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Follow our live blog for the latest news, announcements and medical advice from across east London, to be brought to you throughout the coronavirus crisis.

Wondering how to keep your children entertained and educated during lockdown? Here are seven useful resources to keep them from climbing up the walls.

The Recorder spoke to the chief medical officer of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust (BHRUT), Madga Smith, on the trust’s response and how the hospital is managing the pandemic.

In a televised address to the nation about how vital it is to stop coronavirus spreading, Boris Johnson announced the public is only to leave the house for shopping, basic necessities, one form of exercise a day, any medical need, to provide care and to go to and from work only where absolutely necessary.

It’s Friday, you’ve made it through your first week of isolation without climbing up the walls or killing your cat. Celebrate with our pub quiz! You won’t even know you’re not in a real pub.

Downing Street has announced the closure of all schools in England from Friday afternoon, March 20.

King George Hospital, Goodmayes, and Queen’s Hospital, Romford, have temporarily changed their visitors policy with immediate effect.

Important improvements are needed in the A&E departments at Queen’s and King George hospitals.

What started with a routine stop and search in Loughton last November has come to fruition in a major operation involving around 450 officers in 22 locations across east London and west Essex.

Police hunting a gang of car thieves have recovered stolen luxury vehicles worth at least £3million and at least £100,000 in cash in a series of early morning raids on locations across east London and Essex this morning.

The NHS trust that runs Queen’s and King George hospitals has made improvements in its approaches to management and teamwork, according to the results of the annual NHS Staff Survey.

Customers are experiencing severe delays and cancellations across the line this morning, February 14.

A Romford mother tells how donating her son’s organs helped save eight other lives, and how her sight is now being saved thanks to tissue donation.

Due to a flood in the Plaistow area this morning, there are cancellations and delays across all c2c routes.

A teenage boy is fighting for his life after being stabbed near the grounds of Barking Abbey.

As Londoners prepare to bake in this year’s scorching temperatures, we’ve rounded up the best of east London’s summer activities from aerial theatre, modern art tours and music spectacles to family fun days and wildlife ventures - here’s our most exciting and creative ways to enjoy the sunshine.

Over the years Boris Johnson has graced east London with his presence many times, from canoodling with the Cheeky Girls in Canary Wharf to zip lining in Victoria Park.

An Accessible Transport for All event in Romford raised £387 for the Head and Neck Cancer Foundation.

An important drop-in event to raise awareness and promote accessible transport services is being held at the YMCA in Romford on Friday, June 21.

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