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The worrying case of ‘Child M’ is just one of many to have been ignored in two reports published by the council into fostering problems in the county.

Letting the public know how hard (or not) Labour councillors work on their behalf is ‘uncomradely’, according to local Labour bigwigs.

A controversial Tory councillor is very unhappy when it gets out that he was summonsed last year for non-payment of his council tax.

Why joy may be shortlived over the announcement that compulsory purchases of land surrounding Millwall FC won’t go ahead. They may well.

The opposition wants to know why £75,000 in grants have gone to political allies of Labour councillor and local police commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa.

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Dans le Love Nest with Mlle Ferrutti & M Farrago… Humpty Dumpty Served With Bill for Wall – Nursery Times Exclusive… Historic Day of Hyperbole as MPs Ratify Legislative Triggering Mechanism… Abbottsenteeism: A Doctor Writes… 1.3bn Chinese Sign Petition Over Dictator Trump’s State Visit to Britain… Tabloid Joy as Maddie Story Found… Edward Heath – Was He a Europhile?... That Trump-Turnbull Phone Call in Full… Lucy Worsley’s Histwee Lesson, as told to Craig Brown

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- Tosh ’n’ Becks: How the Times and Sunday Times were silenced
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