The chief nurse at the NHS trust which runs Queen's and King George hospitals has been awarded an honorary doctorate of science from the University of East London in recognition of her outstanding service.
A Rainham family has been left heartbroken after callous thieves broke into their home and stole a trove of sentimental jewellery that had been bought for them by their great-aunt just before she died.
Police officers who brought Jodie Chesney's killers to justice have paid tribute to the strength of the Dagenham Girl Scout's family as the identity of one of her killers can be revealed for the first time.
Detectives investigating a string of robberies on trains across London have released CCTV images of three men they want to speak to after two 16-year-olds were attacked on a train between Upminster and Chafford Hundred.
A police detective has been charged with common assault by beating after footage of his conduct during an arrest went viral on social media, prompting the independent police watchdog to launch an investigation.
Havering's Tube stations suffered just one unplanned closure between New Year's Day 2018 and the end of July this year, new figures released by Transport for London have revealed - but it was a long one.
Parents have blasted a Hornchurch primary school's safeguarding methods after a child with special educational needs was able to walk out of a Halloween party undetected, only to be found wandering the streets by police.