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A blaze in a block of flats on Friday morning saw a team of firefighters dramatically rescue 11 people, including two children.
London Fire Brigade were called at 4.55am to the scene at New Road, between Whitechapel and Shadwell. Upstairs residents were trapped as the ground floor was on fire.
The right-wing English Defence League has been banned from marching in a number of London boroughs, including Tower Hamlets and Newham, for 30 days.
Policing minister Damian Green has agreed to the Metropolitan Police request for the ban to stop public disorder ahead of a series of planned marches.
Whitechapel's most enig-matic artistic duo have taken their influence directly from capital's pavements with their new show London Pictures.
Gilbert and George, whose daily walk takes in streets well trodden since Dickensian times, spoke about the motives behind there largest ever series of work and gave tips on distraction theft to make Fagin proud.
A transit van thought to contain a propane gas cylinder is alight in Whitechapel
Firefighters have erected a safety cordon around the vehicle which is on Leman Street
Police arrested 15 people and one man taken to hospital after violence erupted in east London over the weekend.
The incident, which took place in Whitechapel at about 5pm on Saturday afternoon, is believed to have been between local youths and members of the English Defence League.