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Russian channel set to publish interview with Salisbury nerve agent suspects

Thursday  13:01,   13 september 2018

RT’s Margarita Simonyan said she had spent an evening with Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov.The global news channel, funded by the Russian Federation, tweeted that the discussion with Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov would be aired...[...]

Lottery winner, 53, is charged with fraud after claiming £2.5million 'with a FAKE ticket that had been deliberately damaged' before splashing out on two luxury homes and a fleet of cars

Tuesday  17:27,   11 september 2018

Edward Putman, from Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, was charged with fraud by false representation following an investigation by a Serious Fraud specialist police officers.Builder Edward Putman, 53, from Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, has been charged...[...]

Police pay award refusal was a punch on the nose – Cressida Dick

Tuesday  17:00,   11 september 2018

The Met Police chief said she was extremely disappointed by the Government’s decision to impose a 2% consolidating award rather than 3%.Speaking at the Police Superintendents’ Association Annual Conference on Tuesday, Ms Dick said she was “extremely [...]

Arrest rates fall as police 'struggle' due to cuts

Tuesday  06:55,   11 september 2018

Police forces are "struggling to deliver effective services to the public" due to cuts to funding and staffing, a new report has warned. The National Audit Office (NAO) - the government spending watchdog - has published an in-depth review covering...[...]

Hunt for Madeleine McCann could be shelved within THREE WEEKS fear the missing girl’s parents as funding runs out with no new leads to chase

Tuesday  05:15,   11 september 2018

EXCLUSIVE: The investigation into Madeleine McCann's disappearance in Praia da Luz in Portugal 11-and-a-half years ago - Operation Grange - has cost more than £11million so far.As funding is set to run out at the end of this month it has been...[...]

Thugs who murdered jeweller in botched raid get life

Tuesday  04:55,   11 september 2018

Two "cowardly, cruel and callous" men who kidnapped and murdered a 74-year-old jeweller in a robbery that went wrong have been given life sentences. Thomas Jervis, 24, and Charles Mcauley, 20, had earlier been convicted after a trial of murdering...[...]

Sex at gunpoint: Telford abuse victims speak out

Tuesday  00:06,   11 september 2018

Child abuse victims in Telford, including one forced to have sex at gunpoint, say they are still struggling to get justice. Sky News has spoken exclusively to victims and parents caught up in the scandal to reveal the sordid secrets of the...[...]

Murdered schoolgirl Lucy McHugh, 13, told ex-neighbour she had 'older boyfriend' two days before her body was discovered

Monday  15:50,   10 september 2018

Schoolgirl Lucy McHugh was found stabbed to death in woodland at a sports centre near her Southampton home on July 26. Just two days before she revealed she had an older boyfriend.The schoolgirl was found stabbed to death in woodland at a sports...[...]

Salisbury attack order came from highest level in Russian state, says Javid

Sunday  14:10,   09 september 2018

Home Secretary Sajid Javid increased the diplomatic pressure on Russian president Vladimir Putin over the Novichok attack.Sajid Javid stopped short of naming Vladimir Putin as the man who authorised the Novichok poisoning by the military...[...]

I was 'temporarily' housed in a shipping container when I was pregnant and homeless. 18 months later, I'm still here

Saturday  16:15,   08 september 2018

I was 'temporarily' housed in a shipping container when I was pregnant and homeless. 18 months later, I'm still here“It was supposed to be...[...]

Fault-based divorces to be scrapped in major overhaul of marriage laws

Friday  23:55,   07 september 2018

Fault-based divorces to be scrapped in major overhaul of marriage lawsSpouses would also lose the right to hold up the completion of a divorce to which they do not...[...]

Military begins decontamination of poison-victim Sergei Skripal's Salisbury home that could take months after it was targeted with Novichok by Russian assassins

Friday  17:46,   07 september 2018

Experts wearing protective suits were seen entering the Salisbury home as they began the cleaning process. Sergei Skripal has given them permission to clean the property.Experts wearing protective suits were seen entering the Salisbury home as they...[...]

Shoppers pinch baskets from Cambridge Asda as supermarket phases out 5p bags

Friday  15:00,   07 september 2018

The store has asked people who are taking the baskets home to use its 9p bags for life instead.The store in Cambridge has only 30 or 40 left for customers to use, and has ordered in a new load of 100 green plastic...[...]

British spy chief threatens 'brazen' Russia with UK's 'tools'

Friday  13:36,   07 september 2018

British spies are ready to counter an "active and real threat" posed by the "brazen Kremlin", the head of GCHQ has warned. Jeremy Fleming said the government's cyber intelligence agency could "deploy the full range of tools from across our national...[...]

Man denies murdering British toddler 50 years ago

Friday  13:12,   07 september 2018

A man has denied murdering a British toddler who went missing from a beach in Australia almost 50 years ago. Three-year-old Cheryl Grimmer disappeared from the beach in New South Wales in 1970.The 64-year-old suspect, who cannot be named because he...[...]