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
The number of forensic examinations carried out on victims of rape and serious sexual assault in London has plummeted despite a dramatic rise in attacks being reported to police.
What can we learn from the remarkable 15-year turnaround at Tower Hamlets’ schools?
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
The Dealership, Channel 4
The promise of London 2012 wasn’t just to ‘inspire a generation’. It was also about 'regeneration' – through a combination of infrastructure, housing and sporting facilities. Emily Dugan catches up with the afterlife of the main Olympic venues
Encouraging figures come alongside separate study showing hospital admissions after violent incidents are down
Detectives are investigating a YouTube clip which apparently shows a woman hurling racial abuse at a man on the Tube.
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.
A council has gone ahead with the controversial sale of the Henry Moore sculpture Draped Seated Woman to claw back money lost in budget cuts, it has emerged.
Director Danny Boyle has joined leading British arts figures urging a cash-strapped local authority not to sell off a valuable Henry Moore sculpture - arguing it should be erected in London's Olympic Park instead.