But current foreign leaders are less well represented at service
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Tuesday 01 December 2009
A man suspected of shooting to death four police officers in a coffee shop was not found yesterday in the Seattle home where he was thought to have been holed up overnight. He is likely to be wounded after the bloody encounter.
Tuesday 17 November 2009
A British man was due to appear in a US court today after being hauled off a transatlantic flight for unruly behaviour.
Tuesday 17 November 2009
A police sergeant has denied assaulting a woman during G20 protests, writes Martha Linden.
Sunday 08 November 2009
US Army officials say the man who killed 13 people during a shooting spree at Fort Hood has been taken off a ventilator but still remains in intensive care.
Friday 06 November 2009
In life, he was a Tigger-like extrovert, but his return home yesterday passed in respectful silence. Staff Sergeant Olaf Schmid was the 224th British soldier to die in Afghanistan, killed by a roadside bomb he was trying to dismantle.
Tuesday 03 November 2009
Thursday 15 October 2009
Thirty-seven soldiers dead. He read out their names. People have been arrested for doing that in Westminster, without permission from the police.
Sunday 11 October 2009
Sweeping, epic music that sounds almost as good as it did in the Bunnymen's pomp – almost good enough, in fact, to forgive them for spawning any number of stadium-pleasing bands since.
Monday 28 September 2009
A police sergeant who allegedly struck a woman during G20 protests will be charged with assault, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said today.
Monday 21 September 2009
Monday 17 August 2009
Friday 07 August 2009
Seven decades after they first took to the stage, the soldier-turned-ventriloquist Walter Huntley and his dummy "Gunner Turner" were the stars of the show for one last time yesterday.
Monday 03 August 2009
Three women police officers spent a day in full Muslim dress as part of a scheme to improve community understanding.
Thursday 02 July 2009
The Israeli Supreme Court has ruled that the army must file more serious charges against soldiers filmed abusing a bound and blindfolded Palestinian prisoner last year.
Wednesday 17 June 2009
An army colour sergeant who terrified another soldier with a loaded AK-47 assault rifle that he fired during a struggle to disarm him was today jailed for six years.
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