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Police have warned that some protesters plan to “provoke disorder” at a vigil for Mark Duggan in London this afternoon.

Michael Kiwanuka says he feels lucky to have 'got his foot in the door' of the industry

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Voted the BBC's Sound of 2012, his breakthrough came with supporting Adele on tour. But the release of his first album is the real litmus test

Baby P social worker wins libel compensation

A Haringey social worker today accepted undisclosed compensation over the authority's false claim that she did not raise concerns about returning Baby P to his mother.

Shoesmith's sacking was lawful, rules High Court

A council leader accused of presiding over a culture of "dangerous incompetence" which contributed to the death of Baby Peter was fairly removed from her post by the Children's Secretary, Ed Balls, the High Court ruled yesterday.

Shoesmith lawyers demand Ofsted report drafts

Lawyers acting for Sharon Shoesmith today demanded to be allowed to see drafts of an Ofsted inspectors' report prepared in the wake of the public outcry over the death of Baby P.

Ofsted are accused of changing Haringey report

Ofsted is facing accusations that it covertly downgraded an official assessment of Haringey council from "good" to "inadequate" in wake of the findings surrounding the death of Baby P.

Baby P council still failing at risk children, says report

The council criticised over the Baby Peter tragedy is still failing to protect all vulnerable children adequately, a report said today.

Balls defends sacking of 'Baby P' manager

The political row over the "Baby P" case reignited last night as the Children's Secretary, Ed Balls, hit back against accusations that his actions had been "breathtakingly reckless".

Baby P chief accuses Balls of 'breathtaking recklessness'

Shoesmith attacks minister for turning 'local tragedy' into a 'national catastrophe'

Deborah Orr: One more inquiry isn't going to help

I don't believe a public inquiry into the Baby P case is necessary. I think the failings in Haringey are already perfectly clear. Why should they not be? They are, after all, the same failings that are revealed in almost every public inquiry, into almost every public service dereliction.

Leading article: Conventional wisdom and terrible consequences

The report into Haringey children's services demands radical action

In 16 pages, the errors that cost the life of a 17-month-old

A devastating picture of child protection failings in Haringey has been revealed by the report of an inspection team sent into the authority after Baby P's death.

Baby P figures survive motion of no confidence

Two senior councillors involved in the Baby P case survived an attempt to remove them from their posts last night, at a highly charged council meeting in Haringey.

Police wanted Baby P in care, programme reveals

Police wanted to place Baby P in care but were persuaded by social services to return him to his abusive mother, a documentary reveals today.

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