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The Ministry of Defence has clawed back money paid to a soldier killed in Afghanistan because he died before the end of the month.

Martin Johnson touched by 'tragic' Christchurch

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Hospital deaths probe continues

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Two more die at Stockport hospital – and toll may rise

One man is still fighting for his life while a further eight patients have been made ill

Two more hospital deaths probed by police

Police are investigating the deaths of two more patients at the hospital linked to allegations of sabotage.

Poisoner may still be working at hospital

The person responsible for deliberately contaminating medical equipment resulting in the deaths of at least three patients at a hospital could still be working there, police warned yesterday.

Man seriously ill at probe hospital

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60 detectives investigate hospital deaths

Police investigating suspicious deaths at a hospital say they are working flat-out, with 60 detectives on the case.

Police name two more victims of hospital poisoning

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