A man has been sent to jail after he was arrested during the Metropolitan Police’s piloting of the use of facial recognition technology in Romford town centre.

A Rush Green pub supervisor who stabbed a customer in the arm in a “moment of madness” after one of England’s World Cup games has been spared jail.

Large plumes of smoke have been seen coming from the industrial park this afternoon.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning, with heavy snow and ice expected tomorrow night.

Emergency services are at the scene now.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was stabbed in Chadwell Heath.

Two people have died after a car crash on the A13 near Rainham this morning.

Thanks to help from volunteers and members of the public, Saint Francis Hospice in Havering-atte-Bower has raised more than £213,000 this year to help provide specialist end of life care.

Our reporter Liam Coleman met with the big man before a hectic few weeks.

Figures from the Met show that there have been more than 150 incidents where someone has been injured with a knife since January.

Police were called to Lakeside last night.

If you are travelling this morning you might have to change your route.

Data from TotallyMoney has revealed the most affordable and the most expensive places to live in London.

The stolen statue of a soldier who was killed in action has been found the day after a replacement was put up.

Lots of delays on the c2c and London Underground lines this morning.

Police were called at around 7.45 last night.

The mother-of-one was caught on CCTV pocketing the money.

The amount of doctors shifts that were left uncovered in BHRUT’s accident and emergency departments has doubled in the last year, research has revealed.

An ‘old-fashioned conman’ who scammed vulnerable non-British shopkeepers out of more than £5,000 has been sent to prison.

TFL and Greater Anglia trains were cancelled following the incident this morning.

Trains have been delayed and cancelled from Fenchurch Street and Liverpool Street this morning.

An additional 18 officers have been called in to patrol Barking following the tragic murder of a 24-year-old last week, a top police officer has revealed.

The first photos from the scene where a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in Barking last night show a tent in place outside of a block of flats and a number of police cordons in different locations.

A Chadwell Heath church has submitted plans to demolish its community hall that has been in use for over 50 years to try and raise £1m for refurbishments including a new coffee shop.

Sky customers in Barking and Dagenham have been warned that they will be without internet for eight hours tonight.

An 83-year-old man who lost his wife after she contracted cancer from washing his work overalls, has finally spoken out about his legal battle to win a six-figure compensation sum.

C2c trains is offering free travel for all mums this Sunday to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Train services will be reduced from tonight through to Thursday.

The five workers walked 13 miles in full protective kit, and have raised thousands of pounds for Isla Caton who has stage four neuroblastoma.

A woman from Chadwell Heath is going to climb Ben Nevis and said that her family might even sell their house in order to raise £300,000 for cancer treatment for her terminally ill mum.


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

Are you aged over 25 and an unpaid carer? If you want to return to employment but need practical help and support to get there, Working for Carers can help.

Everest Estates stress-free service guarantees a fixed income for your East London or Essex property every month, even if no one is currently living there. Here they talk about the scheme and explain how it can help you dodge common letting headaches.

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