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Sir Norman Bettison was chief inspector when 96 fans were fatally crushed

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Rev Mark Sharpe claimed he was forced out of his role after hate campaign

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Clandon Park stately home is famous for its magnificent marble interiors

Cornwall school pupils banned by parents from visiting mosque in Exeter over 'terror fears'

The school plans to take 91 children to the mosque as part of their Religious Education (RE) lesson

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More than three tonnes of cocaine was recovered from a ship around 11 miles east of Aberdeen

Two female scientists were advised to seek the advice of men for a research paper

Sexist science journal peer reviewer advises women to get men to help with their research

The publisher has since apologised for the 'tone' of the review

The traffic warden issuing the fine
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Number of elderly people caring for loved ones has doubled in a decade, says report

Age UK and Carers UK said there were now 87,000 over-85s acting as carers

Richest one per cent will live over eight years longer on average than those living in poorest parts of UK by 2030, say experts

The difference in UK life expectancy now equals that of much poorer countries such as Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Nicaragua

File photo: Saltram House in Plymouth

National Trust to reveal the slave labour behind treasures in Britain's stately homes

Chairman said: 'We will work harder to give our visitors experiences that are emotionally rewarding, intellectually stimulating and inspire them to support our cause'

Canary Wharf rises above an area of council housing in Tower Hamlets

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With The Independent reporting 50,000 families being uprooted from London in the last three years, we speak to two women affected

A residential tower block in the shadow of the Shard, in Southwark, London

Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents

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Joe Lewis' firm JL Trading was linked to a suspected Ponzi fraud last December

Police question trader in £130m suspected Ponzi investment fraud

Many investors, some of whom are in their Seventies and Eighties, are facing financial ruin after handing over their life savings

Clandon House was built for Lord Onslow in the 1720s and passed down through generations of the family before being left to the National Trust in 1956

Clandon Park House fire: 18th Century National Trust building engulfed with smoke as blaze breaks out in basement

The much-loved building was built by a Venetian architect for Lord Onslow in the 1720s

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