Manchester’s Chorlton along with Herne Hill, Muswell Hill and Dagenham in London are some of the worst afflicted areas while Mossley Hill and Waterloo in Liverpool also feature prominently
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Wednesday 10 July 2013
Triple jumper will miss World Championships and is out for the 'foreseeable future'
Friday 05 July 2013
Laura Ashley is celebrating its 60th birthday by looking back to the 1970s. It couldn’t have come at a better time. Patterns, florals and faux Victoriana are big again, says Trish Lorenz
Saturday 15 June 2013
Chief Inspector of Schools says shortage of low skilled jobs could lead young people towards extremist organisations
Friday 03 May 2013
Housing worker who helped victims to safety came close to losing his job after officers’ error
Geffrye Museum: The pub for labourers, the museum for the middle classes and an extension that resulted in class war
Friday 03 May 2013
War of words erupts after council declares derelict building is of benefit to community
London council worker jailed for two years over terrorism discs that contained footage of beheadings and executions
Friday 26 April 2013
A council worker from London has been jailed for two years after admitting having 300 computer discs of terrorist material in his car and home.
Monday 22 April 2013
Gabicci first found favour with the ‘casual’ scene of the 1970s. Now it’s celebrating being back in fashion, says Paul McKenzie
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Life on Marsden
Friday 15 February 2013
As more vulnerable people are forced to choose whether to eat or heat, protesters take to the streets.
Sunday 10 February 2013
Your weekly guide to what's really going on inside the world of books
Sunday 23 December 2012
International Brigades member was the last British-based survivor of Spanish Civil War
Wednesday 19 December 2012
It sells everything you could ever need for a great meal. There's only one catch – it won't give you anything to take it all home in.
Saturday 17 November 2012
The newest recruit to Magnum Photos read maths at Oxford University before taking up photo-journalism at the London College of Printing.
Saturday 03 November 2012
The director Sally El Hosaini recently won the London Film Festival Best British Newcomer prize for her debut feature My Brother the Devil.
Monday 22 October 2012
The Independent on Sunday: Recession ends, but recovery to be slowest for 100 years
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
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