These are the images of three men wanted in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting outside a house party.

A 12th person has been arrested in connection with the death of Plaistow man Stephen Morrisson.


Three east London schools are in the top five in the country in a national survey of exam results with Mayflower Primary in Poplar at the very top for the second year running.


Neighbours have reacted angrily to a call to rename their new ward over its possible historic links to slavery.

Yesterday, 10:00

Two NHS staff members have been appointed as Diabetes UK clinical champions for their contributions to improving diabetes care.

In my last column, I talked about my concern for people who are not seeking medical help, and now in our second lockdown this concern grows.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

It does feel there’s light at the end of the tunnel; and not just because President Trump lost the US election!

Friday, November 20, 2020

A union has threatened strike action over a university’s plan to sack staff.

Friday, November 20, 2020

The number of Universal Credit claimants in Newham rose by 1136 between September and October.



Spectators are set to return to sports venues next month as coronavirus restrictions are eased in areas with lower infection rates.


London Lions became the first team to qualify for the quarter-finals of the BBL Cup beating the Leicester Riders in fine fashion, 98-89 at the Copper Box.


London Lions avenged a close overtime defeat in London a few weeks ago with a crushing defeat of the Newcastle Eagles 79-99.

Yesterday, 18:19

West Ham boss David Moyes was keeping his feet on the ground after his side’s 1-0 win at Premier League strugglers Sheffield United.

Yesterday, 16:07

A rare Premier League goal for Sebastien Haller gave West Ham victory at Bramall Lane and piled more misery on bottom club Sheffield United.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Leyton Orient head coach Ross Embleton believes his side were professional and devastating when attacking as they sealed a 3-0 victory over Harrogate Town.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Leyton Orient head coach Ross Embleton believes the new substitution laws have been brought in too late as they were needed when all teams were expected to play a heavy fixture list after a six-month lay-off.

Friday, November 20, 2020

Leyton Orient head coach Ross Embleton has admitted he is envious of opponents Harrogate Town for being able to build on promotion momentum like the O’s.


Tuesday, November 10, 2020

An arts centre is to leave its base after nine years in a “bittersweet” move.

Monday, November 2, 2020

Children in South Woodford and East Ham celebrated winning an Olivier Award for being a crucial part of an opera ensemble.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

A dance company in Stratford is helping to ensure a generation of professional talent is not lost to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Monday, October 12, 2020

A programme of free online and live activities is taking place this autumn for the Royal Docks cultural festival Join the Docks.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The little-known tragedy of a wartime bomb that never exploded—yet had a “ripple affect” causing 600 deaths in an east London school—is being uncovered by BBC investigators.

Friday, September 11, 2020

Newham and Tower Hamlets artists will showcase works reflecting their interpretations of their local areas amid global health and social crises in a new exhibition.

Monday, September 7, 2020

An estate agent is publishing his debut horror story which is set in Plaistow.

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Londoners ate more than eight million meals last month as part of the Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme, the Treasury has said as it worked out the number by parliamentary constituency.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

A series of public benches with “creative and playful” designs that promote healthier lifestyles will be installed at the Royal Docks this autumn.

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Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.

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