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Almost a third of all new homes that will be built in London over the next five years will be in east London, according to a report from property adviser Savills.
Some of the leading business people in the Canary Wharf district have signed up to a charity initiative to change the lives of east Londoners - and you could join them.
A sex attacker posed as a plumber to gain access to a Tower Hamlets flat before attacking a schoolgirl inside.
The incident took place at Canrobert Street in Bethnal Green at around 6.25pm on May 14. Officers have released images of a man they want to talk to about the attack.
A long-proposed cycle bridge linking Canary Wharf with Rotherhithe was given a boost this week when Mayor Boris Johnson said he would consider it.
Thrill seekers will be able to abseil down Britain's largest sculpture from April next year.
As it emerged that almost half of the children in Tower Hamlets are living in poverty, campaign groups are calling on the Government to step into action.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle provided the key element of the Sherlock Holmes myth - the character himself - with his scientific approach to crime, his bohemian lifestyle and his restless curiosity.
COMMENTBy Tabitha Ronson
If you've got it flaunt it - that's if you're not a 43-year-old working mum of two trotting out your tush for the world to see.
Amanda Holden. Why?
A video has been released showing a brave member of the public jump to the rescue after an arsonist struck at a petrol station.