hatter and Cinderella out and about today, you’re not having a crazy dream.

London’s Air Ambulance was called to Tower Hamlets 82 times last year, new figures have revealed.

An 11-year-old girl who was left disabled after suffering a serious brain injury when she was born has been awarded more than £14 million in damages.

The trust which runs the Royal London Hospital has come out of special measures for quality after four years.

Two dealers who were caught after police officers saw them selling drugs have been jailed.

A “dangerous” man who fractured a teenager’s skull by hitting him with a wine bottle as he waited to cross the road has been jailed for 13 years.

Police investigating reports of sexually inappropriate comments being made on board a Tube train have released a picture of a man they would like to speak to.

A man from Bow who kept ducks and exotic cats in unsuitable conditions has been banned from keeping animals for 10 years.

Elderly and disabled people in Tower Hamlets have seen their freedom passes stop working - weeks before they are actually due to expire.

A burglar who was part of an armed gang that broke into a Whitechapel house in the middle of the night has been jailed for 11 years.

A man has been found dead after a fire at a sheltered accommodation block in Stepney.

Inspirational people who work to make Tower Hamlets a better place to live have been recognised at an awards ceremony.

Three floating rubbish bins have been put into St Katharine Docks in a bid to make it a greener marina.

Officers investigating an assault on a staff member at Shadwell DLR station are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

The Rotherhithe Tunnel has reopened after being shut for emergency repair works.

Counter terrorism officers have arrested a 25-year-old suspected of having links to Syria.

The Rotherhithe Tunnel is set to cause disruption for commuters this morning as it remains closed for emergency repairs.

Police are investigating a racist video that shows a man calling for Muslim schoolgirls to be sterilised as he follows them through Bow.

Aspiring engineers were given the chance to build bridges with a special event at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The Duchess of Cornwall was left in a spin when she stepped on to the dance floor during a visit to a Stepney centre for the elderly.

Commuters are facing disruption on c2c services this evening as a result of a broken rail.

An injured swan on a train line is causing problems for rail passengers.

Trains are being cancelled or disrupted on the c2c network as a result of a broken rail.

The Duke of Cambridge flew a helicopter to the Royal London Hospital as he celebrated the 30th anniversary of the capital’s air ambulance service.

A shop worker has been left with potentially life-changing injuries after being sprayed in the face with ammonia.


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Are you a landlord looking for a fixed rental income, paid whether the property is empty or not? Steve Westley, general manager at estate agents Elliot Leigh, explains their Guaranteed Rent Scheme and how it takes the stress out of letting your property.

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