A hairdressing student proved she is a cut above the rest after she worked alongside an expert stylist at an international hair show.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has been given a £350million loan from the government to safeguard the delayed Crossrail project.
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) raked in a seven-figure sum last year through parking charges which includes cash from its own staff.
A teenager will be joining Havering Sixth Form College after she achieved the GCSE grades she needed by persuading her headteacher to lock away her phone for a month
C2c trains between Barking and Upminster were temporarily suspended this morning after a man was found on the line in East Ham.
A teenage student chef from Romford has shown she is a recipe for success by landing a job at a top hotel.
A teenager from Barking who waved around a large hunting knife during a row in a shopping centre in Romford has been jailed.
A four-day strike planned on the DLR from tomorrow has been called off.
A university lecturer who survived a brutal attack said violent crime will become the norm in London unless proposals to close half the city’s police stations are reversed.
Police are appealing for information to identify 15 fans suspected of football hooliganism during a match in Stratford earlier this month.
A Romford man is due to be sentenced today for killing a grandfather from Dagenham who was beaten to death in a row over a set of keys.
A law professor who was viciously beaten in his home has launched a crowdfundraising campaign to fund a legal challenge against the closure of 37 police stations in London.
A man wanted in connection with a burglary in Brentwood has links to Romford, Barking and Dagenham.
A Romford man is facing jail after he admitted killing a grandfather from Dagenham who was beaten to death in a row over a set of keys.
Residents are being urged to only use A&E as a last resort while the annual winter pressure causes an increase in patients.
A top midwife has spoken of her shock at being acknowledged by the Queen in the New Years Honours list.
The amount of revenue Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust made from car parking fees has been revealed today.
A Pc who sprayed CS gas in the face of a handcuffed prisoner has been sacked by the Met Police.
GPs in Havering will stop prescribing over the counter sleeping tablets, sunscreens and anti-malarial medication as part of a £3.75million cost-cutting drive.
Rail operator c2c is to roll out new carriages with more seats and standing room – but it will take up to four years.
The frustration of trying to find a seat on a packed train could be a thing of the past thanks to a new platform board.
The case has been dismissed against a man from Upminster accused of plotting to murder a 46-year-old who was shot dead on the driveway of his home.
Police are using a special spray to “tag” moped-riding criminals or a stinger device to stop them getting away following a surge in offences across London.
Night Tube drivers are set to be balloted for industrial action in a dispute over their career progression.
Two men have been jailed for a total of 27 years for the brutal killing of a man who was beaten and stabbed 13 times.
Detectives have released shocking CCTV footage of a man’s car being rammed in Dagenham before he was chased down the street and stabbed to death.
C2c have been named as the best performing train operator in the UK during May.
Armed police have raided several flats in Barking today in connection with the London Bridge terror attack.
A fly-tipper from Upminster who dumped 36 tonnes of asbestos-contaminated rubble on a street in Beckton has been given a suspended jail sentence.
A talented teenage writer from Romford has scooped a literary prize from the University of East London’s (UEL).
From November, The Mercury in Romford begins to celebrate Christmas. The mall has plenty of gift ideas, fun events and activities for everyone
Vauxhall has completed its sport utility vehicle range with the third, and largest, Grandland X. We put the SUV, now available at Tony LeVoi in Romford, to the test.
“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.
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