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Man found dead in street after woman found murdered nearby

Two victims were found one street apart in Ilford, east London

The plans have been announced by the Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling

Cautions replaced by new police powers to levy fines

Police will be given extra powers to fine people for the most minor offences, under Government plans to scrap the system of police cautions in England and Wales.

Pilgrimage Street, where a teenager was stabbed on Friday

Teenager, 18, stabbed to death in London Bridge

The 18-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene this afternoon

Drug baron John Clark was finally arrested after a five-month hunt in Morocco in June last year

Drug baron John Clark jailed for 25 years

Kingpin lived lavish life until he was caught in Morocco last year

Student fees protesters clash with police in Parliament Square

Third Met Police officer to be charged over 'unlawful' arrest of student at 2010 protests

The 20-year-old student was detained at the 9 November tution fees demonstration

Rolf Harris loses first appeal bid over conviction for indecent assaults

Judge refuses first round of Harris’s application to appeal

Man arrested in murder investigation after woman's skeleton found on Essex island

Angela Millington was last seen in Southend around November last year

Princes Risborough

'Attention seeker' given Asbo banning him from falling over and faking injuries

Police said Andrew Davies was making 'time-wasting' emergency calls

A blaze at a fireworks factory in Stafford

Stafford fireworks explosion: Two people remain missing as man arrested

Police had previously said only one person was missing after the fire

The statistics reveal that 235 prisoners died in the 12 months to the end of September 2014

Record number of prison deaths ‘due to cuts and overcrowding’

Charity says ‘lethal cocktail’ has led to sharp hike in suicides, assaults on staff and violence

Senior Church of England cleric resigns over abuse case

Lord Hope of Thornes was criticised over his handling of allegations against a former Dean of Manchester

Richard Peppiatt confronts Hugh Whittow, editor of the ‘Daily Express’

The camera is turned on tabloid editors in Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter'

Hugh Grant said the film would highlight issues raised by Leveson

The Sun newspaper's Whitehall editor Clodagh Hartley

Sun journalist ‘paid £750 for budget details’

A government press officer leaked budget secrets to a Sun reporter in exchange for £750, a court has heard.

Belhaj, pictured in 2011, was once emir of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, considered a terrorist body by the US

Libyan dissident Abdul Hakim Belhaj can sue over claims of MI6 torture and abduction

Belhaj claims former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw and senior members of the security services were “co-conspirators” in his illegal detention and torture in 2004

'EastEnders' actors Lucy Benjamin and Steve McFadden were mentioned in some of the emails

Mirror Group faces further investigation into phone-hacking

Emails suggest interception was used routinely

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New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site on Friday

Russia Today’s new UK channel began broadcasting yesterday. Discussions so far have included why Britons see Russia as ‘the bad guy’

New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain

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Bryan Adams' images of wounded soldiers

Taken over the course of four years, Adams' portraits are an astonishing document of the aftermath of war
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The drugs revolution starts now as MPs agree its high time for change

Commons debate highlights growing cross-party consensus on softening UK drugs legislation, unchanged for 43 years
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Ouija boards, demon dolls, evil children and clowns are all classic tropes of horror, and this year’s Halloween releases feature them all. What makes them so frightening, decade after decade?
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Rose Rouse's safari in modern Britain

Rouse decided to walk and talk with as many different people as possible in her neighbourhood of Harlesden and her experiences have been published in a new book
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'My world of no smell and odd tastes'

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Matt Parker is proud of his square roots

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