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Wellwishers have raised almost £1,000 towards the funeral of murdered teenager David Adegbite in less than 24 hours.

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It’s sadly an all–too–common occurrence: hitting it off with someone in a bar, then they do or say something that makes you feel vulnerable and unsafe. Now a campaign has been launched to help people discretely ask for help from bar staff before the situation escalates.

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A student at a Newham sixth-form college was shot dead in Barking on Sunday.

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London police

Married couples in Newham are more faithful than their neighbours in Tower Hamlets and Barking and Dagenham – according to research from a website that helps people to have affairs.

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London

Police are appealing for information leading to the killer of a 15-year-old boy on the 10th year anniversary of his death.

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A student from NewVic has died after he was shot in the head last night.

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Families were evacuated from blocks flats in Plaistow after a blaze which gutted a car workshop.

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Both the District Line and the Hammersmith and City Line are experiencing severe delays this morning after a person was taken ill on a train.

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An elderly woman with dementia has gone missing from Canning Town.

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Canning Town

A fifth person has been arrested in the investigation into the fatal stabbing of former Canning Town student Dean Pascal-Modeste, police have confirmed.

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Rokeby School

A man has been convicted of killing a 17-year-old in a fight involving belts, a hammer and at least one knife within metres of Sandringham Primary School in Forest Gate.

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UN Court

The penalty for using a mobile phone whilst driving has doubled today – and a special police patrol is out to catch those who flout this law.

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Metropolitan Police

A shop owner who had hundreds of thousands of pounds stolen from him when he was fighting cancer has spoken out about his ordeal.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court

Guests at Secret Cinema, an immersive theatre and film event that is currently recreating Moulin Rouge in a Newham warehouse, have fallen violently ill after eating oysters.

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Elizabeth Olympic Park

A video shows hordes of shoppers being evacuated from the Westfield shopping centre this evening as the fire doors came down.

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Newham’s takeaways have the lowest hygiene ratings in the country, according to official figures.

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Forest Gate

Residents in a street in Canning Town were awoken in the early hours of Sunday morning by a motorbike – but rather than the vehicle revving loudly or backfiring, the noise came from an explosion.

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London Fire Brigade

The final reminders of West Ham Football Club’s old home at Upton Park are being stripped away from the nearby station.

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A married couple have been spared jail after stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds from Dewhursts of Stratford, in what police called a “particularly horrible” crime.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court

People in Newham are being urged to report homophobic hate crimes, whether they are victims or witnesses.

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Sadiq Khan

Schoolchildren were thrilled to meet two Paralympians who might be competing for sporting glory just yards away from their school.

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London

Strike action means that the Woolwich Ferry is not running today, as the second of 12 planned days of industrial action takes place.

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Transport for London

A school in Forest Gate is celebrating its position amongst the top 20 in the country for GCSE results progress.

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Forest Gate Community School

MPs are backing Newham Council’s campaign to crack down on the “crack cocaine of gambling”.

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Newham Council

A man from Plaistow has died from burns sustained at a fire his home earlier this month.

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London Ambulance Service

Holocaust Memorial Day was marked today at Stratford Old Town Hall in front of a crowd of more than 400 people, as both the Mayor and a Holocaust survivor condemned ongoing atrocities around the world.

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Newham Council

The owner of a flood-hit venue is using its reopening to say thank you to the community who helped to repair it.

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Canning Town

A 14-year-old girl who has not been seen for five days may be in Stratford, police believe.

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London

Today’s Tube strike was a mixed bag for commuters going through Stratford this morning, with travellers bound for Canary Wharf stuck in long queues whilst some routes had only minor disruption.

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Canada

An aspiring teacher has been left devastated after a year and a half’s worth of university work was stolen from her car.

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Elizabeth Olympic Park

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