Sport British heavyweight Anthony Joshua continued his unbeaten start to his professional boxing career

The Olympic gold medalist has no time to rest though as he will compete next Saturday on the undercard of Carl Froch v George Groves

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At a Shunt show, the audience has no hiding place. Phil Tinline meets a company that keeps you on your toes

Here's to a Godless Christmas and a Happy New Year

`Some of the most appalling tyrants of history have received God's inspiration'

Boxing: Matthews delighted to fight Krajnc

JASON MATTHEWS is to fight in Germany after all on Saturday and will face Armand Krajnc at the Hanssehalle in Lubeck.

The rebirth of the Hottentot Venus


Football: 2pm yesterday: Bette Davis gets a result

EURO 2000: SCOTLAND V ENGLAND: Avoiding the score is no easy task for those of us without Sky, says Simon Turnbull

Wanted: 100 tycoons with a heart

LORD YOUNG of Dartington, the 83-year-old peer dubbed "the most brilliant social entrepreneur of the century", will this week outline plans for a network of business schools for men and women with the vision of a Richard Branson - but without his desire to become filthy rich.

Obituary: William Hilton

A QUARTER of a century has gone by since William Hilton ceased to be a Member of Parliament, after eight years' membership for the safe Labour seat of Bethnal Green. But his contribution was important. In days before "special advisers", a species which now overruns Westminster and Whitehall like algal bloom, Hilton was a fount of experience and expertise in the building industry, on which Richard Crossman and Robert Mellish, the responsible ministers at the beginning of the 1964-70 Labour government, relied.

Books: Scoring on the metropolitan lines

There's more to laid-back London than Hugh Grant's Notting Hill. Laurence O'Toole joins the urban warriors

East London Bombing: `We knew Brick Lane would be next, but thought it wouldn't be so quick'

THERE HAD been a sense foreboding in Brick Lane all week. The normally colourful and vibrant street in London's East End was subdued and uneasy, with anxious conversations about the threat of racist attack. Immediately after the bomb in Brixton, phone calls and letters warned local Bangladeshi-born businessmen and community leaders: "You are next".

UK on race-hate bombs alert

NEO-NAZI bombers are likely to strike at black, Asian and Jewish communities across Britain, police warned yesterday as investigations continued into Saturday's bomb attack in Brick Lane, east London.

The Brick Lane Bomb: Race terrorism fear as bomb blasts East End

A CAR BOMB exploded in Brick Lane, the heart of London's Bangladeshi community, last night. The attack, exactly a week after a nail bomb injured 39 people in Brixton, south London, raised fears of a sustained campaign of violence by racists.

Boxing: Dunne ready to take on the best


Boxing: Dunne ready to go on Holiday

LIVE BOXING returns to a Saturday night ITV slot for only the second time in four years tonight - and the network hopes there will be no repeat of the comedy of errors that marred last October's broadcast from Liverpool.
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