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A police officer is believed to have been stabbed at Parliament this afternoon.

Yesterday, 15:32

Two people are believed to have died and a dozen injured in a suspected terror attack outside Parliament this afternoon.

Yesterday, 16:37

A policeman is one of five people to have been killed in a major terrorist incident at the Houses of Parliament.

Yesterday, 12:03

It’s sadly an all–too–common occurrence: hitting it off with someone in a bar, then they do or say something that makes you feel vulnerable and unsafe. Now a campaign has been launched to help people discretely ask for help from bar staff before the situation escalates.

Tue, 07:00

The owner of a 14-year-old border collie is appealing for help in tracing a man whose dog viciously attacked her beloved pet, ripping its throat and tearing his ear off.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Four men who used a highly-dangerous explosive gas to break open cash machines and steal more than £300,000, have been sentenced to more than 14 years in prison today.

Friday, March 17, 2017

A man who assaulted a police officer before stealing his car with a police dog inside it has been jailed today for two and a half years.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

An 88-year-old woman was left devastated after scammers broke into her home and stole thousands of pounds worth of jewellery given to her by her late husband.

Monday, March 13, 2017

A 47-year-old man went on a “crime spree” after causing racial aggravation, assaulting a police officer and throwing a brick through the window of a busy Indian restaurant, a court heard.

Monday, March 13, 2017

An MP is calling for more action to be taken against crime in the south of the borough, after being sent letters by hundreds of residents who have experienced it first hand.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

The broken-hearted mother of a 17-year-old who was stabbed to death said she prays for her son’s killer.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Three men, including one from Upminster, are set to appear at court today over a driveway killing that took place 16 years ago.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Detectives investigating the death of a man shot on his driveway 16 years ago have arrested an Upminster man.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

A “brazen” gang of car thieves have been convicted after police raided a pub ran by the ringleader’s dad.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

A 40-year-old woman, who brazenly cashed a stolen cheque on the same day she denied defrauding a previous employer, was sentenced at the Old Bailey yesterday.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

A Hornchurch teenager whose body was found at the bottom of cliffs in Pembrokeshire had an infection that could have caused disorientation and confusion, an inquest into his death heard on Friday, March 3.

Friday, March 3, 2017

A teenage boy has been charged with the murder of a 21-year-old from Barking who was stabbed to death in Lewisham.

Friday, March 3, 2017

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.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Dean Pascal-Modeste, 21, have suggested the young music producer may have been killed in a case of mistaken identity.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A young man who was stabbed to death days before his 22nd birthday has been formally identified.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The penalty for using a mobile phone whilst driving has doubled today – and a special police patrol is out to catch those who flout this law.

Monday, February 27, 2017

New figures show that brazen thieves targeted shopping centres after Havering recorded more than 1,000 shoplifting cases last year.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A teenager has been arrested after an under 16s football match turned ugly and resulted in two teenagers and a man being squirted in the face with a “noxious substance”.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A special constable whose job was to grade indecent images of children, has admitted molesting a sleeping six-year-old.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A 28-year-old man is believed to have been bottled after a fight broke out at a Romford club.

Monday, February 20, 2017

An animal welfare campaigner has issued a warning after a cat was decapitated in Barkingside this weekend, following a similar attack on a cat in Romford last year.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Robbers fled the scene on a motorbike after they stole cash from a newsagents and assaulted a cashier.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of entering the UK illegally after officers pulled over a lorry transporting Ferraris.

Friday, February 17, 2017

The owners of a popular pub for football fans have agreed to pay £8,200 after action by the Premier League.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Havering’s police stations had no weapons handed in as part of the Metropolitan Police’s gun amnesty week.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A deadly AK-47 Kalashnikov is one of 83 weapons handed in as part of the Met’s week-long gun amnesty.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A remorseless sex attacker who fled the country during a trial has finally been jailed for carrying out a string of sexual offences on a vulnerable 18-year-old.

Monday, February 13, 2017

A man from Romford has been fined for fishing illegally.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

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.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Firearms owners are being asked to hand in their weapons, with no questions asked, as part of an initiative to reduce gun crime on the capital’s streets.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Neighbours have spoken of their shock at the death of a woman following a house fire in the early hours of today.

Monday, February 6, 2017

A woman has died after a house fire that took hold in the early hours of this morning in Hornchurch.

Friday, February 3, 2017

Booze-free bars for teenagers could form part of a crackdown aimed at curbing alcohol-fuelled crime and street drinking.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A man sold sick Cockapoos for £450 each to the public as part of a network that led to the deaths of three puppies.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Police are urging people still to come forward with any information they have about a fatal hit and run.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Two Romford men have been jailed after they assaulted and threatened a man on his doorstep with an imitation handgun.

Monday, January 30, 2017

A “distraught” 17-year-old wants to send out a warning after she was a victim of a terrifying afternoon bag snatch.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

A 21-year-old standing trial for murder says the family of a dead teenager “deserve to know the truth”, nearly four years after he was stabbed to death in broad daylight.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

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

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The driver of a pick-up truck who hit and killed a 85-year-old grandmother wishes he could turn back the clock, an inquest heard.

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