Knife Crime

Homicide detectives name victim of stabbing in Alton Street

Detectives investigating the murder in Alton Street, Poplar on Saturday, 15 June have named the victim as 34-year-old Gleb Stanislavovitch Zhebrovsky, also known as Gleb Stalnoy. He is from Poplar but is originally from Russia.

News

Wapping saved from destruction by unexploded Christmas bauble on the beach

Wapping residents have started to breath again after a large unexploded bomb discovered on the Thames foreshore was identified as being a large Christmas bauble.

Politics

Democracy Tower Hamlets aims to rid ailing borough of Directly Elected Mayor system

Democracy Tower Hamlets, the campaign to rid our borough of the Directly Elected Mayor system, scored a double victory at their launch event on Sunday by annoying both former and current Directly Elected Mayors (DEM).

Corruption

More details of housing fraud allegations against Tower Hamlets Labour councillor emerge

Further details have emerged of the allegations of housing fraud against Muhammad Harun and that as a Councillor he was a member of the Housing Scrutiny Committee which covers housing fraud.