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Yesterday, 16:37

A policeman is one of five people to have been killed in a major terrorist incident at the Houses of Parliament.

It’s sadly an all–too–common occurrence: hitting it off with someone in a bar, then they do or say something that makes you feel vulnerable and unsafe. Now a campaign has been launched to help people discretely ask for help from bar staff before the situation escalates.

A murder hunt has been launched after a 19-year-old man was gunned down in Ilford late last night.

A Chigwell resident is warning his neighbours after steering wheels and sat navs were stolen from his BMWs, using technology to exploit the keyless entry system.

A party venue in Ilford is attracting gang related activity from across London, police officers have claimed.

A firearm was seized by officers this morning after it was discovered on Loxford Lane in Ilford this morning.

A man who assaulted a police officer before stealing his car with a police dog inside it has today been jailed for two and a half years.

A tennis coach father accused of mistreating his daughters for years in a mission to make them Wimbledon champions has been acquitted of child abuse.

A seven-months pregnant mother has revealed the terrifying ordeal as she helplessly watched masked burglars trying to break into her home.

The tennis player daughters of a coach accused of serial abuse had “the fire inside” them and were not forced to train, a court has heard.

Police are warning residents to be vigilant after a man posing as a pest-control worker has been targeting vulnerable people in the borough.

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of Ilford nightclub doorman Christopher Lombard 20 years ago have once again appealed for information.

The boyfriend of a woman who committed suicide in an Ilford hotel waited six-and-a-half hours before alerting the emergency services, an inquest has heard.

A coach from Newbury Park “tyrannised” his tennis player daughters to fulfil his own ambitions of sporting greatness, a court has heard.

A father accused of subjecting his daughters to years of physical and emotional abuse had a “passive” style which was ideally suited to training children, a jury has heard.

Police are investigating after reports that four men, one allegedly wearing a red mask, tried to break into Woodford Green homes yesterday evening.

A father accused of cruelty to his daughters as he coached them to become Wimbledon stars admitted the fun appeared to be going out of the sport when his eldest child was aged just six.

The mother of two young women accusing their father of cruelty has denied lying about the allegations in a bid to help secure contact with her children.

A tennis coach physically and verbally abused his daughters in his obsessive bid to turn them into tennis champions, a jury heard today.

Police and ambulance vehicles lined the streets searching for a injured person with stab wounds.

A staff member has recounted the terrifying moment two men attacked a security guard as he refilled a petrol station cash machine this morning.

A litterbug is now more than £500 worse off after dropping a cigarette butt in Barking town centre – despite being right by a bin.

Detectives investigating the shooting of a teenager with a BB gun on board a bus are continuing to appeal for information to find the culprit.

A man in his 20s is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed in Gants Hill

A teenage child-molester who made a six-year-old boy “kiss his willy” and take part in other sexual acts repeatedly for almost a year was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment today.

A newsagents in Ilford has been fined £1,500 after being found guilty of illegally selling cigarettes to a 16-year-old.

A 15-year-old girl was rushed to hospital with head injuries after an incident in Ilford yesterday.

British Transport Police (BTP) Insp John Loveless had just taken charge of the TfL Rail line in spring 2016.

Two members of a gang that turned Ilford station into an open drugs market have today been convicted, after a three-week trial.

The penalty for using a mobile phone whilst driving has doubled today – and a special police patrol is out to catch those who flout this law.

A “team of people” have been scoping houses in South Woodford and earmarking them for burglary with white chalk, according to head of Redbridge Neighbourhood Watch.

An 89-year-old widow was left distraught after two teenage girls stole a necklace she was given on her wedding day, right outside her home.

A man who poured kettles of boiling water over an elderly couple faces years behind bars for his part in a “barbaric” crime.

The case of a man who was found stabbed in the neck in a park bush earlier this week has been deemed non-suspicious by investigators.

A teenager has been arrested after an under 16s football match turned ugly and resulted in two teenagers and a man being squirted in the face with a “noxious substance”.

A police hunt is underway after a couple in their 50s were robbed at knifepoint by masked burglars who broke into their home in Ilford.

One of the men accused of running a drugs ring from Ilford station operated alone and “sold drugs to survive”, a court has heard.

A man who was knifed after prayers at the mosque, only realised he had been stabbed when he got home and saw his intestines hanging out.

A mob of around 14 teens have been terrorising a street in Goodmayes for six years by selling drugs and throwing acid, it has been claimed.

An 80-year-old has been rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being stabbed in South Park.

A cat who was decapitated and dumped in a pond is the latest victim of a notorious feline killer, animal welfare campaigners say.

Investigating neo-Nazi and terrorist funding, foiling fraudsters who stole £600million from a Mumbai bank, it all sounds like the life of James Bond.

A man has been arrested in connection with a “horrific” burglary spree that took place in Ilford, Goodmayes and Seven Kings over 36–hours.

A gang who allegedly created an open market for drugs outside Ilford station stashed heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis across the town centre, a court heard.

Police have charged four young men following a robbery in Hermit Road, Newham, on October 23 last year.

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