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Liam Lyburd, who has been convicted of planning mass murder at his former college following a trial at Newcastle Crown Court.

Liam Lyburd: Newcastle teenager found guilty of college massacre plot

Police discovered a gun and pipe bombs at his home

CCTV captures moment Robin Reliant smashes onto railway crossing barriers backwards

Video was released by British Transport Police

Anti-corruption campaigners furious as Government considers softening Bribery Act

Businesses claim the law makes it difficult for British firms to export goods

Swimming Teachers Association under investigation by charity watchdog amid 'concerns' over expenses

'Serious concerns' allegedly linked to its finances and expenses payments have been found

The behaviour of Mr Justice Peter Smith has been described as ‘unprofessional’

How judge who was kicked off British Airways competition case used a hearing to subject airline's legal counsel to barrage of questions

The behaviour of Mr Justice Peter Smith has now been revealed in full after a transcript of the court exchanges was posted online

According to the Education Select Committee, an increasing number of children in the UK are being harmed in the belief that it “will get the devil out of them”.

'I watched the man convicted of sexually abusing me as a child walk free from court with a fine'

Emily Warren* has started a campaign to give all child sex attackers prison sentences to no one else will suffer the same ordeal

Four men and two women have been arrested on suspicion of murdering Lee Irving, ranging in age from 20 to 50 years old (Getty)

Counter-terrorism police arrest woman at Birmingham airport on suspicion of 'travelling to Syria to engage in terrorism'

The 30-year-old woman from Leicester was travelling with three children

A video has been released by Northamptonshire Police showing how the attempted attack by a man wielding an eight-inch knife.

Watch the terrifying moment knife-wielding man lunges at Northamptonshire Police Officer

Body camera shows how Lee Vickers repeatedly thrust the knife towards PC Alex Prentice - hitting his stab fest in the process

Who is this woman? Police appeal for identity of person 'acting suspiciously' in Westminster

Police found a scarf believed to be carried by the woman left on a wall and wrapped around two large knives

HMP Holloway is Britain's biggest women's prison

More than 80 per cent of female inmates locked up for non-violent offences, new figures show

Exclusive: The figures come amid a drive to clear jails of women who pose no danger to the public

Sara Thornton says police need to focus on crimes that are on the increase

Burglary victims set to no longer receive home visits as police focus on sex offences and online fraud

The warning from the head of the National Police Chiefs’ Council follows a 25 per cent reduction in police resources over the past four years

Tariq Rana had been repeatedly violent towards wife Ayesha before she walked out

Husband found guilty of murdering mother-in-law in Pakistan after his wife left him

British national convicted in the UK despite shooting taking place in Lahore

Visitors look down on the city centre from the rooftop of Camera Obscura, in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s famous Camera Obscura in spying row after adopting new high-definition cameras

The cameras are so powerful they can allow visitors to read unsuspecting people’s text messages

Alexander Litvinenko's father retracted 'Putin poison' claim, inquiry told

In a 2006 statement Walter Litvinenko told how his son was struggling to speak when he visited him in hospital but accused Vladimir Putin over his death

The man was due to appear in Swansea Crown Court

English drug dealer not sentenced in Wales because he doesn't understand the accent

The Wolverhampton man was also worried that court staff wouldn't understand his accent

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The insects have an almost unique ability to switch between individual and collective action
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Facebook exasperates its users by deciding which posts they can and can’t see. So why has Twitter announced plans to do the same?
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Ashes 2015: England show the mettle to strike back hard in third Test

England show the mettle to strike back hard in third Test

The biggest problem facing them in Birmingham was the recovery of the zeitgeist that drained so quickly under the weight of Australian runs at Lord's, says Kevin Garside
Women's Open 2015: Charley Hull - 'I know I'm a good golfer but I'm also just a person'

Charley Hull: 'I know I'm a good golfer but I'm also just a person'

British teen keeps her feet on ground ahead of Women's Open
Turkey's conflict with Kurdish guerrillas in Iraq can benefit Isis in Syria

Turkey's conflict with Kurdish guerrillas in Iraq can benefit Isis in Syria

Turkish President Erdogan could benefit politically from the targeting of the PKK, says Patrick Cockburn
Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn or a return to a Labour government

Our choice is years of Tory rule under Corbyn or a return to a Labour government

Yvette Cooper urged Labour members to 'get serious' about the next general election rather than become 'a protest movement'