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Khalia Smith filmed the standoff with Tesco security guards

Tesco apologise after security descend on woman attempting to avoid 5p plastic bag charge

John Avis (fourth from left) with Ratepayers Action Group members in Highams Park

Ratepayers group distribute flyer in response to 'scaremongering' criticism

The site which could be developed in Leyton (41307449)

Cycle cafe and gym to feature at multi-million pound development

Poet Chrissy Gittins with pupils at Hereward Primary School

'Inspirational' writer kick-starts school poetry week

Ken was stuck in the wall (41285830)

Kitten named Ken after dramatic firefighter rescue

The pub in Theydon Bois

Heavy opposition to 'creeping urbanisation' of pub demolition

PC Amanda Carter and DS Chris Minnighan with Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan Howe joint winners of the award with Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan Howe.

PC praised for 'outstanding' efforts tackling domestic abuse

Elizabeth Taylor gives her future husband Richard Burton a cursory haircut, March 6, 1964. Photo by William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images

Unseen Elizabeth Taylor images, cocktails and true crime- events not to miss this weekend

Plans shown to cabinet at Walthamstow Town Hall

Plans revealed to cabinet for 685-home development

Protest outside Fred Wigg tower in Montague Road, Leytonstone

Ascham Homes ordered to consult with tower tenants by High Court

Simon and Linda Poole (Southern News & Pictures (SNAP))

Son and 'miracle Mum' stand up to cancer

Normal traffic is expected from 11.45am

Fuel spill causing severe M25 delays

No arrests have been made

Man assaulted, building damaged in 'disturbance'

Residents of Windsor Road in Wanstead (41224347)

Gas works which caused 'speeding rat run' in road to be put on pause

Children and staff celebrate at Fidgety Fingers nursery

Nursery celebrates after 'outstanding' rating

Officers line the street by The Scene at the top of the High Street in Walthamstow (credit: Ida Jensen)

Teenagers arrested in Walthamstow brawl bailed

Winns Primary School in Fleeming Road, Walthamstow

Staff 'forced' to pay hundreds to park near school

Suspect 191287

Manhunt for burglary suspect after £20k earnings stolen

Walthamstow last night (Picture by Ida Jensen) (41055406)

Walthamstow brawl students will face 'serious consequences' college leaders say as they vow to try and identify any pupils involved

Teenagers gather in the street (41002686)

Brawling teenagers bring central Walthamstow to a standstill

The statue in Woodford Green was vandalised last night. (credit Adam Penfield)

Iconic Winston Churchill statue covered in paint by vandals in 'disgusting act'

Proud parents Katie Gallagher and Daniel Wallace with baby Eden who was born in their back garden. Back row Gerard Gallagher, Carol Bland and aunt Kim Penrose.

Mother has 'surreal' birth in her own garden

Police in Walthamstow last night (Picture from Ida Jensen).

Central Walthamstow disturbance was small scuffles and not a riot - Police

Police and forensics teams on the scene (Photo by Paul Wood)

Man's body found in water in Waltham Abbey

Drug dealer Shabazz Gooden, 18, of Waltham Way, Chingford.

Chingford man among drug dealers jailed

PCC Nick Alston and chief constable Stephen Kavanagh announcing the cuts in Chelmsford yesterday

Sweeping police cuts will have 'very little' effect, PCC claims

A musical about town planning in the '70s is coming to Harlow

A musical about town planning and other things not to miss at the theatres

Set of 20 garages to the rear of Titley Close

Parking concerns raised over garage site development

Protest group outside the Royal Gunpowder Mills consultation. Waltham Abbey. (6/10/2015) EL85616_5. (40998083)

RGM exhibition aims to end 'gunpowder plot' fears

250 new homes unveiled at £70m development

250 new homes unveiled at £70m development

Friends Jon Dalby (left) and Paul Gravatt, at La Sala Restaurant in Woodford Green.

Two former footballers join friends' 1,400 mile Woodford Green to Marbella charity bike ride

The building was in a state of disrepair (41097373)

Islamic education and community centre given green light

The pupils tried a variety of styles

School pupils 'enriched' by dance workshop day

Police line the street in Walthamstow (picture by Ida Jensen) (41082522)

Three remain in custody after town centre brawl

Suspect 191347

Couple sought over pensioner purse theft

From left: Director Sam Yates and the actors Santiago Winder and Andrew Scott at Forest School.

School plays host to Sherlock star for new film

Mobin Rahat (41035686)

Teen migrant who 'watched Sherlock Holmes' to learn English for his GCSEs scoops top accolade

Tim Ozdenya with Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Gemma Aldeen, Little Mix's Jade Thirwall, Nick Grimshaw and Sakhile Lafayette

Pupils duped by Nick Grimshaw on Radio 1 breakfast show

Stuart Poulton shaves Iain Moran's beard for Haven House hospice

Bushy beards get the chop for charity

12 categories are open in the awards

People urged to celebrate their sporting heroes

Essex fire service is calling on people to check their alarms

'It could save your life' - Fire brigade urges people to check fire alarms

Highams Park pupil Jack Tait outside 10 Downing Street

Head boy 'privileged' to work with PM

There are queues on the North Circular.

North Circular queues after coach breaks down

Dehl Carey, was sentenced to four-and-a-half years after pleading guilty to possessing 4.5kg of MDMA

Gang jailed for 74 years after large quantities of class A drugs seized

Police called to break up mob of youths in McDonalds

Police called to break up McDonald's mob

Council praised for dealing with stray dogs to 'highest standard'

Dog team handed gold award

The district council already streams live video from meetings

Smartphone streaming app 'to bring greater transparency to council meetings'

Arber Syla approached the boy and led him to the car

ASBO brothers convicted of 'mistaken identity' teenage kidnapping

Epping police station

Police stations set to close as force makes sweeping cuts

Central Parade in Walthamstow (40896573)

Town centre site earmarked for development deal


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