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As John Taylor left court after hearing that his only daughter, Carrie, 24, was sitting two-and-a-half metres away from the explosion that blew up Aldgate underground station on 7 July and could not have been saved even if treated by paramedics earlier, he shook his head and sighed: "I guess we'll have to agree to disagree."

Hours before 7/7, bomber is picture of calm

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Men jailed for planning to visit terror camp

Two men who planned to attend a training camp for terrorists have been jailed for seven years each. Waheed Ali, 25, Mohammed Shakil, 32, and Sadeer Saleem, 28, were cleared at Kingston Crown Court of helping the July 7 bombers to select their targets. But Ali and Shakil were found guilty of conspiracy to attend a training camp for terrorists after they were arrested before boarding a flight for Pakistan in 2007. Both Ali and Shakil had admitted attending terrorist training camps in the past, before it had been made an offence.

Three cleared of aiding 7/7 bombers

Three men were today cleared of helping the 7 July bombers plan their attacks by carrying out a reconnaissance mission in London.

Met chief warns against 'politicisation of policing'

Politicians must give senior officers "breathing room" to run their forces, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner said today.

Jury fails to reach verdict in July 7 case

The jury trying three men accused of helping the July 7 suicide bombers plan their attack by carrying out a two-day reconnaissance mission in London has failed to reach verdicts.

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London's traffic is controlled by 20 people in a single office. Simon Usborne discovers the hi-tech art of going with the flow

Gandhi or Gary? Why Leicester can't decide who should sit on plinth

One was a footballing hero, rated among England's most prolific strikers; the other is the world's most celebrated pacifist and the spiritual leader who led India to independence.

Spanish win BAA with £10.3bn bid

The Spanish construction giant Ferrovial was poised last night to win the takeover battle for the airports operator BAA with a bid worth £10.3bn.

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