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The town hall has pledged to take a zero-tolerance approach to unlicensed gatherings following two illegal raves.

This is the moment a suspected thief tries to break into a van.

A man has urged drivers to beware scammers conning sellers out of their cars.

Three teenagers have been charged in connection with a street fight in Dagenham.

The sister of a “vulnerable” man found dead a week after being reported missing has said the circumstances surrounding his death do not add up.

A police force’s failure to interview key witnesses, who possessed critical evidence about alleged corruption, is explored in the latest episode of our new podcast series.

A man has been charged with a terrorism offence following a series of raids by armed officers, including one in Goodmayes.

Detectives have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a racially motivated attack in Dagenham where the victim was seriously assaulted by a group of men.

It will not be a priority for officers to deal with people not wearing masks in Barking and Dagenham’s shops, a police chief has said.

A man is in hospital after being been shot.

Four people have been arrested following a crackdown on crime and anti-social behaviour.

Whistleblowers saved documents charting alleged failures to properly care for “dozens” of Southend children linked to the so-called “Shoebury Sex Ring”, a new documentary reports.

Two more arrests have been made in an ongoing intelligence operation targeting drug dealing and violence across Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge and Havering.

Police have seized around £250,000 worth of items – including hundreds of iPads and iPhones – and cash from an office in Barking.

A serving police officer in the East Area Command Unit has been charged with two sexual offences.

The police arrested 10 people in a series of raids across London and Essex targeting organised gangs forcing “vulnerable” people to farm cannabis.

One person has been arrested after a teenage boy was stabbed in broad daylight in a Dagenham park.

Counter terrorism police have been given permission to carry on detaining four people who were arrested over suspected terror offences.

A judge is to consider what to do if witnesses refuse to answer questions about investigations into murders committed by a Barking serial killer.

A series of raids have been carried out in east London including one near Goodmayes Park.

A party at a Barking apartment block attended by about 90 revellers was shut down by the council.

A teenager from Barking has been found guilty of murdering a man he chased and stabbed to death in broad daylight in Kent.

Men from Dagenham and Upminster are among three to have been charged with the attempted murder of a man in South Ockendon.

Murder plots have been foiled and some of London’s most dangerous criminals arrested in a joint operation against a criminal instant messaging platform.

Police have been called out to a number of illegal parties across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham in recent weeks.

Men from Dagenham and Upminster have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in South Ockendon.

Police investigating an assault on a staff member at Barking station have released a picture of someone they would like to speak to.

An undercover intelligence operation targeting drug dealing and violence has led to 23 arrests across Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge and Havering.

Two men from Barking who formed part of an 11-strong county lines drug dealing gang have been jailed after pleading guilty to conspiring to supply cocaine.

A teenager is in hospital after being shot in Dagenham.

A man has been charged following demonstrations across central London.

A 71-year-old woman fought off a would-be home intruder with a “brain-wobbling” blow to the head she learnt in council-run self-defence classes.

A woman has been charged with a firearms offence by police investigating a shooting in Barking.

The borough’s police chief has said a shooting in Barking which left a man fighting for his life happened “more by chance than design”.

A Dagenham teenager will face court today after being charged with the murder of a man in north London.

Met Police detectives wish to speak with this man after a racially aggravated stabbing at a home in Dagenham.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder by detectives investigating a shooting.

Detectives have renewed their appeal for information into a shooting as the victim continues to fight for his life.

Police are encouraging people across east London to learn about what to do in the event of a terror attack and how to report suspicious behaviour.

A teenage boy from Dagenham was arrested during the Black Lives Matter rally in central London.

A Dagenham man has been jailed for 30 months and handed a 15 year restraining order after brutally attacking a woman and assaulting police officers.

A man is in a critical condition after being shot in Barking.

Met police officers covering Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge issued the second highest number of fines for Covid-19 breaches, figures show.


The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

People are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by exploring destinations closer to home. Taking a holiday in the United Kingdom offers people the chance to uncover some stunning scenery, wonderful attractions and superb accommodation without having to jump on a plane. Here, we take a look at the type of places you can stay, the rules you need to follow and how to enjoy a great staycation.

Summer is here and people from across the South East region can enjoy the many attractions that we have on our doorstep, as long as we follow UK Government advice and enjoy summer safely. There are plenty of places to go and things to do to suit every budget. Here is our guide to the numerous great days out.

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