A Barking drug dealer has been jailed for life with a minimum of 23 years for murdering a teenager in a gang-related revenge attack.

The parents of a murdered teenager have told a court of the devastating impact of their son’s death on their lives as five people - including a man from Barking - await sentencing for their part in the killing.

A 20-year-old drug dealer from Barking accused of murdering a teenager was not part of the group that attacked him, it has been claimed.

The step-sister of a stabbed teenager held his hand as he struggled to breathe following a knife attack near his father’s home, a court heard.


The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

People working for a wide range of private companies have been standing side-by-side with public sector staff on the front line during the coronavirus outbreak.

The United Kingdom is pulling together as one, with people from all regions and all four nations of the country helping each other through the coronavirus pandemic.

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