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A woman who disappeared to Spain with her young daughter after being entangled in a legal battle with social workers has apologised to a High Court judge.

Jamie Porter will make his second trip of the winter to the Desert Springs Resort this weekend keen to make up for lost time with the Lions.

A four-year-old girl who was found in Spain after going missing with her mum has returned to England.

A four-year-old girl from Barking who went missing with her mum during the summer has been found in Spain.

Barking Road Runners’ Faye Spooner proved more than up to her challenge of running 12 marathons in 12 months this year – going on to run 15!

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced the Jr NBA World Championship, a first-of-its kind global youth basketball tournament for teams aged 14 and under from around the world.

The 17-year-old returned to his Chadwell Heath roots this week and also dropped in on his old school before firing England’s under-17s to World Cup glory

Shenfield and Essex’s latest international representative, Jack Plom, almost missed his initial call-up for England duty when he ignored the insistent ringing of his mobile phone.

Barking Abbey were edged out by Estudiantes 57-56 on their pre-season tour in Spain, writes Jacob Ranson.

England Hockey have announced an 18-strong women’s squad for the Rabo EuroHockey Championships in the Netherlands later this month.

Hampstead & Westminster’s Harry Martin included in 18-man party

A teenager arrested in Barking in connection with the London Bridge terror attack is to remain in police custody after a warrant for further detention was granted.

Team GB star ready to face Argentina and Netherlands

The NR F1 Podcast takes to the airwaves to bring you its 2017 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix review.


The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.

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