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Ten new names added as HMRC renews appeal on 19 suspects wanted for variety of tax offences

Boy, 15, given life for murdering sisters in fire

A schoolboy who took revenge for being dumped by killing his ex-girlfriend and her older sister in a house fire in south London has been jailed for life.

Sex attack taxi driver has conviction appeal bid thrown out

A taxi driver convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting women passengers had a conviction appeal bid thrown out by top judges today.

Right-winger favourite to lead 1922 Committee

A right-wing critic of David Cameron is favourite to be elected today as the "shop steward" for Conservative backbenchers.

Prognosis is much better for Janina Fialkowska

In 2002 Canadian pianist Janina Fialkowska noticed a swelling on her left arm. "As I was preparing for a tour involving some difficult Liszt pieces, I thought perhaps it was to do with overwork." The truth was different. It was an aggressive tumour, 12cm in diameter, which required immediate removal of a large section of arm muscle. The operation also severed a nerve.

Party stab victim named

A 16-year-old boy stabbed to death outside a birthday party was named tonight by police.

Scuffle breaks out at BNP meeting

A scuffle erupted on the streets of Croydon today as the British National Party presented some of its candidates for the forthcoming local and Westminster elections.

Cleared nursery manager Laura Pettitt reveals 'life of hell'

A nursery manager spoke today of the "hell" she has endured after she was cleared of shaking, dropping and force-feeding babies in her care.

Mackay's men stunned by Palace resurgence

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Manager 'made babies eat their own vomit' at Little Stars nursery

A nursery manager force fed babies in her care until they were sick and then made them eat their own vomit, a court heard today.

Man who killed intruder cleared of murder

A man who killed an intruder and seriously injured another after they broke into his house armed with a gun was cleared of murder yesterday.

Ambrose fears Warnock exit

Crystal Palace midfielder Darren Ambrose admits losing manager Neil Warnock would be a massive blow for the club.

CPS 'segregated black and white lawyers'

Crown Prosecution Service faces eight racism cases brought by employees

Murder probe into stabbing death

A murder inquiry was launched today after a fatally injured man staggered into a convenience store for help.

Sex attacker jailed and banned from Tube

A sex attacker who targeted women on the London Underground in "vigorous and frenzied" assaults was jailed for three years today and banned from the Tube.

Man in court over 'night stalker' rapes

A man appeared in court today charged with a series of rapes and indecent assaults on elderly people over the last 17 years.

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