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A nightclub MC who sexually assaulted a young mum in her sleep while her toddler slept in the same room has been jailed for four years.

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Barking and Dagenham councillors will vote on the borough’s newest chief executive at tonight’s full council meeting.

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson visits the Ford Dagenham engine plant.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson praised the value of apprentices on a special visit to Dagenham’s Ford plant this morning.

John Harwood appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court (Pic: John Stillwell/PA)

A removal man who broke into a national grid switch room told Snaresbrook Crown Court he was only on the site to rescue trapped foxes.

Yesterday, 18:48
The bucket collectors who helped raise a record-breaking £845 for West and Coe's Movember challenge

West and Coe manager John Crewe is getting nervous as the cash piles up for the funeral firm’s Movember challenge.

Yesterday, 18:14
Mike Foley (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

A new book by an old Eastbrook lad who loved history looks at the role of tanks in the First World War, from protecting soldiers against gunfire to ploughing across muddy battlefields. Anna Silverman talks to Mike Foley

Yesterday, 08:14

A family-of-three were rushed to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning in the early hours of Saturday morning, after trying to cook soup on an indoor barbecue.

Sport

Boss Wayne Burnett felt youngster looked bright, whilst midfielder thanked St Albans City

Tony Cottee

West Ham legend Tony Cottee pulls no punches over the cheating in the game

Scott Doe of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic:Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Defender felt the response to going a goal behind early in the game was key

May & Baker in discussion (pic: Rob Stanbridge).

Essex One league leaders continued their fine season with an eighth consecutive win

Luke Howell of Dagenham & Redbridge received another red card last night (pic:Greig Bertram/TGSPHOTO).

Burnett discussed the performance of Jodi Jones and Luke Howell, who was sent off for a second consecutive match

Dagenham played at the weekend

Dagenham defeated Millwall on Saturday

Yesterday, 21:37
Daggers Rhys Murphy scored again from the penalty spot (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Essex Senior Cup fourth round: Dagenham & Redbridge 2 Waltham Abbey 1

Entertainment

Yesterday, 11:30

Swedish audiovisual artist Jonna Lee has come up trumps with the year’s most joyously complex pop record.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Gemma Arterton pictured at a photocall for Made in Dagenham, at the Adelphi Theatre in London.

Made in Dagenham hails the Ford strike of ‘68 as a victory for women’s rights – but it was 18 years before the factory actually gave the workers what they wanted. Anna Silverman meets the sewing machinists who downed tools in 1984

Friday, November 21, 2014
Neil Young - Storytone

Young offers fans intimate solo and lavishly orchestrated versions of the same songs, with typically mixed results.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Restless! Reckless! And Reviled! Untamed Youth, The Original Rebels Of Rock'N'Roll

Plenty of lesser-known nuggets and curios from the birth of rock’n’roll, scattered among the big hitters in a great-value set.

Monday, November 17, 2014
Simple Minds - Big Music

Scots synth titans go through the motions on their new studio LP.

Monday, November 17, 2014
Patrick Monahan (right) with Jason Manford (left) after winning the live final of ITV1's Show Me the Funny in 2011 (picture: PA Wire)

“When I first started out, there were maybe two or three gigs in the whole distance between Newcastle and Leeds,” recalls Patrick Monahan ahead of his headline performance at Mecca Dagenham.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Lily & Madeleine - Fumes

Signed to Sufjan Stephens’ label on the back of an internet-enabled word-of-mouth explosion just last year, it’s hard to believe these Indianapolis-born sisters are still just teenagers.

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Eddie said that despite being sexually attracted to children, he’s never committed a crime and that there’s many more like him.

PM speaks out after Lee Rigby report is made public calling one internet firm a ‘safe haven’.

Social network named in media reports as the platform used by extremists and criticised in government report.

The security services were not in a position to stop the attack on Lee Rigby, but an internet firm might have been able to help foil the plot.

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