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Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent

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Archbishop Justin Welby photographed for the Andrew Marr Show

Church child abuse scandal: Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby warns of more revelations

Convicted sex attackers still using ‘reverend’ title, claims victims’ group, as Archbishop of Canterbury says he deals with sex abuse issues ‘on a daily basis’

The jury has heard that match commander Ch Supt David Duckenfield ordered an exit gate at the ground to be opened

Officers ‘were geared up for a fight at Hillsborough’, inquest hears

The inquest heard earlier this week from another police officer who described chaos and a lack of control as the disaster unfolded

Lee Lawrence, son of Dorothy 'Cherry' Groce, who was paralysed from the waist down after being shot during a police raid on her home in 1985

Lee Lawrence on the 1985 Brixton riots: I was shouting at the police officers - 'What have you done to my Mum?'

Mr Lawrence, who was 11 when his mother was shot, tells Paul Peachey of his long fight for justice

Cherry Groce was left paralysed for 26 years

Brixton riots: Met police chief ‘sorry’ for shooting of innocent woman that sparked unrest in 1985

Cherry Groce was left paralysed from the waist down for 26 years

Fighters from ISIS marching in Raqqa, Syria. Salma and Zahra Halane are believed to have joined the extremist militant group

Missing teenage sisters are 'now in Syria', police say

The girls, said to be deeply religious, have ignored the largely Somalian family’s pleas for them to return home

Mohammed Nahin Ahmed (left) and Yusuf Zubair Sarwar, both 22, who have admitted preparing to carry out terrorist acts after they travelled to Syria to join rebel fighters

Two Birmingham men admit terrorist offences after travelling to Syria war zone

The pair had claimed that they went to Syria for humanitarian reasons

Rolf Harris arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London

Rolf Harris guilty: The PR battle waged behind the scenes by Bell Pottinger to protect TV star's reputation

Harris accused of 'manipulating publicity' with daily 'staged, slow walk'

Rolf Harris arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London

Rolf Harris guilty: The damning letter that sealed his fate

Damning piece of evidence produced during trial

West Yorkshire’s police chief Mark Gilmore was suspended

West Yorkshire Police chief suspended after criminal inquiry

The chief constable of one of Britain’s biggest police forces has been suspended after his former force launched a criminal inquiry into the award of contracts for police vehicles.

Jurate Grigelyte has been jailed for three years

Dreams Come True charity: Human trafficker jailed for three years

A woman who trafficked vulnerable Lithuanian workers to Bristol locked them in a squalid house and forced them to hand out charity collection bags for little or no pay has been jailed for three years.

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Super Mario crushes the Messi dream as Germany win the 2014 World Cup in Brazil

Super Mario crushes the Messi dream

Germany win the 2014 World Cup in Brazil
Saharan remains may be evidence of the first race war, 13,000 years ago

The first race war, 13,000 years ago?

Saharan remains may be evidence of oldest large-scale armed conflict
Scientists find early warning system for Alzheimer’s

Scientists find early warning system for Alzheimer’s

Researchers hope eye tests can spot ‘biomarkers’ of the disease
Sex, controversy and schoolgirl schtick

Meet Japan's AKB48

Pop, sex and schoolgirl schtick make for controversial success
Iraq crisis: How Saudi Arabia helped Isis take over the north of the country

How Saudi Arabia helped Isis take over northern Iraq

A speech by an ex-MI6 boss hints at a plan going back over a decade. In some areas, being Shia is akin to being a Jew in Nazi Germany, says Patrick Cockburn
The evolution of Andy Serkis: First Gollum, then King Kong - now the actor is swinging through the trees in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

The evolution of Andy Serkis

First Gollum, then King Kong - now the actor is swinging through the trees in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
You thought 'Benefits Street' was controversial: Follow-up documentary 'Immigrant Street' has got locals worried

You thought 'Benefits Street' was controversial...

Follow-up documentary 'Immigrant Street' has got locals worried
Refugee children from Central America let down by Washington's high ideals

Refugee children let down by Washington's high ideals

Democrats and Republicans refuse to set aside their differences to cope with the influx of desperate Central Americas, says Rupert Cornwell
Children's books are too white, says Laureate

Children's books are too white, says Laureate

Malorie Blackman appeals for a better ethnic mix of authors and characters and the illustrator Quentin Blake comes to the rescue
Blackest is the new black: Scientists have developed a material so dark that you can't see it...

Blackest is the new black

Scientists have developed a material so dark that you can't see it...
Matthew Barzun: America's diplomatic dude

Matthew Barzun: America's diplomatic dude

The US Ambassador to London holds 'jeans and beer' gigs at his official residence – it's all part of the job, he tells Chris Green
Meet the Quantified Selfers: From heart rates to happiness, there is little this fast-growing, self-tracking community won't monitor

Meet the 'Quantified Selfers'

From heart rates to happiness, there is little this fast-growing, self-tracking community won't monitor
Madani Younis: Five-star reviews are just the opening act for British theatre's first non-white artistic director

Five-star reviews are just the opening act for British theatre's first non-white artistic director

Madani Younis wants the neighbourhood to follow his work as closely as his audiences do
Mrs Brown and her boys: are they having a laugh?

Mrs Brown and her boys: are they having a laugh?

When it comes to national stereotyping, the Irish – among others – know it can pay to play up to outsiders' expectations, says DJ Taylor