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PCSO Andrew Passmore (left) and police constable Kevin Duffy, of Avon and Somerset Police, who have both been jailed for misconduct following the vigilante murder of disabled man Bijan Ebrahimi.

Police officer and PCSO jailed for misconduct after vigilante murder

Sir Peter Ricketts said the UK leaving the EU would put a number of joint security initiatives with France at risk

Ex-security chief backs PM's warning over French border deal jeopardy

Andy Burnham backs Trident renewal

Trident policy: Labour 'might never unite', says Andy Burnham

The FTSE 100 Index closed down 57.1 points to 5632.1

FTSE 100 Index at lowest level for three years as banking stocks fall sharply

Jeremy Hunt refused to deny claims that he rejected a deal on junior doctors' contracts

Junior doctors dispute: Jeremy Hunt silent on 'blocked deal' claim

It is the second time the Bill has come under attack from a parliamentary committee

Planned snooping laws 'lack clarity and privacy protections'

Tobias Ellwood indicated the UK would back a unity government in Libya

Minister says UK would back national unity government in Libya

Paul Worthington has denied any wrongdoing over Poppi's death

Fresh inquest to be held into toddler Poppi Worthington's death

RSPCA inspector Mike Reid went missing after attending the rescue of dozens of sea birds at a beach in Cornwall during Storm Imogen (RSPCA/PA)

Daughter's lament for RSPCA inspector who vanished trying to rescue sea birds

Paula Lane will quit Coronation Street when she takes maternity leave in June

Coronation Street's Paula Lane to leave as Kylie Platt faces 'dramatic exit'

Boarded up shops in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, ahead of the Royal Shrovetide Football match

Thousands cheer players on as annual Shrovetide Football takes over market town

John Lewis said it has passed on CCTV footage to the police

Woman plunges 60ft from balcony on to display bed in John Lewis store

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has the full support of his older brother, who lives in Oxford (AP)

US presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders 'will win primary', says UK-based brother

David Cameron and his mother Mary at Wimbledon in 2012

David Cameron's mother and aunt call for children's centres to be saved

Banks took a beating in a tough trading day on global markets

Banks feel the pain on global markets amid fears of impending crisis

Andy Murray and Kim Sears are celebrating the birth of a baby girl

Andy Murray's newborn daughter 'doing well'

MPs panned opponents from the Upper House and the media in their annual pancake race

Flippin' eck! MPs leave rivals with egg on faces in pursuit of pancake prize

Forensic officers search an area where a man was found on fire near Kensington Palace

Death of man who set himself on fire outside Kensington Palace 'not suspicious'

In 2015 Britain's trade gap grew to its highest level in five years

£8.1bn fall in exports marks highest trade gap level in five years

Cheryl James was found dead with a single gunshot wound at Deepcut in November 1995

Recruit found dead at Deepcut 'desperate to leave the army'

E.ON and Age UK are to temporarily stop offering a branded energy tariff

E.ON and Age UK suspend branded energy tariff offer

A coastguard on the lookout for a whale in Norfolk

Another whale 'spotted off Norfolk coast'

Ukip MP Douglas Carswell says he will raise the issue with the Electoral Commission

Tories face questions over by-election spending

Garda officers attend the scene on Poplar Row, North Strand, following the shooting of a second man in Dublin in an apparent gangland feud

Justice chiefs in summit over bloody gangland feud

Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of Erol Incedal

Media organisations lose challenge over terror trial reporting restrictions

TUI said holidaymakers are staying away from Turkey and turning instead to resorts in Spain and the Canary Islands

TUI sees 40% drop in summer holiday bookings to Turkey

Gymnast Beth Tweddle underwent neck surgery after injuring herself during The Jump rehearsals (Channel 4/PA)

Channel 4 to review safety procedures on The Jump after string of injuries

The decommissioning of the Paddington Green-based TSG team was not linked to the overtime investigation, the Met said

Met Police axes riot squad amid overtime claims probe

Lord Bramall was investigated for 10 months

Lord Bramall's son calls for 'forensic' inquiry into sex abuse probe

Hugh Jackman, who took to social media to warn fans of the dangers of not wearing sunscreen.

No safe way to get a tan, watchdog warns as Hugh Jackman has skin cancer removed

Dr Adam Osborne, brother of Chancellor George Osborne

Disciplinary panel to hear details about George Osborne's psychiatrist brother

Lara Casalotti's best chance is a stem cell transplant

Joy as leukaemia sufferer Lara Casalotti finds stem cell donor match

A study looked at air pollution levels over a 38-year period

1970's pollution could still cause deaths today, study suggests

Local councils will be able to extend Sunday trading hours

Government to allow councils to extend Sunday trading hours

Around 500 mentally ill people every month are estimated to travel more than 30 miles to be admitted to hospitals far from their own homes

Call to end long distance hospital admissions for mentally ill

In 2015 overall NHS satisfaction fell to 60%, down from 65% in 2014

Rise in public dissatisfaction with NHS, King's Fund survey reveals

Michael Gove says he has no doubt there is a need to reform the management of young offenders

Government considering 'secure schools' for young offenders

Researchers found that exposing volunteers to short "camera flashes" of light as they slept reset their body clocks

'Camera flash' light therapy during sleep helps reduce jet lag, scientists say

Ofsted said more needs to be done to improve the education and safety of pupils outside the mainstream school system

Ofsted inspectors call for improvements in education for 'vulnerable' children

Eddie Redmayne and wife Hannah Bagshawe at the nominees lunch (Invision/AP)

Eddie Redmayne tells of 'extraordinary' Oscars ride

Marvin Couson was shot more than 13 years ago (Metropolitan Police)

Crimewatch viewers see dying moments of shot man

Public officials were offered tickets to lavish sporting evens such as the Olympics opening ceremony

Sports tickets and film premieres among perks for public officials, records show

One in four teenagers claims to have been subjected to abuse online

'One in four' teenagers subjected to trolling on internet

Sir Terry Wogan died of cancer aged 77 at the end of January

Sir Terry Wogan turned down for BBC job by Sir David Attenborough, letters show

The Prince of Wales meets Charlotte Kwok

Prince treated to piano performance by nine-year-old girl

Mayor of London Boris Johnson arrives at the fundraiser

Tory politicians and backers at lavish fundraising event

Mr McLoughlin dismissed claims the decision was delayed to avoid a party political crisis for the Conservatives

June EU vote 'would not rule out Heathrow expansion decision by July'

Cheryl James died at Deepcut

Deepcut soldier Cheryl James's father urges 'thorough investigation' into death

Emily Thornberry has been branded "waffly and incoherent"

Emily Thornberry branded 'waffly and incoherent' as Labour Trident row continues

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