Police have cordoned off Romford station after a man was attacked in the early hours of the morning.

Ilford Recorder and Romford Recorder reporters Ralph Blackburn and Niall Joyce joined Time 107.5 FM’s Steve Allen for this week’s East London News Review.

Murder detectives are appealing for information after a 20-year-old man was stabbed to death in The Brewery shopping centre’s car park yesterday.

Havering’s NHS trust managed to avoid the worst effects of Friday’s cyber attack by taking systems offline immediately, the Recorder can reveal.

In the wake of Friday’s cyber attack on the NHS, Havering’s health trust is urging patients to only visit A&E in real emergencies.

Reporters Matthew Clemenson and Ralph Blackburn joined Time 107.5 FM’s Steve Allen for this week’s East London News Review podcast.

Ukip’s nominee for Hornchurch and Upminster has called on voters to reject “a Tory careerist” and choose him on June 8.

Havering’s A&E department has been given £1million from the Department of Health (DoH), to continue a pioneering project to cut waiting times.

Julie Marson has been announced as the Conservative candidate for Dagenham and Rainham, saying she promises to help “deliver Brexit”.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 53-year-old man was left in hospital with a life threatening head injury, after a hit and run last night.

In this week’s East London News Review Recorder reporters discuss the upcoming general election and the Ilford bridge with bullet holes from the Second World War.

The prime minister Theresa May has announced a general election on June 8.

A burglar who stole £100,000 of stuffed animals, including lions, a sloth and even a chimpanzee in a top hat, has avoided jail time.

A man has been jailed for organising a drive-by shooting which left the victim for dead – the latest episode of violence between two warring traveller families.

In the latest East London News Review podcast Recorder reporters spoke to Time 107.5 FM’s Steve Allen about tyre-slashing in Harold Hill.

A policeman and two members of the public are among four people killed in a major terrorist incident at the Houses of Parliament.

The health secretary sent a special video to Queen’s Hospital staff, praising its trust for becoming the first in London to come out of special measures.

The NHS trust which serves Havering today was moved out of special measures, with particular praise given to care for children and those suffering with dementia.

A man has been convicted of the manslaughter of 17-year-old Champion Ganda, who died after being stabbed 11 times in the head, chest, arms and legs.

A Romford man has been jailed for playing a key role in a gang who blew up ATM machines in railway stations – using gases and petrol – for cash.

The two Tube strikes planned from Sunday to Wednesday have been suspended, it has been announced.

One of the unions planning strikes on two days next week has suspended its action, however the twin walkouts will still go ahead.

London Underground workers are to stage two fresh strikes in a row over jobs and Tube ticket office closures, threatening more travel disruption.

Just over a year on from that fateful night when Charlie Kutyauripo was stabbed to death, his family finally have justice.

The 17-year-old who stabbed his former friend Charlie Kutyauripo to death last January can now be named as Aaron Gaiete, after a judge lifted reporting restrictions.

The older brother of a 16-year-old boy who was stabbed to death by his former friend, has said he “feels sorry” for the killer.

A 17-year-old boy was today convicted of stabbing his former friend to death outside a birthday party, just over a year after the incident.

TfL Rail has been the best rail operator in the country over the past two months, according to a top Crossrail official.

The Tube strike has caused commuter chaos in Havering as the District line was closed completely and there is severe traffic on the roads.

The second trial of a 17-year-old boy, accused of stabbing to death his former friend outside a birthday party, begins at the Old Bailey today.

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