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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.

Medical professionals in Barking and Dagenham and Tower Hamlets will receive extra training to recognise signs of domestic violence and offer victims support sooner.

A former police sergeant in east London has been jailed today for two years and three months for "stealing from the dead".

A coroner has criticised safety signs warning of the dangers of swimming in a disused dock after a man drowned.

A candle-light vigil following the anti-Semitic daubings on a synagogue in north London on the last night of the Jewish Chanukah 'festival of light' drew parallels with the 1936 Battle of Cable Street which stopped Mosley's Blackshirts marching through Whitechapel.

A sweep against organised crime and drugs on the streets of Whitechapel has been carried out by police and local authorities following tip-offs from the public.

Two teenagers have been stabbed and three people arrested following a brawl.

A man has been arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism offences.

Less than a fifth of shoplifting crimes in Tower Hamlets are being solved by police too stretched to work on "lower level" offences.

A man has been banned from driving and ordered to pay almost £4,000 compensation after crashing his e-scooter while drunk.

More than 400 fake goods have been seized from market stalls in Whitechapel in a Trading Standards sting targeting rogue traders trying to fleece Christmas shoppers.

Police have been operating high visibility patrols across east London to promote "public reassurance" in the war on drug dealers and anti-social behaviour.

Three Extinction Rebellion protesters who glued themselves to a train have been spared jail.

A killer who stabbed his flatmate to death with a kitchen knife during an argument over a haircut has been found guilty of murder.

Three Extinction Rebellion protesters who glued themselves to a train have been found guilty "with regret" by a jury in the first crown court trial linked to environmental demonstrations.

Four men from east London have found themselves on Scotland Yard's "Christmas wish list" of 19 people they want to trace.

A hospital trust should pick up some of the bills run up by lawyers representing a severely disabled five-year-old girl who was at the centre of a life support battle, a judge has ruled.

The mum of a "lovely" and "helpful" man stabbed to death after attending a birthday party has told how the community has rallied round to support her.

A woman police officer serving in east London has been sentenced for harassing a male victim.

A rail staff member was attacked by three men after asking a passenger to take their feet off a seat on a DLR train.

A man is set to appear in court charged with the murder of Randy Skuse.

A former police sergeant serving in east London has been convicted in court of stealing from the dead.

Two men charged with the murder of 40-year-old Iron Miah in Stepney appear at the Old Bailey in the New Year.

A teenager from Bow has been locked up for nearly four years for stabbing a man in the head and drugs offences.

A "predator" who stalked the dark streets of east London at night hunting his victims has been jailed for two vicious rape attacks seven years apart.

Tributes have been paid to a "loyal and respected" factory worker who was stabbed to death at a house party.

Detectives have named the man who was stabbed to death at a house party in Whitechapel at the weekend..

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