NHS staff at the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust took more than five weeks' worth of sick leave because of drug or alcohol abuse last year.
Large parts of London and the south east have been left without electricity this evening.
Police have launched a campaign to reduce the number of illegal firearms in the capital.
The owner of an Ilford gym attended by the London Bridge terrorists has denied he was involved with a Jihadi training camp in Pakistan, an inquest heard.
A man who died from almost 100 per cent burns may have worked as a casual labourer in Barking and Dagenham, police believe.
Police failing to investigate several primary schools where a London Bridge terrorist worked was "a very real missed opportunity", an inquest heard.
Barking and Dagenham knife crime offenders will be tagged with a tracking device when they are released from prison.
Police had lots of opportunities to foil the London Bridge attack after the terrorists repeatedly met up in Ilford to make plans, an inquest heard.
Hate preacher Anjem Choudary dined with Barking London Bridge terrorist at least three times while on bail for drumming up support for Islamic State, but the connection was not investigated by counter-terrorism police.
Ilford hate preacher Anjem Choudary "energised" the ring leader of the London Bridge terrorist attack, an inquest heard.
A Goodmayes diabetic with low blood sugar was trapped under a car for 15 minutes when a gust of strong wind blew a 15ft tree on top of him.
A swan on the line is causing delays between Ilford and Romford train stations this morning.
Crossrail will not open before December 2020, the company behind the infrastructure project has confirmed.
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A watchdog has raised concerns about chemotherapy services at Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge University Trust (BHRUT).
Barking and Dagenham residents with visual impairments will have more access to talking books thanks to an £82,000 cash injection.
GPs are reminding people in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge they can book appointments over the whole Easter holiday period.
Across England and Wales, the affordability gap between the most and least expensive places to live is at its widest since records began.
School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.
A police officer who raped a teenage girl twice when he took out on a date in Harold Hill has been sacked.
More than 50 knives have been surrendered at police deposit boxes after two young people were fatally stabbed in Ilford and Harold Hill.
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London Bridge terrorist Khuram Butt of Barking, was able to plan the attack despite being under MI5 surveillance, a pre-inquest has heard.
Prolific Romanaian pickpockets who flew to the UK to targeted elderly and vulnerable victims in Redbridge, Newham and Barking and Dagenham have been jailed.
A police officer from the East Area Command Unit has been found guilty of twice raping a teenage girl he took out for a date in Harold Hill.
A fire that ripped through a car showroom in Chadwell Heath is now being treated as suspicious by investigators.
A man has been jailed after he and his accomplice from Dagenham were caught with half a million pounds worth of heroin in Ilford.
Sainsbury's is trialling a summer holiday multi-sports camp in Barking where children can play and eat a healthy lunch, all for £7.50 a day.
To celebrate the launch of Connected Communities, Crowdfunder has teamed up with Trust For London to award £5,000 to five projects making a difference in Barking & Dagenham.
It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?
The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime
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