Wannabe journalists will today find out if they’ve been shortlisted for this year’s student takeover.
When I arrived at Box Up Crime, I anticipated boxing rings, punch-bags and lots of muscle.
The father of murdered Mohammed Yasser Afzal has said he will never be able to find forgiveness for his son’s killer.
A van containing more than 200,000 ballot papers for next week’s general election was stolen in Dagenham on Tuesday.
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Barking and Dagenham Council have accused the GMB of holding it “to ransom” by demanding almost £700,000 for refuse drivers, as workers today embarked on an eight-day walkout.
I’m not sure what I expected when I volunteered to go undercover shopping for illegal tobacco with ex-police officers.
The man who killed his love rival by stabbing him 20 times with a large kitchen knife has been sentenced to life behind bars.
An enterprising teacher is hoping to secure investment from Sir Richard Branson for her online tutoring company through a nationwide business development competition.
They might have been a week late, but teachers and pupils at Easbury Primary School enjoyed an exciting St George’s Day parade on Wednesday, celebrating the story of England’s patron saint.
David Cameron came out top in a snap poll following the last major TV event of the election campaign - but the majority of viewers said it would not change their mind on polling day.
The fate of the man who murdered Mohammed Yasser Afzal by stabbing him 20 times will be decided today.
A week today the nation goes to the polls in the most tightly fought general election in decades.
The refuse collectors’ strike took a step towards resolution today after the council reached an agreement with the two of the three unions.
A Team GB triathlon team are among the 25,000 visitors to Abbey Leisure Centre since it opened in mid-March.
Pupils at Eastbury have their very own anthem after the headteacher’s personal assistant recorded a song inspired by life at the Barking school.
Nipping to the shops could become a quicker experience at one Dagenham supermarket with the introduction of ‘express checkouts’.
A disabled great-grandmother has had her passport and purse stolen from her Dagenham home while she was left helplessly gasping for air, but the police are not investigating.
Two men who were found with £1million worth of cocaine after meeting someone in Dagenham have been jailed for a total of 31 years.
Transport police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate an assault on a Tube at Dagenham Heathway.
A lucky pensioner has picked up the keys to a brand new Ford Fiesta after winning a Saint Francis Hospice raffle.
The Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2015 officially launched last night, giving local companies an opportunity to have their achievements recognised.
A former Primark employee from Dagenham has been jailed after issuing £500 worth of refunds to himself.
Catching out of control dogs, caring for pregnant ponies and teaching youngsters about wildlife crime is all in a day’s work for wildlife officers Sgt Ian Lee and Pc Janine Pearce.
Police are continuing to appeal for information after an elderly couple were assaulted by two burglars in their own home.
Pregnant women have been urged not to play Russian Roulette with the health of their unborn child – as new figures show Barking and Dagenham has the second highest rate of smoking during pregnancy in London.
New figures show 92.6 per cent of patients were seen within four hours at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Trust (BHRUT) in February – up from 84.4pc the previous month.
Body Attack is the hardest class going at Abbey Leisure Centre. Our brave apprentice Jacob Ranson was up for the challenge – but did he end up living to regret it?
Barking and Dagenham is set to become the first council in the country to use DNA testing to catch irresponsible pet owners who fail to clean up after their dogs.
A new £10 million road could kickstart the development of Barking Riverside, if Cabinet approves plans tonight.
Bin men and women have voted in favour of industrial action over council plans to cut their salary.
One night in 1939 Percy Chattey was woken and told to get dressed.
The three-year-old walked a mile through the winter rain to Whalebone Lane School.
From suffragettes to Stormtroopers, popcorn to popstars, the history of Barking and Dagenham is anything but boring.
London eyecare specialists Specsavers are offering London24 readers the chance to win a £150 voucher to spend on stylish eyewear in the city.
To celebrate the launch of the first luxury dual phone case, PearPeel, we are giving away two of the black leather Rocha cases, perfect for holding two iPhone 6 handsets.