A motorcyclist has been injured in a rush hour crash in Dagenham.

Acid attackers who live in council properties in Barking and Dagenham could be thrown out of their homes, it has been revealed today.

A teenage boy is due to be sentenced today for stabbing to death a college student during a row in Dagenham.

A distinguished head at a secondary school in Dagenham is to retire after more than 40 years of teaching.

East London is the hotspot for acid attacks and nearly a third of victims are Asian, a senior officer has said today.

A landlord illegally rented out a granny flat in Dagenham after he obtained permission to build it to house a vulnerable relative.

A female pedestrian has been hit by a car in Barking this evening.

A project based at a school in Barking which aims to improve the lives of residents has won a grant from the Big Lottery Fund.

A moped rider has been the victim of a possible acid attack in Dagenham - less than 24 hours after five similar incidents in Hackney and Islington.

A brother and sister have been given a suspended jail sentence for pretending to be a couple to obtain a council home in Dagenham.

Thousands of packets of illegal cigarettes and tobacco which could contain human poo, asbestos and rat droppings have been seized in a series of raids across the borough yesterday.

An uninsured motorist from Dagenham has been revealed as a drink driver in a name and shame campaign by Essex Police.

A noisy neighbour blasted his music so loudly the bassline shook walls and windows across the housing estate in Barking where he lived.

A married couple from Dagenham suspected of being involved in a plot to fraudulently claim £10.2millon in tax credits are believed to have fled to Nigeria.

Two men have been jailed for a total of 27 years for the brutal killing of a man who was beaten and stabbed 13 times.

The ex-wife of former Liberian president Charles Taylor has appeared in court accused of torture offences linked to the country’s civil war.

Detectives have released shocking CCTV footage of a man’s car being rammed in Dagenham before he was chased down the street and stabbed to death.

Police are appealing for information leading to the whereabouts of a missing man from Tower Hamlets.

A teenage boy has been found guilty of stabbing to death a college student during a row in Dagenham.

A slum landlord who refused to tackle damp and mould in an unlicensed property he rented out in Dagenham has been fined almost £4,000.

Betting shops could be banned from opening branches near schools as part of tougher controls on gambling in the borough.

A company that provides home care for elders, disabled people and adults with learning difficulties are to create a further 100 jobs in the borough.

Plans for a new housing development in Dagenham near the Grade II –listed civic centre has been given the green light by the council.

Barking and Dagenham Council will continue to work with its partners to keep everyone safe following the terror attack at Finsbury Park, its leader has said.

A prisoner from Dagenham has had further time added to his jail sentence after he escaped from Pentoville prison by sawing through a metal bar and clambering over the roof.

A trader from Manor Park has been given a suspended jail sentence for selling counterfeit designer clothing on his stall at Dagenham market.

Residents in Barking and Dagenham are encouraged to take part in a series of events being held in the borough in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox.

Detectives investigating the London Bridge attack have made two more arrests.

C2c have been named as the best performing train operator in the UK during May.

Police have named two of the London Bridge terrorists as Barking residents Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane.

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