The full list of candidates standing for Dagenham and Rainham in the general election has been published.
A postal worker who pocketed £4,000 of customers' cash and valuables instead of putting them in the post has been jailed for 18 weeks.
Almost 30 women have been found during dawn raids targeting an international ring of suspected human traffickers.
The second stage of ambitious plans to build 3,000 homes on an estate crossing two boroughs could be a step closer.
Police are appealing for information to help find an 83-year-old man who has been missing for two days.
A candidate for the 2020 London mayoral election has called for more scan and searches to help halt knife crime.
MP Jon Cruddas has been accused of playing party politics and scaremongering following a key vote around the government's new Brexit deal.
A beauty shop's staff have treated Thomas Cook workers searching for jobs to a free pampering following the tour operator's collapse.
London City Airport is commissioning a new artwork to welcome visitors.
A university manager who donated a kidney to her brother has called for more black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) donors after taking part in the British Transplant Games.
Passengers are facing misery this morning after trespassers on the line caused delays on the c2c.
A hospital director who turned around "one of the worst midwifery departments" in the UK has received a university's top honour.
Up to 2,000 people have marched through the streets of Romford demanding justice for Jodie Chesney and an end to knife crime.
A landlord from Hornchurch will be jailed unless he pays back the rent he made from allowing a property he owns to be illegally used as a church.
The council has come under fire for splashing almost £85,000 on award ceremonies.
A former paralympian has described the borough's streets as a nightmare for the blind and partially sighted.
The council has spent more than £3million renting back council homes sold off under right to buy, a study conducted by a Labour London Assembly member has revealed - though Havering disputes those figures.
The council received 14 claims for vehicle damage caused by potholes last year but paid out only twice, figures have revealed.
One person has been hospitalised following a crash on the A13.
The NHS has been urged to take race discrimination more seriously as figures suggest ethnic minority staff face increasing prejudice.
A rogue landlord renting out 'one of the worst properties' and owing £62,000 has had his flat seized.
A market trader didn't torch a £260,000 Ferrari because he had a broken ankle 'after falling off his van replacing an aerial', a court has heard.
A Newbury Park man alleged to have torched a £260,000 Ferrari outside a house in Emerson Park was taking revenge for a property deal that went wrong, a court has heard.
Twenty-five pubs in Havering have closed their doors since 2001, figures have revealed.
Fatbergs have caused more than 2,000 sewer blockages this year.
Havering issued 120,000 parking and traffic fines last year, figures have revealed.
Detectives have appealed for help tracing a man wanted for questioning about a string of burglaries.
When the alarms sounded to let people know the war had ended many thought they were under attack.
On Armistice Day, 1918, men, women and children united to celebrate the war's end, but the relieved crowds without meaning to helped spread a deadly disease.
Thousands of men and women whose deaths can be linked to the First World War have yet to be commemorated.
Have you heard any horror stories about double glazed windows?
We've all been there, calling our local surgery in the morning, hoping we might be able to secure a same day doctor's appointment.
Instagrammers and baby-boomers are setting a trend for the "Hollywood smile" as a pain-free dental procedure attracts people to south Essex from all over the UK and beyond.
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