Crime & Court

Yesterday, 17:19

A gang has been found guilty of hacking into a businessman's email account and attempting to steal £3million.

A banker "didn't even think" before using his skateboard to fight off a London Bridge terrorist who looked "like the devil", an inquest has heard.

Four men have been jailed for a total of 70 years for attempted murder after they attacked a man on Cable Street in Shadwell.

A woman was beaten unconscious by a man who continued to attack her as she lay defenceless on the dancefloor inside a nightclub in Aldgate.

A woman dubbed the Angel of London Bridge was killed after rushing in to help a victim of the terror attack, saying: "I'm a nurse. I have to go and help".

Three people have denied obstructing a railway by gluing themselves to trains at Canary Wharf station.

Police raids have been carried out in east London this-morning to close down illicit drug dens around Mile End and Bow.

Police have carried out more drugs operations using Tower Hamlets Council's CCTV network of cameras in an ongoing war on street dealers.

Historically, people have tried to break out of the Tower of London - but now police are hunting a man who tried to get in.

The youngest victim of the London Bridge terror attack fell over in her high heels and was being helped up by a Good Samaritan when they were both fatally stabbed, an inquest heard.

A man has been hospitalised after being stabbed in Mile End. Thought to be in his late teens, his condition is not life-threatening, nor life-changing.

The daubing of a 30 foot swastika on the side of a business owned by a Jewish Brexit Party candidate whose father survived the Holocaust has been condemned as 'vile and disgusting'.

Detectives investigating the murder of Marvin Couson who died in 2015 from brain injury 13 years after being shot outside a Shoreditch nightclub have arrested a man today for firearms offences.

Two victims of the London Bridge terror attack would be alive today if barriers had been put up after a similar atrocity two months before, an inquest has heard.

A victim of the London Bridge attack swung his skateboard at the terrorists as police desperately tried to help injured people, an inquest has heard.

A cheeky learner driver was caught behind the wheel today despite failing his driving test hours before.

Families of the London Bridge terror attack victims have paid tribute to their loved ones as the inquest begins into their deaths.

An inquest into the deaths of eight people killed in the London Bridge terror attack is due to begin at the Old Bailey today (Tuesday).

Police have launched a public appeal today for help to identify a man they want to question following a sexual attack in Aldgate on Good Friday.

Smooth-talking conman Keyur Vyas has been jailed for six years and a month for cheating women he met online out of a total of £600,000 by pretending to be in a relationship with each of them.

A man accused of killing his fiancée at their Whitechapel home has appeared at the Old Bailey.

A man and woman have been stabbed in broad daylight.

A man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead in Whitechapel on Friday.

Police are questioning a man on suspicion of murder following the death of a 35-year-old woman in Crowder Street, Whitechapel.

A mother whose son was left fighting for his life after being stabbed in the back has pleaded for help tracking down his attacker.

Twenty years ago, Brick Lane was the scene of destruction and devastation when a nail bomb exploded.

A five times former world karate champion has come out of retirement at the age of 61 to 'fight to save young lives'.

Two men have suffered knife wounds in a violent street fight in Whitechapel yesterday evening.

A former youth worker at Tower Hamlets Council is among the people flagged up to City of London Police in connection with an alleged global marketing scam.

Three environmental activists accused of gluing themselves to a DLR train at Canary Wharf as part of the Extinction Rebellion protests have been remanded in custody.

Three people are to appear in court charged in connection with an Extinction Rebellion protest at Canary Wharf station.

Detectives from the Met's Trident and Area Crime Command have arrested 13 people, including someone from Harold Hill, and seized more than £120,000 worth of assets as part of ongoing operation to tackle violence and organised drug lines.

A "manipulative and overbearing" man will spend at least 26 years in prison for murdering his estranged wife in her own home.

Thieves have tried to use a circular saw to break into a cash machine at Limehouse Station.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.


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.

The team behind All Points East have put together a mouth-watering line-up of local food and drink traders who will be fuelling the festival in May.

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