Almost 30 women have been found during dawn raids targeting an international ring of suspected human traffickers.
Police are appealing for information to help find an 83-year-old man who has been missing for two days.
A couple of pimps have been caught red-handed littering the streets with call cards for illegal massage parlours.
Post-mortem reports on the bodies of two women found in a freezer in Custom House have still to be completed, a court has been told.
An Ilford man has been fined after hiring a "man with a van" to take away rubbish later found illegally dumped in a Barking street.
London City Airport is commissioning a new artwork to welcome visitors.
A budding fashion designer has been putting the finishing touches to his work after being chosen to showcase his talents at London Fashion Week.
A hospital director who turned around "one of the worst midwifery departments" in the UK has received a university's top honour.
A theatre company helping older people with African drumming has scooped almost £40,000 in funding.
A delivery driver who attacked a council worker after dropping off pizzas for a town hall Christmas party won't go to jail.
A fear of crime is making it difficult for blind and partially sighted people to step outside their homes.
Eight MPs have called on a church leader to axe plans to turn Catholic schools into academies.
A wheelchair user is to do a free fall abseil down the country's largest sculpture in memory of her dad.
A 'greedy' rogue landlord who converted three family homes into houses in multiple occupation without planning permission has been jailed for forging documents.
The council received more than 600 complaints about potholes last year, figures have revealed.
More than two-fifths of council homes sold off under the right to buy scheme are now in private landlords' hands, a study has revealed.
The NHS has been urged to take race discrimination more seriously as figures suggest ethnic minority staff face increasing prejudice.
When the needles start dropping like rain it's probably time to think about saying goodbye to the Christmas tree.
A market trader didn't torch a £260,000 Ferrari because he had a broken ankle 'after falling off his van replacing an aerial', a court has heard.
A Newbury Park man alleged to have torched a £260,000 Ferrari outside a house in Emerson Park was taking revenge for a property deal that went wrong, a court has heard.
Twenty pubs in Redbridge have closed their doors since 2001, figures have revealed.
Redbridge is in the top five of a capital-wide count of parking fine appeals, figures have shown.
An Ilford market trader caught flogging fake designer jewellery in Barking has been fined almost £1,000.
Detectives have appealed for help tracing a man wanted for questioning about a string of burglaries.
When the alarms sounded to let people know the war had ended many thought they were under attack.
On Armistice Day, 1918, men, women and children united to celebrate the war's end, but the relieved crowds without meaning to helped spread a deadly disease.
Thousands of men and women whose deaths can be linked to the First World War have yet to be commemorated.
It was a summer's day when the discharged soldier's body was fished out of the river.
Redbridge is in the top five for the longest response time to 999 calls, figures have revealed.
Last ditch talks between union reps and rail bosses to avert a strike on the Central line tomorrow have broken down.
The weekday routine of most working parents needs to run like clockwork but often resembles a circus. If that routine involves any under 5s, you may need all the help you can get.
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
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