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Stars from EastEnders have pledged their support for a two-year-old girl with a rare childhood cancer.

Gallery: Colourful hot air balloons fly over Dagenham

Monday, September 11, 2017

Were you one of the lucky people to see a fleet of hot air balloons cruising over Dagenham on Sunday morning?

Police are appealing for help after a 24-year-old man was left seriously injured following a crash with a car.

A group of housing benefit assessors have appeared in court accused of running a £1 million fraud scheme over ten years.

Five men from Barking and Dagenham have been sentenced along with other members of a drug-dealing gang.

Commuters travelling through Barking train station tonight have been warned of severe rail disruption due to a passenger incident.

A visually-impaired student who received excellent grades on A-level results day has praised her sixth form for its support and acceptance.

Disadvantaged pupils in Barking and Dagenham are falling more than a year behind their peers by GCSE level, research says.

Two arrests have been made after Barking teenager Joshua Bwalya was stabbed to death in a “cowardly but brutal” attack.

A violent thief and beggar who assaulted a police officer during an arrest has been jailed for multiple offences.

Police have released the first picture of Joshua Bwalya, 16, who was stabbed to death in what they have called a “senseless act of violence”.

A study has revealed takeaways make up one third of food outlets in the borough of Barking and Dagenham.

An man has today been arrested in east London on suspicion of dissemination of terrorist publications.

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with robbery and threatening a person with a blade/sharply pointed article in Dagenham.

A kind-hearted Dagenham boxer has donated his fight purse from his next match to give care home residents a barbecue to remember.

A points failure affecting c2c services between Fenchurch Street and Barking, including at West Ham, led to train delays for several hours this morning.

More than 400 relatives and friends have attended a surprise birthday party for a 90-year-old great-great-grandmother in Dagenham.

Staff and residents at a residential care home have raised £346 to support a two-year-old girl battling a rare type of cancer.

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with possession of a knife and class B drugs.

A 19-year-old man from Barking is the latest person to be arrested in connection with the London Bridge terrorist attack.

Thousands of pounds have been raised for a man who was stabbed four times in the London Bridge terror attacks.

The sister of a man who died suddenly in the United States has begun a crowdfunding campaign to bring his body home.

An alleged drug dealer from Elm Park was stabbed to death in Dagenham after a rival gang set him up in a carjacking ambush caught on CCTV, a court has heard.

Two in three Britons have had mental health problems with young people being the worst affected age group, new research suggests.

A fire involving 20 firefighters and the evacuation of 10 residents was caused by an incense stick, emergency services have said.

Millions of people living in London are experiencing mental health illness because of housing problems, research has revealed.

Figures out today show children in Barking and Dagenham are the most likely in London to receive a preferred primary school place for September.

Jon Cruddas has called Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general election “policy chaos”.

The charity behind the Garden Bridge has hit back at Dame Margaret Hodge after she called for the project to be scrapped.

A Barking man arrested after a flight accompanied by a RAF fighter escort was diverted was wanted for a £175 fraud, a court heard.

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