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Moors murderer Ian Brady died of natural causes, coroner rules

Moors Murderer Ian Brady died of natural causes, a coroner has ruled.

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Biker jailed for 'hair-raising' wheelie-pulling, selfie-taking motorway stunts

A biker who took selfies and pulled wheelies on a motorway before speeding at up to 117mph has been jailed for eight months and given a 28-month driving ban.

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The UK's lead police officer on child protection has said forces will "potentially" have to look at working with so-called paedophile hunters (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Police forces may have to consider working with ‘paedophile hunters’

The UK's lead police officer on child protection has said forces will "potentially" have to look at working with so-calledpaedophile hunters.

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Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink driving

Footballer Wayne Rooney has pleaded guilty to drink driving on a night out while his pregnant wife and their three sons were on holiday.
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Hunt for jogger who pushed woman in front of a bus: new image of suspect released

Detectives investigating the assault of a woman who was pushed in front of a London bus by a jogger have released a further CCTV image of the suspect.
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Aeryon Skyranger drone

Drones could be used by police to fight terror attacks

Drone technology could be used to respond to terror attacks, support armed operations and assist searches for suspects under a trial launched by Scotland Yard.

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Picture of  Carl Siddall posted by the Cheshire Police Twitter account

Cheshire Police search for 'violent' convict who absconded from open prison

Police are hunting a convict who has absconded from prison this weekend. Carl Siddall, aged 33, is wanted after fleeing on Saturday, from HMP Thorn Cross, an open prison near Warrington, Cheshire.
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Matthew Briggs, whose wife Kim was killed by cyclist Charlie Alliston

Widower of pedestrian killed by cyclist vows to bring change in law

The widower of a woman knocked down and killed by a rider on a fixed-gear bike has vowed to bring about a change in the law to make it easier to prosecute cyclists who injure or kill pedestrians.

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Police have charged two people with human trafficking offences

Aid worker denies involvement in trafficking following M6 incident

An aid worker and her cousin have appeared in court accused of a human trafficking offence.
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Anthony Clarkson

'Wrongly labelled eggs ruined my life' says jailed farmer

A farmer who mis-labelled barn eggs as pricier free range eggs has spoken of how he has to sell his home after a court ordered him to repay half a million pounds.

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Police have charged two people with human trafficking offences

Two charged with 'human trafficking' after man fell from minibus on M6

Police have charged two people with human trafficking offences after a man was injured following an incident on the M6 on Sunday September 3.
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SHEEP RUSTLING: £45k worth of livestock stolen from Lancashire farmers last month

SHEEP RUSTLING: £45k worth of livestock stolen from Lancashire farmers last month

Organised gangs of sheep rustlers are targeting Lancashire, farmers have been warned, with hundreds of sheep disappearing in a series of high value-thefts in just one month.

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The temptation for some drivers who dont own a sat nav is to use their mobile phone

Why drivers could face a ban and a £200 fine for using their phone as a sat nav

Talking on the phone while driving is one thing, but do you use it as a sat nav?
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Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of Ryszard Masierak (left) appearing at High Wycombe Magistrates' Court

Lorry driver remanded over M1 death crash

A lorry driver facing 20 charges over a motorway horror crash that left eight people dead has appeared in court.
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A clampdown has been announced on holiday sickness insurance claims

Preston firm stripped of licence over fake holiday sickness claims

A Preston claims firm that encouraged holidaymakers to submit bogus insurance claims has been stripped of its licence.

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Charlie Alliston crashed into 44-year-old Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street, east London, in February last year

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

A cyclist who ploughed into a mother-of-two then blamed his mortally-wounded victim has been cleared of manslaughter but convicted of "wanton and furious driving" following a ground-breaking trial.

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David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

David Cobham is renowned for his film ‘ Tarka The Otter’ but now he is seeking a new audience - the next generation of conservationists. He told Fiona Finch how he hopes his new work will help to save the hen harrier.

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NATIONAL: Family of boy killed in Barcelona attack say they were 'blessed to have him'

More than £34,000 has been raised for the family of a "much-loved" seven-year-old boy killed in the Barcelona terror attack.
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The CPS says it will p rosecute complaints of hate crime online "with the same robust and proactive approach used with offline offending

Online and offline hate crime must be taken equally seriously, new CPS rules say

Hate crime perpetrated on social media must be taken as seriously as "offline" offences, new guidelines for prosecutors say.
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Abid Hussain

Drugs gang who flooded north west with cocaine and heroin jailed

A drugs gang who were part of a conspiracy to supply Class A and B drugs throughout the north west have been jailed for a total of more than 40 years, say police.
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