News The scene outside Shenfield station this morning, after a 44-year-old City worker was shot in the leg on his way into London

Police are appealing for witnesses after a balaclava-wearing gunman fled from the scene

An activist looks on in front of a burning caravan, which was set ablaze as evictions begin at Dale Farm travellers camp

CPS to consider Dale Farm charges

Police have passed 16 cases linked to the clearance of the UK's largest travellers' site to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Two remanded over ticket inspector stabbing

Two people have been remanded in custody after a rail ticket inspector was stabbed in the back.

Travellers defend return to Dale Farm

At least 10 families have moved back onto the UK's largest illegal travellers' site after bailiffs completed their clearance operation, with some planning to see out the winter there.

Families move back onto Dale Farm

At least 10 families have moved back onto the UK's largest illegal travellers' site after bailiffs and council officials completed their clearance operation.

Bailiffs dismantle buildings on Dale Farm near Basildon

Dale Farm evictees seek re-homing ruling

Travellers made homeless after being evicted from an illegal site are set to ask senior judges to rule that they have a right to be re-homed in caravans or offered pitches.

Immigration officer faces jail for falsely issuing visas

An immigration officer has admitted misconduct after falsely issuing visas to people who were not entitled to stay in the UK.

Bailiffs dismantle buildings on Dale Farm near Basildon

Basildon Council wins travellers court order

A local authority today said it had been granted a High Court order which would prevent an "infamous" illegal traveller site being reoccupied.

Travellers face losing land to pay court costs

Residents finally leave Dale Farm but fear they will be 'back by the side of the road'

Dale Farm travellers lose legal fight against eviction

Residents of the UK's largest illegal Travellers' site have lost their fight against eviction after a High Court judge refused their applications to challenge the action in court, ending a 10-year legal battle.

Council counts cost as Dale Farm travellers win latest court battle

Travellers faced with eviction from Dale Farm have called on the local council to reopen negotiations after winning another High Court victory, causing more costly delays to the operation to remove them from their homes. The residents and their supporters said continuing with the evictions was "senseless" because of the likelihood that parts of the site will have to be left alone or rebuilt by the council after the evictions, meaning it could never be fully returned to Green Belt status.

Travellers' eviction date in two weeks

Travellers living on the UK's largest illegal settlement were warned today they would be evicted in two weeks.

Travellers pledge peaceful protest

The mother of a six-month-old boy with Down's Syndrome has spoken of the human impact a planned mass eviction of travellers will have.

Council plea on traveller evictions

A council planning to evict families from the UK's largest illegal travellers site has issued a final plea for them to leave voluntarily.

Travellers braced for eviction after losing last-ditch court case

Residents of the UK's largest Travellers' site were braced for mass eviction last night after failing in their last-ditch attempt to save their homes at the High Court.

Leading article: Time to calm the rhetoric and forge a compromise

Planning rules must not be allowed to stand proxy for a proper debate about Britain's Travellers

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