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Wanstead GP with history of depression ‘took own life’, inquest finds

A Wanstead GP and father-of-five with a history of depression took his own life, an inquest heard yesterday.

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Khurram Shahzad, 30, was jailed for 21 months (Picture: British Transport Police)

Ilford pervert jailed over ‘predatory’ Tube sex assaults

A sexual predator from Ilford has been jailed for two separate assualts on a terrified Brentwood teen.

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Phil Smith works as manager of housing standards for Redbridge Council (Picture: Phil Smith)

Council worker helps police nab Ilford bag snatcher

An eagle-eyed council worker has been praised by police for helping catch a bag snatcher.

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The new sergeants at Ilford police station

Police to push for more officers as force faces ‘exceptionally busy weekend’

Police called for reinforcements from other boroughs on Friday as they were faced with an “exceptionally busy” period.

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Ilford Lane thief jailed for 21 months after getaway taxi stays stationary

A opportunistic thief who stole hundreds of pounds of razors and shower gel from an Ilford Lane shop was caught after the taxi he called to flee the scene failed to drive off.

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Police are investigating reports of vehicle thefts in the borough

Organised crime linked to spate of van thefts

A spate of van thefts could be linked to organised crime, police have revealed.

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General view of the internet search engine Google

Thousands of Redbridge residents targeted by internet criminals

More than 63,000 Redbridge residents have had their personal details stolen and put up for sale on the “dark web” by criminals.

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Man sought by police in connection with sexual assault in Goodmayes toilets

A man is being sought in connection with a sexual assault which took place in public toilets.

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Ravel Morrison arriving at Manchester Magistrates Court this morning (Picture: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire)

Ravel Morrison made acid attack threats against ex-girlfriend, court hears

The West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison threatened to throw acid in the face of his ex-girlfriend and blow up her house, a court heard this morning.

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A Greater Anglia train at Ilford station

Trains between Shenfield and London Liverpool Street delayed after passenger is taken ill at Ilford

Trains running between Shenfield and London Liverpool Street are being delayed by up to 20 minutes.

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Joseph Lamey, 28, from Chingford, was sentenced to five years in prison after attacking his partner and police officers. [Picture: Redbridge police]

‘Dangerous individual’ sentenced to five years in prison for attacking his partner and police officers

A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for a series of attacks on his partner and two assaults on police officers.

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Ravel Morrison of West Ham(Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

West Ham’s Ravel Morrison granted bail in ‘assaults’ case

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been freed after a judge granted him bail following a private court hearing.

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Isabella Field receives the Young Citizen Award as she raised £76,000 for Haven House Hospice.after the death of her sister Molly.

Fundraiser nominated for Young Citzen award for helping raise over £76,000 for children’s hospice

A nine-year-old girl who caught the fundraising bug early in life has been nominated for the Young Citizen award after helping raise over £76,000 for a children’s hospice.

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Walthamstow Coroner's Court

Wanstead GP with history of depression ‘took own life’, inquest finds

A Wanstead GP and father-of-five with a history of depression took his own life, an inquest heard yesterday.

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Ashley Kissin

Redbridge mayor Cllr Ashley Kissin makes call for Recorder Young Citizen Award nominations

Redbridge’s new mayor has urged people to put forward their nominations for the Young Citizen Awards.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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