Five taken to hospital as fire rips through flat in east London tower block

Five taken to hospital as fire rips through flat in east London tower block

28 June 2024, 09:45 The fire broke out in a block of flats in North Woolwich, east London. Picture: Twitter @AJBC_1 Five people have been taken to hospital following a fire that... Read more »
London Tower Hamlets stabbing sees murder investigation launched by Met Police | UK News

London Tower Hamlets stabbing sees murder investigation launched by Met Police | UK News

Police guard a cordon at Corfield Street in Bethnal Green (Picture: Marcin Nowak/LNP) A man has died after he was stabbed during a ‘fight’ on a residential street in east London. Police... Read more »
Poplar Riverside housing scheme visit by Tower Hamlets mayor

Poplar Riverside housing scheme visit by Tower Hamlets mayor

Lutfur Rahman went on a walkabout to see the new Poplar Riverside development where 2,800 families will eventually be rehoused by 2028, helping to tackle the East End’s housing and overcrowding crisis. One... Read more »
Tower Hamlets: Prolific paedophile Muhammad Talukdar jailed

Tower Hamlets: Prolific paedophile Muhammad Talukdar jailed

Muhammad Talukdar, 51, began sexually abusing a girl in 1998, when she was just eight years old. Police launched an investigation into Talukdar, of Balance Street in Bath, in 2020. Despite the... Read more »
Aalim Ahmed died falling from east London tower block

Aalim Ahmed died falling from east London tower block

Watch more of our videos on Shots! and live on Freeview channel 276 Visit Shots! now A distressed father found his five-year-old son’s body after he fell from the 15th floor of an... Read more »
Met Police and Tower Hamlets Council knife crime op results

Met Police and Tower Hamlets Council knife crime op results

A joint operation between the Met Police and Tower Hamlets Council using ‘amnesty bins’ has seen 767 knives and 150 other weapons being put into them. The bins installed by the Words4Weapons charity... Read more »
Boy, 6, dies after falling from east London residential tower block

Boy, 6, dies after falling from east London residential tower block

Get the free Morning Headlines email for news from our reporters across the world Sign up to our free Morning Headlines email A six-year-old boy has died after falling from a block... Read more »
Tower Hamlets Council ‘didn’t help family evicted during Covid’

Tower Hamlets Council ‘didn’t help family evicted during Covid’

The local authority “did not do enough” for the family being evicted, a Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman investigation has found. The landlord served the notice in November 2021, when the... Read more »
Tower Hamlets woman held guilty under Terrorism Act 2000

Tower Hamlets woman held guilty under Terrorism Act 2000

Tasnia Ahmed, 21, of Tower Hamlets, was first identified by Counter Terrorism detectives while they were investigating a man suspected of being involved in terror-related activities.   The man, Al Arfat Hassan,... Read more »
Proposed Greenwich tower block could see 352 new homes – South London News

Proposed Greenwich tower block could see 352 new homes – South London News

By Joe Coughlan, Local Democracy Reporter Plans have been revealed for a set of tower blocks stretching up to 26 storeys high and a new public square in Greenwich Peninsula. Greenwich council... Read more »