The promise of London 2012 wasn’t just to ‘inspire a generation’. It was also about 'regeneration' – through a combination of infrastructure, housing and sporting facilities. Emily Dugan catches up with the afterlife of the main Olympic venues
Protesters are targeting the capital’s 'economic power centres'
At least 66 people have been arrested after the Metropolitan Police launched its largest ever raid on suspected burglars and drug offenders.
The UK Peace index combines five factors to produce a score out of five for each area, with 1 being the most peaceful and 5 being the least.
Detectives are investigating a YouTube clip which apparently shows a woman hurling racial abuse at a man on the Tube.
Geoffrey Cox QC, complained that explanations or reasons behind the charges had still not been given
Elected student officials would at least be harmless - if they weren't so expensive, reckons Eleanor Doughty
East London group that hounds people on the streets are branded ‘complete bigots’
Director Danny Boyle has joined leading British arts figures urging a cash-strapped local authority not to sell off a valuable Henry Moore sculpture - arguing it should be erected in London's Olympic Park instead.
Motorists face toll charges of more than £2 to use the Blackwall Tunnel, to fund a new road crossing under the Thames at Silvertown.
A series of marches by a right-wing group has been banned amid fears of violence on the streets.
Liam O'Brien visits the borough with the highest concentration of centenarians in England
Complaints come as a senior judge warns local elections present 'enormous opportunities' for vote rigging.
Two people were injured when an attempt to create a home-made lava lamp caused an explosion and fire.
People who missed out on Olympics tickets in the first and second ballots are to be given the first opportunity to buy tickets when the remaining 1 million go on sale in April. Games organisers are considering allowing a 24-hour headstart for the estimated one million people who bid for tickets but didn't receive any.
The Home Secretary today extended her ban against marches in the capital after a request from police chiefs.