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A mother has shared the story of how her daughter saved five lives after her death.

Allegations of unfair pay deductions at an Upminster Costa Coffee by a Dagenham barista has led to the company launching an independent audit of its franchise partners.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas is calling on Costa Coffee to investigate "unorthodox management" at an Upminster cafe after a theft led to allegations that staff were being subjected to unauthorised pay deductions.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas is calling for an investigation into claims that a Costa Coffee worker was told to pay back £280 stolen from the till.

A 21-year-old barista working at an Upminster Costa says she was shocked after she was told to pay back £240 stolen from the till following a robbery at the store.

Detectives are appealing for the public's help in identifying two men who they believe are connected in an unprovoked assault on board a train in Upminster.

Biomedical scientists are planning to take industrial action against the NHS trust that runs King George and Queen's hospitals following a dispute over shift changes.

A former pupil at a Romford theatre school from Dagenham has made her West End debut in London's feel-good musical Mamma Mia!

The mother of a teenager who was stabbed to death in Dagenham has called for young people to stop their friends from carrying knives.

In a bid to keep young people who are at risk of exploitation and crime safe, three east London boroughs will be sharing resources.

Thousands of people across east London are being offered a free lung health MOT as part of the UK's largest ever lung cancer screening study.

Police arrested 16 people following a series of dawn raids aimed at targeting cocaine dealers in Brentwood, Romford and Dagenham this morning.

A pair of gym trainers from Barking and Dagenham used their first aid skills to act quickly and save an elderly man's life after he collapsed in Romford.

People in east London are invited to have their say on proposals to move Moorfields Eye Hospital from its century-old site to a new facility at St Pancras Hospital.

Three fly-tippers have been ordered to pay back more than £230,000 after they illegally dumped waste in a "highly-organised" operation in Barking, Havering and Essex.

A community project is looking for people to share their stories about various Havering landscapes and join some inspiring walks across Barking and Dagenham, Havering, and Brentwood.

East London boroughs have higher numbers of people who smoke according to data from Public Health England.

A car has flipped onto its roof on the A13 between Ferry Lane and Wennington.

Police have launched an investigation into reports of an assault at Romford's Slug & Lettuce.

A food waste disposal company is calling on east London boroughs to work towards increasing their recycling rates this Global Recycling Day.

Theresa May has expressed her condolences to the family and friends of Jodie Chesney during Prime Minster's Questions in the House of Commons this lunchtime.

Two people charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney will stand trial in September, while police have confirmed an 18-year old suspected of murder remains in custody.

Motorists are calling for the Highway Code to be added to school sixth form lessons.

Teenagers appearing at the Old Bailey all pleaded not guilty to the murder of a teenager who was stabbed to death in Chadwell Heath 10 months ago.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has urged people to sign a petition opposing plans for a large energy park in Bexley.

Campaigners are fundraising for a memorial stone to commemorate workers who were killed in an explosion at Rainham Chemical Works in 1916.

The Met Police are appealing for the public's help in finding a man who is wanted in connection with a number of burglaries.

A Dagenham charity held a candlelit vigil in Romford to pay its respects to women who have been affected by male physical violence or sexual abuse.

A Dagenham charity will be holding a candlelight vigil in Romford to pay their respects to women who have been affected by male physical violence or sexual abuse.

When Jack sells his beloved family cow for magic beans, he soon discovers they open up an unexpected world of thrilling adventure.

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