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Children of the revolution: The battle for equal rights for gay and lesbian parents goes on

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Schoolboy's killers must serve at least 30 years

Two gunmen who murdered an innocent schoolboy while he slept in his bed were jailed for life today with a minimum term of 30 years each. His killers mistook him for his drug-dealing older brother.

Gunmen guilty of murdering teenager

Two gunmen were found guilty today of murdering an innocent 15-year-old boy after mistaking him for his brother.

The three musketeers revive the dying art of the deal

Just the word 'deal' seems a throwback now, let alone buying an engineer. Martin Baker meets the men behind the Melrose investment vehicle

Three stabbed in fight near kebab shop visited by Home Secretary

Three men have been stabbed outside a kebab shop that the Home Secretary, Jacqui Smith, used as proof she is not afraid to walk the streets of London.

Tales of the city: literary map of London

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