Double murder suspect James Allen urged to surrender by police

The detective leading the manhunt for a man suspected of killing two people in their own homes has urged him to give himself up.

James Allen: The suspect, 35, has a history of violent offences and has been to jail

Suspected double killer was on bail at time of deaths

The prime suspect in a double murder in the North of England was on bail when he beat his two vulnerable victims to death, according to police leading a nationwide manhunt yesterday.

Yorkshire murder suspect James Allen was 'victim's neighbour'

Murder suspect James Allen knew one of his alleged victims, police said today.

Yorkshire murder hunt for James Allen centred on estate

Police hunting for a 35-year-old man wanted in connection with two "brutal" murders are involved in an "ongoing operation" on a housing estate.

Wanted: James Allen is being hunted by more than 100 officers

Hunt for double murder suspect

Police investigating the separate murders of a 50-year-old woman and an 81-year-old man have released the name of the man they are seeking.

Man found dead in Middlesbrough home was murdered, say police

An 81-year-old found dead in his terraced house after he failed to turn up at his favourite club was murdered, police said today.

Cocaine dealer jailed for 10 years

A cocaine dealer caught with £1.3 million of the class A drug and amphetamines valued at up to £450,000 was jailed for 10 years today.

Brian Eastick is in temporary charge of the Under-21s tonight

Pearce sidekick backs him for full England job

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Marge Carey started her working life checking football pools coupons for Vernons in Liverpool but her rise to prominence in the Labour and trade union movement owed more to hard work than luck. After many years as a shop steward representing low-paid workers she rose to become both one of the few women officials in a union where the senior posts were dominated by men, and one of the leading figures in the Labour Party. The former Prime Minister Tony Blair said of her, "She was a wonderful woman full of strongly expressed common sense, goodwill and good judgement."

Paul Merson handed road ban

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Tony Mowbray was only 22 when he was given the captain's armband at Boro

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Pearson sent off for referee row

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