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Yesterday, 18:00

A teenager from east London has been charged with terrorism offences.

A Muslim campaign group has demanded an East Ham primary school’s ban on hijabs “should be withdrawn immedately”.

Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick has said that stop-and-search powers will be used “properly” to address knife crime in London.

Construction workers helping to build Stratford’s The International Quarter are set to receive a share of £250,000 worth of holiday pay.

A man has been shot after a group of men opened fire on a car on a housing estate in Stratford last night.

An East Ham woman had a “lucky escape” from a fire which gutted half of her ground floor.

A mother from Canning Town is hoping an inquest which starts today will provide vital answers as to why her son died aged just 23-days-old.

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a man in a park in East Ham are appealing for anyone with video footage to come forward.

There was no evidence to suggest that a three-month-old baby whose death was staged on a bus in Stratford “would experience serious physical harm” despite a series of warning signs, a serious case review has found.

A petition calling for an end to an East Ham school’s ban on hijabs and fasting has got 8,000 signatures in two days.

At 7.30pm on New Years’ Eve, 20-year-old Taofeek Lamidi was stabbed multiple times near West Ham station, just two days before his 21st birthday.

A Islamic State fanatic showed videos of beheadings to children as young as 11 to “foster and encourage” them into adopting his extreme ideology, a court heard.

Nine protesters were convicted in the opening trials in a series of court cases involving demonstrations against a major arms fair at the ExCeL.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 18:00

A teenager from east London has been charged with terrorism offences.

London
Yesterday, 12:43

Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick has said that stop-and-search powers will be used “properly” to address knife crime in London.

Yesterday, 10:48

A man has been shot after a group of men opened fire on a car on a housing estate in Stratford last night.

Yesterday, 06:30

A mother from Canning Town is hoping an inquest which starts today will provide vital answers as to why her son died aged just 23-days-old.

Tue, 19:29

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a man in a park in East Ham are appealing for anyone with video footage to come forward.

Tue, 16:21

There was no evidence to suggest that a three-month-old baby whose death was staged on a bus in Stratford “would experience serious physical harm” despite a series of warning signs, a serious case review has found.

barking
Tue, 14:57

A Islamic State fanatic showed videos of beheadings to children as young as 11 to “foster and encourage” them into adopting his extreme ideology, a court heard.

UN Court

Health

Tue, 09:08

Medical failings stretching back more than two decades cost the NHS trust which runs Newham University Hospital tens of millions of pounds a year.

Newham University Hospital
Monday, January 8, 2018

Organ transplants have been performed on 256 people from Newham in the past decade, new figures have revealed - but there are still 55 people from the borough on the waiting list.

NHS
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The trust which runs Newham University Hospital has said it will try to carry out as many planned appointments as possible despite facing winter pressures.

Newham University Hospital
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Maternity services at Newham University Hospital require improvement, the health watchdog has declared - but are no longer inadequate.

Care Quality Commission
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The birth of every baby is special - but for staff at the Barking Community Birthing Centre, little Sharleen Islam’s birth was even more special than usual.

NHS
Monday, December 11, 2017

Jeremy Hunt has lauded a NHS mental health trust for its dedication to patient safety after it “overhauled” its way of working.

NHS
Monday, December 11, 2017

A former mental health minister has praised Newham pupils who are supporting their peers with better mental wellbeing.

Newham Council

Environment

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The Thames Barrier has closed to protect London from the effects of Storm Eleanor.

United Kingdom
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A notorious gang of fly-tippers known to operate in Newham appear to have moved their illegal activities into neighbouring boroughs.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Met Office
Saturday, September 2, 2017

Environmental campaigners have made a last-ditch attempt to stop the Silvertown tunnel from being built - just a month before the final decision is set to be made.

Transport for London
Friday, September 1, 2017

Volunteers with the ‘bottle’ to help clean up the polluted Thames roll up their sleeves tomorrow at 20 hotspots along the foreshore including five in east London.

Victoria
Monday, August 21, 2017

The mayor of Newham has called for more river crossings to be built in east London in the wake of the scrapping of Garden Bridge plans.

Sadiq Khan
Monday, August 7, 2017

Newham residents received more than £29,000 in compensation from companies they had long running complaints against last year, new figures reveal.

London

Politics

Friday, January 5, 2018

The trigger ballot to decide whether Sir Robin Wales will be automatically selected as Labour’s candidate for mayor in this year’s elections will be re-run, the party has announced.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Cllr Seyi Akiwowo has announced that she will not be seeking re-election after four years on the council.

Labour
Thursday, December 28, 2017

Two councillors have welcomed mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales’ call for Labour to cancel the result of the controversial trigger ballot.

Robin
Thursday, December 21, 2017

The mayor of Newham, Sir Robin Wales, has called on the Labour party to cancel the result of the controversial trigger ballot.

Robin
Thursday, December 21, 2017

Ministers should repay £425 million borrowed from lottery funds to develop Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park by 2022, the shadow culture minister has said.

Elizabeth Olympic
Thursday, December 21, 2017

Parts of London are now “no-go areas” due to the threat of acid attacks, East Ham MP Stephen Timms has claimed.

Lyn Brown
Thursday, December 7, 2017

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is moving to Stratford - but not until 2020.

United Kingdom

Education

Tue, 16:09

A petition calling for an end to an East Ham school’s ban on hijabs and fasting has got 8,000 signatures in two days.

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United Nations
Mon, 18:17

A primary school in East Ham has banned pupils under the age of eight from wearing hijabs and encouraged parents not to make their children fast on school days.

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Mon, 12:48

East Ham is one of the UK’s top beneficiaries of the international student economy, according to a Higher Education Policy Institute report.

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University of East London
Mon, 07:00

Year 11 pupils at the Royal Docks Academy are set to work to an extended school day, as well as on Saturdays, as part of a bid to boost the school’s GCSE results.

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Royal Docks Community School
Friday, January 12, 2018

An inspirational headteacher who gave up a six-figure salary as a city lawyer to lead Newham Collegiate Sixth Form to success has been shortlisted for a prestigious teaching award.

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Monday, January 8, 2018

More than 100 staff at Cumberland School plan to strike tomorrow in protest against a controversial move to make the school an academy.

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Newham Council

Heritage

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Do you recognise the family in this photo?

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

The fascinating story of how a single unexploded wartime bomb had a ‘ripple affect’ that led to hundreds of deaths in a school in Canning Town is told on BBC 2 tonight.

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Politicians, police chiefs, veterans, cadets and members of the public took part in a remembrance service at the Cenotaph in East Ham this morning.

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London Assembly
Saturday, November 11, 2017

“I’ve had a wonderful life,” remarks Stanley Silburn, as he reflects on 94 years of memories.

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United Kingdom

One way of discovering local history – and what I promised readers I’d bring in my ‘Looking back…’ series – is interviewing an expert, a researcher, a resident, a witness. That normally requires for both the interviewer and the interviewee to be alive.

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University of East London
Saturday, October 7, 2017

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our two-minute Met Office video forecast.

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Met Office
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The realities of the Great War resonate more keenly when they come from the mouths of those who experienced it themselves.

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Forest Gate

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