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There were 264 acid attacks carried out across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge in the last three years, new figures have shown.

If 2018 is going to be anything like 2017, it’s going to be unpredictable.

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Staff on Greater Anglia services are set to stage three days of walkouts in a dispute over driver only operated trains.

This is the future of the Tube map, with a bright purple line running through the centre of London.

If you’re planning to visit loved ones over the Christmas period, you might want to think twice about using public transport.

The Metropolitan Police is reminding people to protect their homes from burglary during the Christmas period.

A five-year-old girl’s design is set to grace the front of Christmas cards sent out by Jon Cruddas this year.

First time buyers will benefit from not having to pay stamp duty on homes costing £300,000 or less, the chancellor has announced.

A “surrogate father” who raped and sexually abused a teenage boy he met at Elm Park station has been jailed for 16 years.

Bus passengers will be able to make as many journeys as they like within an hour for just £1.50 next year.

A two week gun amnesty is taking place in a bid to reduce the number of deadly weapons on the streets.

West Ham legend Sir Trevor Brooking will be swapping claret and blue for red and white to launch Saint Francis Hospice’s annual Santathon.

If you are one of those people who hide behind the sofa when watching a horror film, east London may not be the place for you.

The new-style GCSE exams may have proved a challenge to both teachers and pupils alike, but that hasn’t stopped east London’s teenagers from performing well.

Business owners and entrepreneurs are set to descend on Canary Wharf’s East Wintergarden tonight for the Thames Gateway Business Awards.

Greater Anglia services are set to be hit with two days of strike action next month.

You’d have been forgiven for thinking you were seeing the east London sky through an Instagram filter this afternoon, as Storm Ophelia turned the capital a strange shade of yellow.

The home secretary has pledged to make it illegal to sell acid to under 18s.

The whole London Underground network will be “substantially disrupted” next week if a planned strike by drivers goes ahead, Tube bosses have warned.

A Collier Row man has appeared at the Old Bailey charged with murdering a Dagenham grandfather.

Finding the perfect school for your child isn’t easy. When there is a shortfall of places in east London, it’s even harder.

A man from Romford has been charged with murdering a Dagenham grandfather days before Christmas last year.

If you haven’t entered the Thames Gateway Business Awards yet, you’re in luck - the deadline for two categories has been extended.

Tube drivers are to stage a 24-hour strike next month after voting in favour of industrial action in a dispute over working conditions.

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Ticket offices on the Overground network are set to be reviewed, with the network’s operator claiming there will be no “compulsory redundancies”.

Commuters have been urged to remain “calm but alert” following a suspected terrorist incident on a Tube train this morning.

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