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Prime Minister David Cameron declared a fightback against looters and rioters today as a community mourned the deaths of three men killed while trying to protect its shops and businesses.
For me, the abiding image of the 2011 riots will be the sight of Reeves furniture store in Croydon burning to the ground.
CCTV images capturing hooded rioters in the act have been released by Scotland Yard.
Croydon, regarded by many as a concrete wasteland, is to get lottery money to protect its "spectacular scenery" as part of a programme designed to conserve the nation's best-loved views.
Banned paceman Mohammad Amir is facing the threat of more disciplinary action after the 19-year-old admitted playing for a village side in Surrey last weekend.
Skream, Benga and Artwork give the inside track on their meteoric rise at the Volvo Snowbombing festival in Austria.
Scotland Yard has been forced to apologise for bungling another high profile manhunt after admitting one of Britain's most depraved sex attackers should have been stopped a decade earlier.
A woman who worked as a nanny for Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold today admitted attempting to poison the lingerie tycoon with screen wash.
Money-laundering, suicide and an owner implicated in spot-fixing. But the fans can ensure the Rams survive.
Warrington Wolves 22, Huddersfield Giants 34
Jammed on Underground platforms, putting out fires, digging families out of air-raid shelters, waking to find an unexploded bomb in the garden, getting separated from siblings: ten recount their experiences
A new arts and entertainment initiative aims to do for the unlovely borough what the Guggenheim did for Bilbao
A teenage girl who acted as a "honeytrap" to lure a smitten 16-year-old to his death at the hands of a love rival was locked up for a minimum of 10 years today.
Harlequins 22 Salford City Reds 26
How has a couple with no horticultural experience created a garden that even Anna Pavord covets? With some spiky agaves and one heck of a vision
Are the residents of south London ready to swap their Indian takeaways for 'proper' French bistro fare?