Many towpath users will enjoy seeing the two Regent's Canal gasholders that form an iconic view from London Fields. But not many will know their days could be numbered. Emma Bartholomew finds out why local historian Tom Ridge is calling for their preservation
Those who took part in a defining moment in 1978 when the Bengali community stood their ground against racist murder on the streets of London's East End have been reliving that time for future generations.
Sadiq Khan has used the launch of the English National Ballet's new rehearsal studio complex in the heart of the East End to declare EU citizens as "Londoners" in the face of Parliament's shut down over Brexit.
Secrets of how activists organised protests in the East End over 30 years of conflict are being unravelled at a public exhibition about street battles, racist murder and schoolchildren going on strike.