Broadcaster and journalist Andrew Marr, 53, has left hospital two months after suffering a stroke.
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Tuesday 30 October 2012
Notebook: Medics and members of parliament who support change are not getting their message out - as dismal attendance of a meeting in north west London testifies
Friday 13 April 2012
Helen Grant was a pugnacious fighter when it came to taking on the government and the boxing fraternity. She encountered opposition from both when she tried to warn of the dangers of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, or BSE, crossing over to humans from animals, and of the long-term damage caused to the brain by boxing.
Monday 05 September 2011
Almost 20 years ago, a government inquiry into London's health service, chaired by Sir Bernard Tomlinson, recommended the closure of four hospitals – Barts, Guy's or St Thomas's (he could not decide which), Charing Cross and the Middlesex – and that the money saved be used to improve GP and community services.
Monday 05 September 2011
Trust plans sale of land to developers in struggle to cut £100m debt
Friday 29 July 2011
England manager Martin Johnson breathed a sigh of relief last night after Courtney Lawes was cleared of a serious neck injury.
Sunday 03 July 2011
The organic fast food chain Chipotle Mexican Grill is set to conquer Europe with its brand of "healthy" food. It has hired the property agent Michael Peddar & Co to search for sites in London and the UK.
Monday 20 June 2011
A Scotland Yard officer accused of killing Ian Tomlinson at the G20 protests is to stand trial at the Old Bailey.
Monday 13 June 2011
If close observers of the bookselling trade had been asked to pick the likely survivors from among the plethora of small chains that have steadily disappeared from Britain's high streets it is unlikely that Foyles would have been at the top of anyone's lists.
Thursday 05 May 2011
Four police officers violently assaulted a terror suspect in front of his wife and continued to do so after he had been handcuffed and restrained, a court heard yesterday.
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Four police officers beat and mocked a man suspected of being a terrorist who helped al-Qa'ida, a court heard today.
Sunday 01 May 2011
Police have charged five of the 55 people arrested in London during Friday's royal wedding celebrations, after Scotland Yard hailed the day as an "amazing success".
Thursday 07 April 2011
Rail union leaders today called for an urgent review of safety procedures after claiming that an internal report into a flooding incident at a Tube station in London showed it almost ended in "disaster".
Sunday 13 March 2011
"I find," says Maggie with a smile, "that I take more and more interest in worms." Maggie Brennan is a horticultural volunteer working in a garden at the edge of Charing Cross Hospital, west London, and she is sitting with me, taking a brief break on this sunny cold day, trying to explain just what it is about gardening that she loves. "When you're gardening, you can really be in the moment," she adds. "Not worrying about the past, and what you did then, or fretting about the future. Lots of people don't really live in the present at all. Gardening brings you right back to the present, and centres you there."
Monday 28 February 2011
Foyles, the family-owned bookshop, is set to move its flagship London store up the road from its current site near Leicester Square in the West End.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
Rail passengers were urged today to take action in the fight for fairer train fares.
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