Crime & Court

Yesterday, 17:00

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.

A man arrested in Poplar on Tuesday (July 9) has been released from custody as the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigates the high-profile incident.

Police have found more than £20,000 in cash and thousands of pounds worth of drugs during dawn raids at five addresses in Stepney this morning.

A man from Whitechapel has become the first person in Norfolk to be convicted of county lines drug dealing under modern slavery laws.

A Met Police Commander says a man forcefully arrested in Poplar yesterday (Tuesday) - footage of which has gone viral - was given a "five-stage warning" to cooperate.

The arrest of a man in Poplar yesterday has been referred to a police professional standards unit after a clip of the arrest went viral on social media.

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to after a woman was subjected to a "terrifying" sex attack in her own home.

A supermarket went into 'lock down' waiting for police to arrive when shoppers trapped a suspect after an attack on a customer in the aisles.

A man has been charged after a Jew was threatened with a knife in an alleged hate crime.

A Tower Hamlets police officer has been dismissed without notice, almost eight months after a finding of gross misconduct was recorded for his role in money laundering.

An "angry" gambling addict stabbed his wife 58 times in a row over money, a court has heard.

A property management company on the Isle of Dogs has been fined £3,000 by a judge for failing to join a Tower Hamlets scheme giving right of redress to tenants and leaseholders.

A Met Police officer has been charged with assaulting a man during an arrest on the Isle of Dogs.

The victims of the London Bridge terror attack were unlawfully killed, a coroner has concluded.

A "persistent sexual pest" who touched himself inappropriately on a train has been jailed for five months.

A fundraising page has been set up to help the family of a man stabbed to death in Poplar.

A passenger was assaulted after challenging two men who were sexually harassing women on a train.

Three men have appeared in court accused of a violent attack in Bethnal Green that has left a delivery driver fighting for his life.

Families of two of the London Bridge attack victims had to wait for several days to learn the fate of their loved ones after their identification documents were sent to an exhibit store, an inquest has heard.

Three men have been charged following a violent attack in Bethnal Green that has left a delivery driver fighting for his life.

Gang members who hacked into a businessman's email account and attempted to steal £3 million have been jailed for a total of more than 19 years.

A Tower Hamlets man who refused to register his son's birth because he did not want the state to control the youngster has lost a High Court fight.

A burglar who stole the historic President's chain from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society at Tower Hill has been jailed after being caught on CCTV.

The NHS has named a top surgeon as its first clinical director for violence reduction to help stem the tide of stabbings and violent crime in the capital.

A man from Penge has been charged with the fatal stabbing of a 34-year-old in Poplar.

Shocking CCTV footage showing a brave shop worker fighting off a robber armed with a large knife in a newsagent in Bow has been released today.

Detectives have named a man who was stabbed to death in Poplar on Saturday.

Detectives investigating the murder of a man stabbed to death in Poplar on Saturday have arrested two people.

A man was stabbed to death in Poplar this afternoon, Saturday, June 15.

A man from Limehouse who raped a woman who had rejected his advances has been jailed for 13 years.

Police have arrested a man with a sword on Cable Street in Shadwell.

A company must pay almost £10,000 after an employee sold a knife worth just £3 to a teenager.

A doctor at the Royal London Hospital has created software that speeds up the time it takes police to collect crucial medical evidence for crime investigations.

The father of a "much loved" woman who died after being hit by a car near Crossharbour station has paid tribute to her.


It's now just under a month since All Points East took over Victoria Park with two weekends of world-class music and a programme of free community events.

Curated by AEG Presents, All Points East is bringing an impressive line-up of multi-flavoured music to Victoria Park from May 24-26 and May 31-June 2.

Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years.​ Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.

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