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Sir Cliff Richard hails CPS ruling on sex assault charges

Sir Cliff Richard has said he is "pleased" after a review concluded that decisions not to bring sex assault charges against him were correct.

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British woman 'honour killing' trial opens in Pakistan

The trial of the father and ex-husband of a British woman for her alleged rape and murder in a so-called honour killing has opened in Pakistan.

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Fabric found in Kos search for missing Ben Needham

Police searching for missing toddler Ben Needham on the holiday island of Kos have found information of "slight interest" - including fabric - following an initial excavation of a site close to where he was last seen.

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Jail warning for man who scared staff at MP's office months before Jo Cox death

A man who frightened staff in an MP's constituency office three months before the death of her colleague Jo Cox has been warned he will be jailed if he ever repeats his aggressive behaviour.

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New search begins for missing toddler Ben Needham on island of Kos

Police teams searching for missing toddler Ben Needham on the Greek island of Kos say they are "optimistic" a new excavation will provide answers, a quarter of a century after the British boy was last seen alive.

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Teacher jailed for 20 months after admitting having sex with pupil

A maths teacher has been jailed after having a sexual relationship with a pupil while in his first job - at a top state school which David Cameron's eldest daughter goes to.

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Ben Needham's mother tells of fears as dig begins at Kos site

The mother of missing toddler Ben Needham has said the notion her son was dead never entered her "worst nightmares" until a mystery tip-off to police this year.

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Ben Needham: police to begin new dig on Kos

Police investigating the disappearance of missing toddler Ben Needham will begin excavation work on the Greek island of Kos on Monday in the search for possible remains.

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Ed Miliband 'open to role in Corbyn's shadow cabinet'

Ed Miliband has suggested he would be open to a role in Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet.

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Jeremy Corbyn backs Sarah Champion who admits she 'lost control' in domestic row

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has voiced his support for his domestic violence spokeswoman Sarah Champion, after she admitted she had ended up in a police cell accused of assault after a violent row with her then husband.

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Likely Jo Cox successor Tracy Brabin: Labour must unify after leadership battle

Former Coronation Street actress Tracy Brabin, who is almost certain to become the newest Labour MP next month, has said the party must unify and fight the Tories after the leadership election.

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Ex-Corrie star Tracy Brabin to fight Jo Cox's seat for Labour

Former Coronation Street actress Tracy Brabin has promised to be a "loud, proud and strong Yorkshire voice" after she was selected as the Labour candidate for the by-election called following the death of her friend Jo Cox.

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Businessman and ex-scout leader gets life for 'wicked' sexual abuse of boys

A businessman who used his wealth and position in the community to systematically sexually abuse boys over a period of six decades has been handed a life sentence.

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Silver screen may beckon for record-breaking mothers after Atlantic row

The story of four working mothers who became record-breakers when they rowed across the Atlantic could now be told in a movie.

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132 officers and staff have not assisted police watchdog's Hillsborough probe

A total of 132 police officers and staff have not assisted the police watchdog's investigation into the Hillsborough disaster.

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Ben Needham: mother praises latest police search for son

The mother of missing toddler Ben Needham has reiterated her support for the latest police operation to find out what happened to her son as officers prepare to start digging again on the Greek island where he disappeared 25 years ago.

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Hillsborough victims posthumously awarded Freedom of the City of Liverpool

The 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster have received the Freedom of the City of Liverpool in an emotional "bitter-sweet" ceremony.

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Man must tell police if he intends have sex 'as soon as reasonably practicable'

A man who confided in medics that he had violent fantasies about women must tell police if he intends to have a sexual relationship "as soon as reasonably practicable", a judge has ruled.

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Hull set to 'roar' in City of Culture year - and put itself on the (weather) map

The opening programme has been launched for Hull's tenure as UK City of Culture 2017 with the cry: "This city's voice has always been strong - in 2017 it will roar."

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Non-urgent appointments cancelled after IT fault at hospital trust

An IT fault at one of the country's largest hospital trusts has led to a number of non-urgent appointments being cancelled.

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