Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.

Woolwich Crown Court

Night Stalker jailed for life

One of Night Stalker Delroy Grant's elderly victims bravely faced him across a courtroom as he was jailed for life today.

We bungled Stalker manhunt, says Yard

Scotland Yard has been forced to apologise for bungling another high profile manhunt after admitting one of Britain's most depraved sex attackers should have been stopped a decade earlier.

Armed robber convicted of £40m diamond heist

An armed robber has been found guilty of taking part in Britain's biggest jewel heist, the £40m raid at the Graff Diamonds store in Mayfair. Aman Kassaye, 24, was convicted yesterday after nine days of jury deliberation.

Tottenham incorporate 'single-tier' in stadium plans

The sceptic might suggest that Tottenham's sudden decision to incorporate a single-tier bank into the design for their new stadium, which the club revealed last night, followed the realisation that the ground was in danger being known as Emirates-lite. In most other respects the planned successor to White Hart Lane does bear a notable resemblance to its slightly larger neighbour.

More headlines

My Secret Life: Stella Duffy, Writer, 44

The flat I grew up in... was in a council block in Woolwich, south London, where I watched the 1966 World Cup with my big brother. Aged five, my family and I moved to a little wooden mill house in Tokoroa, New Zealand.