Man with knife threatens passers-by in Watney Market, Shadwell – video

Video footage has emerged on social media of a man threatening passers-by with a knife in Watney Market, Shadwell. The video shows three passers-by as they try to tackle the man as... Read more »

SRA allowance increases for new Tower Hamlets council voted through

Last night the newly re-elected Labour administration of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets voted for increases in their Special Responsibility Allowances (SRA) at the council AGM held at the Town Hall... Read more »

People’s Republic of China moves UK embassy to Wapping

An official ceremony has been held to mark the transfer of the People’s Republic of China’s UK embassy from it’s existing location in Portland Place W1 to Royal Mint Court EC3. ... Read more »

Love Wapping finally gets listed in Google News (good news for all!)

Hooray! The Wapping Mole danced a little moley jig this morning in celebration of the fact that Love Wapping has finally been accepted for inclusion in Google News.  "So bleedin' what?" we... Read more »

Police appeal after woman injured by falling debris in Burdett Road

Tower Hamlets police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was seriously injured by debris believed to have fallen from a tower crane on a building site in Burdett Road near the... Read more »