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Evidence of forme  detective who ‘exposed’ corrupt network in Met Police called into question

Boris Berezovsky died after spending his life standing up for justice in a 'corrupt world', his daughter claimed

'Honesty does not cut it in this corrupt world': Boris Berezovsky daughter speaks out to defend him

The Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky died after spending his life standing up for justice in a “corrupt world”, his daughter claimed.

Supergrass identifies 800 potential new victims of phone-hacking

Details of wider conspiracy at News of the World to be revealed at High Court today

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Police failures led to collapse of trial of men accused of murdering private investigator Daniel Morgan

Failures by police and prosecutors to disclose evidence and handle “supergrass” witnesses led to the collapse of a trial of three men accused of committing one of Britain’s most notorious unsolved murders.

Mark Daly: A new inquiry into these corruption allegations is needed to answer lingering questions

"The smell of corruption was there. Yes, we rather regretted that we couldn't get more evidence," Dr Richard Stone, the right-hand man to Sir William Macpherson told me in 2006.

Matthew Norman: Now we know, the Met was institutionally corrupt as well

In a world laden with misery, it is the columnist's duty to find beams of joy that might leaven the gloom. So allow me to brighten your day with this: the cost of police pensions to the taxpayer has virtually doubled in real terms since Stephen Lawrence was killed in 1993.

Matthew Norman: Now we know – the Met was institutionally corrupt as well

They knew prosecuting Davidson would focus attention on the Stephen Lawrence murder investigation

Loyalist leader cleared of murder

Loyalist leader Mark Haddock was cleared today of the murder of paramilitary rival Tommy English 12 years ago.

A$AP Rocky follows the hip-hop tradition of creating an alter ego to exorcise the darker side

'Cover up' claim as Daniel Morgan axe case folds

The family of private detective Daniel Morgan was devastated today after his multi-million pound murder case collapsed on the 24th anniversary of his death.

MI5 'could not have uncovered plot'

MI5 had no "realistic prospect" of uncovering the 7/7 plot even if it had followed up clues about the bombers, the inquest into the attacks heard today.

MI5's chance for supergrass to identify 7/7 ringleader

The security services missed an opportunity to identify the ringleader of the 7/7 terrorist attacks because a surveillance photograph of him which could have been shown to an overseas source was poorly copied.

Police break Mafia wall of silence as bosses turn supergrass

The wall of silence that has shielded Europe's most powerful, but most shadowy, organised crime group is finally set to fall, with the assistance of a pair of "supergrasses" who have turned against their former allies.

Album: Travie McCoy, Lazarus (Fueled By Ramen)

Travis "Travie" McCoy made more UK chart impact with the recent ersatz reggae-rap hit single "Billionaire" than he did in over a decade as frontman of pop-rappers Gym Class Heroes, and while there are a couple more hits to come from Lazarus, it's unlikely to make him a household name.

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Just when fashion was in grave danger of running out of trends, it only went and invented the non-trend. Rebecca Gonsalves investigates
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New biography sheds light on comic genius of Douglas Adams
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Shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are little more than marketing tools
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From pools to football pitches, rooftop living is looking up
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12 best hotel spas in the UK

Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments
These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
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Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
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How to make a Lego masterpiece

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Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

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Paisley’s decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

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