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Two men who carried out a "vicious and prolonged" attack on a man have been jailed for a combined 18 years.

Newham and Tower Hamlets are amongst the most prolific London boroughs for mobile phone theft, according to new data released by Mazuma.

Tower Hamlets Council is helping The Met to recruit the next generation of police officers.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash which left a woman in a serious condition in hospital.

A violent burglar from Barking Riverside and his accomplice have been jailed after being caught red-handed during a violent raid on a South Woodford home - by a retired police sergeant who used to work in Tower Hamlets.

A man who threatened sex workers and stole cash from them has been jailed.

A man who stole more than £15,000 worth of mobile phones in one night from revellers in bars across Shoreditch has been convicted.

Detectives investigating a stabbing in the Isle of Dogs are releasing footage of two men they want to speak to in relation to the attack.

Neighbours have called for more action to tackle anti-social behaviour from clubbers using their cars to party after hours.

Essex Police are appealing for help to find a Poplar man after a woman in her 70s was conned out of cash.

A "cowardly killer" committed "execution-style" murders of an aunt and her nephew in East Finchley as part of a "deliberate and targeted attack on the household", the Old Bailey heard.

Council social services bosses have been given the go-ahead to arrange vaccinations for a 10-month-old boy against his parents' wishes.

A property developer has been fined almost £3,000 after losing a court battle against Tower Hamlets council.

A man was stabbed in the leg and is also thought to have been sprayed with a corrosive liquid just before midday today.

Four robbers who subjected a number of sex workers to terrifying knife-point attacks have been jailed.

A man from Poplar has been arrested on suspicion of murder and burglar after a man attacked for challenging a suspected car thief died in hospital.

Shamima Begum, one of three Bethnal Green schoolgirls who travelled to Syria to join so-called Islamic State, has lost the first stage of a legal challenge against the decision to revoke her British citizenship.

A teenage boy has been stabbed in Poplar.

Six men from Tower Hamlets were arrested as part of an investigation into the theft of more than £200,000 from victims across Kent.

The Met is appealing for witnesses and footage after homophobic abuse was heard at West Ham's match against Brighton.

A mother and son have appeared in court charged over the £50million jewellery and cash raid on heiress Tamara Ecclestone's Kensington home.

A homeless man had a "good reason" to bring a late appeal against Tower Hamlets Council's decision that he was not in priority need of housing because he was trying to secure legal aid, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

More than £1.3million of taxpayer cash was paid to organisations in Tower Hamlets that may never have existed, and to one whose office was a drug den, a cache of papers reveals.

A man has had a seventh child taken from his care after council social services staff told a High Court judge of their worries about his "sexual behaviour".

British Transport Police (BTP) have released CCTV images after a teenage boy was robbed by two men in Bow.

The number of people stopped and searched by police in Tower Hamlets skyrocketed last year amid a London-wide surge in use of the controversial power.

A senior scientist at the UK's largest health trust "sexually bullied" a female colleague with repeated comments on her appearance and dubbed her a "sexy librarian", a tribunal heard.

This is the moment a woman snatches a pet shop charity tin while the owner's back is turned.

A woman who lied to get a council flat in Whitechapel illegally while owning a £340,000 house has been slapped with a suspended jail sentence for fraud.

A fifth man has been charged by detectives investigating the murder of Iron Miah in Whitechapel last year.

A protest has been organised after antisemitic graffiti was daubed on a wall opposite a primary school.

A teenager will face court today after being charged in connection with a stabbing in Poplar.

A teenager is fighting for his life in hospital after being stabbed in the chest in the early hours of today.

Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Whitechapel have charged a fourth man with murder.

A man who stabbed two women in separate unprovoked attacks has been sentenced to a hospital order.

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