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Newham Council has said it will not fund any more placements at a complaints-battered special school that costs more than Eton.

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A Newham family business is offering to disinfect four care homes in the borough free of charge.

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Strike action could be back on the table in Newham Council’s refuse division where at least six dustmen have been kept off work.

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Council officers launched a probe into the finances at a Canning Town tenant management organisation after a string of allegations.

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A zombie-themed convention for fans of hit TV show The Walking Dead has been pulled amid a transnational investigation.

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More than 10 security cameras have been down for months in Plaistow as the council finishes an overhaul of its CCTV network.

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Youngsters at risk from gangs in Newham could be transported to a new gym in an ex-military vehicle to keep them safe.

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The final deadline is looming for Newham residents to comment on proposals for a vast new entertainment hub in Stratford.

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The number of people who were subjected to on-the-spot searches by police in Newham skyrocketed last year.

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A 24-year-old man has been arrested after police descended on a former pub and hotel in Plaistow earlier this week.

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People charging their electric vehicles at one of Stratford’s biggest venues are paying “extortionate” extra costs, the Mayor of London has been told.

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On the night of June 29 last year, 28-year-old Fuadi Mohamed was stabbed to death and died in his mother’s arms, in front of dozens of witnesses. Now his devastated family are calling for an inquiry into how police handled the case. Hannah Somerville reports.

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Planning officers faced a grilling from Stratford residents over the proposed MSG Sphere during an impromptu Q&A last night.

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Less than a fifth of shoplifting crimes in Newham are being solved as police say they are too stretched to work on “lower level” offences.

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Eight years ago a private company took over 250 council homes in a Newham regeneration area. But what was meant to be a temporary measure is still ongoing. Tenants have been left in dilapidated conditions and say they feel misled. Hannah Somerville reports.

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Newham Council has embarked on a wave of voluntary redundancy offers.

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A man from Stratford has been sentenced after siphoning off more than £31,000 from his employers in the City of London.

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Senior figures at the planning authority in charge of the Olympic Park helped a would-be developer with PR campaigns, a cache of emails reveal.

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The co-architect of an east London investment scheme that allegedly left 1,700 people out of pocket has been arrested in Dubai, according to the Gulf News.

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An East Ham family has spoken of their devastation after paying £13,000 to a builder who walked out halfway through an extension job, leaving a litany of faults.

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Four neighbourhoods in Newham are among the 10pc most deprived in England, according to government figures.

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The vast majority of robberies in Newham are going unsolved by police as figures reveal the borough’s most crime-ridden streets.

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Three employees at Newham Council’s repairs service were wrongfully dismissed in a bungle that has cost the taxpayer tens of thousands of pounds.

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A battle for control of a strip of land in Newham is at the centre of a series of explosive allegations published in a new book today, Thursday, July 25.

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A police investigation has re-opened into a dog attack at a concrete batching facility more than two years after it took place.

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A brothel running in a residential street in Canning Town has closed after months of complaints from neighbours.

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Workers responsible for repairs to social housing across Newham have confirmed plans to go on strike starting next month.

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The council division responsible for repairs to social homes could go on strike if an ongoing dispute is not settled, the union has said.

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The body tasked with making a final decision over a proposed mega-venue for Stratford faced a grilling last night over whether the plans were a “done deal”.

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A consultation taking in the potential night-time closure of the Stratford Centre is set to get under way next month, Newham Council has confirmed.

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