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Ian Tomlinson whispered "they got me" before dying at the G20 protests, an inquest heard yesterday.

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Ian Tomlinson whispered "they got me" as he uttered his last words before dying at the G20 protests, an inquest heard today.

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A major motorway was brought to a standstill this morning after a "serious" multi-vehicle collision involving a coach, police said.

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A mother was today jailed for killing her autistic 12-year-old with bleach - after social services allegedly failed to address her mental health problems.

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Gunman Derrick Bird unlawfully killed 12 victims

Taxi driver Derrick Bird unlawfully killed the 12 victims he shot dead before he committed suicide, an inquest jury ruled today.

Teenager missing as dinghy capsizes

A teenage boy was missing today after the dinghy he was in capsized on a pond.

New test shows rise in heart attack rates

Thinking you are dying of a heart attack and seeking emergency treatment only to be told you are perfectly healthy might be an embarrassing relief.

Reggae star Smiley Culture died from stab wound to heart

The family of reggae star Smiley Culture said police had "a lot to answer to" after his death earlier this week.

Simon Read: Mis-sold a mortgage? Don't use rogue firms

Ambulance chasers are becoming a major blight on the financial services industry. I'm talking about the claims management firms that contact people suggesting they may have been mis-sold a loan or mortgage. When folk hear the word "compensation" of course they're interested. But there's simply no need to go through – and pay – an intermediary to get recompense if you've been mis-sold by a bank or other lender.

'Imposter' sent out on 999 calls

An inquiry has been launched into claims that a woman went out on 999 calls after fooling ambulance staff into believing she was a trainee paramedic.

Learn from 7/7, relatives urge

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