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A Lithuanian builder who repeatedly slammed his pregnant girlfriend’s head into a brick wall when she refused to have sex with him has been jailed for nine years.

Man, 43, has been charged by police

A 43-year-old man has been charged by police in connection with an attack on a woman in Ilford Lane on Tuesday evening.

Police sirens

London’s police chief branded prostitution in Ilford Lane a “menace and a blight” as he addressed residents just hours before a support worker was attacked with a knife at the notorious site.

South Woodford station

Efforts to tackle street-drinking could be rolled out to Woodford following the success of a crackdown in Ilford.

The towers in Ilford and Ilford Lane.

A woman slashed with a knife in a late-night attack in Ilford Lane was working as part of an initiative to tackle on-street prostitution.

Ilford Lane. Picture: Google Streetview

A man carrying a bag of knives was Tasered by police following a late-night attack on a woman in Ilford Lane last night (Tuesday).

Stephen Greenhalgh, deputy mayor for policing and crime

Top police officers from the Met were grilled over issues in Redbridge including street-drinking, cyber crime and prostitution last night (Tuesday).

She will appear later today

A 19-year-old woman will appear in court today accused of abducting of two girls.

Do you recognise this man?

A man exposed himself and performed a sex act on an afternoon train in front of a 14-year-old girl and her mother.

Brendon Smith, 31, is wanted in connection with a burglary in Chigwell. [Picture: Essex Police]

Police are hunting a man over a burglary.

John Wunderle who has been jailed after sexual offences involving a 15-year-old girl

A private investigator hired by the family of teacher John Wunderle’s victim to find out if he was still seeing their daughter has described it as the “most rewarding work you can do”.

Karen Friddin and her yorkshire terrier Daisy who was attacked by a staffordshire bull terrier when they were out walking in Clayhall Park. Daisy was bitten on her back while being held by Karen, had to undergo surgery yesterday (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

A dog was left needing major surgery after it was attacked in a park.

Police search the scene in September after a 36-year-old man from east London was shot outside Virgin Active in Chigwell. Photo credit: Alex Rose

A total of four people have now been arrested in connection with a shooting at a sports complex.

King George Hospital

Elsie Brooks died in King George Hospital on January 6 2010, less than a month after her operation.

Harry Roberts has been released after spending 48 years in prison

A notorious police killer has been released from prison after serving 48 years of a life sentence.

Do you know this man?

Police have issued a second appeal for information after a young woman was subjected to a prolonged sexual assault on her way to work on a packed Central Line train.

Simeon Osen. Picture: Met Police

A paedophile company director who paid children as young as 10 in the Philippines to perform sex acts on the internet has been jailed.

Magdalena Welna who was stabbed to death in Ilford last Friday.

Police have released a picture of Magdalena Welna, who was brutally murdered in Ilford last Friday.

The two men pleaded guilty to fraudulent trading. [Picture: PA]

The owner of a letting agency and one of his employees have been given suspended sentences after scamming landlords and prospective tenants.

Woman died on Valentines Road and a man was found on Auckland Road 90 minutes later.

The mother of two who discovered a dying 27-year-old man lying topless in her driveway last Friday thought it was just a Halloween prank.

Ashley Latty, 25, was killed in Dagenham in May

A man from Goodmayes is the seventh person to be charged with the murder of a 25-year-old from Dagenham.

Magdalena Welna, 23, was found in Valentines Road having been stabbed at around 5.30pm and was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

The 27-year-old man who collapsed and died after a woman was fatally stabbed was found to be in possession of an “unidentified” white powder.

Jimmy Mubenga

Three G4S guards killed an Angolan deportee as they restrained him on a flight from the UK, a court heard.

Sodiq Adebayo, 21, has been charged with the murder of a 22-year-old who was stabbed at a university campus.

Valentines Road, Ilford, where Magdalena Welna was stabbed, viewed from Auckland Road (Picture: Google)

Tributes have been paid to Magdalena Welna after she was murdered in a residential street on Friday evening.

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