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The procedure which made West Ham the first choice to move into the Olympic Stadium after the 2012 Games was not compromised, an independent investigation has ruled.

Couple charged with murder of 15-year-old

A man and woman were today charged with the murder of a 15-year-old boy who was found dead in a bath on Christmas Day.

Christmas Day 'bath tub death' arrests

A man and a woman, both 27, have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 15-year-old boy was found dead in a bath on Christmas Day.

Two held over teenager bath death

Two people remained in custody today after a teenager was found dead in a bath.

Vanity publish and be damned: Why municipal magazines have had their day

Britain's 'town hall Pravdas' are under attack. To the Government, they're a waste of money; to local papers, they're unfair competition.

Pro-Iraq war MPs hitlist removed from website

A hitlist of MPs who voted for the Iraq war was today removed from an extremist website after the Home Office urged the US to act against it.

UK Athletics backs Hammers' plan

The governing body of British athletics threw its support yesterday behind West Ham's bid to take over London's Olympic Stadium after the 2012 Games.

West Ham will make Olympic Stadium 'most stunning' in land

West Ham United fans will watch their football in the "most stunning" sports arena in the country if the club beat Tottenham in the race to occupy the Olympic Stadium, according to the Hammers' co-owner David Gold.

Three charged over 'sale of baby'

Three people have been charged with child neglect and abandonment following an undercover investigation by The News of the World into the alleged sale of a child, police said yesterday. An 11-month-old baby girl has been taken into the care of Newham Social Services in east London.

Grit and the glamour: Steve Lewis's 1960s East End photographs show an area as diverse as it was divided

And it's a world that's gone for ever, as Rob Sharp reports

Boy missing with foster parents found safe

A four-year-old boy who disappeared with a couple who were fostering him has been found, police said today.

Overseas students fuel 20% migration rise

Net migration to the UK soared by more than 20% last year, fuelled by growing numbers of overseas students and a drop in the number of Britons leaving to live abroad, figures showed today.

Bidding process for Olympic Stadium begins

West Ham have six weeks in which to finalise their plans for moving into the Olympic Stadium following today's launch of the formal bidding process.

Muf is enough

The British representatives at the Venice Architecture Biennale work with rubbish, fragments and cyanide. Jay Merrick meets the two women behind the groundbreaking Muf

Clubs come out against vuvuzelas

West Ham will not be allowing vuvuzelas into Upton Park because they contravene the stadium's health and safety regulations, which already prohibit the use of musical instruments.

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New exhibition at Tate Britain invites art lovers to taste, smell and hear art
Ashes 2015: Nice guy Steven Finn is making up for lost time – and quickly

Nice guy Finn is making up for lost time – and quickly

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Turkey-Kurdish conflict: Obama's deal with Ankara is a betrayal of Syrian Kurds and may not even weaken Isis

US betrayal of old ally brings limited reward

Since the accord, the Turks have only waged war on Kurds while no US bomber has used Incirlik airbase, says Patrick Cockburn
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VIPs gather for opening of second Suez Canal - but is it really needed?
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Jeremy Corbyn dresses abysmally. That's a great thing because it's genuine

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, applauds a man who clearly has more important things on his mind
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