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'Where has all the money gone?'

London Stock Exchange chief explains why voters – and protesters – should blame the politicians for much of our financial mess

Veteran broadcaster Sir Jimmy Savile dies aged 84

The veteran DJ and broadcaster Sir Jimmy Savile died today, sources said.

Sixteen arrested after airport protest

Sixteen people were arrested today after a protest at an airport, police said.

Girl dies in hang-gliding crash

A 16-year-old girl has died after a hang gliding crash, police said today.

Police braced for winter crime spree

A winter crime spree that could increase the number of burglaries across the country by 26 per cent is due to start at dusk on Monday, research suggests.

Bramble on sex assault charge

Sunderland defender Titus Bramble has been charged with two counts of sexual assault, and one of urinating in public.

Man held in hunt for killer of barman

An 18-year-old man has been detained by police investigating the death of barman Stuart Walker.

Huhne's speeding case crawls along at a snail's pace

It might be an investigation into speeding, but it is proceeding at a snail's pace.

Police clamped guarding Queen

A private clamper immobilised two unmarked police cars securing an area for a visit by the Queen, and refused to remove the clamps despite being shown a warrant card, Portsmouth magistrates heard yesterday.

Man shot dead in village street

A murder inquiry has been launched after a shooting in a village street.

Begum Nusrat Bhutto: First Lady of Pakistan who fought to keep her family together

Begum Nusrat Bhutto was the wife of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Prime Minister of Pakistan between 1973 and 1977. She suffered not only his loss, when he was hanged in April 1979 by General Zia ul Haq, but the early deaths of both her sons and of her daughter Benazir, leaving only one child, a daughter, to survive her. The beautiful Iranian-born matriarch became a focus for Bhutto's supporters during his trial and after, and petitioned the country's Supreme Court against the imposition of martial law, but lived to see her children and grandchildren bitterly divided.

Two held after block of flats death

Two men have been arrested after a 43-year-old man died during an incident at a block of flats, Suffolk Police said.

Laurie Penny: Brute threats are no remedy for despair

For the young and the poor there are few ways to claw back status from society

Ministers fired and police chief suspended

President Jacob Zuma has sacked two ministers over corruption.

28-year-old Stuart Walker had spent the Friday night socialising with friends. His body was found outside the fire station in Cumnock early the next morning

Was this the UK's worst anti-gay hate crime?

Police refuse to rule out homophobia as motive for brutal killing of man in Ayrshire

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