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Body of woman recovered from water in Shadwell Basin E1

Body of woman recovered from water in Shadwell Basin E1

By on February 21, 2018 in Crime & Policing with 0 Comments

Police recovered the body of a woman from the water at Shadwell Basin this morning at around 10.30 hrs. 

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@MPSTowerHam shows the world how our borough keeps it classy

@MPSTowerHam shows the world how our borough keeps it classy

By on February 20, 2018 in Crime & Policing with 0 Comments

Top marks and an extra rest day to the Tower Hamlets police officer who tweeted this from the @MPSTowerHam account and got it trending: “Please do not contact us about the #KFCCrisis – it is not a police matter if your favourite eatery is not serving the menu that you desire.” 

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Lutfur Rahman criminal investigation widens but more staff needed

Lutfur Rahman criminal investigation widens but more staff needed

Operation Lynemouth, the Met’s criminal investigation into the Tower Hamlets First administration of Lutfur Rahman, has unearthed so many new lines of enquiry that it is running out of suitably qualified staff. Initially scheduled to report at the end of 2018 there is now a risk that this deadline will be missed. 

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How to report electoral fraud concerns in Tower Hamlets

How to report electoral fraud concerns in Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets Council and the Metropolitan Police have launched a new web reporting tool to enable people to report any concerns they might have about possible electoral fraud.

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Dramatic video shows moment of Vaughan Way car crash

Dramatic video shows moment of Vaughan Way car crash

By on February 15, 2018 in Boy Racers, Car crashes, News with 0 Comments

Sam and Matt Melbye, owners of EA2 estate agents,  have had both their cars written off in a crash – for the second time. In October 2016 two BMWs belonging to the Wapping couple were destroyed by boy racers in a collision outside EA2 in Wapping High Street. Yesterday the same thing happened again.

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