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Yesterday, 20:37

Protests and celebrations sat cheek-by-jowl as families in the two halves of Bow got to grips today with Tower Hamlets Council plans to ban through traffic in their adjoining neighbourhoods.

The murder of George Floyd rightly sparked widespread outrage and protests in the US, here in the UK and further afield.

A teenager and two men have been arrested in armed raids on addresses in east London by counter terrorism police along with a fourth arrest in the Midlands as part of a widespread investigation into “Islamist extremist activity”.

A murder investigation is under way following a stabbing in Poplar.

A virtual memorial has been held to mark the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide which killed more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims.

A banned driver who smashed into four police cars during a high speed chase across east London to escape arrest has been jailed.

An appeal for witnesses or videos footage of the crane that crashed onto two houses next to a building site in Bromley-by-Bow where an elderly woman was killed on Wednesday has been made by police.

Child vaccination rates remained steady in Tower Hamlets during the coronavirus response, despite a drop of up to 25 per cent across London.

A private hospital in Stepney Green has partnered with the NHS to help free up resources to treat seriously ill coronavirus patients.

Detectives are appealing for information after “rare” designer watches valued at up to £300,000 were stolen from the bck of a delivery van.

The Tower of London is set to welcome its first visitors since March - but those hoping to get a photo with a Beefeater will have to do so from two metres away.

People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

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.

An investigation is now under way into yesterday’s tragedy in Bromley-by-Bow when a 60ft crane being erected on a building site crashed down onto two houses nearby, killing a woman and injuring a construction worker and three other people.

A woman has died after a 60ft crane crashed on terraced houses in Bromley-by-Bow despite being rescued by neighbours before emergency services arrived.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 08:00

A teenager and two men have been arrested in armed raids on addresses in east London by counter terrorism police along with a fourth arrest in the Midlands as part of a widespread investigation into “Islamist extremist activity”.

Fri, 21:30

A murder investigation is under way following a stabbing in Poplar.

Fri, 17:00

A banned driver who smashed into four police cars during a high speed chase across east London to escape arrest has been jailed.

Health

Fri, 12:34

Child vaccination rates remained steady in Tower Hamlets during the coronavirus response, despite a drop of up to 25 per cent across London.

Fri, 10:00

A private hospital in Stepney Green has partnered with the NHS to help free up resources to treat seriously ill coronavirus patients.

Thu, 15:01

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.

Environment

Yesterday, 20:37

Protests and celebrations sat cheek-by-jowl as families in the two halves of Bow got to grips today with Tower Hamlets Council plans to ban through traffic in their adjoining neighbourhoods.

Wed, 07:00

You need to sign in and leave your name and number when you go into most East End pubs now the lockdown is ending.

Tue, 17:19

Extinction Rebellion campaigners have urged the government to “put community over corruption” in a protest sparked by the Westferry Printworks scandal.

Politics

Yesterday, 20:37

Protests and celebrations sat cheek-by-jowl as families in the two halves of Bow got to grips today with Tower Hamlets Council plans to ban through traffic in their adjoining neighbourhoods.

Wed, 16:26

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a number of measures to boost the ailing economy, including cuts to VAT and stamp duty, alongside bonuses for employers who bring back furloughed workers.

Wed, 12:46

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

Education

Monday, June 29, 2020

A university will cut energy use at its Whitechapel campus by 25 per cent through a significant carbon emissions reduction project.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Families are receiving free laptops and broadband to help stop children falling further behind as schools stay closed in the coronavirus pandemic.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Academic associations across the country are calling on the government to support “a new deal for higher education” saying a government bailout isn’t enough to help them get through the pandemic and beyond.

Heritage

Fri, 17:09

A virtual memorial has been held to mark the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide which killed more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims.

Wed, 07:00

You need to sign in and leave your name and number when you go into most East End pubs now the lockdown is ending.

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.

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