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You might assume that the participants in the BBC4 documentary God's Cadets: Joining the Salvation Army would all be classic "lark" types, but there was a greater variety of personality than expected in this 90-minute film. It followed the pious, but not pompous "cadets" who had given up their lives to enter into two years of intensive officer training at the William Booth College in south London.

7/7 doctor 'injured in Tube incident days earlier'

A doctor went into the London Underground after the 7/7 bombings despite suffering an electric shock at the same station eight days earlier, the inquest into the attacks heard today.

Protocol stopped firefighters from entering blast station, inquest told

A firefighter called to the 7/7 terror attacks told an inquest how "protocol" forced his team to stand by and watch as horrifically injured passengers emerged from one of the bombed trains.

Safety rules delayed 7/7 firefighters, inquest told

Severely injured 7/7 survivors were trapped for more than an hour awaiting medical treatment because safety rules delayed firefighters from going down to a bombed train, an inquest heard today.

Sex change defendant on murder charge

A defendant undergoing sex change treatment appeared at the Old Bailey today accused of pushing a cross-dressing lawyer under a train.

Police question woman over man's Tube death

A woman faced more police questioning today over the death of a man allegedly pushed under a Tube train while wearing women's clothes.

Man in women's clothing 'pushed' under Tube train

A woman was being questioned on suspicion of murder last night after a man wearing women's clothes was allegedly pushed to his death under a rush-hour Tube train.

CCTV of bombers shown at inquest

CCTV images of the 7/7 bombers calmly planning and embarking on their suicide mission was played at the inquests into their victims' deaths yesterday.

CCTV reveals calm preparations of 7/7 bombers

New CCTV of the July 7 bombers calmly planning and embarking on their suicide mission was played at the inquests into their victims' deaths today.

Jury retires in Potters Bar inquest

Jurors at the inquest into the deaths of seven people killed in the Potters Bar train crash retired today to consider the evidence.

Potters Bar inquest expected to conclude

A judge is expected to start summing up today at the inquest of seven people killed in the Potters Bar train crash.

Black Mountain, Lexington, King's Cross, London

There are neither Hells Angels for security, nor ageing bespectacled New York Jewish documentarians squinting in the wings of the Lexington in King's Cross, which isn't to say that Black Mountain don't have retro appeal.

Potters Bar rail crash 'like being in a dryer'

A senior RAF officer told an inquest yesterday how passengers caught up in the Potters Bar train crash "floated" as their carriage overturned.

Missed Potters Bar crash warnings revealed

Two passengers tried to raise concerns the night before a passenger train was derailed by defective points, an inquest heard today.

Big rail fare rises possible, admits minister

Transport Secretary Philip Hammond today held out little hope that rail commuters will escape big fare rises in the new year.

No action to be taken against dog mess row minister

A Government minister today admitted rowing with a train passenger who complained after her dog fouled a railway platform.

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