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Five “urban explorers” who climbed a Canary Wharf skyscraper have avoided jail for defying a court order banning them from trespassing on the site.

The government has finally ended the ‘probation’ overseeing the affairs of a once-troubled Tower Hamlets Council three years after the Lutfur Rahman era ended in the High Court.

Detectives have concluded an investigation into allegations relating to the corrupt Tower Hamlets’ 2014 mayoral election.

A call for flexibility to allow ‘fast track’ religious burials has been made by the Mayor of Tower Hamlets following a High Court ruling against a “dogmatic” queuing system.

Downing Street should up the tabs on the £1.1 million legal bills facing four petitioners who ousted Lutfur Rahman’s corrupt town hall regime in the High Court, the Mayor of Tower Hamlets is demanding.

The government has rejected a plea by anti-corruption petitioners to pick up the tabs on their £1 million legal bills after they got Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman’s regime banned for election rigging.

The prime minister has been asked to get the government to foot the £1 million legal bill for the High Court case which ousted Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman’s regime for election rigging.

The faith leader who successfully overturned senior coroner Mary Hassell’s “cab-rank” system has criticised her new draft policy to consider every death in inner north London for possible fast-tracking.

Labour’s manifesto which won them a landslide victory at the polls in the Tower Hamlets elections has now been formally adopted as official council policy.

Investigators probing corruption, fraud and bribery in the overturned 2014 Tower Hamlets council election that brought down Lutfur Rahman are gathering fresh evidence previously “overlooked by the police”, it has emerged this week.

The senior coroner for inner north London Mary Hassell is set to hold a public consultation into the new policy for how she should deal with deaths in the area, but has only given people a matter of days to send in written submissions.

A university lecturer who was the victim of a violent attack has urged High Court judges to overturn a decision to close more than half of London’s police stations.

Coroners have been told to give “proper respect” to religious beliefs in new burial policy. It follows the controversial case of north and east London coroner Mary Hassell.

The new cabinet appointed by Tower Hamlets Mayor John Biggs after Labour’s landslide victory has been drawn up to keep sweeping the board clean after the previous corrupt administration he took over three years ago.

The director of a charity that offers advice on terrorism laws has failed in his bid to challenge his own conviction under the Terrorism Act.

A young man left with permanent brain damage after being knocked down as a child in Poplar has received a £19 million settlement — 15 years after he was injured.

The Lutfur Rahman era of corrupt town hall politics is finally over with Labour’s landslide at the polls wiping out all but one of the last traces of his half decade running Tower Hamlets as an all-powerful ‘emperor’ mayor.

Counting the votes for mayor of Tower Hamlets is expected to begin at around 4.30am after all the ballot boxes have been checked and validated.

Four of the seven candidates battling to win the election to be Tower Hamlets’ next all-powerful executive mayor on May 3 have vowed to make sure the sleaze and corruption of the past is finally over.

Jewish and Muslim communities in north London were celebrating this morning as judges quashed senior coroner Mary Hassell’s “cab-rank” system of dealing with deaths.

Candidates for Mayor of Tower Hamlets are this-evening joining the East London Advertiser on Facebook for a live questions-and-answers grilling from voters.

A defiant ex-Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman—banned from office since 2015 for corruption—has defended his record while in power on his return to politics in the run-up to next month’s council elections.

An urgent call on all rival politicians in the Tower Hamlets council election to ask supporters to “behave ethically” has been made following an attack on a candidate for Lutfur Rahman’s Aspire party who was beaten up on the campaign doorstep.

A former leading member of ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman’s cabinet has promised a referendum to decide if Tower Hamlets should have an executive mayor after all if she gets elected to the office.

The corrupt administration of ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman has officially been condemned by Tower Hamlets Council which he ruled for five years before being barred from office in the High Court.

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