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A number of people rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries from a warehouse party in Beckton are believed to have taken MDMA.

Emergency services were called to the event at Hillcroft Road on Friday night. Police said people suffered "extreme adverse effects" from the illegal drugs.


An area of scrubland in Beckton is set be transformed with plans to bring in a luxury car showroom.


A man jailed last December over the murder of a teenager at a birthday party has escaped from a mental health unit in east London.

Lerone Michael Boye, 27, of Evelyn Dennington Road in Beckton, was sentenced to 28 years in prison for killing 17-year-old Kelvin Chibueze in Ilford on August 15, 2011.


A 40-year-old from Beckton has been jailed for playing his part in the kidnap and murder of a Polish man.

The body of Andrzej Kulesza was found dumped in a field near Rothersthorpe, Northamptonshire, in April 2011 with a black webbing strap around the neck area.


Young learners from the most prestigious school in the country have switched their studies to a classroom in East London, for what has been hailed as a "truly innovative partnership."

A group of four children enrolled at Eton College's Penn House have embarked on a placement at Beckton-based Gallions Primary School - in a borough which ranks in the bottom five for deprivation levels in the UK.

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