London Lite Monday, 27 July 2009 7 Launch into space at this months free adults-only evening. This Wednesday from 18.45 Victimof 7/7sjoy overson Police plea after man, 19, is shot POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was shot in south-east London. The 19-year- old was gunned down on Saturday in Evelyn Street, Deptford, just before 8.30pm. He is in a stable condition in hospital. Plummy Penny is the top voice PENELOPE KEITH has topped a poll to find Britains best-loved voices. The actress, 69, who played snooty Margot Leadbetter in the Seventies sitcom The Good Life, was voted ahead of actor Sir Derek Jacobi and Stephen Fry. Bloody Panthers Claw offensive in Afghanistan draws to close A WOMAN who lost both legs in the 7/7 terror attacks four years ago has described her newborn son as a miracle. Martine Wright, 36, gave birth to Oscar at Stoke Mandeville Hospital last week. She said: I never dared imagine Id ever see the day I was holding my own son. Its life-changing and so hard to describe. Ms Wright, from Hertfordshire, was injured when Shehzad Tanweer detonated a bomb on a Circle line train at Aldgate. Tough task: British Captain Lenny Newcombe takes a breather in an Afghanistan village GORDON BROWN today announced the end of the offensive to drive back the Taliban in operation Panthers Claw. The Prime Minister praised the bravery of British troops who have suffered their bloodiest month in Afghanistan as they battled to clear an area of the southern Helmand province of insurgents. The efforts of our troops in Helmand have been nothing short of heroic, he said. There has been a tragic human cost. But this has not been in vain. The Prime Minister said Panthers Claw had provided the security for almost 100,000 people to vote in next months Afghanistan election. It has pushed back the Taliban and made it harder for them and other extremists to operate. Britain will be safer as a result, he said. The men and women of our armed forces have shown once again their bravery and professional- ism. The whole country is immensely proud of them. Twenty British servicemen have died this month in Afghanistan -- nine of them directly linked to Panthers Claw. Hundreds are being treated for injuries, many severe. International Development Secretary Douglas Alexander today said Britain had appealed to moderate Taliban fight- ers to lay down their weapons as part of a Northern Ireland-style reconcilia- tion process. Since the start of opera- tions in Afghanistan in 2001, 189 British service personnel have died. BY FELIX ALLEN PRIME MINISTER CLAIMS BRITAIN IS SAFER DESPITE LOSSES index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html