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Thursday, March 23, 2017

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

A biker today admitted to killing his 22-year-old friend through dangerous driving.

The teenager who was shot in the head in St Ann’s on Sunday evening has been officially named by police as David Adegbite.

A policeman and two members of the public are among four people killed in a major terrorist incident at the Houses of Parliament.

Two people are believed to have died and a dozen injured in a suspected terror attack outside Parliament this afternoon.

It’s sadly an all–too–common occurrence: hitting it off with someone in a bar, then they do or say something that makes you feel vulnerable and unsafe. Now a campaign has been launched to help people discretely ask for help from bar staff before the situation escalates.

Tributes have been paid to the teenager who was shot dead in St Ann’s on Sunday evening by friends and dignitaries.

A second man has been arrested in connection with a suspected murder in St Ann’s on Sunday night.

A teenager has died after he was shot in the head last night.

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.

A takeaway that served a woman a cockroach with her lamb curry was this morning fined £3,500 and its owner £333 after hygiene breaches.

Chilling footage has emerged of a man attempting to rape a woman on the side of a busy street.

A 15-year-old boy from Chadwell Heath is being questioned by police after a gun was discovered during a search of his home.

A man is in a serious condition after he was assaulted outside a pub last night.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) today announced it will interview 17 officers in “the coming weeks” over alleged failures that stopped the Met catching the Barking serial killer sooner.

A man who pretended to be the son of a African king in order to groom two teenage girls he later sexually assaulted has been jailed.

A police chase ended in a crash this morning as officers pursued a stolen car.

Children as young as 13 were sold knives during under cover operations across the capital - including two cases in the borough - figures out today reveal.

The family of a man who died in the street after a fight marked what should have been his 61st birthday this weekend.

A cash box stolen in a “terrifying” robbery where two men attacked a security guard as he refilled a petrol station cash machine has been found in a Dagenham park.

A litterbug is now more than £500 worse off after dropping a cigarette butt in Barking town centre – despite being right by a bin.

A teenage boy has been charged with the murder of a 21-year-old from Barking who was stabbed to death in Lewisham.

The penalty for using a mobile phone whilst driving has doubled today – and a special police patrol is out to catch those who flout this law.

A young man who was stabbed to death days before his 22nd birthday has been formally identified.

A mother and son have been arrested following a disturbance at a popular pub.

A gardener has appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of a woman who was stabbed in Dagenham.

A gardener has been charged with a violent stabbing in Dagenham that has left a woman fighting for her life.

Three boys arrested on suspicion of GBH have been released on bail.

A vicious burglar who poured kettles of boiling water over an elderly couple faces years behind bars for his part in the “barbaric” crime.

A man and a woman were arrested this afternoon after a stabbing left a 29-year-old fighting for her life with head injuries.

The headteacher of a school where students were “sprayed with some harmful liquid” has said the suspected perpetrators will be expelled if allegations prove true.

It has been revealed that the suspects in yesterday’s ‘noxious substance’ attack at Sydney Russell school are all youngsters.

The scene of a savage stabbing in Castle Green has been closed off by police as new evidence comes to light.

Three patients have been rushed to hospital after reports of an acid attack at a school this afternoon.

There were 618 knife or blade-related crimes in the borough last year as a rise in violence left three dead.

Police will tonight patrol the scene of a brutal stabbing as a 29-year-old woman remains in critical condition.

Police have today named a man they would like to speak to in connection with a serious assault in Dagenham.

Police are appealing for information to find an absconder from a mental health unit who has links to Dagenham.

A chilling video shows the moment that a grandfather had his precious Ford retirement watch stolen in a distraction theft.

The family of the last young gay man to be murdered by Stephen Port has demanded justice as the BBC releases a film exploring police failings in the case.

A man accused of beating two women was given his trial date yesterday.

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

A deadly AK-47 Kalashnikov is one of 83 weapons handed in as part of the Met’s week-long gun amnesty.

The moments before a woman was stabbed in a “brutal” assault that left with life-threatening injuries have been traced by police searching for her attacker.

A “horrific” stabbing that left a woman fighting for her life could mean road closures until Friday, police have warned.

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