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Sammy Clarke, left, and Siobhan Clarke went missing two days ago

Man arrested as missing Essex schoolgirls Sammy Clarke and Siobhan Clarke found

The girls had not been seen since Friday

The two thieves were given 16 weeks in jail for their crimes

West Midlands Police release video showing pickpockets target five people in ten minutes - video

The video is the latest in a series of clips released as part of West Midlands Police's #SpotThePickpocket campaign

Ione Wells has launched the #NotGuilty campaign to raise awareness of sexual assault

#NotGuilty: Second Oxford student writes of brutal rape by two men who then threw her in a bin as part of campaign against victim blaming

The student, who has remained anonymous, has shared her account as part of the #NotGuilty campaign started by Ione Wells

Robert Gurling was last seen with his son in Great Notley near Braintree in Essex at about 10.30am on Saturday

Robert Gurling: Police manhunt after father abducts three-year-old son from foster parents

Urgent search underway as father is not allowed unsupervised access to the child

The probation officers’ union, Napo reported that 375 probation vacancies in London were being covered by agency workers

Probation service 'staffing crisis' leaves public at risk from violent criminals

Redundancies and outsourcing put domestic violence victims in danger

Two men arrested following the 'unexplained' death of a man at the Dorchester Hotel in London

Police are treating the death as 'unexplained' at this stage

Bindi Nicholls with her father Rolf Harris outside Southwark Crown Court, where Harris was sentenced to 12 counts of indecent abuse

Rolf Harris' daughter Bindi Nicholls backs change.org petition to prove his innocence: 'He is a sweet, honest man'

The fine artist says she she had 'never witnessed him being interested in children in that way'

The Sudan-born driver has been sentenced to four and a half years in jail

Chauffeur jailed over 'amateurish' attempt to blackmail the Qatar royal family for £600,000

Awad Abdulbagy threatened to sell 350 photos he found in the back of his car

Harvey Proctor, then MP for Billericay, on his way to court in 1987

Westminster paedophile ring: Former Tory MP Harvey Proctor says he was ‘hung out to dry’ by police over sex claims

Mr Proctor vehemently denies any knowledge of such parties and believes he has been picked on as an easy target

Gulam Chowdhury, who has been jailed for life with a minimum of 28 years for killing Mohammed Yasser Afzal in a

Man sentenced to life in prison for stabbing cabbie love rival to death in frenzied attack

Gulam Chowdhury stabbed Mohammed Yasser Afzal with an eight-inch blade

Belfast bomb: Police carry out controlled explosion as explosive is discovered in Northern Irish capital

'It was clearly placed in a position that was designed to attack police'

Almost all of the officers under investigation for alleged violence against members of the public are still on the beat

Over 3,000 police officers being investigated for alleged assault - and almost all of them are still on the beat

Exclusive: An Independent investigation found that black and Asian people are significantly more likely than white people to complain of police brutality

Rolf Harris arriving at Southwark Crown Court on May 14, 2014

Rolf Harris could face new charges after 'full file' of evidence handed to prosecutors

The entertainer was sentenced to six years in prison for sexual offences last year

PSNI Chief Superintendent Nigel Grimshaw warned other officers to be vigilant

Bomb 'targeting police' in Belfast exploded safely after Catholic priest receives warning

Police said that 'innocent people going about their daily lives' would have been killed if the device in Ardoyne was detonated

Sir Norman Bettison is the most senior police figure to give evidence to the inquests

Hillsborough inquiry: Former chief inspector at time of disaster chokes up as he says he was blamed for a 'cover-up' of a plan to smear fans

The most senior police officer to give evidence at the inquests so far appears to have softened his stance

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