Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has apologised after wrongly pinpointing Hackney as the worst planning authority, in a Commons debate.
Paul Brand returns to Dale Farm a year after the eviction, to talk to travellers, locals, Basildon Council leader and the site's owner.
A protest organised to mark the first anniversary of the eviction of the Dale Farm Traveller site in Basildon got heated.
Travellers are protesting about plans to make it easier to move them on on the anniversary of their eviction from Dale Farm in Essex.
A year after he reported on the violent scenes as police cleared the site, our reporter Paul Brand has been back to Dale Farm for an exclusive interview with the traveller Patrick Egan who owns a large part of it.
He says far from turning the land into greenbelt, Basildon Council has transformed it into a toxic wasteland. Paul Brand also spoke to Cllr Tony Ball, Leader of Basildon Council, to get his point of view.
The UK Jewish Socialist Group has agreed to take part in the demo, organised by the Traveller Solidarity Network, on October 19.
At its conference on Sunday, the Jewish Socialist Group, some of whose members took part in eviction resistance, backed a fresh campaign to find homes for families now living on the roadside next to the legal site in Crays Hill.
Travellers marking a year since their eviction from Dale Farm are planning to demonstrate outside the offices of Communities Secretary Eric Pickles.
They say there aren't enough sites for travellers and are unhappy with planned legislation which would strengthen councils' power to evict them.
While thousands of graduates in the capital struggle to find work, one university is promising that 90 per cent of its students will get a job after studying.
The School of Hospitality and Tourism at the University of West London has such a high success rate of employment, even the Government is backing the department's latest course, as Rags Martel reports.
The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles MP, is launching a new pilot scholarship at the University of West London (formerly known as Thames Valley University), for students and chefs wanting to study Asian cuisine.
The four scholarships, worth £3,750 each, will see students have the opportunity to undertake placements at high end south Asian restaurants, and be mentored by some of the most talented chefs in the Asian sector.
The scholarship programme is supported by Lord Noon of Noon Products Ltd and other high profile figures in the Asian food industry. Students at the university's London School of Hospitality and Tourism will be showing off their culinary skills to the guests at the launch event.