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7.20am: Minor delays on the District Line due to an earlier signal failure.

As fireworks light up the skies above Havering, firefighters will walk out in a strike that has been described as putting “people’s lives at risk”.

Yesterday, 18:55
The power cut is causing delays between Liverpool Street and Shenfield

Trains between Liverpool Street and Shenfield are delayed this evening due to electrical supply problems at Forest Gate.

Yesterday, 17:08
Right Choice Insurance Brokers staff take part in this year's Wear It Pink event. Picture: Vicci Shaughnessy

Insurance brokers were tickled pink as they raised money for a breast cancer charity,

Yesterday, 16:46
Mayor, Cllr Linda Trew, with Stefania Rossi and the team at the Utopia re-launch

A beauty salon has received a glamorous makeover.

Yesterday, 15:34
Angel Williams, 13 (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A 13-year-old Romford girl who went missing last week has been found safe and well, police have confirmed.

Yesterday, 14:59
Nurse Emma Mansell (centre) with members of the fundraising team. Picture: Saint Francis Hospice

Forget mince pies and pigs in blankets this festive season and put on your running shoes for charity.

Sport

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Stalwart ends 55-year playing career on high

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West Ham's Sam Allardyce (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Hammers manager Sam Allardyce has sent a warning to his players to keep up the standards they have achieved already this season

Yesterday, 17:54
General view of the FA Cup. Pic: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

Non-league team will give Daggers a tough test in FA Cup

Yesterday, 17:00
Romford teenager Aaron Thompson on his way to victory in the Ford Fiesta Junior Championship at Brands Hatch (pic: amsoul-images.com)

Romford teenager wins at Brands Hatch

Yesterday, 16:00
Raiders captain AJ Smith has a word with an official (pic: John Scott)

Smith: Solent game is huge

Yesterday, 16:00
Dagenham & Redbridge striker Rhys Murphy is back (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Daggers forward accepts he has to fight to regain his place

Yesterday, 15:00
Sam Allardyce  (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Hammers manager Sam Allardyce on the Rio Ferdinand social media ban

Entertainment

Thursday, October 16, 2014

A businessman was on the brink of being fired on last night’s episode of The Apprentice.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Professor Green - Growing Up In Public

Green shows what he can do when he puts his mind to his rhymes in this mixed bag of a return.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Daniel Lassman, 27, who will appear on this year's Apprentice. Picture: Boundless/Jim Marks

An ex-footballer-turned-entrepreneur is set to hit TV screens tonight as the new series of hit TV show The Apprentice kicks off.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World

The feted duo pick up their guitars to retread old ground - but can they still cut it?

Monday, October 13, 2014
Lend Me A Tenor at the Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch. Picture: Mark Sepple

Innuendos galore and complete carnage ensued at the Queen’s Theatre as its run of an 80s comedy continued.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Late Night Tales - Franz Ferdinand

Yet another sterling selection in this series, this time from Alex Kapranos and co.

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Ty Segall - Manipulator

Gritty, gambolling garage-rock raconteur hits his creative high water mark.

Competitions

Wed, 17:16

It’s a fact of life that you can never have enough shoes. The opportunity to increase the size of your collection is especially tantalising when a free pair is on the cards.

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Would a prominent calorie label on your booze make you think twice before tanking up?

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Biffo and Bobo better stay away from the town of Vendargues this Halloween.

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