Leading waste company Renewi has donated 2,000 surgical masks for use in care homes across east London.


A carer from Barking “drained” the bank accounts of two vulnerable people with learning difficulties of nearly £4,000 to buy himself luxury items, a court has heard.


The government has been urged to spell out what it is doing to make sure care workers can be tested for Covid-19.


Barking Town Hall has been lit up in purple to show solidarity in the fight against racism following the death of an unarmed black man in America.


A documentary series about the nursing staff at Queen’s and King George hospitals is due to air on BBC One next week.

Yesterday, 17:00

This is the moment a pair of uninvited guests attempt to steal a moped.

Yesterday, 16:55

A man from Barking has denied killing a Rainham postal worker by dangerous driving.

Yesterday, 16:33

Schools across the country have been preparing for some of their pupils to return to the classroom. Here is how one group of schools has been getting ready to make sure pupils can be taught safely and get on with lessons.

Yesterday, 15:21

In this week’s focus on Saint Francis Hospice, Bridget Moss, head of education, explains how staff have been able to share their expertise with hospitals and in the community


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Three West Indies players have decided against travelling to England for next month’s Test trip, which will go ahead behind closed doors at ‘biosecure’ venues because of coronavirus.


Police will look at the final proposed Premier League fixture list before recommending whether whether any games in London should be moved to neutral venues.


Premier League clubs have been given the go-ahead to organise friendlies ahead of the competition’s resumption, the Press Association understands.

Yesterday, 17:45

England’s three-Test series against the West Indies will go ahead next month subject to government clearance, the England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed.

Yesterday, 16:00

West Ham United Women are teaming up with domestic abuse charities after a sharp rise in incidents during the coronavirus pandemic.

Yesterday, 12:00

Bookmakers issued a mixed report as British racing returned from a 76-day absence, with most firms describing trade as brisk.

Yesterday, 10:00

A group of leading British sporting identities have teamed up to help boost prostate cancer research.

Yesterday, 07:25

County cricket’s reduced pay deal has been extended to the end of July, as players continue to wait for their season to resume.

Mon, 17:00

England’s three-match Ashes series with Australia has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Friday, April 10, 2020

The ongoing countrywide lockdown means this year’s Easter weekend feels very different for many.

Friday, March 20, 2020

In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Everyone’s favourite magic yellow bear is bring his spectacular show to Barking.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

The Samuel twins are everything you would expect from eight-year-old girls. They’re energetic, enthusiastic and endearing. They’re also child stars, having worked in the industry since the age of four. They already boast an impressive portfolio of work.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

A colourful canopy of shapes and messages has been unveiled above an alleyway as part of a bid to put smiles on people’s faces.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

A budding choreographer is hoping to “bring the community” for the fifth year of an annual dance show.


Schools across the country have been preparing for some of their pupils to return to the classroom. Here is how one group of schools has been getting ready to make sure pupils can be taught safely and get on with lessons.

The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

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

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