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Jury undecided on hoax bomb message

A jury has failed to reach a verdict in the case of a taxi driver who sent a message to the English Defence League (EDL) saying one of its marches was going to be bombed.Read

Three held in Muslim gang probe

Detectives investigating a self-styled Muslim patrol gang have made three more arrests, Scotland Yard said.Read

Students let down by schools: study

One in four schools and colleges are failing to ensure students score the A-level grades often required by top universities, new league tables suggest.Read

Man gets UK's first bionic limb

An engineer who lost his right hand in a jet ski accident has become the first person in the UK to be fitted with a revolutionary lifelike bionic limb.Read

Crime data gap 'due to targets'

Fears have been fuelled that budget cuts and pressure to hit targets have prompted police officers to exaggerate the rate at which crime has fallen in the last five years.Read

Barclays staff anonymity rejected

A High Court judge has said public confidence in the administration of justice could have been damaged if Barclays Bank staff involved in the manipulation of a lending rate were granted anonymity during legal proceedings.Read

Old Bailey bomber Price found dead

Old Bailey bomber Dolours Price has been found dead.Read

Man left pig head at Muslim centre

A 24-year-old man has admitted committing a religiously-motivated attack by leaving a frozen pig's head outside a community centre used by a Muslim group.Read

Britons in Benghazi warned to leave

All Britons have been urged by the Government to leave the Libyan city of Benghazi in response to a "specific and imminent threat" against westerners.Read

Fears of carcinogen in horse meat

A drug with the potential to cause cancer in humans might have entered the food chain through horse meat slaughtered in UK abattoirs, Labour has claimed.Read

Crime 'down to record low level'

The overall level of crime showed a "significant decrease" in new official figures - but an additional study found the drop in offences recorded by police might have been overstated.Read

Pupils 'being let down by schools'

Tens of thousands of teenagers are being let down by schools which are failing to ensure pupils leave with decent GCSE results, new league tables have suggested.Read

PM: G8 must tackle tax evasion

Britain will use its year-long presidency of the G8 group of rich nations to push for global action against tax evasion and "aggressive" tax avoidance by wealthy individuals and businesses, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.Read

Ball boy 'boasted of time wasting'

The ball boy who sparked a furious reaction from Chelsea star Eden Hazard apparently boasted of time wasting on Twitter before the match.Read

Ex-health worker held over payments

A former healthcare worker has been arrested by detectives investigating alleged corrupt payments to public officials, Scotland Yard said.Read

Clegg warning on 'vague' EU pledge

David Cameron's "vague" promise of a renegotiation of Britain's membership of the European Union will damage economic growth and distract the Prime Minister's attention from more important issues such as jobs, immigration and crime, Nick Clegg has warned.Read

Ease austerity measures - IMF chief

The IMF's chief economist has suggested that Britain should tone down its austerity plans to help the struggling economy.Read

More snow expected before the thaw

Recent heavy bursts of snow across Britain will be replaced with milder temperatures next week, raising fears of flooding as the snow begins to melt.Read

Bloodstains 'found in baby's room'

A blood-stained pillow, blanket and baby wipes were found in the bedroom of a one-year-old child who died after her Irish nanny allegedly assaulted her, according to United States court records.Read

North Korea preparing nuclear test

North Korea is prepared to conduct a nuclear test and carry out more long-range rocket launches, the Pyongyang government has warned.Read


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