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Labour easily held off a BNP come-back challenge at Barking and Dagenham, East London in the latest council by-elections.

Paedophile raid 'nets record haul'

Police officers discovered around one million indecent images of children at a house in east London, Scotland Yard has revealed.

7/7 survivor tells of pushing to get on bus

A survivor of the 7/7 bus blast told today how she pushed to get on board minutes before it exploded.

Harry to put spoke in red machine

Spurs are 'the closest I've had to a Man United team' says Redknapp as Beckham savours today's encounter

Tests due on body of shot teenager

A post mortem examination will be carried out today on a teenage boy who was shot dead after two balaclava-clad gunmen opened fire on a group of four young friends.

Teenager shot dead in east London

A murder inquiry was under way today after a teenager was shot dead, police said.

Life sentences for arson murders 'honour killing' gang

Four men who murdered a couple in a bungled honour killing attempt were jailed for life today.

Tate & Lyle to sell sugar business for £211m

Tate & Lyle's historic sugars business was set to fall into US hands today after the firm agreed a £211 million sale.

Campbell excited by talk of United move

Former England defender says he would 'love' to make Old Trafford switch

£10m Sol sets his sights on manager's job in the top flight

Campbell looks to his future as he agrees lucrative five-year deal at Notts County

Strange sights at Eurovision

On Tuesday the first of two semi-final competitions opens from the vast Olympiyskiy Stadium in Moscow, Russia. Eighteen countries will be whittled down as viewers vote for their favourites to go through to the grand final on 16 May. Paddy O'Connell will be providing commentary on the proceedings while Sarah Cawood will meet the hopeful performers from all over Europe.

Court told of liquid bomb plot to down airliners

Thousands of people would have died in a terrorist plot to detonate home-made bombs on seven transatlantic jets, a court heard yesterday.

Police question youths over party stab death

Two youths will be quizzed today over the death of a 15-year-old stabbed when violence erupted at a church hall party.

Three men admit terror bomb plot

Three men accused of plotting a series of suicide attacks on transatlantic jets pleaded guilty today to conspiring to cause explosions.

Court told of plot to bomb transatlantic airliners

Eight British Muslims came within days of blowing up at least seven transatlantic airliners using liquid bombs disguised as soft drinks in a suicide plot which would have led to "death on an almost unprecedented scale", a court was told yesterday.

Profiles: The terror gang members

Mohammed Hamid, 50, dedicated his life to training the terrorists of the future, masterminding an east London gang and reaching out to countless other impressionable young Muslims.

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