Monthly Archives: November 2008

Skeletons found under school

 

By Enjoli Liston

graveyard2_nunheadcemetry_hannesbuhrmann1Thousands of human skeletons found under a Walworth school have been exhumed and moved to a cemetery in Essex – where they will serve as a windbreak.
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Boy arrested in ‘homophobic murder’ case

 

By Paul Bentley

paulbentleyhomophobicmurderA 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the brutal murder of a gay man in Woolwich last week. The murder is thought to have been a homophobic attack.

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Platformer wins Guardian award

 

By Abhijeet Ahluwalia

sylvia-at-ceremonyA Platform journalist, Sylvia Rowley, scooped a prestigious national journalism award from The Guardian last week.
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Party at New Cross housing co-op

 

By Ceiri O’Driscoll

nunoThe UK’s first purpose-built housing co-op is celebrating recent improvements by hosting a party on Saturday.
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Inquest bill could lead to council tax rise

 

By Louise Ridley

 

de-menezesLewisham and Southwark residents may face a one per cent council tax hike because of the Jean Charles de Menezes inquest.
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Deportation for pirate DVD seller

 

By Stuart Forbes

fake-dvdsAn illegal immigrant found guilty of possessing and distributing counterfeit DVDs broke down in court this week when she was told she would be deported.
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Boris opens rugby ceremony

 

By Lena de Casparis

boris-rugby-ball-by-sylviaThe world’s largest rugby ball has touched down near Tower Bridge, to celebrate New Zealand hosting the next Rugby World Cup.
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