Leytonstone

Acid attacker jailed for 30 years

The brother of a married woman who poured concentrated acid over his sister’s lover in an attempted “honour killing” has been jailed for 30 years.

Hitchcock's forgotten silent films restored

A nationwide Alfred Hitchcock retrospective featuring nine of the celebrated director's rare silent films, made at the start of his career, will be staged in 2012 in a series of public screenings.

Only way is up for Staunton's 'Darlo'

While Ireland were taking on the world champions, their former manager was embarking on keeping lowly Darlington in the league. Phil Shaw reports

Leytonstone boy enjoys Turkish surprise

Two years ago Colin Kazim-Richards couldn’t get a game for Brighton. Now he can propel his adopted country into the semi-finals, writes Glenn Moore

Switzerland 1 Turkey 2: Swiss make early exit after Arda's late strike

Switzerland became the first team eliminated from Euro 2008 last night, losing a half-time lead gained in a violent rainstorm to Turkey, who then won in the last minute of added time with a goal by Arda Turan. The Turks are now neck-and-neck in second place with the Czech Republic, the match between them on Sunday in Geneva deciding who goes through from Group A with Portugal. As they have identical goal-differences, a draw would mean qualificiation being decided by a penalty shoot-out on the night.