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Amir Khan assault allegations withdrawn

Police officers arrested the former world champion boxer on Friday

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Knowl View inquiry: Police halt review to investigate cover-up allegations

MP Simon Danczuk has claimed an institutional cover-up enabled former Liberal Rochdale MP Cyril Smith to abuse children

Investment banker Gary Clarence, pictured with his twin three-year-old sons Max and Ben.

Mother Tania Clarence admits killing her three disabled children

Olivia, Ben and Max were found dead at the Clarence family home in April

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Police hunt for vandals after 7/7 monument is defaced hours before memorial service

Some of the 52 columns of the memorial in Hyde Park were stencilled with red and black slogans

Former government Director of Communications and News of The World editor Andy Coulson arrives at the Old Bailey on June 30, 2014 in London, England. Andy Coulson was found guilty of conspiracy to hack phones, and the jury are still out on a further charge after an eight-month trial at the Old Bailey.

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Tania Clarence admits manslaughter of three children

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Adam Hird, 30, died after being restrained by bouncers

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Adam Hird, 30, died in hospital after the incident in London last month

Rolf Harris on the 'Rolf Harris Show', 1973

Rolf Harris child abuse images stash ‘found under floorboards by plumber 40 years ago’

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The Home Secretary will also tell MPs about a separate review of whether her department failed to act on claims of a paedophile ring in the 1980s.

Westminster child abuse allegations: Government to set up 'wide-ranging' inquiry

Home Secretary Theresa May will make a statement in the Commons today

Theresa May will make her statement amid growing calls for a public inquiry

Westminster child abuse allegations: Theresa May to make Commons statement

The Home Secretary is likely to come under pressure to explain how files relating to the allegations became 'lost'

Copycat government websites targeted in crackdown on hoaxers

A crackdown on hoaxers who trick people out of money via  copycat government websites has been launched as the Coalition takes action following thousands of complaints over the practice.

Xolile Mngeni, convicted of killing Anni Dewani, has a brain tumour and may die soon

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Anni Dewani's husband, Shrien, is due to go on trial for involvement in the killing in October, pending a psychological examination

Leon Brittan has said he was handed the Dickens dossier but passed it on to Home Office staff

Leon Brittan was questioned by police over rape allegation

Leon Brittan, who served as Home Secretary under Margaret Thatcher, has been questioned by police in connection with a rape allegation, it emerged on Sunday.

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