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

Night Stalker jailed for life

One of Night Stalker Delroy Grant's elderly victims bravely faced him across a courtroom as he was jailed for life today.

Night Stalker found guilty – after 17 years and up to 500 victims

A former mini-cab driver believed to be Britain's most prolific sex attacker was found guilty yesterday of conducting a 17-year reign of terror against elderly women and men.

We bungled Stalker manhunt, says Yard

Scotland Yard has been forced to apologise for bungling another high profile manhunt after admitting one of Britain's most depraved sex attackers should have been stopped a decade earlier.

Nationwide attacked for branch closures

Nationwide has come under fire for its decision to close all seven of its branches in south-east London. Britain's biggest building society will close branches in Blackheath, Greenwich, Woolwich, Lewisham, Catford, Peckham and Elephant & Castle by the end of May.

Simon Read: Leaving customers in the lurch should not be the mutual way

Closing branches and leaving customers in the lurch is what we expect from our profit-hungry banks. So hearing that some 670,000 people in south-east London will lose all seven branches of a financial institution in the next two months, it sounds like business as usual. Until you discover that the firm pulling out of the area is the UK's biggest building society.

30 years for BA terror plotter

A British Airways computer expert was jailed for 30 years today for plotting to launch a 9/11-style terror attack from the UK.

Night Stalker rapes 'stuff of nightmares', jury told

The Night Stalker rapist's campaign of "sickening and depraved" attacks on the elderly is the "stuff of nightmares", a court heard today.

Accused Night Stalker's ex ridicules frame claims

The ex-wife of accused Night Stalker Delroy Grant told a court today she was left speechless by his "ridiculous" claims she framed him.

Judge tackles sex offender who fled court

A judge rugby-tackled a sex offender to the ground to prevent him escaping from court, the Old Bailey heard yesterday.

'Night stalker' shook victim's hand

The "Night Stalker" sex attacker drank from a can of beer before shaking the hand of one of his victims and leaving through the front door, a court heard.

We're friends, 'Night Stalker' told victim

The cab driver accused of being the "Night Stalker" burgled and sexually assaulted an 88-year-old man before telling his victim, "We're still good friends", a court heard today.

Alleged Night Stalker 'tried to blame his son'

A serial rapist dubbed the Night Stalker, who broke into the homes of elderly people and subjected them to a series of "humiliating and degrading" attacks, tried to blame his son for his 17-year campaign of terror, a court heard yesterday.

Cabbie on trial for 'Night Stalker' sex attacks

A cabbie went on trial today accused of being the so-called Night Stalker, a rapist who preyed on elderly victims during a 17-year campaign of attacks.

Trial of man accused of sex attacks to start

The trial of a man accused of being one of Britain's most prolific sex attackers begins today.

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