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The community of London's East End has rallied round to save this year's Holocaust Memorial service which the Mayor of Tower Hamlets is due to attend following the ceiling collapse at the East London Central Synagogue.

The Holocaust memorial service with the Mayor of Tower Hamlets to mark the genocide of six million Jews in Nazi-occupied Europe has had to be cancelled after the ceiling of East London Central Synagogue collapsed.

Authentic printing presses from years past are being installed as part of an exhibition telling story of east London's print industry over the past 100 years.

The mystery of Jack the Ripper's identity was solved by the Metropolitan Police immediately after his rampage of killings in the East End in 1888, latest research claims.

Building work starts this month on a £600,000 refurbishment of 1960s' TV documentary reporter Daniel Farson's once-famous Waterman's Arms pub on the Isle of Dogs.

This is Tower Bridge as you've never seen it before — a giant musical instrument which artist and film-maker Di Mainstone is inviting anyone to "play".

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.

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The historic Syd's coffee stall, one of the East End's iconic landmarks set up 100 years ago, is being donated to the Museum of London when it closes for the last time after 100 years.

Campaigners have launched a second petition in a bid to challenge a developer's plans to build flats inside another Victorian historic gasholder.

The chief Yeoman Gaoler is hanging up his infamous axe at the Tower of London for the last time this week.

The magical Christmas lights have been switched on at Poplar to light up this year's "winter wonderland" in Chrisp Street Market for the 14th year running.

Campaigners have won reprieve after a temporary halt was put on controversial plans to turn the historic Whitechapel bell foundry into a boutique hotel.

Youngsters have given themselves just seven days to raise £23,000 for a project that could turn them into East End "change makers" on issues they are passionate about.

The UN's Gold award for schools that respect children's human rights has been given to Arnhem Wharf Primary on the Isle Dogs.

An architect has criticised plans to change windows at a "unique" tower block designed by a pioneer of modern architecture.

A scheme to ban or reduce traffic around primary schools in Wapping has been revealed as part of a programme to pedestrianise parts of Wapping.

Silence was observed after the ship's bell from HMS Crane was rung at the town hall as Tower Hamlets Council paid tribute to those who lost their lives during two world wars.

Bus crews held a remembrance with a difference today at Bow Garage — to mark the passing of the famous Routemaster that used to run on Route 8.

Hundreds packed the Merchant Navy's own Sunday Remembrance at the Seamen's memorial today from the Armed Forces and members of the public.

The first-ever women-only stallholders' street market is being opened on November 15—in Petticoat Lane, of all paces!

Market traders are getting ready to transform Poplar's Chrisp Street into a winter wonderland for children when the magical Christmas lights come to life later this month.

Tens of thousands of spectators turned up for Guy Fawkes fireworks in Victoria Park to mark both the 1605 Gunpower Plot and the 1969 Apollo moon landing.

Christmas is coming a little early on the Thames with Santa swapping his traditional sleigh for a handy speedboat to switch on the festive lights at St Katharine's by the Tower.

The Clangers dropping in to party at the old Millwall Docks for an annual family rave-up promoting recycling.

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