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News A woman allegedly leaves a care home with a Christmas tree in Camberwell.

An alleged thief has been caught on camera supposedly stealing a Christmas tree from a care home in south London.

Police failings found in murdered girl probe

Independent investigators highlighted a series of police failings today that preceded the brutal murder of a 15-year-old girl by her violent and obsessive ex-boyfriend.

Two more arrested over toddler's blaze death

Two more people have been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a toddler killed when a blaze tore through a flat.

Murder probe after toddler dies in fire

A murder inquiry was under way today following the death of a toddler in a flat fire, police said.

Timber-framed buildings 'pose risk to firefighters'

An urgent review is needed relating to regulations concerning the fire risk of timber-framed buildings under construction, fire chiefs have said.

Veteran's family appeal for help to catch killer

The family of a 90-year-old Second World War veteran who died after being violently robbed in his home have appealed for help to catch his killer.

How We Met: Fred Harris & George Dyer

‘When we’d chat, we’d exhaust the subject of shoes and clothing, and we’d move on to birds’

Angels & Gypsies, 29-33 Camberwell Church Street, London

KFC or kebab? London's Camberwell is not known for destination dining. So a new tapas bar feels sent from above

Woman in court over great-grandmother stabbing death

A woman was remanded in custody when she appeared in court today in connection with the murder of an 88-year-old great-grandmother who was beaten and stabbed to death in her flat.

Man in court over great-grandmother's death

A man is due to appear before magistrates today charged with the murder of an 88-year-old great-grandmother who was beaten and stabbed to death in her flat.

Defiant Brown admits he is fighting for survival

Gordon Brown admitted yesterday that he is now fighting for political survival, as he made a frenzied tour of 10 Labour constituencies in London to shore up the party's core vote, motivate activists and convey a sense of activity to the electorate.

Tributes to firefighters killed by tower blaze

Fire that devastated block of flats raged out of control, say witnesses

56% believe some rape victims partly to blame for attack

More than half of Britons believe some rape victims should take responsibility for being attacked, research suggested today.

Harman fined £350 for driving offence

Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman was fined £350 for driving without due care and attention yesterday after a parking accident.

Harman fined for careless driving

Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman admitted driving without due care and attention today after she was involved in a parking accident.

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