A bitter dispute between three “brothers” over who should gain a £70,000 inheritance after a couple mistakenly signed each other’s wills was brought before the Supreme Court today.


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Boxing: A change is coming as Haye dreams of world domination

Obama and Hamilton can inspire Briton to heavyweight glory. By Alan Hubbard

Couple who decapitated woman are jailed for life

A jealous girlfriend was jailed for life yesterday for murdering a young Chinese graduate whose headless corpse was found floating in a London marina.

Police accused over murdered girl's stalker

Police failed to act after the family of a teenager who was stabbed to death in a frenzied attack told them a stalker had threatened to kill her, a friend said today.

Now MPs join fight to save Mehdi Kazemi

MPs from all three main political parties have joined peers to call for a moratorium on the deportation of asylum-seekers to Iran. The move follows a letter published in The Independent yesterday, in which 17 peers urged the Government to rethink asylum policy in the wake of the case of a gay teenager facing execution if deported to Iran.

Peers lobby Smith to halt deportation of gay Iranian

More than 60 peers have signed a letter to the Home Secretary urging the Government to halt the deportation of a gay Iranian teenager who faces execution if he is returned to his homeland.

Ashes to Ashes: Bang to rights

Sexist, bigoted DCI Gene Hunt of time-travelling cop show 'Life on Mars' is back – and his new sidekick is a woman. Has he met his match? Gerard Gilbert thinks so

Strange liaisons: The Prince, the ring and the Bermondsey bruiser

In conclusive proof that opposites attract, the odd couple of the week were Prince Azim, multisquillionaire prince of Brunei, and Bermondsey bruiser Jade Goody. The pair hung out in nightclubs, accompanied at all times by her dimwit boyfriend Jack. "He wanted to meet me, we met and got on like a house on fire," she said coolly. "He gave me a ring and it is huge, full of diamonds. He said, 'Take this' and I was like, 'I can't'."

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Scottish referendum: The Yes vote was the love that dared speak its name, but it was not to be

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Manolo Blahnik: The high priest of heels talks flats, Englishness, and why he loves Mary Beard

Manolo Blahnik: Flats, Englishness, and Mary Beard

The shoe designer who has been dubbed 'the patron saint of the stiletto'
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'Normcore': Blending in is the new standing out

Just when fashion was in grave danger of running out of trends, it only went and invented the non-trend. Rebecca Gonsalves investigates
Dance’s new leading ladies fight back: How female vocalists are now writing their own hits

New leading ladies of dance fight back

How female vocalists are now writing their own hits
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His life, the universe and everything

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These are the 12 best hotel spas in the UK

12 best hotel spas in the UK

Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments
These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
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Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
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Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

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