Man hunted after fatal shooting of four police officers

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.

Briton faces court after US flight diverted

A British man was due to appear in a US court today after being hauled off a transatlantic flight for unruly behaviour.

Officer charged with assault at G20 protest

A police sergeant has denied assaulting a woman during G20 protests, writes Martha Linden.

US army killer taken off ventilator

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.

Town falls silent as body of 'special soldier' comes home

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.

Clooney caught in crossfire as war breaks out over latest film

Former friends behind 'Men Who Stare At Goats' draw star into bitter row over credits

The Sketch: A solemn list as Gordon went on manoeuvres around the Hindu Kush

Thirty-seven soldiers dead. He read out their names. People have been arrested for doing that in Westminster, without permission from the police.

Album: Echo & the Bunnymen, The Fountain (Ocean Rain)

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.

Police sergeant to be charged with G20 assault

A police sergeant who allegedly struck a woman during G20 protests will be charged with assault, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said today.

James Corrigan: Calzaghe ready to rumble after the judge's low blow

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Dream sleeves: How a 40-year-old idea could save the music industry

Digital downloads and free streaming have changed the music industry for ever. Now record labels have hatched a plan to revive the album format with 1960s-influenced, art-laden packaging. John Walsh thinks the idea rocks

Ventriloquist to the troops hangs up his dummy after 70 years

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.

PC PCs? Officers in burkhas dismissed as gimmick

Three women police officers spent a day in full Muslim dress as part of a scheme to improve community understanding.

New charges for Israeli troops

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.

Soldier jailed for firing rifle in struggle

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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