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A man with a bloodied knife flees moments after a reveller is stabbed at the Notting Hill Carnival.

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Mandelson des. res. up for sale

PETER MANDELSON is to sell the pounds 750,000 house in west London's fashionable Notting Hill that led to his downfall as a cabinet minister last month.

Books: Wait for a comeback by the Napoleon of Notting Hill

Roy Hattersley argues that Peter Mandelson's slapdash, sensational and partisan biographer has rushed to judgment a full decade too early; Mandy by Paul Routledge Simon & Schuster, pounds 17.99, 302pp

`No more action' on loan scandal

PETER MANDELSON has avoided a police inquiry into his application for a mortgage, even though he failed to tell the Britannia Building Society about his pounds 373,000 personal loan from Geoffrey Robinson.

Right of Reply: Phillip Knightley

The author and Notting Hill resident takes issue with our coverage of his neighbourhood

Mandelson's fall: One had charisma, the other cash

Last week's ministerial resignations lifted the lid on New Labour's approach to politics, writes Rachel Sylvester

The Mandelson loan: But what's so special about Notting Hill?

NOTTING HILL GATE is not quite as hip as it used to be. Peter Mandelson moved there from Clerkenwell at a time when just about everybody in the in-crowd was travelling the other way.

The Mandelson loan: Mandelson facing censure from official watchdog over `sleaze'

THE CRISIS engulfing Peter Mandelson, the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, over his pounds 373,000 personal loan from Geoffrey Robinson deepened last night as he faced new allegations that he had broken the rules governing the conduct of ministers and MPs.

Robinson's affairs in spotlight again

By Fran Abrams and Gary Finn

Minister's moves up property ladder

MORE THAN a few eyebrows arched in Westminster when Peter Mandelson secured a four-storey Georgian house in London's fashionable Notting Hill.

Test audiences fall about at 'Four Weddings' follow-up

NOTTING HILL, the new film from the team which made Four Weddings and a Funeral, is already marked out as a huge box-office hit - eight months before its release. Audiences at trial screenings in Britain and the US have been wildly enthusiastic about the film, which stars Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant.

Obituary: Peter Cotes

TO BE remembered solely as the director of The Mousetrap might seem a humiliating destiny for a man of Peter Cotes's wide-ranging and often courageous talent. He gave theatre-goers some of the most remarkable nights of their life, especially when his wife the actress Joan Miller played the lead or one of his favourite actors, Wilfrid Lawson, played Strindberg's The Father.

Soho on your doorstep

An address in W1 is more affordable than you might imagine, says Stephen Pritchard

pounds 750,000 home left in ruins

THESE ARE the remains of a Victorian house, on which a family spent pounds 750,000 and five months trying to thwart the effects of subsidence. The three-story property in Notting Hill, west London - the Willis family home for more than 10 years - disintegrated into a pile of rubble as builders worked on underpinning it.
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New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain

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By performing as African Americans or Indians, white people get to play act a kind of 'imaginary liberation', writes Michael Mark Cohen

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Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy

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The drugs revolution starts now as MPs agree its high time for change

Commons debate highlights growing cross-party consensus on softening UK drugs legislation, unchanged for 43 years
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Gotcha! The camera is turned on tabloid editors

Hugh Grant says Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter' documentary will highlight issues raised by Leveson
Fall of the Berlin Wall: It was thanks to Mikhail Gorbachev that this symbol of division fell

Fall of the Berlin Wall

It was thanks to Gorbachev that this symbol of division fell
Halloween 2014: What makes Ouija boards, demon dolls, and evil clowns so frightening?

What makes ouija boards and demon dolls scary?

Ouija boards, demon dolls, evil children and clowns are all classic tropes of horror, and this year’s Halloween releases feature them all. What makes them so frightening, decade after decade?
A safari in modern Britain: Rose Rouse reveals how her four-year tour of Harlesden taught her as much about the UK as it did about NW10

Rose Rouse's safari in modern Britain

Rouse decided to walk and talk with as many different people as possible in her neighbourhood of Harlesden and her experiences have been published in a new book
Welcome to my world of no smell and odd tastes: How a bike accident left one woman living with unwanted food mash-ups

'My world of no smell and odd tastes'

A head injury from a bicycle accident had the surprising effect of robbing Nell Frizzell of two of her senses

Matt Parker is proud of his square roots

The "stand-up mathematician" is using comedy nights to preach maths to big audiences
Paul Scholes column: Beating Manchester City is vital part of life at Manchester United. This is first major test for Luke Shaw, Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao – it’s not a game to lose

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Beating City is vital part of life at United. This is first major test for Shaw, Di Maria and Falcao – it’s not a game to lose
Frank Warren: Call me an old git, but I just can't see that there's a place for women’s boxing

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Call me an old git, but I just can't see that there's a place for women’s boxing
Adrian Heath interview: Former Everton striker prepares his Orlando City side for the MLS - and having Kaka in the dressing room

Adrian Heath's American dream...

Former Everton striker prepares his Orlando City side for the MLS - and having Kaka in the dressing room
Simon Hart: Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

Manuel Pellegrini’s side are too good to fail and derby allows them to start again, says Simon Hart
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A Syrian general speaks

A senior officer of Bashar al-Assad’s regime talks to Robert Fisk about his army’s brutal struggle with Isis, in a dirty war whose challenges include widespread atrocities
‘A bit of a shock...’ Cambridge economist with Glasgow roots becomes Zambia’s acting President

‘A bit of a shock...’ Economist with Glasgow roots becomes Zambia’s acting President

Guy Scott's predecessor, Michael Sata, died in a London hospital this week after a lengthy illness
Fall of the Berlin Wall: History catches up with Erich Honecker - the East German leader who praised the Iron Curtain and claimed it prevented a Third World War

Fall of the Berlin Wall

History catches up with Erich Honecker - the East German leader who praised the Iron Curtain and claimed it prevented a Third World War
How to turn your mobile phone into easy money

Turn your mobile phone into easy money

There are 90 million unused mobiles in the UK, which would be worth £7bn if we cashed them in, says David Crookes