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Follow our live blog for the latest news, announcements and medical advice from across east London, to be brought to you throughout the coronavirus crisis.

A children’s theatre is putting productions online to keep youngsters entertained during the coronavirus pandemic.

While we may be at the early stages of the coronavirus lockdown it is becoming clear that it will end eventually even if we are not sure when yet.

The battle against coronavirus has shown the true value of the NHS, as its workers receive the hero status they have always warranted.

Cyclists are aiming to ensure vital food, medicine and other supplies are delivered to those most in need during the coronavirus crisis.

Hero cabbie Michael Hayes drives his taxi to his local hospital after a long stint ferrying passengers around London to take doctors, nurses and other key NHS staff home free when they come off shift.

Five men, including two from Dagenham and Ilford, have denied killing a man who was shot in the head in Stepney.

Getting stir crazy yet after almost two weeks in lockdown?

Parcels of food are being prepared by Tower Hamlets council staff and volunteers to help East End pensioners and the vulnerable cope with the Coronavirus crisis.

A council worker ignored government guidelines to secure Home Office anti-terror funding for a friend, documents allege.

A Poplar man has appeared in court accused of killing a woman in East Ham.

Coronavirus doesn’t discriminate, with MPs no exception to this.

OK, you showed off how much you know about classic films in our Monday lunchtime quiz.

A prestigious national teachers and schools’ organisation has recognised Central Foundation in Bow as one of the country’s top places of learning.

Under threat of closure, Mildmay Hospital will now be used to treat homeless patients recovering from Coronavirus and people with HIV/AIDS. The Shoreditch hospital’s staff are ready to help in the national effort, like the doctors and nurses of Mildmay before them, who cared for the sick and dying during epidemics that swept through east London and shook the world.

Crime & Court

Thu, 16:35

Five men, including two from Dagenham and Ilford, have denied killing a man who was shot in the head in Stepney.

Thu, 07:00

A council worker ignored government guidelines to secure Home Office anti-terror funding for a friend, documents allege.

Wed, 16:00

A Poplar man has appeared in court accused of killing a woman in East Ham.

Health

Follow our live blog for the latest news, announcements and medical advice from across east London, to be brought to you throughout the coronavirus crisis.

10:00

A children’s theatre is putting productions online to keep youngsters entertained during the coronavirus pandemic.

Yesterday, 17:00

The battle against coronavirus has shown the true value of the NHS, as its workers receive the hero status they have always warranted.

Environment

Tue, 10:00

A major east London community environment scheme has just been completed in Bow before the Coronavirus lock-down kicked in preventing outdoor gatherings.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Thousands of small businesses in railway arches are being given a rent-free three months’ grace to get them through the pandemic crisis.

Friday, March 27, 2020

The massive Thames Clipper riverboat service that normally carries around four million commuters a year between Canary Wharf and the City is being suspended from Saturday because of the pandemic crisis.

Politics

Follow our live blog for the latest news, announcements and medical advice from across east London, to be brought to you throughout the coronavirus crisis.

10:00

A children’s theatre is putting productions online to keep youngsters entertained during the coronavirus pandemic.

Thu, 10:00

Parcels of food are being prepared by Tower Hamlets council staff and volunteers to help East End pensioners and the vulnerable cope with the Coronavirus crisis.

Education

Thu, 07:00

A council worker ignored government guidelines to secure Home Office anti-terror funding for a friend, documents allege.

Wed, 12:00

A prestigious national teachers and schools’ organisation has recognised Central Foundation in Bow as one of the country’s top places of learning.

Tue, 07:00

Disadvantaged pupils are at even greater risk of underachieving compared to peers because of the coronavirus lockdown, a charity’s founder has predicted.

Heritage

Wed, 09:47

Under threat of closure, Mildmay Hospital will now be used to treat homeless patients recovering from Coronavirus and people with HIV/AIDS. The Shoreditch hospital’s staff are ready to help in the national effort, like the doctors and nurses of Mildmay before them, who cared for the sick and dying during epidemics that swept through east London and shook the world.

Monday, March 23, 2020

A series of fake and council-sponsored businesses were given taxpayers’ cash to “influence local community voters”, freshly revealed documents claim.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

A brooch that belonged to women’s suffrage champion Millicent Fawcett is going on permanent display for the first time after more than 100 years.

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