A 73-year-old woman beat her wheelchair-bound husband to death with a wooden pole in a fit of anger, a court has heard.
A Syrian refugee who only started swimming a year ago hopes to follow in the footsteps of sport-legend Michael Phelps and compete in the next Olympics.
A plaque in honour of West Ham’s first female mayor was unveiled to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Counter-terrorism detectives are investigating a range of possibilities in the hunt for those responsible for sending three explosive devices to major transport hubs in London.
Fire wardens have been stationed around the clock at a luxury east London housing development today after test revealed some buildings were coated in flammable cladding.
GPs in Newham have urged those feeling under the weather this winter to see a pharmacist early on to get expert advice and treatment.
The Newham Word Festival is set to return to the borough at the end of the month, showcasing artists, authors, poets and illustrators at over 70 events.
A team of budding engineers from St Bonaventure’s have been crowned regional champions of the Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP robotics challenge.
Canning Town charity Ambition, Aspire, Achieve (AAA) have launched their Easter egg appeal with the help of West Ham star Andy Carroll.
A performing arts company is hosting a lip sync battle in front of an audience next month to raise money for children affected by cancer.
After months of waiting and several delays, the Woolwich Ferry service is back in operation with two brand new boats.
A new training programme to teach important life-saving skills to organisations and businesses has launched at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
The Duchess of Sussex has been presented with a book produced by University of East London students.
The boss of a multimillion-pound North Woolwich scrap metal business has been jailed for four years and six months for handling stolen jewels worth tens of thousands of pounds.
A wealthy scrap metal dealer who hid stolen diamonds and precious gems in his office ceiling has told a court he was storing them for an acquaintance and unaware of their origin.
A gang member wearing a clown mask pointed a shotgun at a marked police car when chased while on a “ride-out” to target rivals in a stolen BMW, a court has heard.
Santa’s famous red suit will be straining at the seams this Christmas thanks to the generosity of boys and girls in Newham.
St Luke’s Primary School opened its doors to host a Christmas dinner for the homeless.
The festive feeling is at an all-time low in east London’s markets as traders complain of dwindling sales ahead of Christmas.
The inexperienced teenager tasked with overseeing West Ham United women’s team will have his journey followed in a new BBC Three series.
Terence Trimmer was born and raised in Manor Park. Here the 86-year-old tells the story of two Newham recipients of the country’s most prestigious military honour.
House prices in Newham have risen by 1.3 per cent over the last year.
The chairman of London City Airport is trundling towards the departure lounge after a year-and-a-half in the job.
The London Pearly Kings and Queens Society were warmly received when they visited Richard House to present the hospice with a donation of £300.
A Plaistow man who was part of a county lines drugs gang who murdered a man who sought to buy drugs from their operation is facing a life sentence.
Five weeks after their beloved pet flew the coop, a Forest Gate couple have doubled the reward for her safe return to £1,000.
Newham Council will discuss implementing “golden hello and handcuff payments” to lure desperately needed new social workers.
The new owner of an 118-year-old pub popular with West Ham fans has said that it “should always be a pub” and will “retain its Victorian splendour”.
A fried chicken shop has had its licence suspended after a customer was allegedly stabbed in the face by a member of staff.
Two teenagers from Newham who attacked a 19-year-old on a train and forced him to apologise for being gay while drunk on Lambrini have been spared a custodial sentence.
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