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Yesterday, 17:27

A Whitechapel man has been found guilty of murdering his fiancee in a "vicious and brutal attack" after she threatened to leave him.

Yesterday, 17:00

Contract workers went on strike at University College London's Olympic Park campus today to join hundreds of others in a mass demo calling for equal pay and conditions with staff.

Yesterday, 14:52

There will be no direct trains from London to Dagenham Dock and Rainham stations during the evening rush hour, c2c have confirmed.

Yesterday, 12:00

A baby girl stolen by snake-charmers is an old Bengali fairy tale that has been reinterpreted at Rich Mix with modern feminist arguments about abuse.

Yesterday, 07:39

There are severe delays and cancellations on all c2c routes this morning after the line's overhead power lines were damaged between Barking and Rainham.

Yesterday, 07:00

A couple grieving for their son Ollie Gardiner who died from brain tumour when he was 13 are marking today's second anniversary by donating £187,500 they raised for research in east London to help find a cure.

Mon, 18:38

A delegation of volunteers has returned to east London from an aid trip to Calais to meet refugees and relief workers.

Mon, 15:00

The music publicist who brought Rock'n'Roll giants Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry and Little Richard together in London for their final gig 20 years ago is coming to the East End to sing dirty blues on stage.


Yesterday, 10:00

NIHL South Two: Lee Valley Lions 2 Peterborough Phantoms 7

Mon, 15:00

Lee Angol says the Leyton Orient players have the mental strength to cope with the managerial departure of Carl Fletcher and bounce back from a poor run of form.

Mon, 12:00

Leyton Orient interim head coach Ross Embleton admits that recently sacked manager Carl Fletcher found it tough to embrace the culture at the club.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Leyton Orient interim head coach Ross Embleton discusses his future after the sacking of Carl Fletcher and the 2-0 defeat to Scunthorpe United.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Matt Withers is joined by Dan Bennett and Dave Evans to discuss a busy week in east London football.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Ross Embleton will again take charge of Leyton Orient on Saturday against Scunthorpe United following the sacking of Carl Fletcher.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Rockwell, a London-focused mixed-use property developer, has confirmed its commitment to Westferry FC with a three-year sponsorship deal amounting to £6,000, to guarantee the future of Tower Hamlets' community football team.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Leyton Orient have sacked manager Carl Fletcher after just 29 days in charge.


Yesterday, 10:00

Australian psychedelic rock outfit Tame Impala will play next year's All Points East festival with a headline show on Saturday, May 23.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Shakespeare's classic about finding love, Much Ado About Nothing, is being performed at Wilton's Music Hall in Wapping.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Bow Arts is opening its doors for a festive season makers market for the first time.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Market traders are getting ready to transform Poplar's Chrisp Street into a winter wonderland for children when the magical Christmas lights come to life later this month.

Friday, November 8, 2019

A writers' festival where wannabe authors are inspired to put pen to paper returns to Whitechapel next week with bookish events for reading and studying.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Tens of thousands of spectators turned up for Guy Fawkes fireworks in Victoria Park to mark both the 1605 Gunpower Plot and the 1969 Apollo moon landing.


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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