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 26 May 2010
A 15-year-old boy who fatally stabbed a former friend over a "loss of face" after they traded insults on Facebook was facing a life sentence today.
Wednesday 12 May 2010
A 15-year-old boy fatally stabbed a former friend over a "loss of face" after they traded insults on Facebook, a court heard today.
Wednesday 05 May 2010
Three Labour candidates standing in local elections in the London borough of Tower Hamlets have been spoken to by police investigating allegations of electoral fraud using falsely-registered postal votes. The inquiry by Scotland Yard Special Branch officers in the impoverished east London borough is part of a nationwide probe into 50 claims that electoral rolls from London to West Yorkshire, some of them in marginal constituencies, have been packed with fictitious or absent voters in the run up to this week's poll.
Tuesday 04 May 2010
Thursday 01 April 2010
Saturday 27 March 2010
Songbird Estates, the Canary Wharf developer, has returned to full-year profits and moved to calm fears over a banking exodus from London. Its chairman, David Pritchard, said: "No bank has left Canary Wharf.
Thursday 04 March 2010
Jerry Springer the Opera famously inflamed Christians to most un-Christian thoughts of censorship and worse. Cat-calling protesters marched with placards outside the fringe theatre that hosted the London premiere of Corpus Christi, the Terrence McNally play that dared to suggest that the God of love might just as well have been gay as straight or sexless. Not, though, that Christians have the monopoly on illiberal outrage. Some members of the Sikh community were so affronted by the play Behzti at the Birmingham Rep that violence broke out among a minority of the protesters and performances of the play were cancelled two days later.
Tuesday 02 March 2010
A man appeared at the Old Bailey today accused of killing his 100-year-old mother.
Thursday 25 February 2010
Murder squad detectives were today questioning a man who cared for his 100-year-old mother full-time after she was found stabbed to death.
Wednesday 24 February 2010
Detectives arrested the son of a 100-year-old woman today after she was found stabbed to death at her home.
Thursday 17 September 2009
Saturday 01 August 2009
Friday 03 April 2009
Friday 03 April 2009
Wednesday 28 January 2009
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
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