News Graham Badman wrote a report on Baby P but another case of neglect later occurred on his watch

The man who commissioned second report into the case of Baby P is facing questions tonight over his role as chair of Haringey’s Local Safeguarding Children’s Board after apologising for yet another child abuse case in the London borough.

Simon Usborne cycles the 'Tour de Chance'

Cycling safety: Riding the 'Tour de Chance' – and living to tell the tale

All cyclists have them – those junctions that even confident riders approach with racing hearts. There are hundreds in London and yesterday the Mayor's transport office named the first 14 intersections it plans to make safer.

Harry Redknapp leaves Southwark Crown Court yesterday

Redknapp at boiling point in court over 'staring' Detective Inspector

Harry Redknapp yesterday turned angrily on a detective whom he accused of "staring" him down in court after describing his wife Sandra's terror at a police raid on their home, on the eighth day of his trial for tax evasion.

Teenager first to face rioting charge

A teenager has become the first person charged by Scotland Yard with the offence of rioting over last summer's disorder.

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Liverpool announced in March that they were exploring the possibility of naming rights should they move to a new stadium. Meanwhile, when Tottenham unveiled plans for a new stadium they were keen to point out the opportunity of sponsorship naming rights.

Tottenham reach funding agreement over new stadium

Tottenham have moved one step closer to achieving their aim of building a new stadium next to White Hart Lane after revealing they have reached a new funding agreement with London Mayor Boris Johnson and Haringey Council.

Ofsted called in to academy dispute

The Education Secretary Michael Gove has asked Ofsted to inspect a primary school which is resisting academy status.

Leading article: Show a little restraint, Mr Gove

The Government's goal of raising standards in failing schools is a laudable one. So, too, is the localism agenda to put ordinary people in charge of the public services which affect them. But what happens when two sensible aims collide?

Teenager charged over schoolboy murder

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of schoolboy Leroy James who was found with a single stab wound slumped against a park wall, Scotland Yard said.

MPC member rejects call to print more money

The Bank of England does not need to print more money to support the economy, according to David Miles, a dovish member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).

Calm is restored to Tottenham &ndash; but the anger remains

Jerome Taylor tests the temperature in the streets of the north London district where this week's riots began

Deborah Ross: How to build your own Crouch End

While London burns I feel I ought to remind you these may be exciting times for Crouch End; the setting for SJ Watson's bestselling thriller, Before I Go To Sleep, which has been bought by Ridley Scott and is soon to be a major Hollywood movie. The only question over the project seems to be: will it stay in N8, or will the action move to America? But does it matter? Maybe not. I believe that with the right ingredients you could build an "authentic" Crouch End in the Nevada desert, if you so fancied, but you must have the following: you must have mothers taking up all pavement space with those chariot-sized prams that force you to hug storefronts in order to get past. (I was forced to hug David Clulow the other day and while he knows a great deal about overpriced sunglasses, he gives very little back in terms of warmth). You must have a health-food shop which sells both organic and non-organic mung beans (always a hard choice) and staff that look peculiarly sickly.

Deborah Ross: How to build an authentic Crouch End

If you ask me...

Diane Abbott: A tinder box waiting to explode

I remember the original Broadwater Farm riots clearly.

Leading article: A breakdown of trust

A grim irony about the orgy of anti-police rioting that took place in Tottenham on Saturday night is the fact that this enclave of north London was one of the birthplaces of community policing.

Cars, bus, and shops set ablaze as rioters protest over man shot dead by Met police

Day began with peaceful demonstration at death of father-of-four, but ends in fires, anger, and looting of stores
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