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Police stop 15-year-old girl on her way to Syria by intercepting plane as it taxied down Heathrow runway

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Police officers charged over death of mentally ill man in cell

A police sergeant and two custody officers have been charged with killing a mentally ill man who collapsed inside a police station.

This image of detained Iraqis being guarded by a British soldier was shown at the The Al-Sweady Inquiry

Al Sweady inquiry Q&A: What happened on 14 May 2004?

Q: What happened on 14 May 2004?

The Al-Sweady Inquiry found that allegations of murder and torture against British soldiers were false

Al-Sweady inquiry: ‘Deliberate lies’ - the verdict on claims that British soldiers tortured Iraqi detainees

UK forces dogged by allegations about their conduct in the aftermath of the Battle of Danny Boy in 2004 are largely exonerated by inquiry

Abusive football fan who ripped Koran to 'make confetti' banned from games for three years

Julie Phillips said she did not know the book she was ripping was the Koran

David Norris and Gary Dobson were convicted under joint enterprise for the murder of Stephen Lawrence

MPs call for joint enterprise shake-up

David Norris and Gary Dobson were convicted under joint enterprise for the murder of Stephen Lawrence.

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Edmonton stabbing: Boy, 13, charged with murder of Christopher John Barry outside his home in London

Mr Barry died following a row outside his home

Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of Chris Denning who has been jailed for 13 years for sexually assaulting 24 boys - including one allegedly at Jimmy Savile's house.

DJ Chris Denning jailed for 13 years for abusing 24 boys

The DJ allegedly abused a child at Jimmy Savile's house

MP Eric Joyce who has been charged with two counts of common assault and one count of criminal damage following an incident in Camden

MP Eric Joyce charged with common assault and criminal damage

Joyce says he was attempting to detain a vandal

Chris Denning is sentenced to 13 years in prison by Judge Alistair McCreath at Southwark Crown Court on Tuesday

Chris Denning interview: ‘What should I do? Live my whole life on my own? I wasn’t prepared to do that’

Former Radio 1 DJ Denning was sentenced to 13 years in prison today

Leslie Gadsby killed his father in 2004, and his mother six years later

Leslie Gadsby, paranoid schizophrenic who murdered his parents, was 'failed' by mental health services

Report concludes Mersey NHS Trust failed Mr Gadsby

Jimmy Mubenga died after being restrained on an aircraft by G4S escorts

Jimmy Mubenga: G4S guards cleared of killing Angolan deportee

Terrence Hughes Colin Kaler and Stuart Tribelnig cleared of manslaughter charges

Walker was sentenced at Newport Crown Court

Man jailed for five years for raping woman on his 18th birthday night out

Luke Walker carried out the attack in Newport

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Bar to be prosecuted after teenager who drank liquid nitrogen had her stomach removed

Lancaster council confirmed it is beginning legal action against Oscar's Bar in the town centre after Gaby Scalon ended up in hospital

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Jimmy Savile victims win Court of Appeal ruling to approve controversial compensation scheme

Scheme will see victims receive as much as £40,000 each for the worst sex abuses

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Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton: The power dynamics of the two first families

Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton

Karen Tumulty explores the power dynamics of the two first families
Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley with a hotbed of technology start-ups

Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley

The Swedish capital is home to two of the most popular video games in the world, as well as thousands of technology start-ups worth hundreds of millions of pounds – and it's all happened since 2009
Did Japanese workers really get their symbols mixed up and display Santa on a crucifix?

Crucified Santa: Urban myth refuses to die

The story goes that Japanese store workers created a life-size effigy of a smiling "Father Kurisumasu" attached to a facsimile of Our Lord's final instrument of torture
Jennifer Saunders and Kate Moss join David Walliams on set for TV adaptation of The Boy in the Dress

The Boy in the Dress: On set with the stars

Walliams' story about a boy who goes to school in a dress will be shown this Christmas
La Famille Bélier is being touted as this year's Amelie - so why are many in the deaf community outraged by it?

Deaf community outraged by La Famille Bélier

The new film tells the story of a deaf-mute farming family and is being touted as this year's Amelie
Calls for a military mental health 'quality mark'

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Expert calls for military mental health 'quality mark'
Racton Man: Analysis shows famous skeleton was a 6ft Bronze Age superman

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Analysis shows famous skeleton was a 6ft Bronze Age superman
Garden Bridge: St Paul’s adds to £175m project’s troubled waters

Garden Bridge

St Paul’s adds to £175m project’s troubled waters
Stuff your own Christmas mouse ornament: An evening class in taxidermy with a festive feel

Stuff your own Christmas mouse ornament

An evening class in taxidermy with a festive feel
Joint Enterprise: The legal doctrine which critics say has caused hundreds of miscarriages of justice

Joint Enterprise

The legal doctrine which critics say has caused hundreds of miscarriages of justice
Freud and Eros: Love, Lust and Longing at the Freud Museum: Objects of Desire

Freud and Eros

Love, Lust and Longing at the Freud Museum
France's Front National and the fear of a ‘gay lobby’ around Marine Le Pen

Front National fear of ‘gay lobby’

Marine Le Pen appoints Sébastien Chenu as cultural adviser
'Enhanced interrogation techniques?' When language is distorted to hide state crimes

Robert Fisk on the CIA 'torture report'

Once again language is distorted in order to hide US state wrongdoing
Radio 1’s new chart host must placate the Swifties and Azaleans

Radio 1 to mediate between the Swifties and Azaleans

New chart host Clara Amfo must placate pop's fan armies
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'It's life, and not the Forces, that gets you'

Homeless Veterans appeal: 'It's life, and not the Forces, that gets you'

The head of Veterans Aid on how his charity is changing perceptions of ex-servicemen and women in need