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Javauntee Campbell and Karlton Burton were sentenced at the Old Bailey today

Life for teenager found guilty of market trader’s murder

A teenager has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the murder of Queen’s Market trader Rashid Naeem.

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Karlton Burton and Javauntee Campbell will be sentenced at the Old Bailey today

Teens set to be jailed for stabbing market trader over watch

The teenage boys who killed a market trader in Newham after a row over a stolen watch face lengthy jail terms when they are sentenced at the Old Bailey today.

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The man was slashed in the face at Stratford station on Tuesday (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

Man slashed in the face on Stratford station platform

A man was slashed in the face in a ‘sustained attack’ on a busy train and Tube platform at Stratford station on Tuesday lunchtime.

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Yasir Ali was jailed for 10 years

Plaistow armed robber jailed for 10 years

An armed robber from Plaistow who targeted betting shops across London was jailed for 10 years today.

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Police are appealing for witnesses over the assault

Racist beating of black man in Newham sparks police manhunt

A black man was beaten unconscious in a racist assault after he asked two men in a children’s playground to keep the noise down.

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Aspers Casino at Westfield Stratford City

Plastic glasses only at Stratford supercasino after assaults

Drunken attacks have led to a glass ban at Aspers Casino in Westfield Stratford City.

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These two knives were found in Stratford Park

Kitchen knives found during weapon sweeps of Newham parks

Knives with blades of up to ten inches long have been recovered from flowerbeds in Newham parks.

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Stratford banker denies trying to murder mum with poison

A City banker accused of trying kill her magistrate mother by lacing Diet Coke with poison will stand trial on September 22.

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The church porch was badly damaged

Second arson attack on East Ham church causes £50,000 of damage

Vandals set fire to an East Ham church last night, just months after an arson attack damaged another one of its outbuildings.

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Jhosaim Chaudhury was jailed for conspiracy to rob a chemist with a fake gun

Manor Park man jailed for chemist ‘armed’ robbery with help from inside man

A man who held up a chemist with an imitation gun and tried to rob its safe has been jailed for more than nine years.

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East Ham man gets five years on sex offenders register

A man from East Ham has been placed on the sex offenders register for five years after sexually assaulting a woman at West Ham underground station.

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Walthamstow Coroner's Court

Plaistow surgery GP with history of depression ‘took own life’, inquest finds

A GP and father-of-five with a history of depression took his own life, an inquest has heard.

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Amina Bibi was murdered by her husband

Murdered Forest Gate mum hid her family troubles

EXCLUSIVE: A devoted mother-of-two who was murdered by a hitman hired by her husband put a brave face on her domestic troubles, according to her best friend.

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The attack was in Rainham

Suspended sentence for Newham man who grabbed bus driver by throat

A man who grabbed a bus driver by the throat and smashed through a screen after his invalid ticket was refused has been handed a suspended sentence.

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John Arthey received an Asbo after pleading guilty to burglary

Asbo for Upton Park cycle thief

An Upton Park man described as a “prolific cycle thief” has been given a five year asbo.

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‘Unlawful’ Newham Council policy left family of four living on £50 a week

An “unlawful” Newham Council policy left a family of four living on just £50 a week, a judicial review has found.

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Mohamed Ali (left) and Frederick Best have been jailed for life for the murder of Ali's wife Amina Bibi, (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Life sentences for husband and killer he hired to murder his wife in Forest Gate

An evil husband and the drug addict he hired to kill his wife have today been jailed for life for her murder.

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American journalist James Foley while covering the civil war in Aleppo, Syria (AP Photo/freejamesfoley.org, Nicole Tung, File)

Stratford man sought by MI6 over James Foley death

A Stratford man is one of three MI6 believe has vital information about the killing of US journalist James Foley.

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Amina Bibi died from more than 70 stab wounds at her home in Forest Gate (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Guilty: Husband and drug addict he paid to murder wife in Forest Gate

An evil husband and the drug addict he hired to kill his wife, who died from more than 70 stab wounds, have today been found guilty of murder.

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Do you recognise these men? (Pic:BTP)

£19,000 stolen from East Ham man during attack

Thieves stole £19,000 from an East Ham man during an attack at Kings Cross station.

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The gang get out of a stolen BMW just minutes before the robbery on the Breitling store

Westfield Stratford smash and grab gang jailed

An armed gang who smashed their way into a luxury watch shop have been jailed for a total of 39 years.

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Delays on the Liverpool Street to Shenfield line this morning

East Ham man receives suspended sentence for indecent exposure

An East Ham man who indecently exposed himself on trains across London, Hertfordshire and Essex has received a nine-month suspended sentence.

