A rogue landlord has been fined a second time for renting out illegal bedsits in Dagenham.

Around 100 firefighters are currently tackling a huge fire at a warehouse in Dagenham.

An angler from Romford has been fined for illegally fishing in Dagenham.

This is the scene of devastation following a road smash in the early hours of this morning that resulted in the arrest of two suspected car thieves.

A Barking landlord who rented out filthy flats in an illegal extension that were likened to a ‘Rio slum’ has been ordered to pay £235,649.

A MOT Centre boss from Barking has proved he has the ultimate poker face by scooping £21,000 playing the card game.

A married couple from Romford have been charged with drug offences after police raided an address in Dagenham.

A suitcase crammed with 15 tiny kittens has been found dumped in a street in Dagenham.

A third person has been charged with the murder of a Barking man who was stabbed to death in Lewisham.

A mother and her children were threatened by a man in Dagenham after she asked him to stop smoking what she believed was a cannabis joint.

The family of a missing schoolboy with links to Barking are appealing for information leading to his whereabouts.

A policewoman based in Barking will face a disciplinary hearing amid claims she lied to cover her tracks after testing positive for cocaine use.

Police are today appealing for information after a teenager was slashed across the face in an unprovoked attack in Dagenham.

Robots could snatch the jobs of more than 18,000 workers in Barking and Dagenham by 2030, according to figures derived from a report released today.

IVF treatment, boob jobs and weight loss surgery are some of the NHS treatments that could be axed in the borough to save £55million under new proposals.

An eight-year-old boy from Dagenham who went missing this afternoon has been found safe and sound.

A driver who was arrested following the death of a man who was hit by a car in Dagenham has been bailed.

Last week the Chancellor unveiled his new budget, which once again offered nothing but disappointment to residents here in the Borough.

A nursery in Chadwell Heath was found to have sharp edges on concrete columns that could put babies at risk.

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has backed down over his planned Budget hike in National Insurance Contributions (NICs) for the self-employed.

A teenage boy has been charged with the murder of a 21-year-old from Barking who was stabbed to death in Lewisham.

The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at the Theatre Royal in Stratford, is the UK premiere of this hit US musical.

A gardener has appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of a woman who was stabbed in Dagenham.

A gardener has been charged with a violent stabbing in Dagenham that has left a woman fighting for her life.

Concerns are growing about the welfare of a vulnerable woman with links to Barking who has gone missing after travelling to an address in Hounslow.

Police have today named a man they would like to speak to in connection with a serious assault in Dagenham.

Police are appealing for information to find an absconder from a mental health unit who has links to Dagenham.

A bakery in Barking has been named and shamed for failing to pay two workers the minimum wage.

A deadly AK-47 Kalashnikov is one of 83 weapons handed in as part of the Met’s week-long gun amnesty.

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