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'Traumatised' Dagenham family 'never want to go on holiday again' as suspected food poisoning on £3,700 trip puts baby on IV drip

They said they 'never want to go on holiday again'

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Dagenham house fire destroys conservatory on Church Elm Lane

A conservatory has been destroyed in a Dagenham house fire which tore through the building on Church Elm Lane.

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Shocking weekend of violence in London sees four stabbed

 A shocking weekend of violence across London saw four people stabbed with one of the victims left dead.

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Extreme concern for missing Wandsworth man who needs medication

A vulnerable man who won’t speak to strangers and needs medication is missing from Wandsworth.

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Rainham Road South, Dagenham crash: Man suffers head injury

A man is in hospital with a head injury after he was involved in a crash with a bus in Dagenham.

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World's second oldest man, 111, says secret to long life is "all the female company"

He celebrated his 111th birthday with a glass of whisky and an ABBA tribute band

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£218 million owed in unpaid ULEZ fines across London

A Freedom of Information request has revealed more than £218 million is owed in unpaid ULEZ fines in London.

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Gary Lineker shares message for football legend Alan Hansen

Match Of The Day star Gary Lineker has shared a heartfelt message for football pundit and Liverpool legend Alan Hansen.

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Barking & Dagenham business awards 2024 winners revealed

It was an evening of celebration as the winners of this year’s Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce Business Awards were revealed.

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Five sentenced for disrupting Les Misérables performance in London

Five people have been convicted of aggravated trespass after a Les Misérables performance at the Sondheim Theatre in central London was disrupted by protesters.

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Barking owner of illegal Somerby Road HMO fined in court

The owner of an illegal Barking HMO has been fined thousands of pounds at Snaresbrook Crown Court.

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Dagenham family reunited with cat lost at Watford services

A cat who went missing at a motorway service station has been reunited with its Dagenham owners.

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Queen's Hospital 'leading the way' in reducing bacteria resistance

Queen’s Hospital in Romford is "leading the way" with re-introducing treatment to tackle bacterial resistance to drugs.

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Faecal Streptococci and E.coli found on some London Underground lines

Commuters have been warned to think twice before doing their makeup on the Tube after a new study found faecal bacteria on some Underground lines.

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Northern line stations to be closed for two additional days

Several Northern line stations on the Edgware branch will be shut for two additional days this year as work is carried out at Colindale station.

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East London rental prices higher than national average - ONS

East Londoners are facing eye-watering rental prices, new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed.

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Is it ok to drink warmed bottle water? Expert issues warning

A food safety expert has warned not to drink bottled water that has been left in the sun this summer.

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Sir Trevor Brooking opens Saint Francis Hospice shop in Loughton

West Ham United legend Sir Trevor Brooking mingled with shoppers when he opened a new boutique-style charity shop supporting Havering’s Saint Francis Hospice.

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Crash near Heathway, Dagenham: Cyclist taken to hospital

A cyclist was taken to hospital following a crash involving a car in Langhorne Road, Dagenham.

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Porters Avenue, Dagenham shooting: Police search for car

The Metropolitan Police have shared details of a car they are looking to find after a shooting in Dagenham put a man in hospital.