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Harjinder Singh Bhurji

Carjacker admits stabbing Ilford garage owner

A carjacker accused of murdering a garage owner for his Mercedes has admitted stabbing him after he refused to hand over the keys.

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UK Power Networks’ smart metering trainee Peter McIntosh. Picture: Nigel Bowles

Ilford man one of 17 trained to lead smart-meter roll out

A man from Ilford has secured a traineeship with UK Power Networks to support the national smart meter roll-out.

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Left to right: Sharon Ritchie, 45, Patricia Moses, 44 and Carole Moses, 50

Video: Family of hit-and-run victim Christopher Ritchie demand justice

The family of a hit-and-run victim are calling for the law to be rewritten as the hunt for his killer continues.

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Redbridge Council make millions in parking fines from CCTV cameras

Redbridge Council received more than £5.5m in parking and traffic fines between 2008 and 2013, a report has revealed.

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Ask Mobiles and Computers in Cameron Road, Seven Kings. Picture: Google

Ilford and Seven Kings shops caught buying ‘stolen’ mobile phones

Police are starting an investigation into two mobile phone shops in Ilford and Seven Kings after they appeared in a BBC probe into the sale of stolen phones.

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The Whittington Hospital in North London (Picture: Steve Parsons)

Ilford doctor pleads not guilty in UK’s first female genital mutilation case

An Ilford doctor has denied performing female genital mutilation (FGM) while working at a hospital.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court

Court: Woman ‘feared she had Aids’ after alleged rape by Barking Market trader

A market trader left a mother fearing she had Aids after he repeatedly raped her, a court heard today.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court

Woman ‘had dinner with Dagenham man days after he allegedly raped her’ – court

A woman who accused an illegal immigrant of repeatedly raping her chose to have dinner with him days later, a court has heard.

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Police want to speak to this man in relation to the assault on March 16.

Police hunting man who headbutted commuter in unprovoked Ilford station attack

Police are hunting a man who told a commuter he had a knife before headbutting him at Ilford station.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court

Drunk host slashed guest’s face at Ilford flat party after ‘two bottles of vodka’

A drunk party host who slashed a guest’s face when he stopped him chatting up his ex-wife has been spared jail.

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Kelvin Chibueze, 17, died after being repeatedly stabbed following an attack in Ilford

Two Kelvin Chibueze murderers fail appeal against life sentences for Ilford stabbing

Two of the men who stabbed 17-year-old Kelvin Chibueze to death in Ilford have failed an attempt to clear their names.

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Shammi Atwal

Barking manslaughter trial: Armed gang ‘pushed’ Chigwell businessman Shammi Atwal under wheels of lorry

A shop owner was killed when an armed robber “pushed” him under the wheels of a lorry, a court heard today.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court

Market stall owner ‘repeatedly raped woman in Ilford hotel’, court hears

A market stall owner repeatedly raped a woman in an Ilford hotel after selling her a scooter, a court heard today.

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Burglaries and robberies down in end of year police figures but violence is on the rise

Crimes such as burglary, robbery and vehicle offences have decreased by more than 10 per cent over the last year, but violence in the borough is on the rise.

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Pc Pete Williams with the hundreds of cannabis plants found during a different raid

Police find 200 cannabis plants in Chadwell Heath house

Approximately 200 cannabis plants were found in a house on Friday.

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Man, 28, charged with burgling Ilford house and two others

A man has been charged with committing three burglaries.

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A buggy identical to to the one stolen [Picture: Redbridge police]

Police appeal for information after £500 buggy stolen in Barkingside

A £500 buggy has been stolen from an unattended vehicle which was parked on a drive.

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Flying Squad officers with the handcuffed suspect in Wanstead (pics - Craig Ryan)

Armed robber who tried to hold up Wanstead bank jailed

An armed robber who was foiled trying to hold up a bank in Wanstead High Street has been jailed.

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Pc Pete Williams surrounded by cannabis plants which were found at the Seven Kings address

Man arrested after over 500 cannabis plants found in Seven Kings house

A man has been arrested and charged after over 500 cannabis plants were found in a house.

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Harjinder Singh Bhurji was stabbed in the heart

Man stabbed to death trying to protect Mercedes, court hears

A man was stabbed to death in Ilford after trying to prevent a carjacker from stealing his Mercedes, a court heard today.

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Nitya Anterag, 10, and Ram Anterag, six, looking at the Kelvin Hughes exhibition at Redbridge Museum

Gallery: History of navigational company explored in new Redbridge Museum exhibition

Industry in Britain is said to have died a death over the last few decades, with the majority of the items we buy manufactured overseas.

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Celebrity / Showbiz See all

The dates will be the first since Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow announced they had separated (Picture: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Coldplay announce summer Royal Albert Hall date

London’s Royal Albert Hall will play host to Coldplay this July as part of a select series of dates to launch the band’s forthcoming album Ghost Stories.

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