Days before Christmas, red tape blocked a severely disabled teenager from the vital care keeping her safe at home.

A former rough sleeper who rushed to the aid of a teenager injured in an 'acid attack' in Stratford died in his Ilford flat less than a year later.

A free cancer advice service rolls into Barking, Ilford and Romford next week.

Four family members have been charged with modern slavery offences following dawn raids across east London.

Police have arrested 20 people and seized weapons including a handgun, sword and a hunting knife during dawn raids across east London today.

A police officer caught driving a car without insurance or a MOT certificate committed "gross misconduct", a hearing found.

A trio of robbers responsible for 19 knife and acid attacks in north and east London were jailed today for a total of more than 30 years.

A teenager boy from Ilford who admitted spitting on a police war memorial in Forest Gate has been let off with a conditional discharge.

The High Court has called for a new inquest into the death of an elderly woman who suffered complications including fatal blood poisoning on an understaffed hospital ward.

Two Ilford men were today found guilty of killing Raja Ali in Dagenham in 2016.

A church exposed as offering gay "cure" therapies is under investigation over "potential significant" financial losses.

A trader at Dagenham Sunday market caught flogging fake designer clothes has been ordered to pay more than £3,000.

Redbridge's NHS hospital trust has apologised to the family of a grandmother whose painful death from bladder cancer the NHS watchdog ruled "avoidable".

A Met Police officer has been sacked after she was caught lying about her attendance at work.

Police will step up patrols this weekend across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge amid rising violence and knife crime in the capital.

Trains face severe disruption due to wintery weather, giving commuters another reason to be miserable during morning rush hour.

Police have issued an urgent appeal to find a young woman missing from an Ilford mental health ward.

Police are appealing for help to find a 26-year-man who went missing from Goodmayes.

Five decades ago, women workers at Ford's Dagenham factory went on strike.

Medical failings stretching back more than two decades cost the NHS trust which runs King George Hospital millions of pounds a year.

Budding brainiacs from Cranbrook Primary School took one step closer to Cambridge University last week.

Motorists are experiencing delays after a collision on the A12.

More than 2,000 disabled people in east London were wrongly stripped of their benefits, this newspaper can reveal.

Ilford South's longstanding MP Mike Gapes has praised the latest police operation to tackle prostitution along Ilford Lane.

The new £10 note featuring novelist Jane Austen goes into circulation today.


Defence classes for children such as Krav Maga are fun, healthy activities that can reduce the risk of bullying, build self-confidence and teach discipline

It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?

The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime

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