Lindsay Hilden will appear at Basildon Crown Court on March 3 after being charged with conspiracy to burgle homes in Romford, Barking, Thurrock, Canvey, as well as one count of theft. Picture: PA Images.

A woman has been charged with plotting a string of residential burglaries.

Five men have been remanded to appear at the Old Bailey, charged with the murder of Raja Ali (pictured above).

Five men charged with the murder of 33-year-old Raja Ali will stand trial at the Old Bailey next year following a hearing earlier today.

315 Santas got involved in the run - along with some of our furry friends.

A sea of Santas advanced to spread some ho-ho-hope over the festive season.

Amy Bundy, right, wins bronze at the 2016 Pre-Cadet British Judo Championships in Sheffield. Photo: Mike Varey.

A girl who was born with a hole in her heart has beaten the odds to become a martial arts champion.

Police have issued a warning in response to a spate of recent burglaries. Photo: PA

Two teenagers have been charged after a man was allegedly threatened with a firearm.

Jake Lane, 16, suffered serious facial injuries after a stranger assaulted him and his brother at a bus stop in Heathway, Dagenham, yesterday afternoon.

A teenage boy could require specialist facial treatment after he and his brother were beaten up at a bus stop.

Ricky Hayden (Picture: Kosho Bar)

Detectives are asking for help in tracing a moped from a double stabbing that left a 27-year-old man dead.

Under Option B, 13 fire engines would be taken permanently out of operation

Firefighters await the mayor of London’s final decision after plans to keep pumps were backed by City Hall.


Scores of santas gave the gift of silliness as they took to the streets to raise more than £22,000 for charity.

Billy Bragg admires his portrait bench

Songsmith Billy Bragg was among the local stars to bridge two boroughs as he unveiled a sculpture in his image.

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