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"Spying was more important than investigating my son's death"

Betrayed by the Met

17 years on: Still no justice for the family betrayed by police

Ricky Reel's family will hold a vigil outside New Scotland Yard tonight

The family of Ricky Reel say police refused to look for him when he went missing. Now, 17 years after his death, they've learned they were spying on the family instead.

How the car lobby tore up London

The pro-car lobby is trying to destroy London

Traffic pollution hanging over East London earlier this year.

Boris Johnson has abandoned attempts to get people out of their cars.

The prison crisis

Damning annual prison report should make Grayling think again

Protestors old up books during an evidence session with Chris Grayling

A damning report which lays the blame for the chaos in prisons at the door of Chris Grayling

European Commission rejects BHA complaint on UK ‘faith’ school employment laws

The BHA has expressed its disappointment and confusion at the decision, which has come with very little explanation.

Shameful record on child poverty

Chris Keates: 'The findings of this Report confirm a bleak and depressing picture where child poverty is set to increase, further entrenching the socio-economic divide across the UK'.

Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards

Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org).

Gross mortgage lending steady in September

The Council of Mortgage Lenders estimates that gross mortgage lending reached £17.8 billion in September. This is 1% lower than August (£18 billion), but 10% higher than September last year (£16.2 billion).

NASUWT supports ‘Britain needs a pay rise’

Hundreds of members of the NASUWT will arrive in London today from across England and Wales to take part a march through Central London and rally in Hyde Park to call for a economic recovery that works for all.

NASUWT meets Bahrain ambassador to call for release of jailed teachers' union leader

The NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union in the UK, has today been part of a delegation calling for the release of the jailed president of the Bahrain Teachers Association (BTA) Mahdi Abu Dheeb at the Bahrain embassy in London.

‘Tax Gap’ figures - Five times as much lost to fraud as to avoidance

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has drawn attention to official figures published today which show that almost five times more tax revenue is lost as a result of illegal activity than through tax avoidance.

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