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The News Matrix: Friday 15 July 2011

Domestic burglaries up 14% in past year

Burglars and petty thieves have been particularly prolific in the past year. Home Office figures showed a 14 per cent rise in domestic burglaries, while a separate police study showed a 10 per cent jump in mobile-phone and wallet snatching.

Focus on CCTV footage of bombing

Efforts to catch terrorists who planted three bombs that killed 18 people in Mumbai on Wednesday are focusing on CCTV footage. Police said that heavy rain since the incident could have destroyed important forensic evidence. MORE

Pink Floyd star’s son awaits sentencing

A court has heard how Cambridge student Charlie Gilmour, son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour, jumped on a car escorting Prince Charles in fee protests last December. MORE

NHS starting to ‘creak at the seams’

The NHS is starting to “creak at the seams” due to tighter spending and more demand, the president of the Royal College of Physicians has warned. The number of patients facing long waits for treatment rose by 6,902 to 27,564 in the Coalition’s first year. MORE

Civilian deaths reach 10-year high

Violence in Afghanistan is now killing more civilians than at any time in the past 10 years, according to the United Nations. A total of 1,462 non-military deaths were recorded in the first six months of this year, while another 2,144 civilians were injured. MORE

Extinct exotic toad species resurfaces

Scientists scouring the mountains of Borneo have found a toad species last seen in 1924 and thought to be extinct. They released the first photographs of the Sambas stream toad, also known as the Bornean rainbow toad.

Brits snap up deals in debt-crisis states

British holidaymakers looking for bargains are flocking to eurozone states bailed out by the EU and IMF, with visitors to Greece increasing by twothirds compared with last year. Visitors to Ireland and Portugal also rose, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics. MORE

Cat lover’s tribute to pet costs thousands

A 77-year-old artist is taking out a full page advert in the country’s leading newspaper in commemoration of her pet cat, Sky, which has died. The tribute, costing Luciana Matalon tens of thousands of euros, features a photograph her and Sky together with one of her sketches of the animal. MORE

Winner claims £161m EuroMillions jackpot

Europe’s biggest lottery jackpot in history has been claimed by a single British ticket holder. Unless the mystery winner of the £161m prize is a member of a syndicate, they will have become the 430th-richest person in Britain – falling just short of the Beckhams.

Marilyn sculpture unveiled in Chicago

Finishing touches are put on “Forever Marilyn”, a sculpture by Seward Johnson, in Chicago, inspired by Marilyn Monroe. The 26ft stainless steel and aluminium sculpture will be unveiled today.

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