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Partner of Lord Ashcroft’s son questioned over killing of Belize police officer

The partner of the son of Lord Ashcroft, a Conservative party donor and former treasurer, is being questioned in Belize over the killing of a

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Fred West: no human remains found at Gloucester cafe, say police

Detectives have found no human remains after completing excavation work at a cafe where it had long been rumoured the body of a victim of

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Mary Queen of Scots’ rosary beads stolen in £1m raid on Arundel castle

A set of “irreplaceable” gold rosary beads carried by Mary Queen of Scots to her execution in 1587 are among historic treasures worth more than

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‘It was like a horror film’: Sophie Walker on her stalking nightmare – and how the police failed her

It was a warm, sunny Saturday in May 2020 but Sophie Walker was locked inside her house in north London, in the dark, with her

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More money needed to tackle inequality, says Merseyside police chief

More money needs to be ploughed into tackling inequality as a way to cut crime, Merseyside police’s first female chief constable has said, arguing that

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Student shot dead in Blackburn ‘in wrong place at wrong time,’ court told

A student who was shot dead in the street amid a dispute between two neighbours was “in the wrong place at the wrong time”, a

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Image released of cellar being searched in Fred West investigation

Police have released an image and footage of a cellar where the body of a possible victim of the serial killer Fred West may be

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‘A united nations of crime’: how Marbella became a magnet for gangsters

One morning last autumn, a dozen or so locals were eating breakfast at a cafe under a clear Marbella sky, in front of the offices