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The former property developer who voted for cost-cutting and management pay rises on the TMO in Grenfell Tower’s borough while ignoring safety issues.

The Labour council in the UK’s 2021 City of Culture looks set to defy a campaign to preserve the former house of novelist George Eliot.

Eight landlord councillors were allowed to vote on a licensing scheme for rented properties, despite a clear conflict of interest.

The 9th Earl Bathurst prepares for decision day over his plan to build 2,350 homes on 300 acres of his arable land, with his offshore trust set to profit.

More problems for Sutton’s Lib Dems, as absentee councillor Callum Morton concentrates on cage fighting instead of council business.

The councillor making a strong run for the Clichéd Tory Villain of the Year award.

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We do Christmas – Dung Beetle Learning Guide… NHS promise on Vote Leave bus to be fulfilled… Brexit deal opens door to Britain joining EU… The Daily Mail rejoices in royal wedding… Trump declares Moscow capital of the United States… Maduro slams Corbyn… The Christine Keeler I knew, by A. Chair… Social media threatens Nurseryland children… Meghan Markle’s diary, as told to Craig Brown

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- Meghan Markleballs: Fleet Street’s search for royal scoops
- False profits: Is the C of E giving up the Christmas fight?
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