Crime & Court

Thu, 17:03

An expert found no evidence of a proper risk assessment being done before an employee was crushed to death at work, a court heard.

A landmark Court of Appeal judgment has criticised the use of wide injunctions targeting Gypsy and Traveller camps.

A boss was warned about health and safety "failings" before his worker was crushed to death under window panes, a court has heard.

Three members of a criminal gang who went on a £300,000 'high end' car stealing rampage have each been jailed for three years.

A Barking man was fined £15,000 for illegally building an extension to his property, after being denied the required planning permission 15 years ago.

A new law to tackle terrorist propaganda could be introduced in the wake of the 2017 London Bridge terror attack.

An investigation has been launched after a woman was raped in Barking.

A man and woman who hacked more than 700 bank and mobile phone accounts in a £12,000 fraud have been sentenced.

The police has appealed for help finding a man wanted after failing to appear in court.

A teenage boy from Barking has been charged with the murder of a man in Gillingham.

A former Barking and Dagenham police officer who was found guilty of forging sick notes has been spared prison after he was handed a suspended sentence.

Medical professionals in Barking and Dagenham and Tower Hamlets will receive extra training to recognise signs of domestic violence and offer victims support sooner.

An Ilford man has admitted stealing almost £400 of alcohol from a Dagenham supermarket during a two-day crime spree he indulged in while out on bail for further shoplifting offences.

A robber from Orpington has been jailed for at least 30 years for stabbing a young Dagenham man to death after he was lured into a "honey trap" on Snapchat.

An organisation is offering people the chance to learn more about developments in the borough by taking its free bus tour.

A convicted terrorist from Chadwell Heath who took a selfie on a secret phone has been sent back to jail.

Up to 1,000 people had their New Year's Eve celebrations cut short after an illegal rave was busted.

Detectives searching for Dennis Farnall have said they believe a body discovered two days ago is his.

Three men are in police custody after officers were called to a fight inside a sports shop.

Police searching for a missing man have found a body.

The investigation into a man missing from Barking and Dagenham continues, led by the East Area Command Unit.

Arrests have been made and a crime scene established at a park as police continue to investigate the disappearance of a man from Barking.

Thieves have targeted businesses in Barking and Dagenham more than 2,200 times in two years - but the vast majority of crimes are going unsolved.

A teenager has been sentenced to seven and a half years in jail after being found guilty of a number of offences.

Police investigating the theft of a cash-filled holdall from a parked car in Dagenham have released CCTV footage in a bid to trace those responsible.

A detective sergeant has been sacked without notice by the Met Police after pleading guilty to drink driving.

A Dagenham man accused of murdering his brother-in-law has appeared in court.

A pair of illegal street traders have had their wares confiscated after being caught by trading standards officers and the police.

A man has been charged with murder following a stabbing at a house in Dagenham on Saturday night, Scotland Yard has confirmed today.

A suspected "illegal" puppy farm has been raided after neighbours raised the alarm.

A Marks Gate man has been told to pay almost £6,000 for flogging fake designer clothes at Dagenham Sunday Market.

The mother of a teenager whose body was pulled from the River Thames has said there is no way he committed suicide after a coroner recorded an open conclusion.

A Barking hacker sentenced to six years in prison has been told to pay £270,000 and sell his Rolex watch or face more jail time.

The ex-wife of former Liberian president Charles Taylor will walk free from custody after a senior judge dismissed torture charges against her.

The mum of a "lovely" and "helpful" man stabbed to death after attending a birthday party has told how the community has rallied round to support her.

A man is set to appear in court charged with the murder of Randy Skuse.

A grieving woman has caught cemetery gardeners on film pocketing bottles of booze left at her partner's grave.

A Dagenham man who stole vehicles from driveways in Kent has been sent to a young offenders' institution.

A six-year-old boy attacked by a dog as he walked home from school will be scarred for life, his parents have revealed.

A takeaway worker was injured after teenagers "ransacked" a branch of McDonald's - forcing customers to take shelter.

A police officer working across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge was sacked without notice for his role in an insurance scam in Newham.

Two men from Barking and Stoke Newington and a Colchester teenager have been jailed for the attempted murder of a man who was repeatedly stabbed after being lured to an area of Marks Tey in Essex.

Organisations dedicated to making sure that young people feel safe gathered to discuss how they can better share their resources and intelligence across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham.

A robber from Orpington has been found guilty of murdering a Dagenham man after he was lured into an ambush by a teenage girl.

Two teenage boys from Romford and Forest Gate have been arrested on suspicion of drug-driving and failing to stop following a police chase which ended in Dagenham.


Cauldron Foods' comedy night will give vegans the last laugh as Vegan comics dispel vegan myths.

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?

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