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Delays due to leaves on the line could become a distant memory thanks to new leaf blowing technology.

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Police are trialling a fleet of hydrogen-powered vehicles as part of an ambitious programme to achieve zero emissions across their vehicles by 2050.

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Large parts of London and the south east have been left without electricity this evening.

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Newham knife crime offenders will be tagged with a tracking device when they are released from prison.

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A swan on the line is causing delays between Ilford and Romford train stations this morning.

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Crossrail will not open before December 2020, the company behind the infrastructure project has confirmed.

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Easter Sunday is the most important day in the Christian calendar when parishioners celebrate the resurrection of Jesus when he rose from the dead after being crucified to death.

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Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death.

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The term Maundy Thursday is used often enough but what is it and what does it involve?

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Newham residents with visual impairments will have more access to talking books thanks to an £82,000 cash injection.

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Many things have been found in the back of wardrobes over the years but most of the items probably wouldn't reach a six-figure sum on the open market.

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Across England and Wales, the affordability gap between the most and least expensive places to live is at its widest since records began.

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School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.

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London

A woman was sexually assaulted on a train between Stratford and Ilford.

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British Transport Police

Three people were arrested and 85 people were searched this weekend as part of a dedicated crackdown on knife crime at stations.

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British Transport Police

Prolific Romanian pickpockets who flew to the UK to targeted elderly and vulnerable victims in Redbridge, Newham and Barking and Dagenham have been jailed.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court

Residents have been told to protect their family gold after a masked gang put a chisel to a pensioner's throat during an aggravated burglary.

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London

The number of pubs in Newham has halved and the Mayor of London is calling for a "united effort" to save the remaining ones.

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The Central line, which has the highest number of reported sexual offences, is one of the only Tube lines across London not to have on board CCTV.

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Whether you grab your girls or your granny, call the troops together and join tens of thousands of other women celebrating how far women have come in the past 100 years.

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Easter Sunday is the most important day in the Christian calendar when parishioners celebrate the resurrection of Jesus when he rose from the dead after being crucified to death.

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Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death.

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UN Court

Drivers should take extra care on the roads tonight after the Met Office has warned that there is an increased risk of ice.

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If you think being a woman in 2018 is wearisome (juggling work and family, trying to afford your own home or contending with all the questionable messages from Tinder matches) then spare a thought for all those who have gone before you.

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Three teenagers caught driving a stolen car have been charged following a police chase from Southend-on-Sea to Ilford.

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Netball has come a long way from just being played with orange balls on gravely school playgrounds - although it is still a great place to start.

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Residents will soon be able to get urgent healthcare advice and prescriptions issued from GPs, paramedics and pharmacists over the phone.

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NHS

Have your say on proposals to transform the junction under the A406 flyover between Manor Park and Ilford.

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A petition has been launched after a 70-year-old woman was trampled in a stampede of "mass panic" during a Westfield Stratford City fire evacuation.

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How much do you think about your future? I don't mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.

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Care Quality Commission

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