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Monday 20 August 2012
A shop worker has been jailed for 30 months for trying to claim a winning £1 million lottery ticket belonging to a pensioner couple.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
Police and worried community members are continuing to search for missing schoolgirl Tia Sharp five days after she vanished without a trace.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
The grandmother of missing schoolgirl Tia Sharp is pinning all her hopes on CCTV stills helping to find her.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
An investigation is under way into claims by Manchester City defender Gaël Clichy that a banana was thrown on to the pitch during his side's friendly win over Limerick.
Monday 30 July 2012
Two brothers have been jailed for life for the murder of a man whose decapitated body was set alight in a town centre.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
A city council must stop recording passengers' and drivers' conversations in its taxis, the information watchdog said today.
Monday 16 July 2012
A killer who shot dead an Indian student was “purposeful” in throwing a mop bucket of hot water over a fellow inmate, a jury heard today.
Monday 09 July 2012
The family of a 76-year-old man who was murdered in his home have offered a £10,000 reward for information on his death after the case against a suspect was dropped.
Friday 06 July 2012
With its sandstone columns and Union Jack flag fluttering in the wind, Saint Hill Manor looks like a quintessential English country house. Nestled in rolling Sussex countryside on the outskirts of East Grinstead, it has served as the seat of numerous local moneyed families over the centuries.
Wednesday 04 July 2012
A Metropolitan police officer who was assaulted by a mentally ill man who later died in police custody has denied treating him with "wanton disregard" because he was angry, an inquest has been told.
Saturday 30 June 2012
A news story published on Thursday began like this: “Sarah Tressler, a 30-year-old stripper who worked the gentlemen's clubs of Houston, had a guilty secret: she earned a second income in the sordid world of newspaper journalism.”
Saturday 30 June 2012
Arriving at London's Hayward Gallery last week for a workshop on forensic tendencies in art and film run by the artists Jane and Louise Wilson, I had little idea what to expect. It was part of Wide Open School, a month-long initiative where 100 international artists are turning teachers to run sessions on anything from method acting (Gillian Wearing) and making music (Martin Creed). I opted for forensics because I'm always glued to programmes such as Homeland and Silent Witness (what Susan Schuppli, Senior Research Fellow of Forensic Architecture at Goldsmiths, who also spoke at the session, describes as the "CSI media effect"), so I figured I'd find this interesting too.
Friday 29 June 2012
A Metropolitan police constable involved in physically restraining a man who died soon after in custody has been accused at an inquest of telling “a pack of lies” after photographic evidence confirmed he held the detainee's face down for far longer than he claimed.
Wednesday 27 June 2012
A killer gunman walked with a bounce in his step like a “wannabe” shortly before shooting an Indian student in the head, a court heard.
'I decided to get rid of them': Mother throws two sons to their deaths from 15th floor balcony because she was 'fed up' with having children
Tuesday 26 June 2012
30-year-old Galina Ryabkova said she had 'decided to get rid of' her children and so 'threw them away'
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