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Axe fight: Holborn Way, Mitcham, was cordoned off by police

Murder investigation launched after death of man involved in Mitcham axe fight

Is Andrew Marr right about IS?

IS, tampons, justice, walking in winter and a free NHS - It must be 5 Thoughts

Is Slade's Merry Xmas Everybody one of your favourite festive tunes?

PLAYLIST: The best Christmas songs, chosen by you, and 9 tenuous south London links to festive songs

Spared: Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe and George Osborne

Met Police boss welcomes George Osborne's autumn statement u-turn on more cuts

The mayor, Councillor David Chung, with children and staff at Garfield Primary School

Sandpit and mud tepee at Garfield Primary School's £85,000 new outdoor area

Merton is gearing up for Christmas with a little help from Santa

Christmas in Merton: your guide to the best of the festivities

Holborn Way, Mitcham, was cordoned off by police following the fight

Axes and a sword used in mass brawl in Mitcham town centre that left a man fighting for his life and six arrested

What happened? The traffic light in south Wimbledon

Mystery of felled traffic light in south Wimbledon

Police guard Holborn Way after Monday's armed brawl

Safety fears after armed mass brawl in Mitcham town centre as police warn of further spending cuts

Laura, Craig, Caroline and Ian Threadgold in happier times

Family pay tribute to runner Ian Threadgold who died on Wimbledon Common

A CCTV image of one of the men hunted by police, pictured carrying a large machete

Machete and sword wielding robbers steal cash, cigarettes and alcohol from Mitcham shop

Author Mike Fleet with with Olympian and coach Lorna Boothe and former Mitcham AC athlete Eileen Brewer

New biography celebrates high-jumper who competed at 1936 Berlin Olympics

Councillor David Dean next to the damaged wall in Merton Hall Road, Wimbledon

Broken wall will not be fixed as dispute between homeowner and council continues

Nature notes: Safety in numbers

Nature notes: Safety in numbers

Police were called to Mitcham town centre just after 7pm last night

Updated: Mitcham mass brawl leaves man fighting for his life and five arrested



Signing off for the year: Bradley Skeete retained his WBO European title on Monday    Picture: Eddie Lam

Boxing: Skeete stops The Wallasey Express, and now has eyes on something more

Gotcha: Weybridge Vandals full back Jonny Howe’s jinking second half run is halted by a determined Cobham defence at Brownacres on Saturday	Stuart Amos

Rugby Union: Cobham chief still expects tight title race, despite Vandals video nasty

Ready and waiting: Gareth Gardner, left, faces three fights in one night to be crowned the QBL Quest Knockout champion

Boxing: Gardner prepares to add new QBL title to middleweight and light middleweight belts

Try time: hampton School centre Zack Santos touches down in Wednesday's Schools' Cup win over Reigate Grammar School

Rugby Union: Deans triple sets Hampton well on their way

Close but no cigar: Jonathan Cornish led the Hercules Wimbledon runners home at the South of Thames cross-country to a fourth place finish

Athletics: Hercules Wimbledon just miss out on team medals at Polesden Lacey

Wilfried Zaha has been in fine form since returning to Crystal Palace. Pictures by Niall O'Mara.

Palace and Arsenal stars feature in list of most successful dribbles this season

Gone missing: Met Police Youth manager and former Blues goalkeeper Stuart Searle in action for Carshalton Athletic in 2008

Football: Chelsea coach misses Blues' big night

Much to shout about: AFC Wimbledon were pleased as punch to have a special face among the crowd last night

AFC Wimbledon: Face in the crowd was a "true gent"

Feeling the pain: AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley has a dull pain in the proverbials after Daggers defeat

Seeing red: Daryl Cooper-Smith was sent off in the draw at Bedfont Sports         Picture: Gemma Jarman

Football: Epsom & Ewell boss blasts "shocking" officials after night to forget

You beauty: Francois Gabbidon celebrates his equaliser in the 3-2 FA Vase win over Beckenham Town

Football: Manager's elation after Sutton Common Rovers' FA Vase night to remember

Thanks lads: Richmond's Charlie Ellison, second from left, celebrates the first of his two goals last Sunday

Hockey: Richmond hot-shot Ellison's heroics caught on camera

Happier day: James Gulliver, centre, with his family after his England U16s debut earlier this year

Harlequins: Quins youngster Gulliver suffers Champions Trophy heartache

Iconic: More than 700 athletes started the Bushy Park parkrun on Saturday

Athletics: Ex-Walton man Kissane-Wood celebrates first parkrun win in 124 attempts

National Sport

Jack Grealish has been axed from the Aston Villa squad

Jack Grealish dropped and rebuked by Aston Villa boss Remi Garde

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp (left) is enjoying the Europa League

Jurgen Klopp happy to see Liverpool progress in the Europa League

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino was happy after his side got though to the knockout stages of the Europa League

Mauricio Pochettino content after Tottenham progress in Europa League

Celtic manager Ronny Deila and his side are out of Europe

Ronny Deila to focus on the finer details in a bid to get Celtic European ready

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