Polling stations are open as 12 wannnabe MP candidates fight it out in the two Tower Hamlets parliamentary constituencies.
A new charity is setting out to tackle child illiteracy with a New Year volunteer recruitment drive to help Tower Hamlets primary schools where a-quarter of the pupils fall below reading standard.
New plans to prevent public services facing collapse on the Isle of Dogs by a population explosion have been drawn up by its neighbourhood forum.
Four men from east London have found themselves on Scotland Yard's "Christmas wish list" of 19 people they want to trace.
A new mum has thanked shop workers who came to her aid after she suffered bleeding and her waters breaking in the middle of a nursery store.
A man arrested in Whitechapel after the Regent's Canal towpath stabbing of 25-year-old Zahir Visiter has been jailed for 15 years for manslaughter.
Reporter Luke Acton reviews Jack and the Beanstalk at the Broadway, Barking
The London Parentcast is for parents in the capital seeking that elusive work-life balance
Continental League Cup: West Ham Women 7 Crystal Palace 0
Sporting Bengal United manager Imrul Gazi was pleased to hand a number of youngsters another chance to impress in their 1-1 draw with Clapton.
Bethnal Green's Repton Boxing Club had double reason to cheer at the England Boxing Women's Winter Box Cup at Guildford Spectrum.
Leyton Orient interim head coach Ross Embleton believes Sam Sargeant is now ready to challenge Dean Brill for the number one spot, writes Jacob Ranson.
East London scored nine tries in a resounding 51-5 victory over bottom club Basildon at the Memorial Ground on Saturday.
Millwall continued their league season with a narrow 19-13 victory over Harwich and Dovercourt on the weekend.
Leyton Orient defender Jamie Turley admitted everyone knows they must now fight for a place in the team after interim head coach Ross Embleton made a number of changes in the last two fixtures.
Hammers boss Pellegrini's job in danger after dismal defeat to the Gunners
Leyton Orient interim head coach Ross Embleton dubbed their 1-1 draw with Oldham Athletic as 'one of the worst games of football' he's ever seen.
An arts centre is fundraising to offer families to experience a day of festive theatre, food and fun for only £1.
Dancing Queens and Super Troupers alike can, from today, Take a Chance on an immersive exhibition at London's O2 paying tribute to the world's most famous Swedish supergroup.
All Points East have today announced Kraftwerk as the second headline act for their 2020 event.
A festive market by artists and craft-makers is being held in a "secret Victorian courtyard" selling unique Christmas gifts made in the East End.
Revellers have gone "off piste" at Canary Wharf with an après-ski theme winter watering hole for the festive season.
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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