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Forgotten authors No.32: William Haggard

At the height of Bond mania in the mid-1960s, a number of other espionage writers emerged, some as good or better than 007's creator. One of these, described rather damningly by the Sunday Express as "the adult's Ian Fleming", was William Haggard, the pseudonym of Richard Clayton. He produced some 33 novels, 25 of which featured Col Charles Russell of the (fictional) British Security Executive.

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A 16-year-old boy was set upon by a gang of teenagers, beaten with a baseball bat, stabbed and left to die after being lured into a honey trap orchestrated by his love rival, the Old Bailey heard yesterday.

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A taxi driver accused of a string of sexual assaults admitted in court yesterday that he had plied young women passengers with champagne and told them lies about his life.

Labour defies the tide to take Tory seat

Labour defied the trend to make its first council by-election gain of 2009.

Man charged over Croydon stabbing

Charles William Acquaah, 22, of Greenside Road, Croydon, south London, was tonight charged with the murder of boxer John Abbey, Scotland Yard said.

Man questioned over Croydon stabbing

Detectives were questioning a 22-year-old man today after a father was stabbed to death as he travelled with his three-year-old daughter to hospital where his wife had given birth hours earlier.



Man stabbed to death in Croydon

A man was fatally stabbed as he travelled with his three-year-old daughter to hospital where his wife had given birth hours earlier.

Jail for 'urban terror' animal rights activists

Seven animal rights activists who waged a campaign of "urban terrorism" against companies with links to the animal testing firm Huntingdon Life Sciences in an attempt to close it have been jailed for between four and 11 years at Winchester Crown Court.

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More than half of Woolworths' stores now closed

Another sombre milestone in the demise of Woolworths was passed tonight as the latest wave of store closures meant more than half its UK shops were now shut for business.

Council education chief quits over IRA revelations

A council education chief quit today after admitting she worked with the IRA in the 1970s.

Pair bailed on sex assault charges

Two men appeared in court today charged with sexually assaulting children at a former Jersey care home.

Grim teenage murder toll as knife victim dies

So far this year, 27 youths have been killed in London – that compares with 26 for the whole of 2007

Teenager stabbed to death in fight

A teenager was stabbed to death today in a fight outside a nightclub, police said.

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