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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Friday 13 July 2012
Scores of small businesses have withdrawn their legal challenge to the organisers of the Olympics over planned road closures and security restrictions which they claim will put hundreds of jobs at risk.
Saturday 07 July 2012
Oxford dons bid to improve inner-city pupils with centre for classical education in Hackney
Friday 22 June 2012
Sunday 17 June 2012
Friday 01 June 2012
The house under which the notorious “Hackney Mole Man” dug an extensive network of tunnels and caves in a decades long subterranean campaign is to be auctioned next month, it has been announced.
Saturday 19 May 2012
In 1996, Djelimady Tounkara and Bassekou Kouyaté from Mali were due to fly to Havana to record with a group of Cuban musicians, including veterans Orlando "Cachito" Lopez and guitarist Eliades Ochoa.
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Two men have been jailed for money laundering following a £2.3 million fraud against the Olympic Delivery Authority.
Thursday 12 April 2012
Graham Phelps doesn't have much time for the idea of an "Olympic legacy". "If we lose customers during the Olympics, we'll lose them for ever," he says. "That's our Olympic legacy."
Wednesday 21 March 2012
It's a safe bet that you didn't pay much attention to the National Luxury and Lifestyle Awards last weekend. No, me neither. And you may not have heard of John Griffin, the recipient of a special award as Entrepreneur of the Year. But if you live in London, he's a constant presence in your life.
Sunday 18 March 2012
First look at young photographers' exhibition
Wednesday 14 March 2012
The brother of a former EastEnders actress was remanded in custody at the Old Bailey today accused of her murder.
Wednesday 14 March 2012
In a bold experiment, a London sixth-form college has created a mock-up of an Oxford don's study in order to make "students from disadvantaged backgrounds" feel less intimidated by the prospect of applying to the university.
Saturday 10 March 2012
Two men appeared in court today charged with shooting dead a man.
Monday 20 February 2012
Oh, Brooklyn, capital of all things hipsterish and well-coiffured, we love you, but you are losing your touch. Early last week New York mag reported that the plaid-clad parents of on-trend Fort Greene and Park Slope in Brooklyn are all in thrall to the "babyccino" – oodles of foam and a sprinkle of cocoa in a tiny mug.
Thursday 09 February 2012
I always like to see a touch of optimism in the face of what is perceived to be adversity.
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
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