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The 'Ho Ho Honut', the stuff of Christmas nightmares

Right, that’s it, Christmas is cancelled - a ‘festive’ doughnut featuring the flavours of turkey and all the trimmings and filled with gravy has been created, and it looks horrific.

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The 'Ho Ho Honut', the stuff of Christmas nightmares

Christmas just got a whole lot better – thanks to a Havering bakery chain.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Johnny Hicks, 18 from Romford, rides his BMX at the Rom (Picture: Philip Toscano/PA Wire)

A skatepark in Hornchurch has been granted a status usually reserved to Roman ruins, Saxon castles or Tudor country houses after English Heritage deemed it ‘an important example of youth culture in the UK’.

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Monday, October 27, 2014
Officers want to speak to this man after a woman from Romford was sexually assaulted on a Central LineTube train (Picture: British Transport Police)

A 20-year-old woman from Romford was subjected to a prolonged sexual assault on a crowded Tube carriage after she took a Central Line train from Liverpool Street to Holborn.

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Thursday, October 9, 2014
Roxy was found emaciated and lying in her own urine (Picture: RSPCA)

A callous couple have been banned from keeping animals for life after causing needless suffering to a ‘lovely little’ Rottweiler called Roxy, who was found ‘emaciated’ and sitting in her own urine by an RSPCA inspector

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The chair appears to move of its own accord - or perhaps there is a ghostly explanation?

The spooky goings on apparently took place just hours after a psychic medium took to the stage in Romford. Coincidence? Almost certainly...

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The 174 bus collided with a house in Harold Hill (Picture by Dani Walsh)

A double-decker bus rolled backwards down a hill and crashed into a house in east London yesterday afternoon.

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Monday, June 23, 2014
The school play has had to be cancelled after horrified parents complained about the Jimmy Savile character  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Outraged parents have forced an east London primary school to scrap its end of year play because a key character was based on disgraced TV presenter Jimmy Savile.

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Monday, June 2, 2014
The man attacked the women after they refused to move off Ilford Lane (Picture: Google Streetview)

A masked man tried to attack three ‘prostitutes’ with a large blade when they refused to stop loitering on his road in east London, but failed to injure them when he fell off the pavement, according to a neighbour.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
© Paul Underhill

Thousands of devoted dance music lovers braved the downpour and descended onto Damyns Hall Aerodrome for the second incarnation of We Are FSTVL.

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The fox, pictured through the bedroom door, did not leave the the house for more than an hour

Urban foxes are getting bolder but these pictures of a crafty fellow enjoying a lie-in at a Romford family’s home take the (dog) biscuit.

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Monday, May 19, 2014

A man who used Instagram to offer a 13-year-old girl £1,000 to have sex with him was spared jail despite pleading guilty to inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

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Thursday, May 15, 2014
Maria De Jesus died 19 days after the botched surgery at Queen's Hospital in Romford

The bungling junior surgeon who removed a pregnant woman’s ovary instead of her appendix at a hospital in Romford has been allowed to keep his job.

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Sunday, May 11, 2014
Ramarni Wilfred has been invited to join Mensa

Could you beat Einstein or Stephen Hawking in a pub quiz? Probably not, but one 11-year-old boy could probably give them a run for their money.

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Sunday, May 11, 2014
The scene at The Brewery in Romford after the stabbing

A man has been arrested after a stabbing incident in Nando’s restaurant, The Brewery shopping centre, Romford on Friday.

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Friday, April 25, 2014
Where's the mystery traveller called 'Dave' then? (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A benefit cheat made up a mysterious and completely fictitious traveller friend named ‘Dave’ to explain a £19,000 inheritance.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014
An anonymous poem may hold clues to the death of Neil Buchel, whose dismembered body was found in a lake

An anonymous poem could hold the key to solving the death of Dagenham father Neill Buchel, whose dismembered body was pulled from a lake in east London last week.

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014
You didn't see that coming did you? (Picture: London Fire Brigade)

A couple’s crystal ball failed to predict their bedroom would set on fire after it was the glass ornament itself which sparked the blaze at a house in Romford.

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Monday, February 17, 2014
Train operator Greater Anglia polled just 40 per cent in a Which? customer survey

Greater Anglia has finished bottom of a passenger satisfaction survey after just 40 per cent of people said they were happy to recommend its services.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014
A person was stabbed at Nando's in Hornchurch, east London

A person was stabbed after a fight broke out in Nando’s in Hornchurch, east London, last night.

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Thursday, November 27, 2014
The main room at the Museum of Comedy (Pic: Steve Ullathorne)

This week I visited the Museum of Comedy located at the corner of Museum Street and Bloomsbury Way in the crypt under St George’s Church.

Thursday, November 27, 2014
Bird Lovegod

I genuinely and honestly have only a slight problem when it comes to buying domain names.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Bird says back up your data

What happened after a friend of mine lost basically everything he’d created in the last 5 years:

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