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The vast majority of robberies in Barking and Dagenham are going unsolved by police as figures reveal the borough's most crime-ridden streets.

Tears flowed as a memorial was unveiled at New City College this week for Dagenham teenager Kane Johnson.

Three months ago the body of a Dagenham teenager was found floating in the Thames. How he got there remains a mystery. Today, his family speak out for the first time.

More than 4,500 noise complaints have been made across Barking and Dagenham since the start of 2018 - with a tiny cul-de-sac responsible for the most persistent rackets in the borough.

A local councillor has had his Labour Party membership fully reinstated after being excluded from the party last month.

Police tore through Barking this afternoon and handcuffed the wrong person after an earlier bank robbery in which staff were threatened with a screwdriver.

A long-standing local councillor has been expelled from the Labour Party after apparently throwing his weight behind the Brexit Party on social media.

A raft of fresh measures to tackle prostitution in Ilford Lane have been announced at a heated public meeting.

Ex-council homes bought under right to buy in Barking and Dagenham have been sold off by former tenants for tens of millions of pounds, new figures have revealed.

My name is Hannah, and I'm investigations reporter for the Post and its sister titles in London.

Members of the Muslim community have spoken of their fraught experience with the global "investment" scheme called Leverage, which scores of households in North and East London paid into.

A global "investment" scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.

An estate agents in Chadwell Heath has insisted there was no breach of its customers' privacy after it was alleged that an ex-employee had been taking confidential client data off the premises.

A homeless mother-of-three was "devastated" after Barking and Dagenham Council locked her temporary accommodation while she was in prison and destroyed all her family's possessions.

London Fire Brigade spent more than £300,000 on Barking Fire Station, including £90,000 on the showers, as part of £11.8m in repairs and upgrades to its estate over four years.

Barking and Dagenham Council has been rapped for the unfair dismissal of three people on its housing team in summer 2017, including two that faced race and disability discrimination.

Barking and Dagenham Council has been ordered to apologise and pay costs after letting a beleaguered landlord face the prospect of prosecution for 18 months.

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