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  • Thousands protest against march of UK …
    Thousands protest against march of UK … Reuters - 9 hours ago

    Around 2,000 people protested on Saturday in Newcastle, northeast England, against a march held by the British branch of Germany's anti-Islam group PEGIDA which … More »

  • Two Held Over Missing Teen Becky Wa …
    Two Held Over Missing Teen Becky Wa … Sky News - 9 hours ago

    Two people have been arrested in connection with the disappearance of 16-year-old Becky Watts in Bristol, Avon and Somerset Police have said. Announcing the … More »

  • Man And Girl, 4, Found Dead In Notting …
    Man And Girl, 4, Found Dead In Notting … Sky News - 9 hours ago

    A woman in her 30s has been arrested in connection with the deaths of a man and four-year-old girl, whose bodies were discovered in a west London flat. Police said … More »

  • Five arrested amid Pegida protests
    Five arrested amid Pegida protests Press Association - 13 hours ago

    Police have arrested five people during a major operation to keep Britain's first anti-Islam Pegida rally and a larger group of counter demonstrators apart. … More »

  • Police name killed teenage cyclist
    Police name killed teenage cyclist Press Association - 14 hours ago

    A teenage boy stabbed to death as he cycled with friends has been named by police as Alan Cartwright. … More »

  • Cameron condemns Nemtsov murder
    Cameron condemns Nemtsov murder Press Association - 17 hours ago

    David Cameron has condemned the "callous murder" of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov and said the crime "must be fully, rapidly and transparently … More »

  • Sir Cliff Lawyers Hit Out Over Police …
    Sir Cliff Lawyers Hit Out Over Police … Sky News - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Sir Cliff Richard's lawyers have criticised the Home Affairs Committee over the release of a letter about the police investigation into sex abuse claims against the … More »

  • Cameron vows to hunt down 'Jihadi …
    Cameron vows to hunt down 'Jihadi … Reuters - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    By Michael Holden and Ahmed Aboulenein LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Friday to use all means at his disposal to hunt down … More »

  • Rebecca Watts: Police Search Bristol … Sky News - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Police divers have been searching a lake near the home of a teenage girl who disappeared last week in Bristol. Rebecca Watts, 16, left home on the morning of 19 … More »

  • Sir Cliff lawyers attack committee
    Sir Cliff lawyers attack committee Press Association - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Sir Cliff Richard's lawyers have criticised a House of Commons committee for publishing a letter about the police investigation into sex abuse allegations against … More »

  • Fraudster conned way out of prison
    Fraudster conned way out of prison Press Association - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    A fraudster escaped from jail after fooling prison staff into believing he had been released on bail, a court heard. … More »

  • Sky News shows student picture of 'Jihadi …
    Sky News shows student picture of 'Jihadi … Reuters - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Sky News broadcast a photograph of the 26-year-old wearing a black cap with a logo that resembled the P from the Pittsburgh Pirates U.S. Major League Baseball team, … More »

  • Motorists Can Plead Online To Speeding …
    Motorists Can Plead Online To Speeding … Sky News - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    A new digital service will allow people charged with minor motoring offences to make a plea online. The Government says that some of the highest volume work that … More »

  • Missing Becky search 'intensifi …
    Missing Becky search 'intensifi … Press Association - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    The search for a missing 16-year-old girl who vanished from her home more than eight days ago has intensified, police said. … More »

  • Nepal army officer accused of torture …
    Nepal army officer accused of torture … Reuters - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - A Nepali army officer was accused by a British prosecutor on Friday of torturing two men in 2005, during his country’s civil … More »

  • Abuser Glitter jailed for 16 years
    Abuser Glitter jailed for 16 years Press Association - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Depraved paedophile Gary Glitter faces dying behind bars after being jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing three schoolgirls. … More »

  • Former pop star Gary Glitter sentenced …
    Former pop star Gary Glitter sentenced … Reuters - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Former British pop singer Gary Glitter, who shot to fame in the 1970s as a "glam-rock" star but was later convicted of child sex crimes, was sentenced to 16 years … More »

  • Gary Glitter Jailed For 16 Years Over …
    Gary Glitter Jailed For 16 Years Over … Sky News - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Former glam rocker Gary Glitter has been jailed for 16 years after being found guilty of a string of historical sex attacks on three schoolgirls. The 70-year-old, … More »

  • Glam rock star Gary Glitter jailed for …
    Glam rock star Gary Glitter jailed for … AFP - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Glam rock star Gary Glitter was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Friday after being found guilty of abusing three young girls in the latest child sex scandal to … More »

  • Naming Of 'Jihadi John' Splits …
    Naming Of 'Jihadi John' Splits … Sky News - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    The family of Steven Sotloff, the US journalist beheaded in an Islamic State video, have said they have "full faith" that his alleged killer "Jihadi John" will be … More »

  • Kenya Child Sex Abuse Brit Jailed For …
    Kenya Child Sex Abuse Brit Jailed For … Sky News - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Simon Harris, 55, from Herefordshire, was convicted of three indecent assaults, five sexual assaults and four counts of possessing indecent images of children in … More »

  • 'Jihadi John' from Islamic State …
    'Jihadi John' from Islamic State … Reuters - Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    By Michael Holden and Mark Hosenball LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The masked "Jihadi John" killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos has been identified … More »

  • Algeria threat data delay - coroner
    Algeria threat data delay - coroner Press Association - Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    An "unnecessary and unintentional" delay meant government intelligence of terrorists planning to kidnap British workers in Algeria was not passed on before an armed … More »

  • Judge slams jail security 'scan …
    Judge slams jail security 'scan … Press Association - Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    A judge has condemned as "a scandal" the "wholly inadequate" prison security that allowed an inmate to import at least eight Skorpion submachine guns into Britain … More »

  • Predatory teacher gets 17-year term
    Predatory teacher gets 17-year term Press Association - Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    A former public school teacher described as a prolific and calculating sexual predator has been jailed for 17 years and four months after abusing vulnerable young … More »

  • CCTV: Shopkeeper Scares Off Armed R …
    CCTV: Shopkeeper Scares Off Armed R … Sky News - Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Police have released footage of a shopkeeper in Birmingham putting two armed robbers to flight. The masked men enter the Vardon Supermarket in Kings Norton and the … More »

  • VC Hero Took On 20 Taliban In Helmand …
    VC Hero Took On 20 Taliban In Helmand … Sky News - Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    A British soldier who showed "complete disregard" for his own safety has won the Victoria Cross for his role in a gun battle in Afghanistan. Lance Corporal Joshua … More »

  • Brit Death Row Witnesses Were ' …
    Brit Death Row Witnesses Were ' … Sky News - Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Lawyers for a British grandmother on death row in Texas claim prosecutors coerced or blackmailed witnesses into giving false evidence at her trial. Linda Carty was … More »

  • Cliff Richard Faces More Than One A …
    Cliff Richard Faces More Than One A … Sky News - Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    A police investigation into Sir Cliff Richard has "increased significantly in size" with the singer facing a number of allegations. New developments in the case … More »

  • Seven men sought in racist chant inquiry …
    Seven men sought in racist chant inquiry … AFP - Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    British police on Thursday released photographs of seven men heard chanting racist songs at a London train station after a Chelsea Champions League game. … More »