A university campus set to open in Dagenham will be offering residents a taster of studying there.

Comedy and charity are set to collide for Red Nose Day today.

Police investigating yesterday’s terrorist attack in Westminster have arrested a woman in east London.

Three British Transport Police officers who evacuated residents from a house fire that broke out in the early hours of the morning have been recognised for their “self-sacrifice and courage”.

If you’re planning to take your mum out for Mother’s Day, take the train – and take her for free.

A driver has been taken to hospital following a car crash in Dagenham this morning.

Rail passengers intending to travel this Easter are being advised to plan ahead due to engineering work affecting the east London network.

A man who assaulted a police officer before stealing his car with a police dog inside it has been jailed today for two and a half years.

There is no service on the Overground between Barking and South Tottenham due to a faulty train.

Pupils spent one day feasting on doughnuts before spending the next fasting - all in the name of charity.

Proposed changes to constituency boundaries which could see the seats of Barking and Dagenham and Rainham amended have prompted a mixed reaction from constituents.

From Hulk to Harry Potter, colourful costumes are filling the borough’s schools today to mark World Book Day.

More than 40 women gathered at the Barking Learning Centre to network and engage with inspirational female speakers from a range of backgrounds.

Schools across Barking and Dagenham got into the World Book Day spirit today with teachers and pupils alike dressing as their favourite colours.

Almost three quarters of Year Six pupils will be heading to their preferred secondary school in September.

Parents of Year Six pupils are set to find out today which secondary school their child will be going to in September.

The Overground line between Barking and Gospel Oak is set to reopen tomorrow.

Commuters are facing delays and cancellations on the c2c line this evening due to Storm Doris.

Whether you’re an occasional Oyster card user or a confident commuter, put your powers of observation to the test.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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