East London

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

False widow spider infestation closes four schools in east London

False widow spider infestation closes four schools in east London

False widow spider infestation closes four schools in east London

An infestation of venomous false widow spiders has forced the closure of four schools, with some closed for almost a month.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Woman dies after collision with cyclist

Woman dies after collision with cyclist

Woman dies after collision with cyclist

A woman has died after colliding with a cyclist in London in August

Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Communities affected by gang violence 'don't trust police to help'

Communities affected by gang violence don't trust police to help, says former gang member

Communities affected by gang violence 'don't trust police to help'

Jermaine Lawlor is the founder of Voice for Youth Against Violence, an organisation that helps young people out of crime, and a former gang member himself.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The incident took place in Chadwell Heath

Murder probe launched after teenager chased down and stabbed to death by East London gang

Murder probe launched after teen chased and stabbed to death in East London

Police were called at approximately 10.30pm on Wednesday March 14 to reports of an assault on Padnell Road

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Police have released a CCTV image in connection with their appeal

Woman racially abused fellow female Tube passenger and threatened to kidnap her children

Woman racially abused fellow female Tube passenger before assaulting her

Police appealing for information about shocking racist tirade in late December

Friday, December 22, 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

A cockerel's blood was found splashed across a fighting pit, which had seats around the edge as a viewing area

'Sickening' London cockfighting gang banned from keeping birds for life

'Sickening' London cockfighting gang banned from keeping birds for life

Police find blood-stained fighting pit with makeshift viewing area

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Canary Wharf lockdown: Panic after 'significant police incident' on East India Dock Road

Panic after 'significant police incident' in Canary Wharf

East India Dock Road, near Canary Wharf, has been closed in both directions

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Beach was dismissed without notice on December 1

Lucas Beach: Paedophile police officer sacked for making indecent pictures of children and possessing extreme pornography

Paedophile police officer who possessed extreme pornography sacked

Beach pleaded guilty to making indecent photographs of children, possessing prohibited images of children and possessing extreme pornographic films following an investigation by Essex Police

Friday, November 24, 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017

Rahman pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to six counts of robbery and one count of fraud

Mejanoor Rahman: London man jailed for 'terrifying' spate of knifepoint robberies on minicab drivers

London man jailed for knifepoint robberies on minicab drivers

Police said Rahman and an accomplice struck terror into East London residents

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Police are appealing for dash cam footage (Met Police)

Police appeal after takeaway delivery drivers attacked with acid in east London

Police appeal after takeaway delivery drivers attacked with acid in east London

Two moped riders were attacked in separate incidents in Walthamstow

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Police are searching for fresh information about Harry

Police appeal over baby boy found abandoned in east London park

Police appeal over baby boy found abandoned in east London park

The baby, named Harry by medical staff, was found in a park area close to Balaam Street, Plaistow

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Road rage 'acid attack' in broad daylight leaves man injured in Barking

Road rage 'acid attack' in broad daylight leaves man injured in Barking

Man sustains minor injuries in mid-day attack

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Alice McBrearty has been jailed for 16 months

Teacher Alice McBrearty jailed for sexual activity with pupil

Teacher Alice McBrearty jailed for sexual activity with pupil

McBrearty, of Wanstead, jailed for having sex with boy aged 13 to 17 years

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Police urge anyone who may have witnessed anything to get in touch

Shoreditch acid attack: Police release CCTV image of Old Street suspect

Police release CCTV image of Shoreditch acid attack suspect

Victim could be blinded in one eye after early-morning assault

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

'It must become an offence to carry acid and those selling it must use judgement', says criminologist

'It must become an offence to carry acid and those selling it must use judgement', says criminologist

'It should be an offence to carry acid and those selling it must use judgement'

Criminologist and filmmaker Roger Graef says kids must be educated about the dangers of acid attacks

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Forest Gate protest: 'There will be more disturbances this summer over stop and search as police invent evidence'

Forest Gate protest: 'There will be more disturbances this summer over stop and search as police invent evidence'

Forest Gate protest: 'There will be more disturbances this summer'

Six police officers were injured during a protest over the death of Edir Frederico Da Costa

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

One in five child deaths caused by closely related parents in east London borough

One in five child deaths caused by closely related parents in London borough

Redbridge Council found that 19% of 124 children who died between 2008 and 2016 in the borough had parents who were consanguineous couples

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Killer jailed for 20 years after murdering girlfriend in 'narcissistic rage'

Killer jailed for 20 years after murdering girlfriend in 'narcissistic rage'

Killer jailed for 20 years after murdering girlfriend in 'narcissistic rage'

Alin Apopei killed 25-year-old sex worker Denisa Silmen, after she said she was leaving him

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Man arrested in East London on suspicion of encouraging terrorism

Man arrested in East London on suspicion of encouraging terrorism

Man arrested in East London on suspicion of encouraging terrorism

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in East London on suspicion of encouraging terrorism and dissemination of terrorist publications

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Two men arrested after a man dies trying to stop a moped theft

Two men arrested after a man died trying to stop a moped theft

Two men arrested after a man died trying to stop a moped theft

A father and son went outside to confront the gang, however the son died shortly afterwards in hospital. His father is still receiving treatment