The Rt Rev Richard Chartres praised vicars in East End of London for growing beards to act as an 'icebreaker' with the local Muslim-majority community
Tower Hamlets is the landing place of choice for a new wave of migrants who lived in Italy but now want to try Britain
New maps indicate a significant shift of poor communities out from the centre of the capital
Elections watchdog raises concerns about voter impersonation in Birmingham, the London borough of Tower Hamlets and 14 other areas where there appears to be a higher risk of electoral fraud
'Fiasco' as borough eyes up return to East Ham after vacating area for swanky dockside 'Building 1000'
The man in charge of children’s services in Coventry at the time four-year-old Daniel Pelka was murdered has resigned from a child protection job at another council.
New high street experience finally receives planning permission and announces location on Bethnal Green Road in Shoreditch, London
Anti-racism protesters kettled by police after breaking away from counter-demonstration
At least 66 people have been arrested after the Metropolitan Police launched its largest ever raid on suspected burglars and drug offenders.
The UK Peace index combines five factors to produce a score out of five for each area, with 1 being the most peaceful and 5 being the least.
Encouraging figures come alongside separate study showing hospital admissions after violent incidents are down
More than five miles already built of Crossrail's 26 miles of tunnels
Elected student officials would at least be harmless - if they weren't so expensive, reckons Eleanor Doughty
East London group that hounds people on the streets are branded ‘complete bigots’
Patrol gang harassed members of the public in the street
Seeking to enrich the lives of their citizens, British cities and towns once embraced art for art's sake, scooping up masterworks for display in squares, train stations, schools and museums. But as Europe scrimps and saves amid a historic push to slash public debt, the motto here now is art for cash's sake.