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Soldier’s alleged murderer tells court: ‘We did not wish to give him much pain... he was still alive’

Terrorist cell vetoed suicide bombing as 'too short-term'

A group of men who admitted plotting terrorist attacks in London decided against becoming suicide bombers because they were planning a very serious, long-term campaign, a court heard yesterday.

Tougher sentences to be imposed on arms traders

Criminals who trade in illegal firearms face severe sentences, leading judges warned today as they doubled the number of years to be served by a man caught by police with a loaded revolver.

L-R) Mohammed Chowdhury, Shah Rahman, Gurukanth Desai and Abdul Miah

Four admit London bomb plot

Four radical Islamists have admitted plotting a major pre-Christmas terror attack on the London Stock Exchange.

Nine deny terror attack plot

Nine men have denied plotting terror attacks on major London targets.

Wenger: I can see your fear but our transfer policy will pay off

Of all the items to forget, of all the slips of the mind, it had to be that one. "I appear to have one more resolution," said Peter Hill-Wood, Arsenal's old-money, straw-man chairman, performing a swift about-turn after a surreptitious word from a suited apparatchik. "It is resolution five. All those in favour of re-electing Stan Kroenke to the board?"

Rory Smith: Silent Stan speaks to reassure fans but discontent rumbles

American owner ends his omerta at Arsenal's AGM but supporters remain disgruntled by a lack of clarity over their club's direction

Barclays to launch 'no fee' mortgage deals

Barclays is stepping up competition in the 90% mortgage market by introducing new "zero fee" deals from tomorrow.

Vincent Tabak denies sex thrills strangling

Joanna Yeates's killer faced allegations today that he strangled her for sexual thrills.

Four men on Facebook riot charges

Four men have appeared in court accused of using Facebook to encourage rioting or looting.

Four Russian men jailed for gang rape

Four Russian men celebrated a gang rape like "professional footballers celebrating the scoring of a goal" a judge said yesterday as he jailed them for a sickening attack.

Gang celebrated rape 'like a goal'

Four Russian men celebrated a gang rape like "professional footballers celebrating the scoring of a goal" a judge said today as he jailed them for a sickening attack.

Inside Lines: Woodward set to return to the ball – but it may not be rugby

Sir Clive Woodward is clearly bitten by the Olympic bug. Hence his decision to stick with the British Olympic Association rather than take the vacant performance director's job at Twickenham.

Body found after tugboat sinking

A man's body has been found following the sinking of a tugboat in the River Thames.

Investigation after tug capsizes in Thames

A crew member who fell in the River Thames in London after his tug capsized and sank was presumed drowned today as marine accident experts launched an investigation into the accident.

Man feared dead after tug capsizes

A search for a crew member missing after a tug capsized and sank on the Thames in south-east London was called off yesterday afternoon.

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