CCTV has been released of the moment a prisoner made his escape from Homerton Hospital in his socks, being chased by a medic and the police officer who was supposed to be guarding him.
People evacuated from a block of flats after a fire tore through a maisonette in Bradwell Avenue have returned to their homes.
See our stunning interactive timeline tracking the history of West Ham from the Boleyn Ground to the Olympic Stadium, featuring brilliant videos and pictures, and try our fiendish Hammers quizzes.
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The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.
You don’t have to make the trek to the North Pole to get into the Christmas spirit this year.
Enjoy the Barking and Dagenham Post e-edition today
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