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A man from Beckton has been charged today with robbing and stabbing a laptop seller in Finchley.

A man has been ordered to pay nearly £9,000 for fly-tipping in Newham.

A 47-year-old woman has been arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

The sentencing of a fly-tipper from Upminster who admitted dumping 36 tonnes of asbestos-contaminated rubble on a street in Beckton has been delayed.

The Mayor of London announced plans to “name and shame” rogue landlords during raids on Newham properties today.

A sixth man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Ahmed Deen-Jah at an off-licence.

West Ham Football Club offices at the Olympic Park were raided in an investigation into tax fraud this morning.

A councillor who was targeted by online trolls has welcomed a new police unit to tackle online hate crime.

A pervert who raped a girl he met through WhatsApp and coaxed two other children to carry out sex acts after grooming them on Facebook has been jailed.

A teenager has been charged in connection with an alleged hit and run that left a woman and two of her grandchildren hospitalised.

Police raided a house in Walpole Road before dawn today after a fire alerted them to the presence of a suspected drug den.

It took two fire engines to bring a blaze under control when an illegal tip caught fire in Beckton last night.

Police are appealing for information about a car they believe is linked to the killing of a man inside a Custom House off-licence.

A minicab driver who crushed a cyclist because he was distracted by his mobile phone has been banned for driving.

Police are appealing for help to find a French national wanted in connection with a string of drugs offences.

A detective investigating the death of a three-month-old baby has said that “justice has been obtained” after her parents were found guilty of causing or allowing her death.

A couple whose premature baby was found lifeless on a bus in Stratford have been cleared of her murder.

A jury has been given a majority direction in the trial of a Manor Park couple accused of staging the death of their baby on a bus to get away with killing her.

A fundraising drive has been launched to help pay for the funeral of a boy who was killed in a double shooting in North Woolwich.

Police have arrested a man in east London today on suspicion of encouragement of terrorism, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

A former West Ham footballer has been charged with fraud and money laundering.

Police are appealing for witnesses after an Audi stolen in a car-jacking where the driver was attacked with a noxious substance was dumped in East Ham.

A man caught with an illegal Russian pistol after fleeing police during a Newham taxi stop-and-search has been jailed for six years.

A jury has retired to consider verdicts in the trial of a couple accused of killing their baby daughter then covering it up by staging her death on a bus.

A fly-tipper from Upminster could be facing jail after he admitted dumping 36 tonnes of asbestos-contaminated rubble on a street in Beckton.

A Hornchurch man has been convicted of hurling racist abuse at a woman wearing a headscarf at Stratford station.

Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of 16-year-old Karim Samms.

Detectives have issued an appeal today for information after a man was seriously assaulted after an argument on a train spilled out on to a platform at Stratford station.

A “prolific and well-organised” gang of car thieves have been jailed for a total of 46 years after police raided a pub ran by the ringleader’s dad.

Reports of gun crime in the borough have soared by 60 per cent over the past year amid rising crime rates in the capital.

Detectives have arrested a fifth man on suspicion of murdering Ahmed Deen-Jah inside an off-licence.

Tributes have flooded in for 17-year-old Karim Samms, who was shot dead in North Woolwich on Friday night.

A teenager shot dead in North Woolwich on Friday night has been named locally as Karim Samms.

A murder hunt has been launched after a teenage boy was shot dead and a man in his 20s injured in two shootings in North Woolwich.

A crown court security guard from Canning Town has been jailed for smuggling two kilos of cocaine into the UK.

Knife-wielding thieves have robbed 12 minicab drivers in one month stealing phones, cash and even cars.

A man in his 20s has suffered life-changing injuries after a shooting.

A teenage girl who was stabbed as she ran away from a would-be robber has been left with serious injuries, police have said.

Detectives investigating a stabbing inside a Custom House off-licence have arrested a fourth man on suspicion of murder.

A date has been set for the trial of three men charged with murder in connection with the shooting of former Newham College student Abdifatah Sheikhey.

A West Ham fan who breached his football banning order after just eight days has been jailed.

A murder investigation has been started today after a stabbing at Custom House by the Royal Docks.

A man who visited a Forest Gate barber 40 minutes before three of its occupants were stabbed by a group of men has told of his narrow escape.

Two men who dumped a stolen shotgun in a Stratford street after speeding away from police officers have been jailed for 27 months each.

A young mum accused of murdering her daughter realised her abusive boyfriend “tried to frame me for killing my own baby” as she sat with the dead girl on a bus, a court has heard.

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