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Nursery student sessions at Barking and Dagenham College

Two friends who studied childcare at college nearly 30 years ago returned to meet today’s students on the same course and brought children from the Braney Bear’s nursery that they run.

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Can planes fly in severe turbulence? What you need to know

Find out whether planes can fly in severe turbulence, whether it's safe to do so and how pilots are prepared for conditions.

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Warning as deadly Asian hornets spotted 3 times in past week

In 2023, Asian hornet stings led to the deaths of at least five people in France.

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Person dead as London-Singapore flight hit by turbulence

A person has died following turbulence on a flight from London Heathrow to Singapore.

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London Weather: Met Office issues warning for thunderstorms

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning across London for today, May 21.

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London CourtWatch report raises concerns over court access

A report has raised concerns about open justice in London courts after volunteer observers were questioned, given incorrect listings and slung out of court.

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M4 Heathrow Airport multi-vehicle crash: All traffic stopped

All traffic has been stopped on the M4 near Heathrow Airport due to a multi-vehicle crash.

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What to do if you see an Asian hornet at home or when out

Asian hornets are a threat to pollinators like honey bees and this is what you should do if you see one, whether you're at home or out and about.

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TfL to improve London Victoria road safety after 3 crashes

Transport for London has said it will continue to “take action to improve road safety” after three women were hit by a bus on different occasions outside Victoria station.

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Scrapped ULEZ vehicles from London arrive in Ukraine

A convoy of ULEZ scrapped vehicles from London have arrived in Ukraine as part of the war aid.

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Whalebone Lane South, Dagenham stabbing: Third teen charged

A teenager is the third person charged after a man was shot and stabbed in an ambush in Dagenham.

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TV sports presenter 'arrested on suspicion of raping a child'

A well-known TV sports presenter has allegedly been arrested on suspicion of raping a child, reports The Sun.

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What is inflammatory bowel disease? See symptoms and more

Here are the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease or IBD.

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Run-down London estates once dubbed 'utopias' explored

TikTok star goes inside and explores the run-down London estates once dubbed 'utopias'.

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c2c Class 357 Electrostar trains to get Ilford refurbishment

A fleet of electric c2c trains are set for refurbishment in Ilford, creating more than 20 new jobs.

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Aalim Makial Jibril named as victim of Plaistow window fall

The boy, 5, who sadly died after falling from the window of a housing block in Plaistow, has been locally named as Aalim Makial Jibril.

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Ex-Islington Council leader Margaret Hodge on abuse denials

A victims' group has reacted angrily after Barking MP and former Islington Council leader Margaret Hodge expressed remorse for denying widespread child abuse.

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A13 in Havering set for 18 months of night-time closures

The A13 between Havering and Thurrock could be shut at nights for 18 months as it is set to undergo repairs.

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What is a London Freedom Pass and who can apply for one?

Transport for London (TfL) offers a Freedom Pass to individuals, find out who can claim the benefit and how to apply.

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Wood Lane, Dagenham road closure: Emergency repair works

Wood Lane in Dagenham has been temporarily closed while emergency electrical repair work is carried out.