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Monday 27 October 2008
A 34-year-old man has been stabbed to death in south London, police said today.
Wednesday 24 September 2008
A close relative of Jean Charles de Menezes told the inquest into his death today the Brazilian had no reason to fear the police.
Wednesday 20 August 2008
Brixton Estates was in lyrical mood yesterday as it revealed the credit crunch had forced it into a loss for the first half of the year and complained of "confusion" in the market... by quoting apocalyptic lyrics from Bob Dylan.
Friday 06 June 2008
A teenager was given a life sentence today for shooting dead a young youth worker he blamed for his gold chain being taken.
Friday 04 April 2008
Ministers Ed Balls, right, and Andy Burnham, far right, playing on the swings at Slade Gardens adventure playground in Brixton, London, yesterday to launch a consultation document on Play Strategy.
Tuesday 11 March 2008
Friday 18 January 2008
Shares in listed property companies will rally by at least 20 per cent in the first half of this year, analysts at Morgan Stanley forecast yesterday, arguing that the state of the sector is "so bad, it's good". The report provided welcome respite for bombed-out property stocks, which rose sharply following its publication.
Sunday 08 October 2006
Wednesday 31 May 2006
The world champions Brazil warmed up in style for next month's jamboree in Germany with an 8-0 romp over a Lucerne select side in front of a capacity 30,000 crowd at the St Jakob stadium in Basle last night.
Monday 29 May 2006
This has always been a city that combines respect for history with a belief in innovation - it is hard to imagine another major capital erecting a modern glass pyramid outside one of its most historic buildings - and it was no surprise when the French Open became the first Grand Slam tournament to start on a Sunday.
Monday 29 May 2006
Nick Skelton became the first British winner of the Rome Grand Prix since Malcolm Pyrah triumphed here 31 years ago. For good measure Michael Whitaker filled the runner-up place with the only other double clear round of a contest that was held under cloudless blue skies, bringing renewed hopes that a long-awaited British revival had begun.
- 1 Nelson Mandela memorial: ‘Bogus’ sign language interpreter made mockery of Barack Obama’s tribute in Soweto
- 2 Mystery of Epping Forest 'big cat' is solved
- 3 French café starts charging extra to rude customers
- 4 Australia: Gay marriage law reversed by high court less than a week after first weddings
- 5 Australia incest case: Severely deformed children found in remote farming community after generations of inbreeding