Crime & Court

Mon, 09:43

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to identify after a report of indecent exposure near Canary Wharf.

A corrupt police officer stationed in east London who used his patrol car to intercept drug-running cash in a conspiracy to acquire criminal property has been dismissed from the Met after his conviction in court.

Police have raided a second mass illegal rave in the East End within a mile of each other in less than a month that both breached Covid-19 emergency regulations.

A 32-year-old woman shot in the street in Broadway Market near London Fields on Sunday night is still in a critical condition after three days, with her family at her hospital bedside.

Detectives are investigating after more than £73,000 was stolen from a Whitechapel school and the theft went unnoticed for months.

Police are investigating how a woman came to sustain a head injury in Bow.

These are the images of three men wanted in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting outside a house party.

Shamima Begum’s return to the UK to challenge the deprivation of her British citizenship “would create significant national security risks”, the Supreme Court has heard.

A killer who fled the country after stabbing a stranger trying to break up a street brawl on a night out in Shoreditch has been convicted by a jury of his murder.

Police have released CCTV images after a knife attack at a DLR station.

Dozens of businesses in the East End have been breaching emergency Covid-19 regulations with fines being issued against them and some premises being ordered to shut.

Two men from east London have been arrested by armed officers from Scotland Yard’s Counter Terrorism Command on “suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts”.

A student from Poplar with an “unhealthy interest” in firearms has been jailed after being caught with a homemade double-barrelled handgun.

A motorbike reported stolen in Wapping has been recovered by police the other side of the Thames where two men Scotland Yard said were caught dismantling it.

Two men have been convicted at the Old Bailey of the murder of Lennox Alcendor in Cricklewood.

Officers from dedicated teams across London, including Tower Hamlets, made 46 arrests during operation Aldrin as part of a four-day crackdown on crime.

Detectives have released an E-fit image of a man they want to question about an incident of indecent exposure outside a primary school in Bow.

The Poplar & Limehouse MP is being formerly investigated by the Labour Party on allegations of anti-Semitism, it has emerged.

Poplar and Limehouse MP Apsana Begum has said she will “vigorously contest” charges of housing fraud after being accused of wrongly securing a social rent home.

A “dangerous” paedophile from Poplar who was caught with more than 400 indecent images of children has been jailed.

Dawn raids led to the arrest of 14 people in a crackdown on drug dealing, violence and anti-social behaviour.

Four teenagers have been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Limehouse.

Firearms with live ammunition have been seized on the Isle of Dogs as part of an investigation into organised crime involving gun running and drug dealing.

A former police sergeant in east London failed a drugs test for cocaine and proved unfit for duty.

A man wanted by police after a Lamborghini rammed a police vehicle has been arrested on the Isle of Dogs.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a passenger was attacked and threatened with a knife on board a District line train.

A man is fighting for his life in hospital as detectives comb east London following a shooting last night when three men were wounded.

Four men have been fined for public order offences after homophobic comments were made at a West Ham match.

A man who hid a loaded gun under his bed ready to fire has been jailed for five years after detectives raided a council flat in Bethnal Green.

“The image of her dying on the floor is always in my head.”

Sick morons have set fire to part of Europe’s biggest city farm on the Isle of Dogs and spread ketchup on some of its animals to look like blood.

Members of an organised crime gang involved in the sale of counterfeit money, drugs and guns have been jailed.

A man whose driving led to the death of a “beloved” son in a crash on the A12 has been jailed.

Five men have been jailed for a total of 35 years for a firearms conspiracy after police found two loaded semi-automatic guns ready to fire when they approached their car in east London.

Police “scorpion riders” on bikes have made two stings chasing alleged drug-runners and knife-wielding thugs on getaway motor-scooters and mopeds in two separate incidents in Bethnal Green and Mile End.


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.

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