Tower Hamlets Council is among 11 boroughs which have joined forces to provide accommodation to families at risk of homelessness - backed by £38m in government funding.
As the majority of us are sitting down to roast turkey with all the trimmings on December 25, it's important to remember the selfless few giving up their day to provide for others. We spoke to just a few of them.
The medical directors of three of east London's largest hospitals have issued a joint warning after a noticeable rise in cases of norovirus.
Longer weekday late evening trains are being put on the Fenchurch Street network through east London and Essex to help Christmas shoppers and partygoers get back home.
NHS staff at hospitals across east London are almost twice as likely to be victims of abuse as the national average, according to the results of an England-wide healthcare survey.
When the alarms sounded to let people know the war had ended many thought they were under attack.
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Commuters are facing rush hour disruption following a signal failure between Limehouse and Barking.
Neil Day talked up the effort of his Woods players after they won for the first time since August 7
It's now just under a month since All Points East took over Victoria Park with two weekends of world-class music and a programme of free community events.
Curated by AEG Presents, All Points East is bringing an impressive line-up of multi-flavoured music to Victoria Park from May 24-26 and May 31-June 2.
Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years. Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.
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