The mother of a brain-damaged five-year-old girl at the centre of a High Court life support treatment dispute has said she would want to stay alive if she were in her daughter's position.

A judge must decide whether a brain-damaged girl in a minimally conscious state has any quality of life, a lawyer representing the youngster has said.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after an officer was pushed in front of oncoming traffic on the A13.

A High Court judge has expressed "discomfort" about the demolition of three Victorian workers' cottages on the Isle of Dogs - but has dismissed a council appeal.

What's in a name? Quite a lot, as it happens.

Tributes have been paid to a father-of-three from Stepney who was killed in a car crash in Essex.

Bishop Challoner is celebrating after pupils at both the boys' and girls' schools bagged top GCSE results.

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital with head injuries following a crash in Bromley-by-Bow.

Bow School's headteacher has praised the hard work of his pupils in securing top grades.

A Bishop Challoner Sixth Form pupil will be heading to Cambridge after achieving four A* grades in his A-levels.

A teenager who was rejected by the University of Cambridge has turned down a place at Harvard to follow in the footsteps of space pioneer Buzz Aldrin.

A man who punched a Tube passenger then racially abused the police officer who arrested him has been handed a suspended sentence.

A Bethnal Green night market has been cancelled because of the extreme weather forecast for this weekend.

A curious fox cub had to be rescued by firefighters after getting stranded by the side of a canal.

A new Santander Cycles docking station has opened in Victoria Park.

A new coin is celebrating a Tower of London ritual that has taken place every evening for more than 650 years.

A man has been charged with attempted murder after an attack at All Saints DLR station.

Thousands of households living under London City Airport's flight path are set to receive postcards as part of a campaign to prevent the weekend aircraft ban being lifted.

When London's Air Ambulance landed at West Ham's training ground, it wasn't to tend to an injured player.

The Jubilee line is suspended between Stratford and Green Park.

A teenager has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Bow.

Fraudsters who persuaded pensioners to put their life savings into bogus investment opportunities have been ordered to pay back more than £370,000.

Don't go swimming in the Thames or the docks during the heatwave.

Police searching for a man in the Shadwell Basin have recovered a body from the water.

An urgent search is under way for a swimmer who jumped into the Shadwell Basin.

The Hammersmith and City line is partially suspended due to a signal failure.

The country's oldest housing estate has hosted a celebration to mark 100 years of council housing.

You'll soon be able to call to say you're running late even if your Tube is stuck in a tunnel.

A 40 storey hotel could be built on the site of a disused office building on the Isle of Dogs.

A man who stabbed his wife more than 50 times after she challenged him about his gambling addiction has been jailed for life for her murder.


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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