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Tower Hamlets Council has denied that the borough's schools are suffering from the malign influence of Islamist fundamentalist.

The council says there is "no evidence" that any "Trojan Horse" activities will be uncovered despite an Ofsted spot check on Marner Primary School. The council says it expects the school will receive a "clean bill of health".


Tower Hamlets Council has been accused of hypocrisy after spending over £128,000 on a failed attempt to stop the Panorama investigation being broadcast.

Mayor Lutfur Rahman's team paid the money on consultant lawyers, lobbyists and a QC, it was revealed this week.


A Chinese developer is pushing ahead with plans for a residential-led tower at West India Quay.

Applicant Greenland Hertsmere Limited wants to demolish Hertsmere House and build a 71-storey mixed-use scheme with 982 homes.


Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman has failed in an attampt to stop an inquiry into the events surrounding his election in May.


A plaque to remember the Isle of Dogs' biggest wartime disaster has been funded privately after campaigners failed to secure Tower Hamlets Council support.

More than 40 died when a Second World War bomb hit the Bullivant's Wharf air raid shelter in March 1941.

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