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Angry members of the public are taking action over the closure of Victoria Park, which they claim is unlawful.

Under threat of closure, Mildmay Hospital will now be used to treat homeless patients recovering from Coronavirus and people with HIV/AIDS. The Shoreditch hospital’s staff are ready to help in the national effort, like the doctors and nurses of Mildmay before them, who cared for the sick and dying during epidemics that swept through east London and shook the world.

A series of fake and council-sponsored businesses were given taxpayers’ cash to “influence local community voters”, freshly revealed documents claim.

A brooch that belonged to women’s suffrage champion Millicent Fawcett is going on permanent display for the first time after more than 100 years.

How Britain’s worst wartime civilian disaster hit the women of Bethnal Green is revealed as part of International Women’s Week being staged by Tower Hamlets Council.

A new heritage trail to celebrate some of east London’s extraordinary women has been launched.

A commemorative mural for the victims of Jack the Ripper is coming to Whitechapel.

Peter Rabbit and War Horse are among the exhibits set to take centre stage at the V&A Museum of Childhood after its £13 million refurbishment.

Author Carolyn Clark tells Emma Bartholomew how The East End Canal Tales draws on 50 people’s memories to tell of intriguing, moving and often surprising stories of life and work on the Regent’s and Hertford Union Canals over 200 years.

A new community hub, with a focus on the borough’s Somali people, has been opened in Bethnal Green.

People were urged to challenge prejudice and the language of hate as the community came together for Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations.

A Holocaust survivor and resistance fighter is set to have his likeness cast into bronze.

This year we mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day and to celebrate we would like to share readers’ memories.

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.

Review of the year 2019

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2019. we look back at some of the stories we brought you throughout the year

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.


Festival organisers AEG Presents will once again be providing a variety of exciting opportunities for young people at this year’s event

Looking to rent in London? Securing the keys to a new home in any big city can be an ordeal but there is a way to avoid the common pitfalls of London rentals - dodgy landlords, dubious décor and downright dicey security.

Cauldron Foods’ comedy night will give vegans the last laugh as Vegan comics dispel vegan myths.

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