Labour MP David Lammy backs the move despite social media backlash
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Sunday 04 August 2013
The Government has been accused of “insulting” the victims of the 2011 summer riots by burying their formal response to a report on the unrest and failing to act on its 63 recommendations.
Friday 05 July 2013
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Friday 21 December 2012
Nearly half of Scotland Yard's police stations could be closed as the force embarks on savage spending cuts to save £500m.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
A regeneration plan for Tottenham is too little, too late, says one family who lost its livelihood
Thursday 01 November 2012
Paul Zimmermann was a musician, magistrate and civil servant, with a larger-than-life personality and a physique to match. He relished life and lived it to the full, despite many years of uncertain health.
Friday 11 May 2012
More than 700 victims of last year's riots are still waiting for their claims for compensation to be looked at nine months after the disturbances, official figures show, despite promises from David Cameron to get businesses "back up and running quickly".
Sunday 22 April 2012
How to bring history to life by misbehaving in the library
Thursday 01 March 2012
The police watchdog has upheld a complaint by the family of Mark Duggan that they were not told he had been shot dead by officers.
Monday 27 February 2012
At 1.33pm today, the bright new hope of London’s transport network finally reached its terminus at Victoria station. The six-mile journey aboard the new Routemaster on route 38 from Hackney in east London had taken longer than a Eurostar train from the capital to Lille in northern France.
Sunday 12 February 2012
Governors defiant over 'hit list' as popular headteacher stands aside
Tuesday 07 February 2012
Smacking and other violent forms of discipline are likely to be harmful to the long-term development of children, a study into the effects of physical punishment has claimed.
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