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

Helen Croydon: Will the real road signs please stand out

Once you've got the street, you've then got to locate the building number

Hunt for bus driver convicted of death crash

Police were today hunting a bus driver convicted in his absence of killing a passenger and injuring six others in a crash.

A life cut short: Death of a daughter, sister, friend

While the media focused on the accused killers, the story of a murdered young woman often took second place.

£20,000 reward in hunt for drive-by killers

Police offered a £20,000 reward for information today ahead of the first anniversary of the drive-by shooting of a 20-year-old man.

Man remanded on 'night stalker' sex assault charges

A man appeared in court today accused of sexually assaulting elderly people during a series of burglaries over the past 17 years.

Letters: Afghanistan

Arming Afghans for their next civil war

Man and woman in court over armed robbery

A man and a woman will appear in court today accused of an armed robbery that left a shop worker fighting for his life.

Knifeman jailed for murdering new father

A knifeman who stabbed a young father in the heart as he was on his way to see his newborn son was jailed for life at the Old Bailey today.

Son arrested after couple found stabbed to death

The son of a couple found stabbed to death at a house in south London has been arrested.

Honeytrap girl gets 10 years

A teenage girl who acted as a "honeytrap" to lure a smitten 16-year-old to his death at the hands of her former boyfriend and his gang was jailed for a minimum of 10 years yesterday. Samantha Joseph led Shakilus Townsend into an ambush in Thornton Heath, south London, in July last year. Six other teenagers, including her then boyfriend, Danny McLean, were also jailed for murder.

'Honeytrap' girl gets 10 years for boy's murder

A teenage girl who acted as a "honeytrap" to lure a smitten 16-year-old to his death at the hands of a love rival was locked up for a minimum of 10 years today.

Man convicted of Jersey child abuse

A former carer at a Jersey children's home was found guilty yesterday of indecently assaulting teenagers while he worked there in the 1970s.

Nash's late intervention leaves Quins Reds-faced

Harlequins 22 Salford City Reds 26

Helen Croydon: There's nothing wrong with a polite orgy

I found it to be the most honest form of flirting I've ever come acrosss

Man found guilty of Chinese student murders

A restaurant worker was found guilty today of the murder of two Chinese graduates in their home.

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee