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One of the “top performing hospitals in the UK” coming through Coronavirus has been named as the London Independent in Stepney after its role supporting the Royal London during the pandemic crisis.


Hints that your council tax or business rates could shoot up in the New Year have been given by Tower Hamlets Council following exclusive reports in the East London Advertiser.

Police have released images of a man they wish to speak to after a stranger exposed himself to girls on a bus.


Car owners are facing tougher restrictions next month that stop them parking more than three hours in the day outside their immediate mini zone when Tower Hamlets brings in its new rule.

Yesterday, 23:57

Six men have been arrested and suspected Class A drugs seized in a series of police dawn raids on 10 addresses across the East End.

Yesterday, 15:15

Leisure centres face a threat of shutting their doors again after Coronavirus despite East London’s “Olympic legacy” because public funds are running out, the prime minister is being warned.

Yesterday, 07:00

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

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Protesters gathered outside a Hoxton museum after calls to remove a slave trader statue from its entrance were “ignored.”



London Lions have added immense size to their roster with young Brit, Kingsley Okoroh standing at seven foot one inch.


West Ham women captain Gilly Flaherty, her teammates, head coach Matt Beard and his backroom team had the opportunity to take a first look at their new matchday home on Wednesday, where the side were shown around the 6,000-capacity stadium.


West Ham United attacker Michail Antonio has won the EA Sports Premier League Player of the Month award for July.


The London Lions have re-signed Great Britain point guard, Jules Dang-Akodo after one of his most promising season’s to date.


With grassroots football stepping up preparations for the 2020-21 season, why not celebrate with another sporting quiz.

Yesterday, 16:00

Defending champions Super Rangers saw off Anirban in a crunch match in Division One of the Victoria Park Community League.

Yesterday, 12:00

The transfer window is already hotting up with West Ham United reportedly interested in the likes of Matty Cash, Kyle Walker-Peters and Ebere Eze.

Yesterday, 10:00

Striker Charlee Hughes was dropped from Leyton Orient academy, gave up, but has found his way slowly back up the ladder – most recently being signed by National League side Wealdstone.

Yesterday, 07:19

Paul Stirling and Andrew Balbirnie starred as 329 once again proved to be the magic number for Ireland, who claimed only a second win over England in their history after overcoming the world champions in a final-over thriller.


Friday, July 24, 2020

The 400th anniversary of the historic Mayflower voyage setting sail to the New World from the Thames is being marked this week by researcher Graham Taylor’s new book making the point that it’s more “a British story” than American.

Monday, July 20, 2020

Beefeaters are facing redundancies at the Tower of London for the first time in their 600-year history because the 21st century coronavirus lockdown that has left the iconic tourist attraction with a £98million black hole.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

A “virtual concert” is being staged online free by members of the East London Community Band which has been hit hard by the lockdown preventing them rehearsing together.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

A £1.5billion bailout is “a crucial next step on the road to recovery” and a “vital lifeline” for the arts.

Friday, July 3, 2020

The cat is finally out of the bag about gangster Ronnie Kray’s links with the flamboyant Lord Boothby who tried to use Parliament to protect the East End gangster and his twin Reggie.

Monday, June 15, 2020

A team of archaeologists from University College London (UCL) believe they may have discovered the earliest Elizabethan playhouse at a site in Whitechapel.


The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

People are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by exploring destinations closer to home. Taking a holiday in the United Kingdom offers people the chance to uncover some stunning scenery, wonderful attractions and superb accommodation without having to jump on a plane. Here, we take a look at the type of places you can stay, the rules you need to follow and how to enjoy a great staycation.

Summer is here and people from across the South East region can enjoy the many attractions that we have on our doorstep, as long as we follow UK Government advice and enjoy summer safely. There are plenty of places to go and things to do to suit every budget. Here is our guide to the numerous great days out.

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