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Squeak the cat

Family seeks answers after pet cat ‘poisoned to death’ in East Ham

A family whose pet cat died as a result of it being poisoned is offering a reward for any information which could lead to a criminal conviction.

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Mehmet was jailed for dangerous driving

East Ham dangerous driver jailed for four years

An East Ham man described as a “considerable danger” has been jailed for more than four years for dangerous driving.

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Police have charged a man with raping a child

Stratford man charged with raping child

A Stratford man is in court today charged with raping a child.

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Ravel Morrison arriving at Manchester Magistrates Court this morning (Picture: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire)

Ravel Morrison made acid attack threats against ex-girlfriend, court hears

The West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison threatened to throw acid in the face of his ex-girlfriend and blow up her house, a court heard this morning.

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Trains between Shenfield and London Liverpool Street delayed after passenger is taken ill at Ilford

Trains running between Shenfield and London Liverpool Street are being delayed by up to 20 minutes.

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Joseph Birtles, now 81, was jailed for seven years at the Old Bailey for molesting children in his care at a Manor Park school Picture Ed Willcox

Former Manor Park teacher jailed for molesting children in his care more than 40 years ago

A retired primary school teacher who molested pupils as young as eight in a campaign of sexual abuse that lasted almost two decades could die behind bars.

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Police have released this e-fit of the suspect

Appeal after woman’s nose broken in unprovoked Plaistow assault

Police have released an e-fit of a man they wish to question over an unprovoked attack in Plaistow.

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Josh Smith and Daniel

Beckton kidnap gang jailed for more than 76 years

A gang who kidnapped and tortured a man and blackmailed his family have been jailed today for a total of more than 76 years.

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Ravel Morrison of West Ham(Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

West Ham’s Ravel Morrison granted bail in ‘assaults’ case

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been freed after a judge granted him bail following a private court hearing.

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Do you recognise this man? (Pic: BTP)

Appeal after man punched on train at West Ham station

Officers investigating an assault at West Ham station have released a picture of a man they wish to speak to.

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Tougher police patrols in Newham for Pakistan independence celebrations

Police will be carrying out “enhanced patrols” to make sure celebrations of Pakistan’s independence day next week remain peaceful.

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A police officer stands guard following the incident

Three men bailed in Plaistow Halloween shooting investigation

Three men arrested over the attempted murder of a Plaistow shopkeeper have been bailed until early October, pending further investigation.

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Ravel Morrison. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison held in custody over alleged assaults

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been remanded in custody after appearing in court accused of punching and slapping his ex-girlfriend and her mother.

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Three men have been arrested

Three arrested over Halloween shooting of Plaistow shop owner

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and attempted robbery at a Plaistow shop last year.

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Have you seen Stephen Lansana? (Pic: Met Police)

Police hunt for Canning Town man

Police are trying to trace a Canning Town man in connection with a murder in Hendon.

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Police on the scene of a murder investigation at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium in Manor Park, Newham after a man was found with an injury to his neck.

Man in court charged with cemetery murder at Manor Park

A man has appeared in court accused of murder in a cemetery in east London.

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A police officer outside the taped off pub

Manor Park pub cordoned off as police probe “assault” mystery.

Police taped off a section of the pavement surrounding the Willam the Conqueror pub in Romford Road , Manor Park, today as they carried out inquiries into how a man came to receive serious head injuries.

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Two people have been arrested under the Female Genital Mutilation Act

Pensioner arrested in Newham over planned female genital mutilation of 11-year-old

A pensioner has been arrested in Newham over conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation.

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Javauntee Campbell and Karlton Burton were sentenced at the Old Bailey today

Life for teenager found guilty of market trader’s murder

A teenager has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the murder of Queen’s Market trader Rashid Naeem.

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Franky Reed 1 with Amy Reed trying to catch ducks to win prized at Barts Health NHS Trust's open day at Newham Hospital in Plaistow.

Pictures: Families enjoy Newham Hospital open day

The grounds of Newham Hospital might not be the first place you’d think of going for a fun afternoon, but that all changed on Saturday as hundreds headed to a free open day.

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Newham Borough Commander Tony Nash urges us to keep valuables out of sight

In the past few weeks we had a rise in theft from cars to the east of Newham around Little Ilford ward and a rise in mobile phone snatches by men on bicycles around Canning Town and Beckton.

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Delays on the Liverpool Street to Shenfield line this morning

Update: Greater Anglia expects delays on Shenfield line to last until 9.30am

A broken down freight train this morning has caused cancellations or delays of up to 20 minutes on the London Liverpool Street to Shenfield line.

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