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Former engineering apprentice Elliot Dervish went back to his old college to design a gadget to keep his mum safe while she’s on duty in an NHS hospital during the coronavirus emergency.

A pharmacy owner from Ilford, who ran and worked in a shop in Stepney, has died of coronavirus aged 83.

Three members of an organised crime gang operating brothels in east London using women trafficked into the UK have been jailed for a total of 24 years.

Opposition is stacking up against London City Airport’s expansion with a scathing attack from the London Assembly insisting that people in the flight path are entitled to “have a weekend break” from aircraft noise.

The public consultation deadline over controversial plans to expand flights at London City Airport has been put back.

An estate agent who conned six victims into handing over cash as for deposits to rent properties in east London which he wasn’t entitled to has been jailed for 13 months.

A £75,000 ‘grassroots’ fund has been set up today by London City Airport for charities and organisations “making a difference” to east London’s community life.

Axing the West End section of the 25 bus route that runs through east London has led to a dramatic drop in passenger numbers, according to transport campaigners.

A landlord who lives in Ilford has been fined by Tower Hamlets Council ahead of tough licensing regulations which have now been extended across the whole East End.

Bus passengers are finding themselves “out of pocket” in east London because they now have to change buses to get to Oxford Circus after the 25 route was shortened, campaigners have found.

Furious campaigners have asked the Mayor of London to step in and get TfL to restore the 25 bus service to its full route from east London to Oxford Circus.

Flushing cooking oil from the Christmas turkey might just cause a festive monster fatberg in the sewers under the streets, Thames Water is warning.

EastEnders TV star Richard Blackwood was the surprise special guest on stage for the academic awards of New City College students.

One of east London’s biggest-ever horse-drawn funerals paraded through the streets for the funeral of ‘the king of Roman Road Market’ with nearly 300 mourners.

The minor industrial action at the giant Ford motor works in Dagenham didn’t grab the local newspaper headlines at first, just another dispute that I covered in 1968 as a young reporter on the old Romford Times newspaper that summer.

Hundreds of low paid hospital workers in east London begin a seven-day strike in a pay dispute for a 30p-an-hour pay rise claim.

A murder hunt has been launched after a 19-year-old man was gunned down in Ilford late last night.

Schoolkids went head-to-head in a “pitch battle” in the East End to prove who was top dog in this year’s Young Enterprise Fair.

The life of one of Britain’s most famous prime ministers is being celebrated today, exactly 50 years on from his funeral.

Gang members carrying out a string of armed hold-ups and robberies across east London have been jailed at the Old Bailey for a total of 90 years between them.

A woman from Chadwell Heath has appeared in court in connection with the murder of the father of a five-day-old baby in Hertfordshire as police relaunch their appeal to trace the victim’s second cousin.

Nine out of 10 people who live in London want a dedicated TV station for the capital, according to a survey of 40,000 users by streetlife.com.

Jack Petchey is the man who has given away £65 million to charity over the past 12 years from his personal fortune.

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