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May 24 2013 Suspected fuel thieves closed a 12-mile stretch of one of the country's busiest motorways after police were called to reports of a "suspicious vehicle". Warwickshire Police closed a section of the M6 motorway after receiving...
May 24 2013 A 22-year-old man has been charged on suspicion of making malicious comments on Facebook following the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby. Benjamin Flatters, of Lincoln, was arrested after complaints were made to Lincolnshire Police about c
May 24 2013 A loophole which allows violent, disturbing and sexual DVDs to be legally sold to children will be closed, the Government has announced. Extreme films - sold as either sport or music videos but containing strong violence and nudity - have be
May 24 2013 A father who stabbed his adulterous wife to death as she prepared for a weekend break with her new lover has been jailed for life after being found guilty of murder. Former football apprentice Andrew Parsons, 38, will have to serve a minimum
May 24 2013 Bank holiday travellers faced huge tailbacks on one of the country's busiest motorways as police closed a stretch of the M6 while they investigate a "suspicious vehicle" at a service station. Warwickshire Police have closed the...
May 24 2013 A zoo worker has been seriously injured in a tiger attack at an animal park, police said. The 24-year-old woman was in the big cat's enclosure when she was mauled at South Lakes Wild Animal Park in Dalton-in-Furness. She was taken by ambulan
May 24 2013 Two men are being questioned by police after a passenger plane was diverted from Manchester to Stansted Airport. They were held on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft after an RAF Typhoon jet was scrambled to escort the plane which was
May 24 2013 by Carmella De Lucia AN accident on the M56 caused temporary traffic congestion this afternoon (Friday May 25). Less than 24 hours after a woman died in a smash on the motorway's eastbound carriageway near Hapsford services, two vehicles wer
May 24 2013 Carmella De Lucia A SPECIAL guest paid a visit to Chester Zoo this week. Sir David Attenborough was filming part of a new series of his show David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities , which spotlights some of nature's evolutionary anomalies
May 24 2013 A Government inquiry into allegations that British troops ill-treated and murdered Iraqi citizens has been ruled legally flawed. Two High Court judges in London ordered changes, saying: "A new approach is required." The decision...
May 24 2013 An investigation is under way into a dramatic incident in the skies over London as a smoke-trailing British Airways plane turned back to Heathrow airport with one engine on fire. With emergency services standing by, the Airbus A319 landed sa
May 24 2013 A van driver has admitted running down and killing a mother of three in a hit-and-run frenzy in which more than a dozen other people were injured. Matthew Tvrdon, 32, mowed down parents and young children during a spree in Cardiff last Octob
May 24 2013 The family of murdered soldier Lee Rigby have paid tribute to him as detectives continued a rapidly developing investigation into his barbaric killing. Relatives of Drummer Rigby, 25, described their pride in the young father, who was brutal
May 24 2013 The tearful family of murdered soldier Lee Rigby have said "our hearts have been ripped apart". His wife Rebecca, 30, mother of his son Jack, aged two, and stepfather Ian Rigby, 54, fought back tears as they spoke on behalf of...
May 24 2013 Two women arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder soldier Lee Rigby have been released without charge, Scotland Yard said. A 29-year-old was arrested on Thursday in connection with the killing and the force revealed that another woman,
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