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A former Bomber Command rear gunner who lied about his age so he could join the RAF during the Second World War died in Romford last week.

New York Knicks Frank Ntilikina is excited about playing a match in London as it will give his family and friends a chance to watch him play.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Sky Sports today announced a new four-year broadcast and multiplatform partnership that will see Sky Sports become the NBA’s exclusive broadcast partner and official website operator in the UK and Ireland.

When I perform at stand up comedy clubs I have one rule: use the gents before the gig.

Washington Wizards point-guard Tomas Satoransky is excited to return to his European roots when his side play in the NBA 2019 UK match against New York Knicks.

Brentwood teenage golfer James Jensen was the envy of his friends after securing a place in the Million Dollar Hole in One (MDHIO) grand final and a visit to next year’s US Masters.

London-based coach Born Barikor is leading the way in keeping Londoners active, with his Our Parks initiative happening across the capital.

The well-publicised delay to the Crossrail project will have come as frustrating news to many residents in our part of London.

Most days we’re told we are too fat, too lazy and we have to do something about it. And that’s just from my friends.

Heritage: A 17th century European tour

Friday, September 21, 2018

In his latest column, Prof Ged Martin takes us on a stagecoach journey back through the mists of time

A historical novel detailing the lives of eight RAF pilots is being republished to mark the 100th anniversary of the RAF.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced that tickets for the NBA London Game 2019 featuring the Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks will go on general sale Friday, October 19 at 9am.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

The newly restructured FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL) will kick off an historic season on Sunday (September 9) when it becomes fully professional for the first time.

Leopards coach Thomas Baker cannot wait to see his side on the new Brentwood Centre court as the Big Cats prepare to host the Essex Classic this weekend.

A band that first met at an Upminster secondary school has gone on to perform with rock legends including Queens of the Stone Age and are now set to take their new album on tour.

A skatepark which was the first in Europe to be given listed status will be celebrating its 40th anniversary with a special lifestyle event.

An academy will be giving its students the opportunity to travel around the world and make a difference after being granted funding.

Midfield star aiming to make an impact at club he supported as a boy

Can Manuel haul the Hammers into the big time?

For some World War Two RAF veterans the path into service was not as smooth as others.

Havering Hurricanes saw their girls football team win gold at the London Youth Games finals weekend at Crystal Palace.

A look back at the stories this week 60, 40 and 20 years ago

Which one of these four players is England’s greatest left midfielder of all time?

Two London Olympians who took part in London 2012 have backed a campaign to help secure the future of the London Youth Games, Europe’s largest youth sports festival.

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