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Plans for a stunning floating village on Royal Victoria Dock have been boosted by Boris Johnson after he promised funding to procure the land.
The Environment Agency has released a startling image of the impact of the tidal surge on east London if it had not been for the Thames Barrier.
East London's Tech City was given a huge boost on Friday, with the Government revealing a fast-track visa programme to get top technology talent into the UK.
Prime Minister David Cameron is visiting the East End to make the announcement, which will also see a £15.5million fund for innovative firms.
As the world mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday at the age of 95, we look at his visit to Canary Wharf, 13 years ago.
Developing a taste for veganism has inspired Carli Wheatley on a mission to make Wharfers more aware of the food they eat.
Police have arrested a second man over allegations of anti-Semitic messages posted on Twitter following the football match between Tottenham and West Ham.
The 48-year-old was arrested at his home in Canning Town on Thursday morning. He was later released on police bail until a date in January.
The Jubilee line has been suspended between London Bridge and Green Park due to a faulty train.
The incident took place at around 7pm on Thursday and has seen the rest of the line suffer severe delays.
The Thames Barrier will close at 10pm on Thursday night as an emergency measure to protect the capital from flood.
It comes as the east coast prepares for its strongest tidal surge in 60 years.
Teens who went into a bank with a gun were arrested after failing in their attempt to make a speedy getaway using a DLR train.
Police were called after the armed duo were seen going into a bank at Lewisham High Street on Wednesday afternoon.
Limehouse's Narrow Street boasts a long-standing reputation as a hotbed for creatives.
After years - decades even - of re-drawn plans and false dawns, east London's Royal Docks is finally in the midst of true regeneration.
A man who booked female escorts before robbing them at knifepoint has been jailed for nine years.
Mutaher Hussain, 23, of Jamaica Street in E1, stole cash and telephones from two women before being identified by police using CCTV and mobile phone data.
The Government launched its National Infrastructure Plan on Wednesday morning unveiling billions of pounds worth of investment.
But business representatives in the capital have said the lack of reference to east London river crossings is a missed opportunity.
No trains will run on the DLR from Bank and Tower Gateway to Poplar and West India Quay on December 7 and 8 due to signalling upgrade works.
Replacement buses will be running all weekend. Meanwhile, there is also some disruption on the Overground service.
A man has been found guilty of breaking into a woman's home in east London and raping her at knifepoint.
Ricahrd Holmes, 40, of Rainham in Medway, Kent, was convicted on Monday at Snaresbrook Crown Court following a two-week trial.