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Five fraudsters who ran an “industrial scale” bogus visa application ring and then tried to claim millions in tax have been sentenced to a total of 31 years in jail.

The bus stop for Adler Street in the Whitechapel Road is to be renamed in memory of the murdered Bangladesh textile worker Altab Ali 40 years ago.

The biggest festival of Bengali music outside the Indian sub-continent returns to east London at the end of the month for its sixth year running.

Essex’s James Foster has written an open letter to supporters, following the news that he will leave the county at the end of his current contract.

Cricket: Essex reveal Foster departure

Friday, September 14, 2018

Essex County Cricket Club have announced that James Foster is to leave the club at the conclusion of his contract.

Two key handlers in a phone theft operation were arrested in a dawn raid this morning.

Teenager Shakila Karim who raised funds for Grenfell Tower families and for victims of the Nepal earthquake with her own benefit concerts is launching a singing career with her first EP record.

Two men who used their east London shops to handle stolen mobile phones from a £1 million series of store burglaries were ironically traced by GPS mobile tracker data.

Team Bangladesh overcome the odds to create history and become the first ever winners of the inner city seven a side World Cup organised by the Inner London Football League.

Thousands of people enjoyed a carnival atmosphere at the annual Boishakhi Mela.

Inner London Football League officials Koys Miah, Rashid Ali and Nanu Miah have conducted the draw for the 2018 veterans World Cup.

The annual Boishakhi Mela returns to east London on Sunday with a carnival parade along Brick Lane and 40,000 spectators expected for the live stage show at Bethnal Green’s Weavers Fields.

Emdad Rahman of Stepney FC has been named manager and head coach of Bangladesh in the first-ever Inner London Football League Veterans World Cup.

Two young cousins were chosen to cut the ribbon in a ceremony to name a street in Bromley-by-Bow after their distinguished granddad.

The 38-year-old, who last played for the club in May, will go to Canada for three weeks between June 28 and July 17 to help coach at Vancouver Knights

A housing estate manager in Aldgate with passion for bringing people together has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, announced this-evening.

Entry is free for the exhibition match between Sporting Bengal United and Dhaka Akadash RC at the Terence McMillan Stadium

The east Londoners’ enjoyed a stunning 2017/18 campaign and will finish it with a match against a Bangladesh touring side

East London teams Beanibazar and Dakshin Surma went head to head at Stratford Drapers in an entertaining benefit game for Beanibazar Cancer Hospital.

Ravi Bopara resisted the opportunity of the early birthday present of a first-class century when he could have selfishly opted for an early-evening thrash at the Ageas Bowl.

The headline acts for the biggest Bengali event outside of south Asia have been announced.

A harrowing look at refugees fleeing “ethnic cleansing” in Myanmar was on display at The Brick Lane Gallery last weekend.

A festival of Bengali culture organised with the Bangladesh community is being staged at the Museum of London Docklands at the end of the month.

The date has been set for the summer’s annual Boishakhi Mela festival in Bethnal Green for Bengali music and culture and keeping it firmly in its East End roots.

The Met Police failed to consider a raft of 27 files of damning corruption evidence against Tower Hamlets ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman over election fraud and malpractice in public office, a solicitors’ tribunal report concludes.

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