Only one person who has been forced to attend a council education programme for kerb crawlers has reoffended, according to Tower Hamlets Council.

A buddying programme that pairs young disabled people with trained volunteers has been nominated for a national award.

The River Thames is an "underutilised transport goldmine", according to the London Assembly Transport Committee.

Speeding jet skis were chased down the River Thames by marine police officers on Friday night.

Police investigating the burglary of a Whitechapel family home by men demanding cash and gold have made an arrest.

In some parts of the country school pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds lag more than two years behind their wealthier classmates by the time they come to sit their GCSEs, new research has revealed.

A school in Bow is to receive funding from mayor of London Sadiq Khan to provide summer activities for vulnerable young people.

A new £95million hotel has opened in Whitechapel.

A landlord from Whitechapel has been ordered to pay more than £13,000 for breaking Barking and Dagenham Council's property licensing rules.

Crossrail is running £590 million over budget because of "cost pressures", the rail minister has revealed.

A group of young fighters from a Poplar boxing club are set to travel to Las Vegas to pit themselves against American fighters.

The mayor of Tower Hamlets is urging football teams to sign up for his annual tournament.

A new guided tour of some of London's iconic landmarks is set to be introduced to the DLR.

A fire has disrupted all trains from Liverpool Street that travel via Stratford.

Shops and houses were evacuated in Bow on Friday due to flooding.

Police are concerned for the welfare of missing man Ryan Karim.

A fire has broken out on the twelfth floor of a block of flats in Mile End.

A man was left fighting for his life after being stabbed in what is thought to be a racially motivated attack.

Pupils at a Stepney secondary school will be helping to pick the winners of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize this year.

An Isle of Dogs woman who was told to reign in the amount of exercise she was doing by doctors is set go on an expedition to the South Pole in an effort to raise £25,000 for charity.

A man has been convicted of killing the partner of his ex-girlfriend during a violent attack in Bethnal Green.

The jury went out today in the murder trial of the alleged killers of Luther Edwards, who was fatally stabbed in Bethnal Green.

There has been a drop in the number of women in Tower Hamlets being screened for cervical cancer, according to NHS data.

An investigation has been launched into a Network Rail blunder which sparked travel chaos last night for c2c passengers.

Plans for TfL workers on the Jubilee line to strike tomorrow have been suspended.

London Assembly members have quizzed representatives from the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) over the rate of housebuilding in the Olympic Park last year.

Nick Cave and Kylie Minogue reunited on-stage in Victoria Park for a rare performance of their hit Where the Wild Roses Grow.

Luther Edwards, who was fatally stabbed and beaten outside a boxing event in Bethnal Green, asked a close friend to look out for him not long before he died, a court heard.

The City of London Corporation has launched a new campaign to help fund community groups in Aldgate.

The knife that was allegedly passed between defendants in the Luther Edwards murder trial could in fact have been a box of cigarettes, a court heard.


Cauldron Foods' comedy night will give vegans the last laugh as Vegan comics dispel vegan myths.

Riverside flats to let are coming on the market in East London - at highly competitive rents. Too good to be true? A not-for-profit landlord explains how it works…

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.

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