News Jonny Benjamin (left) and Neil Laybourn meet after Mr Benjamin launched a campaign to find the stranger who stopped him from taking his life in 2008.

Now a mental health campaigner, Jonny Benjamin wanted to find the stranger so he could thank him

National Trust is latest to object to inner city academy's 'Eton of state sector' in West Sussex countryside

Body says site is not suitable for a school with more than 600 pupils

Will Smith with Tessa Jowell and Chuka Umunna

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Will Smith made a surprise appearance in Brixton today with local MPs Tessa Jowell and Chuka Umunna.

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Williams leaves church service for life of academia

Rowan Williams formally steps down today as the Archbishop of Canterbury to take up a life in gentle academia after nearly a decade of leading the world's Anglicans during one of its most turbulent periods.

Students march over lack of jobs

Thousands of demonstrators are expected to gather in London on Wednesday in the first high-profile student protest since 2010.

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Two men have died after collapsing in a sauna near Waterloo station in south London.

Teenagers on murder charge

A girl aged 14 and a boy aged 16 have appeared in court charged with the murder of a 15-year-old boy.

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Games winners inspire women to take up sport

Legacy hopes borne out by poll

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Gangs show 'entrepreneurial zeal' says Labour MP

Young gang members display “entrepreneurial zeal” in their criminal activities and should be encouraged to start their own businesses, according to the shadow business secretary.

Police did not regard offences of mentally ill man who died in custody as serious enough to warrant care

The inquest into the controversial death of a mentally ill man has heard how police did not regard his offences as serious enough to warrant their involvement in his care. 

Gun gang guilty of killing dancer in south London

A teenage gang who went "on the prowl" with a loaded gun have been found guilty of killing a professional dancer.

Tom Moggach and his hens in his city garden in London's Camden

Urban growth: A gardening guru is getting children hooked on the joys of growing fruit and vegetables

Tom Moggach has a way of falling silent in the middle of a sentence, as though he's just remembered something he ought to be doing. When it first happened, I fully expected that he'd excuse himself from our conversation and dash out of his house into north London's busy streets. He has plenty of reasons to do so.

Diplomat is left partially blind after being mugged in London cemetery

A senior British diplomat has been left partially blind by a mugging just a month before he was due to take up his post as Governor of Bermuda.

Alfie Meadows has been charged with violent disorder

In court: student who had brain op after police clash

A student who suffered severe head injuries during clashes with police during a demonstration against the rise in university tuition fees was "intent" on confrontation, a court heard yesterday.

Sentamu (l) could replace Rowan Williams as Archbishop of Canterbury

Sentamu favourite to succeed Rowan Williams in Canterbury

With Rowan Williams set to step down as Archbishop of Canterbury after ten years in the job, attention is already turning to who might replace him as head of the 77 million-strong Anglican Communion – with Dr John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York the early favourite.

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