London Lite Friday, 31 July 2009 15 Baby at centre of abuse claim died of botched op, say family A POLICE worker is running the length of the London Underground as part of an innovative exercise regime. Sam Upton, a 26-year-old intelligence analyst, is taking on the 249-mile Tube network above ground, line by line, to train for next years London marathon and for fun. He dresses according to the colour of Tube line he is running along and takes photographs of every station he passes. So far, he and his friend Stuart Leslie, also 26, have visited 50 of the citys 270 Underground stations. The pair advertise their mission, The London Runderground, on Facebook, inviting friends and the public to join them. They are hoping it will grow, so that others will start suggesting Tube routes and Mr Upton will promote them on his website. He said: We want to make it into a community. It becomes quite a social thing really. We stretch it out over a day and we always go for a drink at the end. They came up with the idea when they got bored of always running the same routes around local parks. The Runderground is raising money for the British Heart Foundation. by georgina littlejohn Tears: friends say Chana Al-Alas was devoted to Jayden Well-loved: Rohan Wray with baby Jayden Crunch keeps us on the couch... PEOPLE are increasing their spending on household gadgets as the recession forces them to stay in more. Sales of hi-tech devices including HD TVs have risen by 13 per cent as people cut down on going out in a bid to save money. Battle to save Gandhis tree A BATTLE has been launched to save a tree that sheltered Mahatma Gandhi in 1931. The 200-year-old cedar in Welwyn Garden City faces the chop because it is diseased. Residents say it has been revived after they started watering it. A bAby boy who died after suffering suspected abuse at the hands of his teenage mother and her partner was well-loved, neighbours claim. They said the family believes four- month-old Jayden died as a result of a head injury sustained at birth. Jayden died at Great Ormond Street Hospital on Saturday. His 17-year-old mother Chana Al-Alas, from the barnsbury Estate in Islington, north London, and her partner Rohan Wray, 19, were arrested on suspicion of caus- ing grievous bodily harm and have been bailed until mid-August. Shocked friends and neighbours of the couple said today that they were wonderful parents. One said: I went and saw Chanas aunt the day Jayden died and she just broke down in tears. She begged me not to believe any of the rumours going around and said Jayden died because of a fractured skull he picked up during his birth. Chana had a really difficult labour and they had to use forceps. All sorts of terrible rumours are going round the estate. People are saying Jayden had two broken legs, a broken arm and a fractured skull. Well have to wait for the postmortem before we know anything. All I know is that they loved that boy. They were completely devoted to him. Ms Al-Alas was known to social services and had been on a special NHS course for vulner- able parents after Jayden was born. Islington council said the baby was never on its child protection register. A spokeswoman for the council said a serious case review would almost certainly be carried out into Jaydens death. Detectives from Scotland yards child abuse investigation command are investigating the death. A postmortem examination is set to be carried out on Monday. Idea above his station: Sam Upton Needtotrain? Jogalongthe Runderground H 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.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html44.html45.html46.html47.html