News Nearly eight years after this rally in Trafalgar Square in London, the problem of Islamophobia carries on

Many forces reported a particular rise in anti-Islam hate crimes following the murder of soldier Lee Rigby

Officer who shot colleague avoids action by retiring

A police officer who shot a man during a training exercise has avoided facing any disciplinary action by retiring, it was revealed today.

Power station protest ends with arrests

A climate change protest being staged on top of a power station chimney came to an end today.

Protesters climb power station chimney

Activists have climbed a power station chimney in a protest over climate change.

Man held over woman's 1995 murder

A man was arrested today on suspicion of murdering a woman found battered at the side of a railway line more than 14 years ago.

Police force fined £40,000 for shooting 'disaster'

A police force was fined £40,000 today after one of its firearms instructors accidentally shot and nearly killed a former rifle marksman.

Police trainer 'shot man with a Magnum .44'

An improperly trained police firearms instructor shot and nearly killed a former champion rifle marksman during a gun-awareness training exercise, a court heard yesterday.

Man arrested over 1987 sex attack

A 43-year-old man was arrested today in connection with an attempted rape that happened more than 20 years ago.

Police seek mother of baby abandoned in bushes

Police were today searching for the mother of a newborn baby found abandoned in bushes.

Terror trial: Counting the cost

Costly investigation behind airliner gang trial

A major police investigation which cost two forces more than £35 million lies behind the airliner trial.

Pair held over death nine years after attack

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 28-year-old who died last month after being attacked with a screwdriver nearly nine years ago.

Man arrested after woman's body found

Police arrested a 25-year-old man yesterday on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was discovered in Buckinghamshire countryside.

PC and support officer on drugs charges

A police constable and a police community support officer have been charged with drugs offences, their force said today.

Letters: Prison sentences

Stop handing down useless, costly prison sentences

Missing banker found dead

A Dutch financier who went missing after leaving his job at troubled banking group ABN Amro has been found dead in woodland.

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5 News's Andy Bell retraces his grandfather's steps on the First World War battlefields

In grandfather's footsteps

5 News's political editor Andy Bell only knows his grandfather from the compelling diary he kept during WWI. But when he returned to the killing fields where Edwin Vaughan suffered so much, his ancestor came to life
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Martha Stewart has flying robot

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A tale of two presidents

George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story
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The dining car makes a comeback

Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has given the Great Western Pullman dining car a makeover
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Eye on the prize

Louis van Gaal has £500,000 video surveillance system installed to monitor Manchester United players
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The day America’s love of backyard tigers led to a horrific bloodbath

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How Samuel Beckett became a French Resistance spy

As this year's Samuel Beckett festival opens in Enniskillen, James Knowlson, recalls how the Irish writer risked his life for liberty and narrowly escaped capture by the Gestapo
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We will remember them

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