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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.”
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