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Authorities are liaising with Australian police over 14 or 15-year-old girl, who initially was believed to be of European origin

Family hope inquest will end prison murders

Michael Clegg died while sharing a cell with a violent arsonist, two years after a killing in the same jail

Speech Debelle: 'My mistake was to think I'm a celebrity. But I'm not like Take That – I'm an artist'

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Bail hostel firm could be axed in wake of murder

A company which runs bail hostels has been put on probation after a resident was brutally murdered.

Hostel is homeless man's castle

An Englishman's home is his castle, even if that "home" is only a bedroom temporarily occupied by a homeless person in a hostel, the High Court ruled yesterday. Lord Justice Elias and Mr Justice Openshaw said those with rooms in hostels were "as much entitled to the protection of the law" from unauthorised police searches "as those living a more settled, conventional life".

Most teenage pregnancies unwanted, says Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown today said he would prefer teenage girls not to get pregnant, claiming the vast majority of the pregnancies were unwanted.

Broken dreams: What happens when a new life abroad turns into a nightmare?

We have become a nation of nomads. Figures from the Office of National Statistics show that over half a million UK citizens have emigrated since 2006, with 158,000 of us packing up last year alone. Should it continue, migration on this scale won't have been seen since the period after the First World War, when the British government assisted migration of its citizens to the countries of the Commonwealth.

London: The city of broken dreams

When the Czech Republic joined the EU, Tomasz headed for Britain. He now sleeps rough, one of an army of eastern Europeans who found nothing but despair on London's streets.

Report into treatment of cannibal killer released

The treatment of a schizophrenic who was allowed to live as an out-patient and went on to murder a friend and eat parts of his brain will come under scrutiny today

Missing sex offender recaptured on holiday isle

A "high risk" sex offender who went on the run after buying a train ticket to a mystery destination has been arrested on a holiday island, police said today.

Speech Debelle, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Hip-hop, but not as we know it

Alice-Azania Jarvis: 'A taste for seafood could break my holiday budget'

So, it's settled. I'm going to Penzance. Hooray! I've even booked my accommodation. This, you understand, marks a whole new departure for me: my first adult holiday, staying neither in a tent, nor in a youth hostel – and it's booked. Booked, and within budget.

Backpacker stays in hospital

A "back from the dead" backpacker who was lost in the Australian bush for 12 days could be discharged from hospital tomorrow.

The Lions - Fan's view: Miracles do happen

A note for the Lions and their supporters: miracles do happen. Yesterday morning, I woke to a thick blanket of snow outside my hostel window.

Speech Debelle - Talk of the town

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The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

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Boris Johnson's war on diesel

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