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An man has today been arrested in east London on suspicion of dissemination of terrorist publications.

Three thugs stole two bicycles and an Armani bag from three boys at knife-point after ambushing them in Dagenham Road, leading vigilante parents to take action.

CCTV has been released of the moment a prisoner made his escape from Homerton Hospital in his socks, being chased by a medic and the police officer who was supposed to be guarding him.

A driver who failed to stop at the scene of a crash, which killed a Dagenham dad-of-three, has been given a fourth month suspended sentence.

A man has denied causing the death of a 72-year-old cyclist by careless driving.

A 17-year-old has been jailed for 12 years after he stabbed a “gentle” teenager to death.

Acid attackers who live in council properties in Barking and Dagenham could be thrown out of their homes, it has been revealed today.

A teenage boy is due to be sentenced today for stabbing to death a college student during a row in Dagenham.

East London is the hotspot for acid attacks and nearly a third of victims are Asian, a senior officer has said today.

A man who was just trying to sell his old mobile had a terrifying ordeal last night.

A man from Barking has been jailed for threatening to kill a woman unless she told him who his ex-girlfriend had been having sex with.

A moped rider has been the victim of a possible acid attack in Dagenham - less than 24 hours after five similar incidents in Hackney and Islington.

A brother and sister have been given a suspended jail sentence for pretending to be a couple to obtain a council home in Dagenham.

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with robbery and threatening a person with a blade/sharply pointed article in Dagenham.

An uninsured motorist from Dagenham has been revealed as a drink driver in a name and shame campaign by Essex Police.

A noisy neighbour blasted his music so loudly the bassline shook walls and windows across the housing estate in Barking where he lived.

A Dagenham driving instructor was surrounded by “children on pushbikes” pelted with eggs and punched in the face 15 times.

A police officer serving the borough is to be sentenced for downloading indecent images of children and extreme animal porn.

A married couple from Dagenham suspected of being involved in a plot to fraudulently claim £10.2millon in tax credits are believed to have fled to Nigeria.

A shotgun-wielding robber from Dagenham who stole £235,000 in cash after holding up a security van at a supermarket has been jailed for 15 years.

A teenager accused of being part of a machete attack which left a doorman dead told jurors he only got out his knife because a baseball bat was being swung.

Police who were appealing to trace a mum who went missing with her two young sons have confirmed that they have been found.

A 43-year-old man from Barking has been arrested in connection with an alleged attempted armed robbery at a supermarket.

Moped-riding thugs who terrorised a schoolboy and his classmates match the description of a pair caught on camera during an attempted robbery on the same day.

A forward-thinking MP met with the police’s tri-borough commander to discuss the ever-growing problem of moped crime.

An explosion that happened outside a house after a moped-riding male approached is being investigated by police.

Two men have been jailed for a total of 27 years for the brutal killing of a man who was beaten and stabbed 13 times.

The ex-wife of former Liberian president Charles Taylor has appeared in court accused of torture offences linked to the country’s civil war.

Detectives have released shocking CCTV footage of a man’s car being rammed in Dagenham before he was chased down the street and stabbed to death.

A teenage boy has been found guilty of stabbing to death a college student during a row in Dagenham.

A Dagenham man has appeared in court to be charged with careless driving which caused the death of a 72-year-old Suffolk cyclist.

A slum landlord who refused to tackle damp and mould in an unlicensed property he rented out in Dagenham has been fined almost £4,000.

A 19-year-old male has been arrested after police found a knife with a serrated edge during a routine patrol.

Five men have been arrested today on suspicion of selling “spice” after raids in Dagenham, Ilford, Westminster and Lambeth.

Traffic police were issued body-worn video (BWV) cameras as part of the Met’s largest camera roll-out yet.

Detectives are appealing for information after four people were injured in a collision between a bus and a car in Barking.

The Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick urged moped and scooter riders to double lock them to help keep them safe on Friday.

A review is set to take place into how authorities dealt with the recent terror attacks in the UK, the home secretary has announced.

A doorman and former bodyguard to the stars was stabbed to death outside his home by two machete-wielding teenagers on a moped, a court has heard.

Police have released details of a man from Dagenham who they would like to speak to in connection with an attempted armed robbery.

A prisoner from Dagenham has had further time added to his jail sentence after he escaped from Pentoville prison by sawing through a metal bar and clambering over the roof.

The final three men arrested by detectives investigating the London Bridge terror attack have been released without charge.

An Ilford pharmacist who stole almost £5,000 worth of prescription drugs from pharmacies in Havering and Dagenham, which he then sold on the street, has been jailed.

A 52-year-old man is to appear in court charged with terror offences.

A man from east London was arrested on suspicion of terror offences in a dawn raid this morning.

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