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Two Dagenham students have been jailed for their role in credit card fraud using cloned cards bought on the dark web.

Barking Abbey School have been celebrating after being ranked second in the top 100 state schools for sport.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced the Jr NBA World Championship, a first-of-its kind global youth basketball tournament for teams aged 14 and under from around the world.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.

EastEnders actor Danny Dyer showed off his famous cheeky chappie persona after playing auctioneer at a charity fundraiser.

England’s women were left empty-handed at the Hockey World League Final after losing their bronze medal play-off to Korea in New Zealand on Sunday.

England’s women saw their Hockey World League Final gold-medal hopes shattered by a late New Zealand winner in their semi-final on Friday.

Two goals from Sophie Bray sent England’s women into the semi-finals of the Hockey World League Final in Auckland, New Zealand.

Boyhood Arsenal fan and NBA star OG Anunoby wants to inspire the next generation of young Great British basketball players.

Co-owners son Jack Sullivan is leading the pitch to get West Ham Ladies accepted into the Super League and he means business

Former Dagenham amateur Robin Dupre will consider his fighting future after his Commonwealth title dream died at York Hall on Saturday when he was stopped in the sixth round by Swindon’s undefeated Luke Watkins.

When I first heard about the contaminated blood scandal I was horrified.

Contaminated blood victims have today won the right to sue the government in the High Court in a new legal case over the health disaster.

Barking Abbey’s Obi off to USA

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Barking Abbey forward Obi Agu has signed to Western Wymong College for the 2017-18 season.

Barking Abbey’s RJ heading to USA

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Barking Abbey guard RJ Eytle-Rock will be heading to the United States after signing up for a prep year at Peddie School in New Jersey.

A free community library encouraging people to recycle their unwanted books has opened at Barking Riverside.

Stars from EastEnders have pledged their support for a two-year-old girl with a rare childhood cancer.

A Barking Abbey select squad will take on NCAA Division One school the University of Portland on Saturday afternoon at Barking Abbey Leisure Centre.

England 5 Argentina 2

England suffer semi-final loss

Friday, July 21, 2017

Maddie Hinch makes several fine saves, but it isn’t enough to send them through to final

England 4 India 1

The Hammers will take on German fifth tier outfit

Barking Abbey student-athlete Dan Akin has signed with NCAA Division 1 University of Maryland for the 2017-18 season.

A hospital trust has been praised by health secretary Jeremy Hunt in a report focusing on the significant improvements it has made.

The Labour Party has held Barking and Dagenham and Rainham in a decisive defeat for UKIP.


The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.

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