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A man who stabbed his wife more than 50 times after she challenged him about his gambling addiction has been jailed for life for her murder.

A new water fountain is set to be installed at Shadwell station in a bid to help cut plastic waste.

Services on the c2c network are being cancelled, delayed or terminated at Barking due to overhead wire damage.

More must be done to combat childhood obesity in Tower Hamlets, health and education professionals have said.

Commuters face misery this morning with TfL reporting severe delays on the Overground and Jubilee line.

A judge has overturned a ruling that a Tower Hamlets woman with learning difficulties is no longer able to consent to making love with her husband of more than 25 years.

A man who stabbed his wife more than 50 times after she challenged him about his gambling addiction has been found guilty of her murder.

Sir John McDougall Gardens on the Isle of Dogs has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the country's top parks.

Families of six men killed in an oil tank explosion have gathered to mark the 50th anniversary of the disaster.

A woman has celebrated her 102nd birthday at a care home in Stepney.

Seven people have been charged with aggravated trespass following Extinction Rebellion protests in Bow and Stratford.

Tower Hamlets Council says it abandoned its Liveable Streets road closure trial in Bow because of traffic redirection issues and people being "aggressive" towards staff.

Thirty-seven primary schools have signed up for an education programme designed to teach children about the census while improving skills in maths, geography and other subjects.

A millionaire has avoided jail for running an illegal money service business from his Isle of Dogs home after laundering more than £800,000 from the sale of designer clothes.

A jury has concluded the London Bridge terrorists, who killed eight people and injured 48 others, were lawfully shot dead by police.

Crime & Court

A man who stabbed his wife more than 50 times after she challenged him about his gambling addiction has been jailed for life for her murder.

07:00

A judge has overturned a ruling that a Tower Hamlets woman with learning difficulties is no longer able to consent to making love with her husband of more than 25 years.

Yesterday, 17:09

A man who stabbed his wife more than 50 times after she challenged him about his gambling addiction has been found guilty of her murder.

Health

Tue, 12:23

The parents of a schoolgirl left in a coma after a sudden brain injury have launched a legal fight to take their daughter abroad and keep her alive.

Mon, 10:00

A team helping homeless people improve their lives after leaving hospital has earned national acclaim at the NHS Parliamentary Awards.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

An organisation helping vulnerable people live independently has won a national award for its work housing people in crisis in Tower Hamlets.

Environment

Yesterday, 17:00

Sir John McDougall Gardens on the Isle of Dogs has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the country's top parks.

Yesterday, 10:00

Tower Hamlets Council says it abandoned its Liveable Streets road closure trial in Bow because of traffic redirection issues and people being "aggressive" towards staff.

Tue, 14:15

Six people have been arrested at an Extinction Rebellion (XR) protest at an industrial yard between Bow and Stratford.

Politics

Yesterday, 10:00

Tower Hamlets Council says it abandoned its Liveable Streets road closure trial in Bow because of traffic redirection issues and people being "aggressive" towards staff.

Mon, 07:00

Local authority education chiefs in east London are being accused of a "land grab" by the Anglican trust that owns Raine's Foundation secondary school over one of its sites being handed to a non-church school.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Campaigners have been out on the streets gathering evidence of dirt unswept and rubbish uncollected in a last-ditch bid to set up a town council in Spitalfields after a gap of 100 years.

Education

Yesterday, 07:00

Thirty-seven primary schools have signed up for an education programme designed to teach children about the census while improving skills in maths, geography and other subjects.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Schoolchildren from Poplar and Bow have been spending the day in drama sessions with actors learning about the workings of the mind and the brain.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

A youth worker who goes out on the streets of Poplar into the night tacking youth crime by making contact with disaffected teenagers in his own time has won a 'British Citizen' award.

Heritage

Yesterday, 15:50

Families of six men killed in an oil tank explosion have gathered to mark the 50th anniversary of the disaster.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Retired underworld figures who were members of the Krays' 'Firm' turned up last night in the East End for former armed robber Linda Calvey's 'Black Widow' book launch.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Campaigners have been out on the streets gathering evidence of dirt unswept and rubbish uncollected in a last-ditch bid to set up a town council in Spitalfields after a gap of 100 years.

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