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Euston: Baby found dead with murder suspect arrested

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a baby was found dead in central London.

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Thames Water warns that it will run out of cash in May 2025

Thames Water has issued a warning that it will run out of cash by May 2025 as they worry over funding concerns.

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UKHSA issues update on new Covid variant after spike in cases

The most recent UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) figures released show a spike in Covid-19 cases after the new FLiRT variant, KP.3, was found in the UK.

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Barking and Dagenham College students in outdoor adventure day

Barking and Dagenham College sports students have been getting to grips learning about safety during an outdoor adventure day in Brentwood.

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Barking boy stars in Great Ormond Street Hospital campaign

One of the stars of a new Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital media campaign unveiled to make sure no childhood is lost to serious illness is a six-year-old from Barking.

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Royal Mail: Can you reuse first and second-class stamps?

Find out if you can reuse Royal Mail stamps in the UK, including first and second-class - here are the important rules you need to know.

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Barking MP candidacy withdrawal left Darren Rodwell 'incredibly hurt'

Barking and Dagenham Council leader Darren Rodwell has claimed his withdrawal as the Labour Party candidate for Barking came after "a deliberate attempt to besmirch my name".

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London MPs appointed into key cabinet roles by Keir Starmer

Three London MPs have been appointed to key cabinet positions by the new Prime Minister - who himself is a north London MP.

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Jacqui Smith quits NHS trusts for minister role in Labour government

Jacqui Smith has stepped down as chair in common of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust and Barts Health NHS Trust to become an education minister in Sir Keir Starmer's government.

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Kamran Khalid murder: Mum hopes Ilford bleed kit may save others

A bleed kit has been installed at an Ilford school in memory of stab victim Kamran Khalid. His mother Samina hopes it will save other lives.

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Soho, Bateman street robbery - man suffers head injuries

A man has suffered serious injuries after a group robbery in Soho, London.

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The east London postcodes with the most XL Bullies

One postcode in east London - RM3 - has 75 approved applications for certificates of exemption to keep an XL Bully dog.

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Dagenham man Oladip Oshodi jailed for violent rape of woman

A woman collapsed in a Dagenham street after jumping out of a window to escape a violent predator who had raped her twice.

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National Crime Agency most wanted men who may be in London

The National Crime Agency have named seven of the UK's most wanted men who could be in London.

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c2c Fenchurch Street to Barking works cause train disruption

Engineering works on the c2c line in east London are expected to cause disruption over the weekend.

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Barkingside bus stabbing: Two men in court after man injured

Two men have appeared in court after a teenager was stabbed on a London bus in Barkingside.

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Elizabeth line tunnels see 5G mobile coverage introduced

Commuters on the Elizabeth line will now get mobile coverage while travelling through the tunnels.

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TfL confirms bus timetable changes for first weekend in July

11 London bus routes will be undergoing changes throughout the first weekend in July.

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Rachel Reeves named first female chancellor by Keir Starmer

Newly elected Prime Minister Keir Starmer began assembling his cabinet on Friday afternoon shortly after addressing the nation from Downing Street.

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Labour cabinet ministers list 2024 confirmed by Keir Starmer

Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer has announced his government cabinet following the 2024 General Election win - see the full list of members and their roles.