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Prison 'teetering on the edge of a major incident', report warns

The situation at a prison is "fragile" with a prevailing sense that it is "teetering on the edge of a major incident", a report has warned.

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Ex-teacher at private school awaits sentence for child sex offences

A former teacher at a top private school is due to be sentenced for a string of sexual offences.

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Trucker spared jail after causing injury when heavy load downed motorway bridge

A lorry driver has been spared jail after crashing into a motorway bridge, causing £1.5 million damage and closing the road for days.

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Man pleads guilty to hacking websites for customer data to sell on dark web

A cybercriminal has admitted hacking the websites of companies including Uber, Sainsbury's and Argos in a bid to obtain customers' details to sell on the dark web.

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Judge demands 'pound-for-pound' loss detail in Cliff Richard's claim against BBC

Sir Cliff Richard has been told by a High Court judge to provide more information on his claim that he suffered huge financial losses following a BBC broadcast of a police raid on his home.

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Inquiry into child abuse allegations against Bishop Bell deficient, says review

A Church of England inquiry into child abuse allegations against one of its most respected bishops almost 60 years after his death has been criticised as deficient by an independent review.

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Survey reveals young people's 'civic spirit'

Under 25-year-olds are more likely than any other age group to support good causes such as charities, a new study shows.

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'Mind-blowing' trial could transform treatment for haemophilia sufferers

A cure for haemophilia is one step closer after "mind-blowing results" from a gene therapy trial.

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Murder probe detectives charge man after woman found dead on pavement

A man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead in the street in a town in Berkshire.

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Man accused of murdering businessman at home says he raided shop on same night

A carpenter accused of shooting a businessman dead in a botched burglary at his home has told a court he broke into a sandwich shop on the same night as the fatal raid.

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Cinema workers stage fresh wave of strikes in pay row

A series of fresh strikes has been launched by cinema workers involved in a long-running dispute over pay.

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Police sack sergeant who met women for sex on his night shifts

A police sergeant has been sacked for meeting up with women for sex on night shifts.

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Top-flight women's footballer in running for major teaching award

A top-flight women's footballer and school leader who has raised more than £100,000 for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire is in the running to win a major international teaching award.

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Man held after woman found dead in street

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in the street in a town in Berkshire.

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Disruption goes on for rail passengers after line-side fire

Services into the country's busiest railway station continue to be disrupted following a line-side fire, causing fresh misery for tens of thousands of passengers.

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Freezing weather blamed for six-hour Eurotunnel delays as power supply hit

Freezing conditions have damaged Eurotunnel's power supply, leading to six-hour delays, the company said.

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Missing ex-Uefa TV chief 'delivers begging cards in Switzerland'

A missing former Uefa director has been spotted delivering Christmas cards begging for help from colleagues, his wife said.

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Major disruption goes on as line-side fire affects London Waterloo trains

Services to and from the UK's busiest railway station remain crippled on Monday evening because of a line-side fire, causing massive disruption for tens of thousands of passengers.

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Man who shot burglar dead in self-defence jailed

A 72-year-old man who shot dead a burglar in self-defence has been jailed for 10 months.

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Gang jailed over 'highly sophisticated' £2.4m VAT fraud

Members of a gang who carried out a "highly sophisticated" £2.4 million VAT fraud have been jailed for a total of more than 24 years.

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