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On the ground with Scotland Yard's paedophile unit

Exclusive: Paul Gallagher meets the people whose job it is to identify victims, stop abuse material being shared and distributed, categorise extreme imagery ready for court and, hopefully, catch paedophiles before they find a victim

Plastic bag tax: Everything you need to know

The Government? No. Local communities? No again. It’s the retailers themselves which will choose the beneficiaries – and how much of the millions raised to keep for themselves