Trains between Liverpool Street and Shenfield are delayed this evening due to electrical supply problems at Forest Gate.
Thousands of Hindus celebrated Diwali this week with ceremonies, fireworks and family fun.
A 13-year-old Romford girl who went missing last week has been found safe and well, police have confirmed.
A stray firework is believed to have caused a fire which completely destroyed the balcony of a Stratford block of flats.
Young people who have been stopped and searched by police are scared to make formal complaints for fear of police harassment, according to campaigners.
A chicken lover detected fowl play after visiting a fast-food chain when the meal he ordered looked “pitiful” next to its advert.
Of all the ways to spend a grey Friday morning in Stratford, plummeting down the ArcelorMittal Orbit is not the first thing that comes to mind.
Boris Johnson threw some punches during a special visit to a North Woolwich boxing academy last night.
Fire crews were called to a blaze inside the Olympic Stadium this morning.
Anti-racist campaigners hope to put stop-and-search “on trial” with a fundraising drive backed by poet Benjamin Zephaniah.
Floral tributes were laid at the spot where a Stratford police constable was fatally stabbed to mark the 17th anniversary of her death.
A teacher who discovered he had a brain tumour only after a serious cycling accident landed him in hospital has welcomed the opening of a new research centre.
Hundreds of first-aid volunteers are getting ready for Guy Fawkes night in case of fireworks injury.
Plans to ban fast food takeaways near schools have been welcomed by an organisation that ran a healthier eating pilot scheme in the borough.
Students from an east London university swapped books and laptops for shovels and paint brushes when they helped kick-start a gardening project for young people.
An unexploded bomb is currently being disposed of near the Olympic Park.
A young cast member and fledgling actor stood out as a potential star of the future.
Angry young mums stormed onto an empty council housing estate and took over boarded-up properties in their campaign launched when they had to quit their East London hostel after its mother-and-baby unit was closed down.
An “unlawful” Newham Council policy left a family of four living on just £50 a week, a judicial review has found.
Teachers and students are battling on several fronts to keep their college open and have taken to the streets in protest.
Students who have overcome difficult personal circumstances and barriers but still managed to excel in their education were celebrated at an awards ceremony.
Work to transform seven primary schools, leading to almost 1000 new places, was given the go-ahead during a meeting of Mayoral Proceedings.
Tickets for the first-ever East Village Fireworks display being staged at the Olympic Park’s new E20 housing complex on Bonfire Night have all gone—more than a week ahead.
A woman born in Jamaica who became one of the first black headteachers in Newham says attitudes to race in the borough have become more tolerant.
For many, Abbey Mills pumping station in West Ham is one of the wonders of Victorian engineering – the so-called “Cathedral of Sewage”.
Biffo and Bobo better stay away from the town of Vendargues this Halloween.
As a state of emergency is declared in Burkina Faso, what does the future hold for its president and people?
It might not be moving very fast but it’s still causing problems.
After staging an Ebola-themed night, a nightclub has been forced to make an apology after hundreds complained about the tasteless event.