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
A Uber driver has been cleared of killing a 70-year-old man by his careless driving in a hit-and-run.
Travel chaos tonight on the District and Hammersmith & City lines on the London Underground because of an incident at Bow Road station.
The boss of rail operator c2c has apologised after commuters suffered disruption for two consecutive rush hours.
Trains running on the c2c line via Dagenham Dock and Rainham have been cancelled due to overhead wire damage.
Commuters face an evening of disruption with problems on the Overground and c2c lines.
It's the time of the year that every teenager - and their parents - dread: GCSE exams.
If you're using c2c to get home, your train could be leaving earlier than expected - or not calling at your stop at all.
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.
The team behind All Points East have put together a mouth-watering line-up of local food and drink traders who will be fuelling the festival in May.
Rock band Sleeping With Sirens will lead the show at All Points East festival this summer in Victoria Park.
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