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Leeds are to unload two of their prop forwards who have failed to come up to scratch this season. The Rhinos have agreed to requests for releases from Luke Burgess and Ben Cross.

Jailed contempt juror Joanne Fraill 'devastated'

The first juror to be prosecuted for contempt of court for using the internet was today left "totally devastated" as she was jailed for eight months.

Jail warning over unburied granny

A mother and daughter who left the corpse of a grandmother unburied for up to six months while one of them pocketed her pension were told they face jail today.

Huntley accused 'not fit for trial'

An armed robber alleged to have strangled a paedophile after attempting to kill Soham murderer Ian Huntley may not be fit to face trial, a court heard today.

Teacher filmed sex attacks on girls

A primary school teacher filmed himself sexually abusing "vulnerable" young girls in his classroom, a court heard today.

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When the opening batsmen for the Surrey village cricket team of St Lukes walked out to the crease on Saturday, every amateur sportsman in the country would have sympathised about the nightmare facing them.

Mohammad Amir faces new disciplinary action

Banned paceman Mohammad Amir is facing the threat of more disciplinary action after the 19-year-old admitted playing for a village side in Surrey last weekend.

Police officer 'attacked' tourist for urinating in bush

A police officer assaulted a French tourist in London after spotting him urinating in a bush, a court heard yesterday.

Man admits toddler's rape

A nursery worker has admitted that he raped a toddler in his care.

Judge arrested after dog attacks passer-by for third time in a year

A crown court judge was arrested yesterday and her dogs seized after one of them attacked a passer-by for the third time in a year.

Officers cleared over beating of terror suspect

Four police officers were cleared yesterday of assaulting a British terror suspect during an early morning raid on his home.

Tory peer Lord Hanningfield convicted of expenses fraud

A former Tory peer is facing jail after being found guilty of fraudulently claiming nearly £14,000 in the final parliamentary expenses trial.

Pilot jailed for killing wife with hammer

A British Airways captain who admitted killing his wife was acquitted of her murder yesterday, but given 26 years for manslaughter.

Man remanded on Becky Godden-Edwards murder charge

A taxi driver appeared in court today charged with the murder of Becky Godden-Edwards.

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