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Inmates who went missing from prison back in custody

Two prisoners who disappeared from a jail in Suffolk have now been recaptured, police said.

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Police officer threw stress ball at junior colleague's throat, tribunal hears

A senior officer with Essex Police threw a stress ball at a junior colleague's throat and pushed another against a desk in a fit of rage over the performance of the force's control room, a misconduct tribunal has heard.

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Clive Lewis returns to Labour frontbench

Labour MP Clive Lewis has returned to the party's shadow ministerial team weeks after being cleared of groping allegations.

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Tesco accounting fraud trial juror discharged for medical appointment

A juror in the long-running Tesco accounting fraud trial has been discharged for medical reasons.

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'Complicated' compensation blow to rail passengers hit by third strike in a week

Passengers hit by a third day of rail strikes on Friday have been told their rights to compensation because of delays are "surprisingly complicated".

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Labour steps up investigations over allegations against two MPs

Labour has stepped up its investigations into allegations of inappropriate behaviour against two MPs.

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'Extremely disappointing' take-up by councils for electric car points cash

The lack of councils taking advantage of a £4.5 million fund for thousands of electric car charge points is "extremely disappointing", the Department for Transport (DfT) said.

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Alleged abuse victim's mother 'naive' over boy's trips with teacher

A mother whose son was allegedly sexually abused by a substitute teacher and his harpist girlfriend told a trial she had been "naive" and "stupid".

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Doctor to face trial accused of sexually assaulting female patients

A married doctor has denied sexually assaulting four women patients.

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Renowned harpist and ex-boyfriend accused of sex assaults on 'virgin' schoolboy

A female harpist took the virginity of a schoolboy who was a pupil at the school where her then-boyfriend was a substitute teacher, a trial has heard.

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Lingerie firm Rigby & Peller stripped of royal warrant

The company which supplied lingerie to the Queen has lost its royal warrant after the firm's director wrote a book revealing details of her work with the royal family.

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Appeal after two Chihuahuas stolen from canal boat

Two Chihuahuas have been stolen from a boat on the Grand Union Canal.

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Ambition set out for 'dramatic increase' in annual number of new homes built

Housing Secretary Sajid Javid has set out an ambition for more than 300,000 new homes to be built each year by the mid-2020s.

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Call to use house building to restore landscapes and create wildlife habitats

Housing developments should be targeted in places where they can restore landscapes and create new wildlife habitats , a nature group has urged.

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Nursery manager 'excited and shocked' after finding first white Creme Egg

A nursery manager has become the first person to find one of Cadbury's white Creme Eggs to win a cash prize.

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Teenage driver passed test just weeks before fatal crash

A teenage driver killed in a crash that also claimed the lives of his two passengers had passed his driving test just a fortnight earlier, an inquest has heard.

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Man dressed as penguin attacked by train thugs who asked if he supported Spurs

A man dressed as a penguin has been attacked on a train after being asked if he supported Tottenham Hotspur.

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Man charged with terror offence following arrest at airport

A 22-year-old man has been charged with terrorist fundraising, police said.

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Police officer sacked after eating a kebab while missing on duty

A police officer accused of going missing on duty and eating a kebab while his concerned colleagues searched for him has been sacked following a misconduct hearing.

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William and Kate join the Queen at Sandringham church service

The Queen and other members of the royal family have attended a church service at Sandringham.

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