Tower Hamlets trumped Kensington this month as London’s less glamorous boroughs showed the biggest increase in property asking prices, according to property website Rightmove.
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Wednesday 16 February 2011
The Electoral Commission has concluded that there was no widespread evidence of voting fraud at last year's local and general elections, despite allegations at the time that the postal ballot system was being exploited.
Friday 04 February 2011
A busy tunnel which carries around 100,000 vehicles a day under the River Thames has been closed a "staggering" 1,200 times in the past nine months because drivers did not heed height restriction warnings - or ran out of fuel, according to a new report.
Thursday 06 January 2011
Police divers were dredging a canal today after a tip-off that a gun used to murder two people almost five years ago was dumped there.
Friday 17 December 2010
Labour is celebrating a council by-election gain from Tories in a key parliamentary constituency.
Frankie and the Heartstrings, Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, London<br/>Fuzztones, 100 Club, London
Sunday 12 December 2010
Friday 12 November 2010
Lloyd's of London staff held their annual Rembrance Day service in the Underwriting Room of the Lloyd's Building in the City of London yesterday. The ceremony, in which the two-minute silence is marked by the ringing of the Lutine Bell, is organised by the Lloyd's branch of the Royal British Legion, which raised a record £240,000 for the London Poppy Appeal this year.
Friday 22 October 2010
An 11-year-old girl who fell down a stairwell at school has died in hospital, it was confirmed today.
Friday 22 October 2010
A candidate for a mayoral election who was dumped by Labour then stood as an independent won the contest with more than half the vote early today.
Tuesday 19 October 2010
Ken Livingstone faced calls for his expulsion from the Labour Party today after he joined a rival candidate on the campaign trail.
Thursday 14 October 2010
A girl was badly injured when she fell down a stairwell at her school, police said today.
Saturday 21 August 2010
All this wedding chat (for those who didn't read last week, a quick disclaimer: Not mine. I repeat, not mine) is having a strange effect on me. It's making me feel old. Well, older, by which I mean approaching adulthood. Adulthood, you see, has always appeared an abstract, almost futuristic concept. Something which had yet to seem relevant to my life. Well, until now.
Friday 06 August 2010
A hospice has been awarded a payout in a landmark claim over the death of one of its patients from asbestos-related lung cancer.
Saturday 26 June 2010
The two most senior executives at the education standards watchdog, Ofsted, are leaving their jobs as the school inspectorate faces a major review of its operations.
Wednesday 23 June 2010
Hammerson will make a 74 per cent return by selling an office block in London's Docklands for £134m in a portfolio reshuffle aimed at unlocking capital for new buys.
Monday 21 June 2010
A man was being questioned today after gangs of youths attacked police officers following an anti-racist march, Scotland Yard said.
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
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With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
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