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Trial opens against 101-year-old man accused of historic child sex offences

A 101-year-old man has gone on trial accused of carrying out a catalogue of historical child sex offences in a workshop and the cab of his delivery lorry.

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Foreign students likely to remain in Government's targets to cut immigration

Foreign students are likely to remain in the Government's targets to cut immigration, the Home Secretary has said, as she acknowledged differences in opinion on the subject.

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Put aside terrorism views, jury in Brussels bomb suspect funding trial told

A jury was told to put any "strong views and emotions" about terrorism aside as it was sent out to decide whether a man supplied money to Brussels bombing suspect Mohamed Abrini.

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Police hunt reservoir sex attacker

Detectives are hunting a sex attacker who subjected a 63-year-old woman to a serious assault near a nature reserve.

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Football abuse probe: Chelsea apologises to ex-striker Gary Johnson

Chelsea Football Club has apologised "profusely" to former striker Gary Johnson over his treatment as a youth team player as the number of clubs embroiled in the child sex abuse scandal reportedly climbed to 55.

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Southampton FC contacts police over historical child abuse probe

Southampton Football Club has contacted police after receiving information in relation to historical child abuse.

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UK takes in 4,000 refugees in first year of expanded Syrian scheme

More than 4,000 refugees arrived in Britain in the first year of the Government's expanded Syrian resettlement scheme.

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Poundland pleads guilty to hygiene breach over rodent-damaged chocolate Santas

Poundland has pleaded guilty to breaching food hygiene laws after rodent-damaged chocolate Santas were found at one of its stores.

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Woman targeted in latest Birmingham shooting

A woman has been shot in what is thought to be a targeted attack in the latest shooting to blight Birmingham.

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Woman wins fight to adopt niece born in India despite Amber Rudd's opposition

An Indian-born woman who lives in the UK has won a fight to adopt her 17-year-old Indian-born niece in spite of concerns raised by Home Secretary Amber Rudd.

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Police custody officers disciplined after man had seizure in cell and later died

Two police custody sergeants have been disciplined for their failings after a former logistics firm worker had a seizure in his police cell and later died.

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I was used in money drop for Brussels bomb suspect, 'pothead' tells court

A "pothead" accused of supplying money to Brussels bombing suspect Mohamed Abrini in a Birmingham park has told a court that he was "used" in the deal.

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Man accused of rape and murder of woman whose body was found after house fire

A 55-year-old man has appeared in court accused of the rape and murder of a woman whose body was found after a house fire.

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Man held after police officer hit by car while chasing suspect

A man has been arrested in connection with an incident which left a police officer badly hurt after he was hit by a car while chasing a suspect.

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Christmas drink-drive campaign targets young men's 'fear of missing out'

Nearly two-thirds of drink-drivers killed in crashes in England and Wales are young men, the Government has revealed as it launches a Christmas campaign aimed at the group.

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Army bomb squad scrambled after postbox 'suffered significant damage'

An Army bomb disposal unit has been called in to examine a Royal Mail postbox after it "suffered significant damage".

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Man charged with murder after woman found strangled following house fire

A man has been charged with murder after a woman was found strangled after a house fire.

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Policeman stable after being hit by car while chasing lorry driver

A police officer who was hit by a passing car while chasing a suspect is in a "stable and comfortable" condition in hospital.

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Policeman badly injured in collision with car while chasing suspect on foot

The hunt is continuing for a suspect who confronted a chasing policeman leaving the officer badly injured - as detectives appeal for more information.

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Man accused of giving cash to Brussels bombing suspect denies terror involvement

A Belgian man accused of giving money to Brussels bombing suspect Mohamed Abrini has denied ever being involved with terrorism, telling a court the Islamic State are "worse than animals".

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