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A trial date has been fixed for three men from Barking and Newham charged with terrorism offences.

It was two o’clock in the morning when Sue’s daughter made a simple, panicked call from her Dagenham home: “I need help.”

A “surrogate father” who raped and sexually abused a teenage boy has been jailed for 16 years.

A Dagenham man who conned amateur sports groups and small businesses out of £300,000 has been jailed for four years.

A man beaten to death in Ilford has been named tonight as a 36-year-old Romanian from Barking.

A man accused of murdering Dagenham 20-year-old Hosam Eisa claims he was acting in self-defence when he stabbed him to death at a Romford shopping centre.

Two teenagers have been found guilty of murdering a young music producer from Barking who got caught in a gang feud played out in YouTube videos featuring DJ Tim Westwood.

Barking MP Margaret Hodge launched a petition today to keep the Learning Centre police counter open.

A Dagenham man has been arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs in Kent.

The Mayor of London issued a rallying call to young people across the capital today as he launched a new anti-knife campaign saying: ‘Don’t carry a knife, we need you alive’.

A 20-year-old from Dagenham was stabbed to death after confronting a teenager who stared at him while he sat with his girlfriend at a shopping centre, a court heard.

A Dagenham shop owner has been fined £950 for selling cigarettes to a 14-year-old child.

A two week gun amnesty is taking place in a bid to reduce the number of deadly weapons on the streets.

A 16-year-old boy from Romford and a 17 year-old boy from Dagenham have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder following an incident outside the Lakeside shopping centre, Thurrock, on Friday, November 10.

A man has been rushed to hospital after a suspected acid attack during an attempted robbery in Barking.

A gang of fraudsters who stole £610,000 from business bank accounts have been sentenced.

A three-year-old girl who has gone missing with her mum faces a “real risk to her safety” unless she is found, a High Court judge has said.

Two Dagenham 16-year-olds have been arrested after a high speed chase down the A12 in Brentwood early this morning ended with a footchase involving a police helicopter and dog unit.

A 17-year-old from Dagenham is facing jail after pleading guilty to brutal knife attack that led his teenage victim to have his leg amputated.

Eight months after a City worker was brutally assaulted, robbed and left for dead, safety measures near a Dagenham park are finally being tightened up.

A man accused of killing a fellow inmate at Pentonville prison has admitted stabbing the victim’s friend with his own contraband hunting knife.

A Dagenham driver who tried to avoid a £100 speeding fine by forging documents has been handed a suspended sentence.

The borough’s council leader has pledged to work to ensure a police counter remains open in both Barking and Dagenham.

Police are using a special spray to “tag” moped-riding criminals or a stinger device to stop them getting away following a surge in offences across London.

Dagenham police station is set to be saved - but it could be at the expense of a front counter in Barking.

Five bikers from east London have been arrested in connection with an unauthorised ‘ride out’ on Sunday.

A Dagenham man has been charged following a serious collision on the A12 that left a woman in a life-threatening condition.

A reckless couple from Barking have admitted dumping deadly asbestos sheeting in a footpath close to a nursery in Newham.

A teenager arrested by terrorism officers at an address in east London has been bailed.

A police officer accused of making off from a petrol station without paying for fuel has been cleared of gross misconduct.

Five men have been charged with trespass offences in connection with an unauthorised travellers’ camp at a warehouse.

Police have stopped large crowds of bikers taking part in a ‘ride out’ from getting to central London and have arrested four of them.

With beds in domestic violence refuges ‘massively oversubcribed’ and the council cutting funds, investigations journalist EMMA YOULE learns how battered women are being asked to move to the Midlands or, worse still, are offered no refuge bed at all

Crime figures in Barking and Dagenham were some of the lowest in London last year, new data show.

Official figures show there have been just 89 moped enabled crimes in Barking and Dagenham so far this year, raising questions about the reporting and recording of these types of crime.

A teenager has been arrested by terrorism officers at an address in east London this morning.

A man has been acquitted of trying to kill a city worker who was stabbed during a violent robbery near her home in Dagenham.

Pupils at a Barking primary school are hoping handmade posters will prevent fly-tipping near their gates.

Three men have been arrested in connection with an alleged ‘acid attack’ which took place in Barking on October 10.

Jurors are deliberating in the trial of a man accused of stabbing a city worker during a violent robbery near her home in Dagenham.

A police investigation is underway after robbers targeted a jewellery shop in Barking yesterday morning.

A Chadwell Heath drug baron who channelled £250,000 crack cocaine and heroin from London onto the sleepy streets of Great Yarmouth was jailed for eight years at Snaresbrook Crown Court today.

More than 7,300 households have been caught without a TV licence across east London in the past 12 months, according to latest figures.

Following a spate of rip-offs by cowboy builders, elderly residents are being warned by the council to be vigilant against rogue door-to-door traders.

A Barking man has been charged with the murder of 34-year-old Daniel Adger, from South Ockendon in Essex.

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