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EU puts The City under ''constant attack''
David Cameron claims that London is under constant attack through Brussels directives

Development is pushed through planning
Boris Johnson overrules Camden Council to transform Saatchi & Saatchi's London headquarters

Bernard Hogan-Howe to head up the Met
Hogan-Howe has been given the job of the Metropolitan Police Commissioner after beating four other hopefuls

Duggan shooting ''didn't spark the riots''
The shooting of Mark Duggan by police was hijacked by those intent on causing criminal damage, says David Lammy

Riots were due to ''broken penal system''
The system has been seen to be ineffective at reducing re-offending, the Justice Secretary Ken Clarke has said


''Let's change people's lives''
Shadow Deputy Prime Minister Harriet Harman told the Labour Party Conference that the party had ''challenged the unspoken orthodoxies that have governed Britain for too long''. Here's her speech

Work with the police, don't undermine them
The coalition should be backing not sacking the police, the shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper told the Labour party conference, adding that Labour is now the law and order party. Here's her speech

Balls''Piling austerity on austerity is not the way to recovery''
Don't let anyone tell you that Labour in government was profligate with public money, Ed Balls said in his first conference speech as shadow chancellor. Here's the bulk of what he said