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£200,000 pledged for charity of runner Claire Squires who died in London Marathon

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Last Night's TV: Love Thy Neighbour/Channel 4<br />Comic Relief: Famous, Rich and in the Slums/BBC1<br />Working Girl/BBC3

I have wonderful neighbours. Really, you couldn't ask for more. They fulfil two of the most important of neighbourly criteria. That is (1) they live next door and (2) you'd never know it. I rarely see them. When I do, we exchange fleeting pleasantries, a smile here, a nod there. When I locked myself out, one of them made me tea and offered me a sofa to sit on. In return, I bought her some chocolates.*

Chalk Talk: Will the Toriessoon come knocking at Adonis's door?

Some time ago, before the election, David Cameron and Education Secretary Michael Gove both issued an invitation to Andrew Adonis, architect of Labour's academies programme, to join them in government if they won the election. Lord Adonis diplomatically refused to accept the offer – he was after all a Labour minister at the time.

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