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A Canning Town woman who threw acid in the face of her friend while disguised in a Muslim veil has been jailed for 12 years.

Mary Konye, 22, attacked Naomi Oni, in Dagenham on her way home from work at Victoria's Secret in Westfield Stratford City on December 30, 2012.


Fire crews tackling a warehouse blaze in Canning Town on Saturday night rescued a man from the first floor of the burning building.

Fifteen fire engines from across the capital and two cherry pickers were used in the incident at Shipman Road which began around 11pm.


Detectives in Newham have released an artists' impression of a distinctive facial tattoo in an appeal for information about an allegation of rape near Star Lane DLR station.

The image - which depicts a skull and crossbones design on the suspect's right cheek - forms part of a request for witnesses to come forward following an attack on a teenager walking to Canning Town Station following an all-night rave in Cody Road.

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Construction will begin in the coming weeks on what is proposed as a 'Borough Market for east London'.


A Canning Town woman who disguised herself in a Muslim veil and threw acid in her friend's face has been found guilty of the attack and faces a "substantial jail term".

Snaresbrook Crown Court was told Mary Konye, 21, pictured, prepared the attack "for months, even years" after falling out with Naomi Oni.

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