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Most people baulk at the idea of a penthouse in the capital but Bellway Homes has listed three tower top apartments which are comparatively cheap amid sky high London property prices.


A four year search for justice by the family of Ibrahim Ghrib finally received some reward after two men were found guilty of his manslaughter.

The 20-year-old (pictured right) and his girlfriend were attacked at Shadwell Basin and in the struggle he ended in the freezing water.


After years of uncertainty residents at a riverside location in Tower Hamlets have finally been given the news that a concrete batching plant will not be built.

The scheme at Orchard Wharf would have seen 600,000 tonnes of aggregate pass through each year at the Thames site at the mouth of the River Lea.


Police seized two cars at the weekend at a "Fast and Furious-style" gathering in Beckton.


A train crossing over the Thames at Barking Riverside and a bridge for cyclists and pedestrians at Rotherhithe are being supported by London's Liberal Democrats.

Dozens arrested in police operation in east London

By Rob Virtue on September 19, 2014 10:50 AM |


Police were out in force on Thursday as they targeted offenders using east London's road network.

Officers made 40 arrests across nine boroughs, with 10 of them taking place in Newham and two in Tower Hamlets.



by Angela Clarke

Why do people still insist on using the telephone? Obviously some things have to be discussed over the phone: cinema bookings, airline customer services.



By Tabitha Ronson

With my birthday approaching, I decided to do a bit of life cleansing and declutter our home.
It's always the same every year. A week or so before the "big" day, I start to get a bit jittery.

My life starts asking me those probing questions such as: "Are you kidding me - is this it? Surely, there must be more."

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It was 300 years ago today that King George first set foot on British soil.

East London to be hit by Tube job losses

By Rob Virtue on September 18, 2014 3:39 PM |


The full extent of staff cuts on the Tube have been disclosed - and east London will be suffering disproportionately.

Jobs losses are being made as part of the planned closure of ticket offices and it will see some stations lose over half their workforce.

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