Newham Council is said to have reclaimed more than £5million in overpaid housing benefit from claimants, which charities say could push them dangerously into debt.
A primary school in Forest Gate has been named as the best in Newham according to a pupils' progress measure.
Newham has the highest rate of homelessness in England, a new report from housing charity Shelter shows.
More than nine in 10 of Newham's schools are good or outstanding, Ofsted figures show.
Universal Credit problems are driving a three-fold increase in the number of residents in Newham turning to food banks, a charity has claimed.
Bosses at Premier League football club West Ham are preparing for a High Court fight over the use of seats at their London Stadium.
A 17-year-old boy was mowed down by a gang of teenagers in a stolen car before they chased him and stabbed him 15 times in Canning Town, a court has heard.
The number of killings in the borough has risen by 66per cent in the last, latest crime figures show.
Newham Council has agreed to replace combustible Grenfell-style cladding on three residential tower blocks.
Join Newham Music as they bring Newham's award-winning community opera, Full Circle, to the Royal Festival Hall
Newham Recorder chats to Sue Price of East Ham, a foster parent who cares for babies through the Newham borough council, about what to expect as a foster carer to infants
Located in the heart of east London, Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) sixth form college is dedicated to helping students aged 16-19 progress into higher education and employment.
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