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Bankers in the City are extending financial aid to foodbanks across east London for the next three months to cover the school holidays in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

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Anti-terrorist detectives have arrested a suspect in east London following investigations into funding activity connected with terrorism.

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Josephine Mukanjira was a devout Christian sending clothes to her family living abroad and furnishings for their home — right up to the week she caught Covid-19 and died.

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Anyone with a spare driveway can be earning hard cash from renting it out to motorists looking for parking spaces after lockdown ends with some households in east London making more than £1,600.

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The warm weather has brought a public warning about a caterpillar pest that causes eye and skin irritation.

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Routine hospital admissions are to return at the Royal London, which is now opening separate isolation wards for seriously-ill Covid-19 patients with 176 extra critical care beds.

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Office worker James Varley has taken a break from spreadsheets at home during lockdown to turn his hand to cooking as a volunteer at a mental heath project in Bow.

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One of the little-known episodes in the war years on the Home Front was the heroism of workers in the gas industry while under fire during the Blitz, now revealed 75 years after victory in Europe.

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Curators would have loved to open their Docklands museum to the public for the VE Day 75th anniversary — but coronavirus put paid to that.

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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.

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A postgraduate doctor studying for his Masters at Queen Mary University has quit his role as Students’ Union president to return to the NHS in the frontline battle against coronavirus.

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A £10million emergency fund is being set up by Tower Hamlets Council in response to the coronavirus emergency which includes helping families struggling to pay their council tax and other bills.

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More cash is being ploughed into east London foodbanks to make sure they are well stocked for families having to rely on them more and more during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Schoolchildren stuck at home during the pandemic emergency who may be behind in maths and English are being offered online tuition by an east London housing organisation to get them up to speed.

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Binmen out on the streets collecting household refuse each day have been “overwhelmed” with public support during the lockdown emergency.

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Staff at supermarkets across east London are packing supplies for foodbanks to help those in need get through the Coronavirus crisis.

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Hero cabbie Michael Hayes drives his taxi to his local hospital after a long stint ferrying passengers around London to take doctors, nurses and other key NHS staff home free when they come off shift.

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A second woman has been found murdered on the streets of east London in just seven days and within a mile of each other.

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The massive Thames Clipper riverboat service that normally carries around four million commuters a year between Canary Wharf and the City is being suspended from Saturday because of the pandemic crisis.

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A man appears in court today charged with the murder of Leshawn Williams in Silvertown near the Royal Docks four days before Christmas.

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A candle-light vigil following the anti-Semitic daubings on a synagogue in north London on the last night of the Jewish Chanukah ‘festival of light’ drew parallels with the 1936 Battle of Cable Street which stopped Mosley’s Blackshirts marching through Whitechapel.

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A man has been arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism offences.

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Pensioner Charles Rumsey won’t be spending Christmas in hospital after a medical response unit from the Royal London arrived at his home in East Ham following a 999 call.

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Rail services on the Fenchurch Street line to Rainham are being closed for two days after Christmas for engineering work ready for the new TfL extension to Barking Riverside.

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Four men from east London have found themselves on Scotland Yard’s “Christmas wish list” of 19 people they want to trace.

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A dealer caught with £10,000 of lethal drugs used for “chemsex” has been jailed for nine years after his car was pulled up by police.

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Contract workers went on strike at University College London’s Olympic Park campus today to join hundreds of others in a mass demo calling for equal pay and conditions with staff.

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Outside contract workers are to go on strike at the University College London’s Olympic Park campus tomorrow when they join others in a mass demo calling for equal pay and conditions with university staff.

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A man from of east London arrested at Heathrow airport is to appear in court today charged with a terrorism offence.

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Two me have been arrested at addresses in east London on suspicion of terrorism-related offenses.

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