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Police made a U-turn to night over Wonga’s fake legal letters scandal, declaring that they are now considering a criminal investigation.

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Trainee barrister Rhiannon Brooker jailed for falsely accusing boyfriend of rape

The 30-year-old claimed she had been beaten and assaulted

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks is escorted through a crowd of journalists in London with her husband Charlie behind her

Rebekah Brooks: 'I feel vindicated by the unanimous verdicts'

After 138 days in an Old Bailey dock, it was a performance befitting the hacking trial defendant whose regal bearing led to one of the lawyers referring to her as “HM”, Her Majesty.

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Rebekah Brooks on hacking trial verdict: 'I am innocent - I feel vindicated'

The former News of the World editor said she 'had learned lessons' from the case

Reports investigating 28 NHS hospitals have revealed the “truly awful” sexual abuse carried out by the disgraced DJ and presenter Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile: Full horrors exposed in NHS hospital abuse reports

Investigators say the disgraced entertainer committed 'truly awful' abuse at hospitals across the country

Jimmy Savile hospital abuse: A 'sickening and prolific' reign of terror which spanned five decades

214 criminal offences, including 34 rapes, have so far been recorded against his name

Greater Manchester police have appealed for information after a 90-year-old woman was dragged off the street on Spotland Road (pictured) as she walked to her local shop in Rochdale and raped.

Police defend appeal over 90-year-old Rochdale woman after tests find no forensic evidence of rape

Police issued an appeal for information on Tuesday over the alleged attack

Glastonbury 2014: Man in life-threatening condition after taking ketamine

Police warn of dangers of illegal drugs but crime is down 50% on this point last year

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Jimmy Savile NHS hospital report: Entertainer 'claimed he wore huge rings made from the glass eyes of dead bodies'

The DJ and presenter subjected victims in NHS hospitals aged between five and 75 to 'truly awful' sexual abuse, report finds 

Andy Coulson arrives at the Old Bailey yesterday, before hearing that the jury had failed to reach verdicts on the two outstanding charges against him

Hacking trial exclusive: Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson cautioned by police in corporate investigation

Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson have both been cautioned by police investigating a possible corporate prosecution of Rupert Murdoch’s UK media empire for hacking and bribing offences, it can be disclosed today

Investigation launched after 57-year-old man dies in police custody in London

The man was put in cells overnight and found dead in the morning

Mr Justice Saunders’ criticism of the Prime Minister centred on a “full and frank” public apology from Mr Cameron

Hacking trial: Judge blasts senior politicians for disregarding 'the rule of law'

The judge in the hacking trial has accused David Cameron and other senior politicians of engaging in an “open season” disregard for “justice and the rule of law”.

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Rewards of £10,000 have been offered to trace the student's killer and the killer of James Attfield, who was stabbed 102 times

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