Authorities are liaising with Australian police over 14 or 15-year-old girl, who initially was believed to be of European origin
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Wednesday 12 March 2008
A backpacker hostel in Alice Springs faces possible legal action after allegedly evicting a group of Aboriginal people because of their race.
Sunday 09 March 2008
Servicemen and women killed or injured in combat are to receive medals as part of the Government's campaign to encourage greater appreciation of the nation's fighting forces.
Tuesday 26 February 2008
A bricked-up cellar at a former care home in Jersey is being examined by forensic experts after a child's remains were found at the weekend, following claims of abuse at the premises stretching back five decades. Detectives say the search could last up to two weeks after sniffer dogs gave positive "indications" at six other locations within the building.
Saturday 16 February 2008
He encountered floods, road rage and even a careless motorist dodging a red light. His wallet and camera were stolen during a fight at a hostel. And he lost a stone while sweating his way through 18,000 miles and 20 countries with dramatically varying climates.
Sunday 16 December 2007
A shortage of affordable housing has left 130,000 children homeless in England this Christmas an increase of 128 per cent in the past decade, according to research by the shadow housing minister Grant Shapps.
Thursday 29 November 2007
Thursday 08 March 2007
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Monday 25 September 2006
Britain's Nicole Cooke had to settle for a bronze medal in the women's road race at the World Championships in Salzburg on Saturday as the Dutch teenager Marianne Vos added the world road title to her world cyclo-cross title.
Thursday 08 June 2006
Malaysia's High Court has barred Cherie Booth from representing a company embroiled in a high-profile lawsuit which questions government transparency.
Tuesday 16 August 2005
Wednesday 22 June 2005
Saturday 06 November 2004
Friday 10 September 2004
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
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