Sport Stephen Lee will begin his appeal against a 12-year ban for match-fixing on Thursday

Stephen Lee will start his appeal against his 12-year ban from snooker on Thursday.

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One of Britain's most distinguished Royal Marines has called for leniency to be shown towards marine who shot injured Taliban fighter

Royal Marine found guilty of murder for battlefield execution of injured Afghan insurgent

Court martial board found commando guilty of murdering man in Helmand Province

'I'll put one in his head, if you want': Military court releases audio of moment Afghan is shot by marine

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Golden treasures from prehistoric Britain’s Stonehenge era, most of which have never previously been on public display, are today being unveiled at a small provincial museum.

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Police chiefs are working towards having a new nationwide system in place before 2014

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New database aims to offer runaways more protection

The decision by Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher, pictured here in 2011, to personally question the main suspect on an isolated hillside resulted in two confessions

Police watchdog recommends gross misconduct charge for detective who bent rules to catch killer Christopher Halliwell

An independent investigation into a senior detective has found that he has a case to answer for gross misconduct.

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Teach children about web porn, says Tory MP Claire Perry

NSPCC research claims children believe internet pornography dictates how they should behave in a sexual relationship

Andy Schofield, the former principal of Wellington Academy, in September 2011

Head of Wellington Academy forced out by GCSE results

'Unacceptable' grades embarrass flagship state school funded by private Wellington College

Man banned from every farm in the country after admitting sex with goat

Wiltshire man pleads guilty to breaking Sexual Offences Act, sentencing due in September

Eddy Shah was arrested by the Metropolitan Police in relation to allegations of sex with an underage girl

Eddy Shah clarifies view on underage sex

Eddy Shah, the former newspaper tycoon, has sought to clarify comments in which he suggested underage girls who engage in consensual sex must “take the blame” for the abuse they suffer.

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