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'Constant street drinking and public defecation is ruining our park', Ilford residents say

Frustrated locals say they have seen people drinking alcohol in the streets, acting aggressively, and even dealing drugs

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Thameslink launches children's Poetry in Motion competition

Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho is getting ready to judge the 10 best entries in a “poetry in motion” competition run with the Thameslink rail network.

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Call to give Londoners the 'right to grow' on public land

A ‘people’s rally’ is bringing community food growers together from all over London next weekend to create a charter for the “right to grow food” on public land.

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City Police appeal to find owners of phones stolen in London

Police want to return stolen mobile phones to their owners after recovering 24 that they believe were snatched in the City or West End on March 26.

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Barking man banned from owning pets after being filmed throwing dog from height in garden

Javel Pilgrim, 23, was filmed picking his dog up in his garden in Barking before throwing her from a height. He has now been banned from owning animals

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Does Royal Mail post worldwide? Delivery options for posting

Sometimes you might need to post outside of the UK - here are your international delivery options with Royal Mail.

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London Marathon weather: Hour by hour Met Office forecast

Running in the London Marathon? Here is the hour-by-hour Met Office forecast for Sunday, April 21.

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Race Across the World winners use prize on 'gap decade'

The first winners of Race Across the World Tony and Elaine Teasdale have shared how they use their prize-winning money.

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City of London Police crackdown on red light dodging cyclists

Nearly 1,000 cyclists have been slapped with fines for dodging red lights in the past nine months in a crackdown by City of London Police.

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Rainham sex attacker and bomb hoaxer Gary Preston is jailed

A man who sexually assaulted a woman at knifepoint in Rainham in 1988 and carried out a terror hoax campaign across the country has been jailed.

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Man banned from keeping animals after Barking dog abuse

A man has been banned from keeping animals indefinitely after he was filmed beating his dog in Barking and throwing her across a garden.

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Heathrow Airport: Firm fined after dad crushed to death

A firm has been fined £160,000 after a “loving dad” was crushed to death at Heathrow Airport.

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The 6 best foods for anyone running half or full marathons

As with most exercise, there are certain foods that you can include in your diet that will have a positive impact on performance.

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Horror 42 hours across London with four stabbed

Four people have been stabbed in another grim 42 hours across London.

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Becontree Underground Station shut after reports of 'human tissue' and blood on platform

Police officers attended the scene and closed off the platforms this morning

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Jason Moore East End murder case mentioned in parliament

East End murder convict Jason Moore's case was mentioned in Parliament at a meeting of MPs, journalists, victims and campaigners about miscarriages of justice.

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'Flesh and blood' report causes Becontree station closure

Becontree Station in Gale Street was closed for a police investigation after a report was made of human flesh and blood being found on a platform.

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Becontree Station, Gale Street reopen after police closure

Becontree Underground Station in Dagenham was temporarily closed to the public for a police investigation this morning.

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Man charged over stabbing of Met Police officer in Enfield

A man has been charged with GBH and class A drug offences after a police officer was stabbed while on duty in Mandeville Road, Enfield.

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London Tube closures April 19- 21: See the full list

Check the London Underground, Overground and Elizabeth Line services for the upcoming weekend and don't be caught out by any changes.