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Couple branded monsters for killing French nanny over bizarre Boyzone obsession

A couple who killed their French nanny over a bizarre obsession with an ex-Boyzone pop star were branded "monsters" as they were convicted of murder.

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Thug guilty of murdering grandfather after betting shop row

An antisocial thug has been found guilty of stabbing a grandfather in the back.

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The 67-mile heart shape route that he ran around Manchester to commemorate the victims of the arena bombing.

Runner completes heart-shaped route around Manchester for arena victims

A filmmaker ran a 67-mile heart shape around Manchester to commemorate the victims of the arena bombing.
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Andrew McIntosh who has been found guilty at Warwick Crown Court of murdering his estranged wife, Patricia McIntosh, after she refused to lower the asking price of their former home. Photo credit: Warwickshire Police/PA

Airline pilot found guilty of murdering estranged wife

An airline pilot has been found guilty of murdering his estranged wife after she refused to lower the asking price of their former home.

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Berlinah Wallace, who poured sulphuric acid over her former partner Mark van Dongen's face. Photo credit: Avon and Somerset Police/PA Wire

Life sentence for 'pure evil' acid attacker Berlinah Wallace

A fashion student has been jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 12 years in prison for throwing acid over her former partner, who later died by euthanasia, in "an act of pure evil".

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Primary school headteacher Timothy Moule who has been jailed for four years and four months at Stafford Crown Court, after he secretly filmed young boys getting changed and downloaded images of children as young as two being abused. Photo credit: West Mercia Police/PA Wire

Primary school headteacher jailed for filming young boys

A primary school headteacher who secretly filmed young boys getting changed and downloaded images of children as young as two being abused has been jailed for four years and four months.

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Thomas's Battersea in London, as Husnain Rashid, will appear at Woolwich Crown Court

Lancashire IS supporter incited lone wolf attacks on Prince George at school, court told

An Islamic State (IS) supporter encouraged would-be lone wolf attackers to target Prince George at school, a court has heard.
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Farooq Rashid who has been jailed for two years after admitting possessing and sharing terrorist-related material. Photo credit CTP NE/PA Wire

Man jailed after admitting sharing terrorist-related material

A man has been jailed for two years after admitting possessing and sharing terrorist-related material, a police force has said.
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The coffin of Supermarket Sweep star Dale Winton is loaded into a hearse outside Old Church, 1 Marylebone Road in London, after his funeral service. Photo credit: Kirsty O'Connor/PA Wire

Star-studded send-off for Dale Winton as TV host laid to rest on 63rd birthday

Dale Winton has been given a star-studded send-off as the TV presenter's friends from the world of showbusiness gathered for his funeral.
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Marks & Spencer announce Lancashire store closure

Marks & Spencer is to close 100 stores by 2022, including one Lancashire store, as it accelerates a transformation programme, the company said.
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Court news

Teenagers accused of school plot 'cannot answer prosecution's case'

Two 15-year-old boys accused of plotting to murder pupils and teachers at their school did not take to the witness box because they "cannot answer the prosecution's case", a court has heard.

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Women sexually exploited on industrial scale in 'pop-up brothels', report warns

Women sexually exploited on industrial scale in 'pop-up brothels', report warns

Vulnerable women are being sexually exploited on an industrial scale in so-called "pop-up brothels" run by trafficking gangs, a new report has warned.

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Pensioner Peter Pickering, dubbed the Beast of Wombwell. Photo credit: West Yorkshire Police/PA Wire

Judge hails courage of Beast of Wombwell’s rape victim

A judge has praised the courage of a woman who was violently raped by Peter Pickering weeks before he went on to kill a 14-year-old girl.

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Judah Adunbi, a police race relations adviser who was Tasered in the face by one of the force's own officers, as a court has heard he had frequently been mistaken for a suspect. Photo credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Race relations adviser Tasered by police after mistaken identity, court told

A police race relations adviser who was Tasered in the face by one of the force's own officers had frequently been mistaken for a suspect, a court has heard.

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Landlady Anna Dyson-Edge at The Alexandra Hotel in Derby. Photo credit: Josh Payne/PA Wire

Pub to fine customers who mention the royal wedding on Saturday

A pub has banned any mention of the royal wedding on Saturday - with a "swear" box installed for anyone who talks about the ceremony.

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Court news

'IRA sympathiser' in court charged with possessing terrorist documents

An alleged IRA sympathiser has appeared in court accused of possessing terrorist documents including one called the Poor Man's James Bond.

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Scotland Yard

Elderly woman found dead after 'cowardly assault'

An 85-year-old woman has been found dead at her home by a handyman after suffering what police called a "cowardly assault".

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Paedophile who drove 130 miles with cheerleader outfit in car is jailed

A paedophile who drove 130 miles with the intention of having sex with a 10-year-old girl has been jailed for eight years.

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Why first impressions matter: Top 30 first day nightmares revealed

Why first impressions matter: Top 30 first day nightmares revealed

Turning up late wearing the wrong attire and bumping a colleague's vehicle in the car park are among the worst first impressions made by new employees, according to new research.

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Army veteran Jeremy Bedford-Turner at Southwark Crown Court as he has been found guilty of stirring up racial hatred. Photo credit: Sam Blewett/PA Wire

Army veteran found guilty of stirring up racial hatred with anti-Semitic speech

A far-right Army veteran has been found guilty of stirring up racial hatred after the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) was pressured to reconsider not bringing charges against him.

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