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Heavy sentences in fight against sex traffickers

Heavy sentences in fight against sex traffickers

A couple from Poplar, have been been jailed for a total of 16 years April 27 2012 for trafficking women into the UK and forcing them to work as prostitutes. Snaresbrook Crown Court heard that Sandra Malina, 22 and Ainars Zvirgzds, 44, lured women from Latvia and Lithuania…

Police investigate alleged postal voting fraud

Police investigate alleged postal voting fraud

The Electoral Commission handed over evidence to the police, April 26 2012, alleging voter fraud in Tower Hamlets.…

CCTV images released of Gorbuntsov suspect

CCTV images released of Gorbuntsov suspect

Metropolitan Police detectives investigating the attempted murder of Russian banker German Gorbuntsov,…

NUJ seeks legal action against News Corp

NUJ seeks legal action against News Corp

Twenty-five years after Rupert Murdoch derecognised trade unions at News International, a newly created NUJ chapel is seeking legal action against parent company News Corporation in Wapping.…

Celebrating Start-Ups: PLA Studios [Video]

Celebrating Start-Ups: PLA Studios [Video]

On the fringes of London’s Silicon Roundabout, this tech start-up is making waves and winning awards…

Residents to meet to discuss housing charter

Residents to meet to discuss housing charter

Residents of Tower Hamlets are due to hold a meeting this weekend to discuss the final details of a basic human rights charter for social housing tenants in the borough.…

Residents fear go-ahead for Virginia Quay

Residents fear go-ahead for Virginia Quay

A  decision on the Virginia Quay application is expected later today and residents fear that their concerns will be ignored.…

ELL People Week: Amina Ali, aspiring MP

ELL People Week: Amina Ali, aspiring MP

Amina Ali: “When you’re ambitious and you haven’t reached your goal yet, there’s a burning hunger inside you, it drives you insane, it makes you unhappy and depressed unless you’re doing something about it.”…

Tower Hamlets: Brick Lane to Broadway Market

Tower Hamlets: Brick Lane to Broadway Market

This short but busy cycle route is jam packed with things to do and is perfect for a easy going weekend. It takes you through three of the East End’s most popular markets – Brick Lane, Columbia Road and Broadway.…

What’s on in Tower Hamlets over Easter

What’s on in Tower Hamlets over Easter

We have put together a video guide of what’s going on in the museums and galleries along the East London Line over the Easter holidays. Here’s what’s going on in Tower Hamlets.…