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A man who wore an anti-police T-shirt in public just hours after the killings of two policewomen has been jailed.

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A man killed a fatally stabbed a highly-respected clergyman inside his vicarage then arranged the body in a gruesome tableau of pornography, religious imagery and party poppers before staying the night to drink beer and watch films, a court heard yesterday.

Manchester comes to a standstill for funeral of murdered Pc Fiona Bone

For the second time in 24 hours, the centre of Manchester came to a standstill today for the funeral of one of the policewomen killed last month in a gun and grenade attack.

Thousands turn out for murdered Pc Nicola Hughes' funeral

A city united today in memory of a fallen “brave as they come” policewoman who made a “great sacrifice” when she was killed in the line of duty.

Burglary at 27-year low

People are safer in their homes now than they have been in a generation, Britain's most senior police officer has said.

When people are told ‘feel free to shoot’, more people get shot

No one actually thinks homeowners should be prosecuted for challenging invaders, but is it responsible to keep telling people to fire at will?

Chinese antiques theft gang jailed

Three members of a gang who stole millions of pounds worth of Chinese antiques from a museum in an act of 'cultural vandalism' have been jailed for six years each.

Householders have the right to get rid of burglars in their homes, says senior judge

Frightened and furious householders have the right to get rid of burglars in their homes, the most senior judge in England and Wales said today.

Four years for burglars who were shot

Two burglars who were shot by a homeowner were jailed for four years each yesterday after a judge rejected a plea that he take the shooting into account and give them lighter sentences.

Police investigate burglary at DJ Chris Moyles' home

Police have launched an investigation after burglars ransacked the home of Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles and stole two cars from his driveway.

Home of Steve Jobs is burgled

A man has been arrested after the California home of the late Apple founder, Steve Jobs, was burgled and computers and personal items worth more than $60,000 (£38,000) stolen.

Stabbed burglar's accomplice jailed over break-in at businessman Vincent Cooke's house

A man has been jailed for 10 years for an aggravated burglary in which his accomplice was stabbed to death by the homeowner.

Man arrested over 'waterboarding' of grandmother in home

A 31-year-old man has been arrested following a burglary where a grandmother was “waterboarded” inside her own home.

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