Boroughs in east London are projected to overshoot the government's "smoke free" targets by more than 20 years.
Councillors from 26 authorities have signed a letter calling for more funding for disabled students before the shortfall reaches a "tipping point".
A Dagenham-based charity working across east London has been awarded close to £300,000 to help young people most at risk from poor mental health.
City Hall's environment committee has called on airspace decision-makers to prioritise the health and wellbeing of Londoners over the commercial interests of City Airport.
A serving police officer based in Chadwell Heath has been charged with common assault.
Police are appealing to trace a man convicted of sexual assault after he breached the terms of his release.
Eight have been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm after two stabbings in Ilford last week.
Most of the 1.8 billion Muslims around the world will begin a month-long fast on Sunday, May 5. But what is Ramadan? And why is it so important for Muslims?
City Airport has been working with 300 female pupils from east London to hone their skills and show them what opportunities there are in aviation.
A man who sells survival and slash-proof gear from his Woodford Green outlet is beginning to market his wares to parents in the current wave of knife crime.
A crash in Dagenham has closed two of the three eastbound lanes before the Goresbrook interchange on the A13.
George Ciortan was going to buy him and his mother dinner when he was hit by the car at Ilford Hill.
The weekday routine of most working parents needs to run like clockwork but often resembles a circus. If that routine involves any under 5s, you may need all the help you can get.
Defence classes for children such as Krav Maga are fun, healthy activities that can reduce the risk of bullying, build self-confidence and teach discipline
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