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Takeaway shops outnumber all other types of food outlets in Barking and Dagenham — a situation unmatched in any London borough, figures reveal.

Episode four of Barking and Dagenham’s gripping drama has been released.

Troy Pratt, the man who was a speedway stunt double in Eastenders, will be at Friday’s emotional farewell to Arena Essex Raceway.

The newly restructured FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL) will kick off an historic season on Sunday (September 9) when it becomes fully professional for the first time.

The amount of doctors shifts that were left uncovered in BHRUT’s accident and emergency departments has doubled in the last year, research has revealed.

A comedian who’s featured on the BBC’s Live at the Apollo and The Mash Report is bringing his jokes to Barking.

Barking and Dagenham is one of the country’s worst local authorities for meeting its government house-building target, a new analysis shows.

When A-level results come out on August 16, more than three quarters of students who want to go to university are likely to get into their first choice.

When I meet constituents, crime is nearly always the most pressing issue for them – crime is increasing in our community.

Women from all walks of life were celebrated at a prestigious awards ceremony recognising their achievements.

Never mind the football, the real World Cup battle is going on off the field.

The 22-year-old thanked the supporters for backing the national team and praised the performance of Gareth Southgate’s side

It’s not supposed to be as comfortable as this.

With the group stage of the World Cup in the books, how much can you remember about the opening round of games?

It’s coming home, they said. It very nearly wasn’t.

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lee Power reviews one of the late games on day 13 of the tournament

The world of business is a cut-throat pursuit of money, money, money.

Gareth Southgate’s promising young England side look ready to make a mark on the world stage and help atone for the disappointments of recent tournaments.

The Spurs forward discussed the key quality instilled in the group since the Three Lions boss took charge of the team

Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Sophie Morton reviews match two on day seven of the tournament.

England’s captain led from the front to score twice and hand Gareth Southgate’s team a win in their World Cup opener

Tottenham striker Harry Kane leads a youthful England squad into the World Cup as captain and feels everyone is ready to meet the challenges head on.

A casting company boss is looking for a woman who has never acted before to star in a BBC funded feature film.

The number of stop and searches carried out in Barking and Dagenham has fallen by almost two-thirds in one year, Met figures reveal.

Legions of fans to walk to Wembley for cancer charity and you could be there too

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