It's finally over. Three years of nightmare journeys on the Gospel Oak to Barking London Overground line should be done with after regular service resumed today.

The Gospel Oak to Barking Overground line will be halving its train frequency later this month - because of a lack of trains.

The "impending collapse" of the Gospel Oak to Barking Overground line has been averted and passengers will get a free month's travel once the delayed new trains finally arrive.

Rail passengers have issued a "crisis bulletin" warning of the "impending collapse" of the Gospel Oak to Barking Overground line due to its trains all being removed.

A punk poet who managed The Stone Roses in the 1980s has bounced back from a near-death experience with a new book and album.

A van stolen from a hospice which cares for cancer patients has been seen fly-tipping in the early hours of this morning.

Drivers are fearing for their safety following eight crashes in two weeks on the A13 - with some of the chaos blamed on people not obeying new speed restrictions.

Motorists are still facing disruption after a lorry crash on the A13 this morning.

An inspirational former showjumper says he is keeping his motor neurone disease at bay by going to the gym four times a week and taking protein supplements.

A thug savagely attacked a man outside a nightclub where his ID had been scanned - and was caught a week later trying to get back in.

A drink driver has written an incredible letter to police praising the officer who arrested him and helped turn his life around.

A football manager was under the influence of cocaine when he climbed onto a railway track and was hit by a train, an inquest heard today.

Devolution to east London is set to be discussed by nine borough bosses, including Barking and Dagenham leader Cllr Darren Rodwell, today.

CCTV images of a man wanted in connection with indecent exposure on a train have been released by British Transport Police.

Nine borough bosses, including Barking and Dagenham leader Cllr Darren Rodwell, will meet later this month to discuss how more power can be devolved to east London.

A man who repeatedly stabbed a 19-year-old in a packed shopping centre restaurant has today been jailed for 10 years.

For most people, dressing for work doesn't involve becoming a tiger, a pirate, a bunny rabbit or a witch.

A man who repeatedly stabbed a 19-year-old in a packed shopping centre restaurant has been cleared of attempted murder, but still faces years in jail.

When the first day of a festival is also the hottest day of the year, spirits are going to be high.

Police are becoming increasingly concerned about a 14-year-old girl who has been missing for more than two weeks.

A 20-year-old man is wanted by police in connection with a grievous bodily harm offence and witness intimidation.

It's a serious case of the morning after the night before. Did that really happen? The photos of Brazilian fans crying into their flags with running face paint and elsewhere, lost expresions, suggest it did.

Group H winners Belgium were hoping to make it eight out of eight for the top teams last night - with all seven before them having progressed to the quarter finals.

It was winner takes all between Ivory Coast and Greece last night in the final Group C game inside Fortaleza's Estádio Castelão.

The flag-clad crowd at Estádio Castelão in Fortaleza were all set to celebrate another win for the hosts last night, but their team's Mexican opponents, and their 20,000 travelling fans, had other ideas.

A drunk, speeding driver, who a witness said had been road racing like he was in The Fast and the Furious film, killed a teenager who "had everything to live for", an inquest heard on Friday.


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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