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Unwell and underweight, Princess was found in a Dagenham street

This poorly pedigree was found abandoned and emaciated on a Dagenham street, prompting an RSPCA investigation.

Cllr Darren Rodwell says the scheme has been a success

A pilot scheme to reduce dog mess in parks has proved successful, Barking and Dagenham’s council leader has said.

Some of the blunt and dirty tools used to carry out FGM (Pic credit: Sala Lewis/Irish Aid via PA)

There were 95 newly-discovered cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) of women living in Barking and Dagenham recorded in just one year.

Gun owners were asked to hand in their weapons to the police (Picture: Danny Lawson/PA)

One air weapon was handed in at Dagenham police station as part of the Metropolitan Police’s gun amnesty week.

Cllr Darren Rodwell is the leader of Barking and Dagenham Council

The borough’s budget for the coming financial year has been branded an “investment budget” by council leader Darren Rodwell.

Stansted Airport (Picture: Chris Radburn/PA)

A Barking man has been charged following his arrest at Stansted Airport.

Gun owners are being asked to hand in their weapons to the police (Picture: Danny Lawson/PA)

Firearms owners are being asked to hand in their weapons, with no questions asked, as part of an initiative to reduce gun crime on the capital’s streets.

All Rise! Blue will be returning to Dagenham this summer (picture: Suzan Moore/Empics)

If you’re nostalgic for the days when boy bands topped the charts, you’re in luck with this year’s Now That’s A Festival headliners.

The fire broke out Wednesday morning at a maisonette in Bradwell Avenue Dagenham.

Neighbours have described how they heard people shouting for help when a fatal fire broke out in a Dagenham maisonette this morning.

Emergency resurfacing work on the Canning Town flyover (Picture: @TfLTrafficNews)

The A13 has severe delays this evening and remains partially closed following an earlier oil spill.

Passengers faced delays on c2c trains from Barking this morning.

Extra capacity on two Tube lines running through the borough are among the improvements to the capital’s transport network outlined in the Mayor of London’s draft business plan.

Police say the woman's condition is not life-threatening

There are serious delays on the A13 eastbound because of an accident.

Warren School students receive their GCSE results last year

Students across the borough are set to receive their GCSE results this morning.

Jo Richardson Community School students jump for joy last year

Students across the borough are set to receive their A-level results this morning.

Unmesh Desai, GLA candidate for City and East

Labour’s Unmesh Desai has won the City and East seat on the Greater London Assembly.

Bobby Moore's daughter, Roberta, with her children Ava and Freddie

With West Ham’s first game at the Olympic Stadium just months away, fans had the chance to take in their new home and raise money in the name of one the club’s legends at the Be Moore Fun Run.

Parents find out today which primary school their child has been offered a place at (picture: Dave Thompson/PA)

Almost nine in ten children due to start primary school this September will be attending their parents’ top choice.

A Newham man has been arrested and charged with burglaries at a shop in Cundy Road

A man has been arrested in connection with a death at a Barking warehouse.

Linford Braithwaite appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court today

A special constable has appeared in court charged with making more than 100 indecent images of children.

West Ham's women face the camera before their clash with Tottenham at the Boleyn Ground (pic: David Crook)

It was a momentous night at Upton Park last week as the ladies team took centre stage

Abdulfatah Suleiman, left, was jailed for 16 years for the manslaughter of Anton Levin, right

A man who fled the country to avoid justice has been jailed for 16 years for manslaughter.

Mayoral candidates including (L-R) Lib Dem Caroline Pidgeon, the Green Party's Sian Berry, Tory Zac Goldsmith and Sadiq Khan of the Labour Party took part in our online hustings (Pictures; PA)

With just two months to go until a new Mayor of London is elected, seven of the candidates vying to succeed Boris Johnson took to their computers for an online hustings.

Liam Brown, 16, from Dagenham, Leah Warman, 17, from Bow, Daniel Read, 19, from Barking, Paulius Kiausinis, 19, from Dagenham and Luke Hunt, 17, from Rainham

Don’t worry, there hasn’t been a Tube accident – but the emergency services are well prepared after taking part in Europe’s biggest disaster drill.

Artist's impression of a detached unit

Details have been revealed about a 405,000 sq ft redevelopment in Dagenham that is set to create 2,100 new jobs.

Irene Kinzett with her dog Daisy May

Forget going for a walk in the park – dogs and their owners were put through their paces with a specially-designed agility course.

Emanuel Paraschiv, left, and Marius Buzura

A Barking phone thief and an accomplice who targeted music fans at a Libertines concert have been jailed for three years.

Bobby Moore salutes the crowd with the Jules Rimet Trophy after England win the 1966 World Cup final (Picture: PA Photos)

Barking-born footballer Bobby Moore is to be honoured with a blue English Heritage plaque – the first to be installed in the borough.

A pupil was stabbed in the leg last Thursday

A false threat to shoot a man sparked a police search last night.

Southbound traffic is affected.

Stella

A Dagenham dog owner is trying to raise £1,000 for a life-saving amputation.

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