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I’m sure you’ll be in universal agreement with me that we need to build more homes.

A restaurant in Dagenham has been heavily fined for selling a chicken curry to a diner containing beef which is forbidden by their religion.

This deadly Samurai sword was found stashed away in a communal bin area in Dagenham today.

A special roadshow which delivers a workshop to motivate and boost the confidence of deaf children visited a school in Barking.

A four-day strike planned on the DLR from tomorrow has been called off.

I have to take my hat off to Gary Hutton.

A Dagenham man who raped a teenager after chatting her up outside a branch of McDonalds has had his “unduly lenient” jail term upped by top judges today.

A university lecturer who survived a brutal attack said violent crime will become the norm in London unless proposals to close half the city’s police stations are reversed.

If you were to ask people what do they think is one of the biggest issues in Barking and Dagenham besides crime they would probably say housing.

Detectives are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in Barking yesterday evening.

Lidl in Barking has closed.

A drug dealer from Dagenham is facing jail after he was caught with heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis in Hatfield.

By the time you are reading this I am sure you would have heard the news that in February and March the murder rate in London was higher than New York City for the first time ever.

A teenager has been arrested by terrorism police in East London.

A former worker at Dagenham Ford and avid Leyton Orient fan has scooped £9.3 million on the lottery.

Barking and Dagenham is sadly one of the poorest boroughs in London.

On Monday the council introduced new powers that allows them to hand out £100 on-the-spot fines to anyone found begging in Barking town centre.

The race to find the operator for London’s largest film studios which will be built in Dagenham has been launched today.

A Dagenham woman is on trial accused of neglecting seven dogs including an ailing puppy that later died.

Today (February 6) marks the 100th anniversary of a new law which gave some women the right to vote.

A Romford man is due to be sentenced today for killing a grandfather from Dagenham who was beaten to death in a row over a set of keys.

A murder hunt is underway after a teenager was stabbed to death in Barking.

An estimated 900 jobs in Barking and Dagenham could go if a ‘no deal’ hard Brexit takes place, the mayor of London has claimed today.

When Qingqing Rao was robbed, stabbed and left for dead as she walked home in Dagenham last February it sent shockwaves through the community.

The Labour MP for Barking has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment in a pledged to remember those killed by the Nazis during the Second World War.

A law professor who was viciously beaten in his home has launched a crowdfundraising campaign to fund a legal challenge against the closure of 37 police stations in London.

After seven years of council tax freezes residents in Barking and Dagenham face a hike of almost six per cent.

A fundraising run for military charities which was suspended after the event’s founder died while taking part is to be relaunched with his widow’s blessing.

The deputy leader of the council will be taking part in a second Facebook live session tomorrow where residents can ask him about the town hall’s budget plans.

Police are currently at the scene of a stabbing in Barking town centre.

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