Light aircraft may have been sabotaged

A pilot was forced to land his light aircraft after discovering in mid-air that his flight instruments had been blocked by glue, in a potential case of sabotage.

Officer pleads not guilty to Ian Tomlinson manslaughter

The police officer accused of killing the newspaper vendor Ian Tomlinson during London's G20 protests in 2009 has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter.

Bodyguards foil attack on Chechen exile in Istanbul

A prominent Chechen exile in Istanbul has narrowly avoided assassination after his bodyguards disarmed the would-be killer at the last minute.

Father who made plea for calm during riots charged with assault

The father of a man who was killed during August's riots, whose dignified plea for calm became one of the most memorable images of the country's response to the unrest, has been charged with assault over an alleged road rage incident.

Dale Farm protest ends in arrests

Two demonstrators supporting the Travellers faced with eviction from Dale Farm have been arrested after a protest outside the offices of Basildon Council.

Mother held after decomposed body of boy is found in house

Police are questioning a mother of eight in connection with the death of a child that may have laid undiscovered in the cellar of the family home for up to two years. The family was known to social workers.

Matthew Norman: The Met chief's error was elementary

The real story here is not one of a threat to press freedom but one of monumental police stupidity

Seven arrested in raids on suspected Islamic terror group

Anti-terror police have arrested seven people after a long-running intelligence operation into a suspected "international" threat from Islamic extremists.

The Sketch: Police revealed the disturbances were in the eye of the beholder

Every now and again you get a One Foot In The Grave moment and wonder whether Britain is getting more like the way the Daily Mail describes it.

Milk 'spiked with bleach' at hospital in saline inquiry

The investigation into a hospital hit by allegations of tampering with saline drips took a new twist yesterday amid claims that a bottle of milk had been contaminated with bleach.

Raoul Moat 'left behind suicide notes'

Police found a series of suicide notes left by gunman Raoul Moat after he embarked on a murderous rampage, an inquest jury heard today.

Pensioner 'killed by head trauma'

A pensioner whose remains were found in his back garden died from "blunt force trauma to the head", police said today.

Human remains found in pensioner's garden

Police investigating the disappearance of an 85-year-old man have found human remains in the pensioner's back garden.

Southampton defender Dan Seaborne assaulted outside nightclub

Two men have been arrested after Southampton defender Dan Seaborne was seriously injured in an assault outside a nightclub.

Riot murder suspects held by police

Two men arrested by police investigating the murders of three men hit by a car while protecting shops and homes from looters face more questioning today.

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