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Stunned college students have been left in limbo after discovering they all failed their IT course – having been told they had passed.

Flowers and messages at the scene of the fatal crash last year

A man has pleaded not guilty to causing death by careless driving.

Have you seen missing 14-year-old Klaudia Sokolowska?

Police are renewing appeals for help in tracing a missing 14-year-old girl who could be in Dagenham.

Jeff Buggle, finance director from BHRUT

The trust running Queen’s Hospital is paying more on loan repayments to private investment firms than any other across London, a report has found.

Robert Andrews spent 30 years in the Met (Picture: Edward Smith)

A former police officer caught trying to meet an underage boy by a vigilante group calling itself The Paedophile Squad has been jailed for two years.

Ivana Bartoletti

She may have been born in Italy, but Ivana Bartoletti is a proud Londoner.

Havering Town Hall.

Almost 100 complaints were made about Havering Council in the last year, a new report has revealed.

Paul Cole as X Factor star Shayne Ward.

An impersonator is “delighted” that his look-a-like has once again shot to fame winning a role in award winning soap, Coronation Street.

Is is August? Yes it is. Tourists - welcome to English summer (Picture: PA Images)

A yellow warning of flooding has been issued across greater London as heavy outbreaks of rain are predicted.

Crime & Court

13:41

A man has pleaded not guilty to causing death by careless driving.

Yesterday, 18:11
Robert Andrews spent 30 years in the Met (Picture: Edward Smith)

A former police officer caught trying to meet an underage boy by a vigilante group calling itself The Paedophile Squad has been jailed for two years.

Tue, 07:57
A deer

An investigation has been launched into reports of deer being illegally shot in Havering.

Health

07:01

The trust running Queen’s Hospital is paying more on loan repayments to private investment firms than any other across London, a report has found.

Yesterday, 09:30
Queen's Hospital car park

The health trust running King George and Queen’s hospitals increased their car parking takings by more than £200,000 last year.

Tue, 11:45
Peter Wells

A 10st slimmer and a dad-of-six have been named the most inspirational men in the borough.

Environment

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Children have been banned from playing games in communal areas outside their homes and told to go to the local park where they won’t be a “nuisance” to neighbours.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Injured deer in Central Park, Harold Hill

Calls have been made for ropes around a cricket pitch to be permanently removed after a badly injured deer was found trapped in them.

Friday, August 7, 2015
Romford Ice Rink on Rom Valley Way being demolished by workers

In June 2011, exciting three-year plans were unveiled for a new leisure centre in Romford.

Politics

Yesterday, 15:25

She may have been born in Italy, but Ivana Bartoletti is a proud Londoner.

Yesterday, 12:03
Havering Town Hall.

Almost 100 complaints were made about Havering Council in the last year, a new report has revealed.

Mon, 13:30
Ivana Bartoletti

The Labour Party has selected Ivana Bartoletti to stand as its candidate for Havering and Redbridge in next year’s London Assembly elections.

Education

16:14

Stunned college students have been left in limbo after discovering they all failed their IT course – having been told they had passed.

Mon, 18:19
Havering Town Hall.

Almost one in 10 school applications in Havering were rejected after being deemed suspicious, according to a BBC investigation.

Mon, 16:44
Havering Town Hall.

Plans which proposed demolishing a school and replacing it with four houses and six flats has been rejected by Havering Council today (Monday).

Heritage

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A pub could be turned into flats despite being on Havering Council’s list of buildings of local interest.

Friday, August 7, 2015
Romford Market

Havering is the fifth happiest borough in London to live in, according to a new survey.

Saturday, August 1, 2015
The Recorder, July 29 1955

This week in history – 60, 40 and 20 years ago.

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Luxury boutique hotel Flemings Mayfair has recently launched The Drawing Room, London’s most stylish location for afternoon tea.

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