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West Ham Olympic Stadium decision upheld

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.

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.

Woman arrested as Labour MP stabbed

A 21-year-old woman was arrested today after senior Labour MP Stephen Timms was stabbed in the stomach during a constituency advice surgery.

Plan for 'people's club' in Olympic Stadium

The West Ham United takeover could solve a problem for organisers of the London Olympics, desperate to find a use for the main stadium after the 2012 Games. David Sullivan yesterday indicated that the new owners are keen to explore the possibility of moving the club there after 106 years at the Boleyn Ground in Upton Park.

Jewell is willing martyr for sake of success next season

The Derby County manager Paul Jewell is willing to suffer "the humiliation, the pain, the abuse" he is currently enduring if it means success next season. The already-relegated Rams are poised to become the worst team in Premier League history on the back of a 28-match winless streak.

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