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Detectives return to the fatal stabbing scene in Forest Gate today where 18-year-old law student Sami Sidhom died outside his home exactly a week ago.

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Forest Gate

A man is being held on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts following an operation in east London by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command.

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Scotland Yard

Apprenticeships are being offered on the building sites in Whitechapel, Canary Wharf and Canning Town for on-the-job training for careers in construction.

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Canning Town

Julie Lister has had a hysterectomy under the knife of a robot ‘surgeon’ at the Royal London Hospital without any pain and was back at home in Plaistow the next day—and doing fine.

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Royal London Hospital

A charity in Plaistow helping pregnant women in east London who are homeless or have been in abusive relationships has received £90,000 to expand its services after a surge in demand.

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London

A fifth arrest has been made today in the investigation into the killing of Beniamin Pieknyi in Stratford.

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Scotland Yard

A man has been charged with the murder of 21-year-old Beniamin Pieknyi in Stratford Shopping centre.

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Scotland Yard

A murder investigation has begin after a teenager died following a stabbing at Canning Town.

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Homicide and Major Crime Command

The Second World War bomb found in the Royal Docks in east London is now being transported to a secure area to be safely detonated further down the Thames.

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Newham Council

A man has appeared in court following a firearms incident in Canning Town.

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Thames Magistrates' Court

The minor industrial action at the giant Ford motor works in Dagenham didn’t grab the local newspaper headlines at first, just another dispute that I covered in 1968 as a young reporter on the old Romford Times newspaper that summer.

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London

The 11-year-old girl who went missing from her home at Manor Park in east London has since been found safe and well.

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London

A man in his 80s has been conned out of £2,500 in what detectives say was a cruel ‘courier’ fraud—despite refusing to withdraw cash from a machine at Tower Hill.

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London

A call for more drastic measures to stop acid attacks than the government is prepared to undertake has been made in a joint campaign by both East Ham’s MP and the mayor of neighbouring Tower Hamlets.

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Stephen Timms

Detectives are still looking for a fourth man they want to question about the fatal stabbing of 21-year-old Jordan Ajobo in North Woolwich in November, Scotland Yard confirmed last light.

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Scotland Yard

Detectives have today released the image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an alleged sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl.

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Detectives are warning the public not to approach two men they want to question about the killing of 21-year-old Jordan Ajobo in North Woolwich.

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Homicide and Major Crime Command

Detectives investigating drugs and child sexual exploitation of girls as young as 13 at the Stratford Mall have arrested six people so far including schoolboys in a Christmas season clampdown.

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London

Volunteers have started packing rucksacks to distribute to those sleeping rough on the streets of east London.

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Forest Gate

A total of 350 firearms including two wartime machine guns have been handed in to police in London as a result of a two-week gun amnesty which ended on Monday, Scotland Yard confirmed today.

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Scotland Yard

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 43-year-old woman in east London after leaving hospital who may need medical help.

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London

The fascinating story of how a single unexploded wartime bomb had a ‘ripple affect’ that led to hundreds of deaths in a school in Canning Town is told on BBC 2 tonight.

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Detectives investigating a stabbing in East Ham have released an image today of a suspect they want to question about the incident.

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London

Pupils are being challenged to build their own electric car and burn up the track with an education trust bursary to encourage east London youngsters to take up science and engineering careers.

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London

Police have stopped large crowds of bikers taking part in a ‘ride out’ from getting to central London and have arrested four of them.

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London

Detectives investigating the killing of a 31-year-old man and the stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in a street brawl in Upton Park have charged a man with murder.

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Scotland Yard

Council taxpayers across east London are forking out for town hall staff car journeys at 65p for every mile—almost a third more than the government-recommended petrol allowance, it has emerged today.

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Meet the emergency team at the London Independent Hospital in Stepney Green who are on official standby for the World Taekwondo grand prix and World Para Taekwondo championships.

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London

More than 7,300 households have been caught without a TV licence across east London in the past 12 months, according to latest figures.

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BBC

A staggering 110,000 new jobs have been created in east London with another 125,000 predicted in the next 12 years—five times larger than expected.

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Sadiq Khan

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