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The gay and transgender community have won Tower Hamlets Council’s green light for a new venue on the site of the Joiners’ Arms that was shut down in 2015.

Refugees from the Syrian conflict may soon be resettled in Hackney with the launch of a foundation set up by a network of community groups in east London.

Protesters against ‘Brexit’ from all over east London join tomorrow’s ‘People’s March for Europe’ and mass rally in Westminster.

Teenagers are planning a take-over at east London’s historic Geffrye Museum for an evening which could help kick-start their careers in the arts.

Budding engineers from Homerton Adventure Playground took home the bronze medal in a go-kart grand prix – as well as a title for the best-decked-out vehicle.

Teams of youngsters from two Hackney playgroups are making a strong running at this-afternoon’s All London kids’ go-kart annual ‘grand prix’ being staged on the Isle of Dogs.

A grief-stricken family are crowdfunding to fly their mum’s body home to east London after she died while on holiday in Turkey.

A floating church could be coming to a parish near you with plans being unveiled for canal boat worship on the Lea River next to the Olympic Park.

An academic programme for former Chelsea FC players making the transfer away from football as part of an ‘aftercare’ scheme is being set up by the Institute for Sport Business at its Hackney Wick campus.

Living business rents like the London “living wage” could be used in the war to stop small firms being pushed out by big corporate companies encroaching from the City.

Three men and a teenager have been arrested in east London today under the 2000 Terrorism Act.

A gang of six drug dealers supplying heroin and crack cocaine in a network operating between east London, Norwich and Cardiff have been convicted after a year-long undercover operation involving three police forces.

Three teenage girls from east London arrested in a counter-terrorism investigation have been released from police custody after 10 days.

Three teenage girls have been arrested in east London today on suspicion of involvement in terrorism, according to Scotland Yard.

A 47-year-old woman has been arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

Police have arrested a man in east London today on suspicion of encouragement of terrorism, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

Schoolchildren who turned their playground bike shed in Hackney into an art gallery are among ‘super community heroes’ recognised by famous faces in east London’s first Artskickers awards.

Two budding Elizabethan ‘Bards’ have won the poetry competition for the visitor centre opening at The Stage development in Shoreditch where the foundations of Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre were discovered in 2008.

A new campaign by the Department for Education is urging small companies to take on apprentices.

Passers-by got a shock at home time when pupils and teachers came out of the school gate in their lacquered backcombed hair or crazy wigs.

A haul of weapons including machetes and knives have been seized by police who stopped a car in Hoxton Square last night.

Work is underway on a £25 million scheme for east London’s new Hackney Wick Overground station complex with major improvements in the surrounding streets.

A family of swans have had to be rescued from the River Lea in east London after getting covered in cooking oil—but a cygnet was seen dead in the water close by.

Emrah Yildiz has been jailed for his part in a £1.1million “crash for cash” car accident insurance scam.

The 40th Spitalfields Music Winter Festival opens on Sunday in London’s East End with a mix of Early music, classical Bach, jazz, Swing—and even opera for babies.

It was a dog’s life trying to compete to see who was the best mutt in town—but that’s what us canines had to do on Sunday in east London.

Trying to compete to see who’s the best mutt in town is a bit of a dog’s life—but that’s what we canines are doing tomorrow in Vicky Park.

Children got a rush of adrenaline in the first all-London go-kart grand prix racing in knock-together karts they made themselves.

Movie makers shooting a murder thriller about the underground sub-culture of alleycat bike racing in London’s East End finally release the film this month after raising the cash to cover production costs from the public.

Hundreds of spectators are expected for Sunday’s free grand festival to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the opening of the Regent’s Canal, with narrowboats running trips by east London’s Victoria Park.



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