A council plan to make Newham a "fairer" place to live has won plaudits from shadow chancellor John McDonnell.

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

Newham has the lowest startup business survival rate in the capital, research has revealed.

An arts centre boss has announced she is stepping down after 10 years at the venue.

The Entertainer has announced the return of its Big Toy Rehoming campaign, in partnership with the Salvation Army.

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.

A property firm's workers joined volunteers to provide homeless people with a "joyous" Christmas celebration.

London City Airport has been rated carbon neutral by an international agency.

The opening of a new McDonald's in a supermarket has been hailed a succes with more jobs on the menu.

Woolwich Ferry workers will go on strike tomorrow (December 19) after last-ditch talks in a dispute over pay and conditions broke down.

Stratford station could get a new entrance and ticket hall if a proposed 21,500-capacity entertainment venue is built next door.

A new mum has thanked shop workers who came to her aid after she suffered bleeding and her waters breaking in the middle of a nursery store.

A Canning Town club faces closure after Newham Council stripped it of its licence following a National Crime Agency raid.

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.

Workers are to stage a 24 hour strike over pay amid criticism Woolwich Ferry bosses have failed to deal with racism claims.

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

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

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.

It's a Christmas advert icon - and this year you'll be able to see the Coca-Cola truck in person.

A GP surgery is offering patients an "innovative" online consultation service to avoid closing as most of its clinical staff go on maternity leave.

Children have celebrated parents getting a fair day's pay for a fair day's work by performing a song to the mayor of London.

The borough's best businesses have been recognised for their efforts and successes at the annual Newham Chamber of Commerce business awards.

A dozen sixth form students are "taking over" a group of paid TV sports channels.

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.

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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