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Converting the old London Hospital back into use as the new Town Hall and Tower Hamlets civic centre has begun after dangerous asbestos was removed.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing near a Tube station.

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Campaigners hope to shake and stir up greater awareness of challenges to the environment with the launch of a green cocktail.

London is a global city, more than 250 languages are spoken here, 43 per cent of Tower Hamlets residents like me were born outside of the UK.

Hundreds of angry protesters in east London brought the busy Whitechapel Road to a standstill today as part of the worldwide day of climate protests.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Tower Hamlets Council spent more than £60million last year buying back old right-to-buy properties to house the homeless.

A free information session has been set up to give people advice on preparing for later life.

A university artist in east London is addressing Brexit with boats made of bank notes adrift on an ocean of copper coins.

Fourteen young people from Tower Hamlets were referred to a London-wide project hoping to protect children from becoming embroiled in county lines drug dealing last year, new data has revealed.

The cost of looking after 8,000 children and young people in the East End who have special education needs or disabilities has reached crisis point with a £6million gap opening up.

Dozens of recovering addicts have taken part in a walk around the East End to raise awareness of drug and alcohol addiction.

Children have declared war on parents dropping off youngsters at the gates of their Isle of Dogs primary school, demanding that Tower Hamlets Council sends in parking wardens to hand out fines.

The busy Roman Road is being closed to traffic to create a festive play street on Sunday as part of the September 22 London "car free" day.

Crime & Court

Friday, September 20, 2019

Fourteen young people from Tower Hamlets were referred to a London-wide project hoping to protect children from becoming embroiled in county lines drug dealing last year, new data has revealed.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

A man has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Poplar.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Police investigating the theft of two Rolex watches worth a combined £13,000 have released a picture of a man they would like to speak to.

Health

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Britain's biggest NHS trust which runs five major hospitals in the City and east London has taken action to improve medical procedures after being listed worst in the country for surgical blunders.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Boroughs in east London are projected to overshoot the government's "smoke free" targets by more than 20 years.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Hospital consultants are promoting public awareness of the potentially fatal sepsis condition with a mnemonic to help people spot the symptoms.

Environment

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Campaigners hope to shake and stir up greater awareness of challenges to the environment with the launch of a green cocktail.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Hundreds of angry protesters in east London brought the busy Whitechapel Road to a standstill today as part of the worldwide day of climate protests.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Children have declared war on parents dropping off youngsters at the gates of their Isle of Dogs primary school, demanding that Tower Hamlets Council sends in parking wardens to hand out fines.

Politics

29 minutes ago

Converting the old London Hospital back into use as the new Town Hall and Tower Hamlets civic centre has begun after dangerous asbestos was removed.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Hundreds of angry protesters in east London brought the busy Whitechapel Road to a standstill today as part of the worldwide day of climate protests.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Tower Hamlets Council spent more than £60million last year buying back old right-to-buy properties to house the homeless.

Education

Thursday, September 19, 2019

The cost of looking after 8,000 children and young people in the East End who have special education needs or disabilities has reached crisis point with a £6million gap opening up.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Children have declared war on parents dropping off youngsters at the gates of their Isle of Dogs primary school, demanding that Tower Hamlets Council sends in parking wardens to hand out fines.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Summer play schemes that have been a hit with East End youngsters also appear to be thumbs up with Ofsted.

Heritage

29 minutes ago

Converting the old London Hospital back into use as the new Town Hall and Tower Hamlets civic centre has begun after dangerous asbestos was removed.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Sadiq Khan has used the launch of the English National Ballet's new rehearsal studio complex in the heart of the East End to declare EU citizens as "Londoners" in the face of Parliament's shut down over Brexit.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The community rallied round to save the historic Whitechapel bell foundry at a packed protest meeting led by historian Dan Cruikshank and Tower Hamlets councillors.

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