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Recap: Barking 'robbery': Road closed in town centre

A road has been closed in Barking town centre after an alleged robbery where a man was "struck over the head with an object and robbed of cash."

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Man assaulted and robbed in Station Parade, Barking

A man has been assaulted and robbed in the early of hours of morning in Barking.

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Paul McKenna: Unlock A-game and your change life in minutes

The TV hypnotist Paul McKenna has revealed a 'life-changing' trick from his upcoming tour.

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London's teen murders blamed on cuts and 'poverty of hope'

London MPs have weighed in on the reasons behind youth violence in the capital, with Labour blaming government cuts.

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The Newham basketball club working to tackle knife crime

We hear more from the stories behind Beckton basketball club The Newham All Star Sports Academy and its work with the Met Police to tackle knife crime.

Ilford Recorder | News

Search for man who masturbated on Elizabeth Line train

Police are searching for a man who masturbated in front of a woman on the Elizabeth Line between Tottenham Court Road and

Ilford Recorder | News

Meet the Head of St Aubyn's School

Mr Louis Taylor tells us about being Head of St Aubyn's.

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Casualty on track at Bethnal Green station taken to hospital

A person had to be taken to hospital after reports of a “casualty on the tracks” at Bethnal Green station on the Central line.

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Recap: Harold Wood station reopens after man's 'murder'

A person has died after being attacked at Harold Wood train station this morning.

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Welsh Harp reservoir in Great British spring clean

The Great British Spring Clean is being launched in a week-long campaign from March 15 to collect litter from our streets and parks to help save the environment.

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Ailish Walsh left isolated in weeks before brutal murder

A woman murdered by her boyfriend in Hackney was “isolated” from family and friends in the weeks leading up to her death.

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Mum of murdered Willesden teen saddened by killings in 2023

Lillian Serunkuma's son Quamari was stabbed to death as he left his school in Willesden 2017. She has been disheartened to see it happen again so often.

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Man arrested in Hainault after suspected arson attempt

A man has been arrested following a suspected arson attempt on a home address in Hainault and on suspicion of attacking a responding police officer.

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Queen's and King George Hospital staff to wear body cameras

Staff at Queen's and King George Hospitals are set to wear body-worn cameras so they can 'red card' abusive patients.

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Queen's Hospital gets new machine for sickle cell disease

A new machine that can help replace affected red cell for patients with sickle cell disease has been installed at Queen’s Hospital to speed up treatment for those suffering with the inherited condition.

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Sadiq Khan pledges to work to tackle violent crime in London

In 2023 21 teenagers in London were killed as a result of violent crime with Harry Pitman's death marking the last as he was fatally stabbed 20 minutes before midnight on New Year's Eve.

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Acland Burghley School teacher on preventing violent crime

Schools have a critical role to play in the prevention of violent crime, a senior north London teacher has said, after a rash of fatal attacks across the capital.

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Who is Heidi Thomas? The creator of Call the Midwife

Heidi Thomas brought Call the Midwife on screen to BBC, but who is she and what other popular shows has she worked on?

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Graham Norton shares farewell amid Virgin Radio show exit

Broadcaster Graham Norton has hosted his final Virgin Radio show, sharing a touching message with listeners.

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London's Tube, train and bus perverts named and shamed

London’s courtrooms are inundated with sex crime cases which have taken place on public transport.