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.

Gennaro Gattuso will not travel to Tottenham

Gennaro Gattuso has confirmed he will not be travelling with AC Milan to White Hart Lane for the return leg of their Champions League last-32 clash with Tottenham.

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West Ham were today officially confirmed as the preferred bid to take over the Olympic Stadium after the London 2012 Games.

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A deal that would have allowed David Beckham to play for Tottenham foundered because the Los Angeles Galaxy's owners insisted they want the England midfielder to appear for a full season in Major League Soccer.

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A man will appear in court tomorrow charged with the murder of a teenage schoolboy who was stabbed to death, police said.

More children will die because of cuts, says Sharon Shoesmith

More vulnerable children will die at their hands of their "desperate" parents as a result of funding cuts, disgraced former children's services boss Sharon Shoesmith warned today.

Mother of Baby P was thanked for her honesty

A senior social worker thanks the mother of Baby P for being "completely honest" during an interview taken four months before his death which will be broadcast for the first time tonight.

Mayor backs Tottenham stadium plans

Tottenham today cleared what could be the final hurdle in their bid to redevelop White Hart Lane after the London Mayor gave their plans the green light.

Sylvia Henry

On 12 November 2008 we published an article about the death of Peter Connolly, who was also known as Baby P.

Report reveals damning failings in Baby P case

More damning failings that led to Baby P's death will be revealed today with the publication of previously secret official reports.

Sharon Shoesmith back in spotlight as report is published

Sharon Shoesmith's part in the Baby P tragedy was thrust back into the spotlight today with the publication of two official reports into why the authorities failed to prevent his death.

Baby P social workers lose unfair dismissal claim

Two social workers sacked over the Baby P tragedy have lost their claim for unfair dismissal, it emerged today.

Tottenham confirm interest in Olympic Stadium switch

Tottenham confirmed this morning that they have registered an interest in occupying the Olympic Stadium in east London after the 2012 Games.

Social workers thought Baby P's mother 'just needed support'

Social workers believed Baby P's mother was a "caring but inadequate" parent who just needed support, an employment tribunal heard today.

Baby P social workers claim unfair dismissal

Two social workers sacked over the Baby P tragedy took their former employer to an employment tribunal today.

Baby P clinic whistleblower sues NHS Trust

A senior doctor who claimed Baby P could have been saved if her warnings had been heeded is suing the NHS for compensation, it was revealed today.

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