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She converted to Islam married Jermaine Lindsay in 2002 before he killed 26 people when he blew himself up in the July 7 terrorist attacks in London

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Woman killed in bus crash on Tower Bridge

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Everything in the Garden looks lovely

Passion, conflict, drama... and that's before the curtain rises. After six magnificent and stormy decades, the Royal Opera still hits the high notes.

Obituary: Patrick Saul

PATRICK SAUL was a classic example of the visionary outsider who, through a lifetime's personal dedication, leaves a lasting legacy of national importance; in Saul's case the British Institute of Recorded Sound (BIRS) now the National Sound Archive at the British Library.

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Secretarial The Temp: Stay cool, it's only money

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Motoring: My Worst Car Barry Took's Hillman Minx

I CAME rather late to driving and did not pass my test until the ripe old age of 29. Buying the same model of car that I learnt to drive in seemed a sensible thing to do. Unfortunately it turned out to be a Hillman Minx.

Fraud squad inquiry into City Financial

The Metropolitan Police is investigating whether to prosecute over allegations of fraud at City Financial Partners, one of the country's largest financial advisers. One of the firm's top salespeople, 40-year- old Jerry Robertson, has been arrested and bailed and is being interviewed by New Scotland Yard's fraud squad, SO6, over the allegations.
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14 best Easter decorations

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