A man who punched a Tube passenger then racially abused the police officer who arrested him has been handed a suspended sentence.

It could take until November to fully complete post-mortem examinations on the bodies of two women found in a freezer in Custom House, a court was told.

Thousands of households living under London City Airport's flight path are set to receive postcards as part of a campaign to prevent the weekend aircraft ban being lifted.

Two men who stole £3,000 worth of phones, bank cards and wallets in just three hours have been jailed.

The victims of the London Bridge terror attack were unlawfully killed, a coroner has concluded.

A team of Dagenham dragon boaters have raised £9,000 in a charity race.

There are severe delays on three Tube lines through east London this evening.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for torrential rain and thunderstorms across London.

A man who illegally connected his garage to the water network in a bid to save money has been ordered to pay £2,400.

Pupils are set to get a taste of the theatre when they take to the stage alongside professional opera singers.

The sister of a "loving and kind" man stabbed to death in Forest Gate has paid tribute to him.

Further forensic work needs to be carried out by officers investigating the deaths of two women found in a freezer, a court has heard.

Families of the London Bridge terror attack victims have paid tribute to their loved ones as the inquest begins into their deaths.

Catriona Rowland can usually be found cheering on London Marathon runners - but this year she'll be taking on the challenge herself.

A volunteer who has spent 14 years helping at a children's hospice has been rewarded - with a well-earned break.

An injured swan on a train line is causing problems for rail passengers.

The week between Christmas and New Year's Day is, for many people, a time for relaxing, visiting friends and family and picking up a bargain or two in the sales.

Staff at London City Airport have volunteered at community organisations as part of a festive initiative.

A planned strike on the Central line which would have caused disruption for partygoers and Christmas shoppers this weekend has been called off.

Whether visiting friends and family or going for that bargain in the sales, the rail network helps a lot of people to get around over the festive period.

Stop and search will be in operation at Ilford station this evening.

Staff on the Central line are set to walk out for 24 hours the weekend before Christmas.

Commuters are facing delays and cancellations this morning due to a signal failure on the TfL Rail line.

Pupils from three Redbridge schools were able to discover more about science and the aviation industry at an event organised by London City Airport.

Almost three quarters of 16-year-olds in Redbridge were able to celebrate passing their English and maths GCSEs, one of the highest pass rates in England.

Commuters are set to face disruption after Central line workers announced a 24 hour walkout.

Eight people believed to be part of an international human trafficking group have been arrested following a series of dawn raids across Newham and Ilford.

Five teenagers from Ilford have been charged with the murder of an 18-year-old in Chadwell Heath.

A new 6.5km cycle route between Wanstead Flats and Barkingside has been launched.

There will be no service on the Central line on Friday if the planned Tube strike goes ahead.


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

It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?

The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime

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