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Hundreds of people have turned out to pay their respects to Dame Vera Lynn.

A series of raids have been carried out in east London including one near Goodmayes Park.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a number of measures to boost the ailing economy, including cuts to VAT and stamp duty, alongside bonuses for employers who bring back furloughed workers.

Plans for London’s largest Hollywood-style film studios in Dagenham have been given the go-ahead.

England all-rounder Sam Curran is awaiting the results of a Covid-19 test after being placed in self-isolation at the Ageas Bowl, casting a shadow over the second day of the intra-squad clash.

Murder plots have been foiled and some of London’s most dangerous criminals arrested in a joint operation against a criminal instant messaging platform.

English Football League chairman Rick Parry has dismissed predictions of mass bankruptcies due to the coronavirus pandemic and said he is determined to emerge from the crisis with the league’s membership fully intact.

The 18 first-class counties will debate the structure of the domestic season at a meeting early next month after being given the go-ahead to start on August 1 by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

FIFA outlined its sporting and economic path out of the Covid-19 crisis on Thursday, although no date has yet been fixed for its expanded Club World Cup.

Mark Wood fears England could be deprived of the next Ben Stokes or Joe Root if the interruption to the recreational season because of the coronavirus pandemic extends much further into the summer.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has described a cricket ball as a “natural vector of disease” as he confirmed the sport remains banned outside the elite level.

England will pay tribute to the key workers of the coronavirus pandemic during next month’s three Tests against the West Indies, which will be called the £raisethebat series.

A 71-year-old woman fought off a would-be home intruder with a “brain-wobbling” blow to the head she learnt in council-run self-defence classes.

Dame Vera Lynn has died at the age of 103, her family has announced.

Thunderstorms and heavy rain could lead to flooding in London and the east of England, the Met Office has warned.

Football fans will be compelled to test out interactive crowd noise when coverage of the Premier League resumes on Wednesday, says a leading sports technology expert.

Two sisters from Barking held a candlelit vigil outside Downing Street to honour NHS workers who have died because of coronavirus.

Pakistan’s head coach Misbah-ul-Haq insists the decision to tour England this summer has no strings attached regarding a return visit.

The death of George Floyd has resonated with people all over the world, many of whom have voiced a desire for real change.

The streets of Barking were today filled with protesters, as hundreds of people marched to honour the Black Lives Matter movement.

Test teams will be allowed to use substitutes to replace players displaying coronavirus symptoms in one of several interim regulation changes rubber-stamped by the International Cricket Council on Tuesday.

A teenage boy from Dagenham was arrested during the Black Lives Matter rally in central London.

Face coverings will soon be compulsory for people wanting to travel on public transport in England to limit the spread of coronavirus.

Face coverings will be mandatory on public transport in England from Monday June 15, transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced today.

English Football League clubs will decide how to end the season on Tuesday, with “a number of proposals” up for discussion amid continued uncertainty in League One.


People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

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