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Deep-seated anger and frustration towards the police was a significant factor behind the August riots, a study into the causes of the unrest has found.

Tottenham at the height of last month's riots

Public lacked faith in riots police

Lack of confidence in the police response to the initial riots in London led to further disturbances across the country, an independent report has found.

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West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady today succeeded in the latest stage of an attempt to discover how details of her telephone records found their way into the hands of a firm of accountants while rival clubs were bidding to use the Olympic Stadium after the 2012 London games.

Wilshere to make charity donation if Spurs finish above Arsenal

 Jack Wilshere is so confident that Arsenal will finish above Tottenham in this season's English Premier League that he has made a bet with rival fans.

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Rafael van der Vaart has told Arsenal not to get carried away with their win over Chelsea and insists that Tottenham are still the best team in north London.

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Britain's biggest police force has admitted it did not have enough officers available on the first night of the August riots, and reinforcements took too long to arrive.

Tottenham students come up with their own answers

Kevin Martin holds his results envelope up high. "It's good, man," he says. Three Bs and three Cs along with a merit and a distinction in two BTEC courses; Kevin, a pupil at Tottenham's Woodside High School, has the grades to go to college like so many of his classmates, who are now destined for one of north London's sixth-form colleges to study for their A-levels.

Government backs away from plan to close social media sites during riots

Threats to close down Twitter and other social media during civil disturbances, raised in the heat of this month's riots, have been abandoned. The subject was not even discussed during an hour-long meeting between senior ministers, the police, and representatives of Facebook, Twitter and Blackberry yesterday.

Tottenham win latest Olympic stadium fight

Tottenham today won the latest match in a legal battle over the future of the 2012 Olympic Stadium.

Woman jailed for life for murdering OAP with wine bottle

A woman was jailed for life with a minimum term of 30 years today for killing a 91-year-old man with a bottle of wine.

Sarah Sands: The future is fearful. Ask Robert Harris...

Philosophers and politicians may agree that you should face down your fears in order to obtain wisdom and courage, but they are not the ones investing in the stock market at the moment. The stomach-churning losses in the last week may have underlying causes but the momentum of short-selling is attributed above all to the smell of fear.

Bill for tough riot sentencing runs into millions

With an average cost of £2,245 per offender for short sentences, the pressure on an already stretched prison system is becoming untenable

Album: Wretch 32, Black and White (Levels/Ministry of Sound)

In the wake of last week's riots, the North London rapper Jermaine Scott, aka Wretch 32, is bound to be tagged as the Voice of Young Tottenham, though there's much more going on in his rhymes – both musically and lyrically – than that kind of simplistic link might suggest.

Lombok calls in administrators

The furniture chain Lombok went into administration yesterday in a move resulting in the closure of nine stores.

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