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Police 'failed child rape victim'

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:41
A five-year-old rape victim who wrote to officers telling them they had let her down was failed by Essex Police, the force's police and crime commissioner says.

VIDEO: One Direction sing about U

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:39
One Direction made an appearance on the classic children's TV showwith a song all about the letter U.

Band Aid 30 sells 200,000 copies

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:38
Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? has already sold more than 200,000 copies.

What does it mean to be stateless?

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:29
What does it mean to be stateless?

Don't have nightmares - crime is down

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:19
Recorded crime is an unsatisfactory measure of crime trends - and improving recording practices will not change this.

'Holyman' abuser jailed for 13 years

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:12
A man said to be a "healer and holyman" has been sentenced to 13 years for the rape and abuse of a 12-year-old girl .

Topless sunbather pictured by drone

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:10
An Australian estate agent used pictures taken by a drone to market a property which included revealing images of a neighbour.

Wolff fears Hamilton car failure

Tue, 2014-11-18 03:00
Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff says it would be a "nightmare" if Lewis Hamilton's car failed in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Gay bull saved by Simpsons creator

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:59
Simpsons cartoon creator helps save gay Benjy from the abattoir

Day in pictures: 18 November 2014

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:57
24 hours of news images: 18 November

VIDEO: Highlights of Alex Salmond's career

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:54
On the day he steps down as First Minister, BBC archives re-trace Alex Salmond's career in UK and Scottish politics.

VIDEO: Final days of Rochester campaign

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:38
Voters go to the polls in the Rochester and Strood by-election on Thursday, prompted by the defection of its MP.

Mali hostages in jihadist video

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:36
The daughter of a French hostage being held by jihadists in Mali has spoken of her shock after he appeared in a video clip pleading for his release.

VIDEO: Tania Clarence: Story behind the sentence

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:36
A mother who admitted killing her three young disabled children has been sentenced.

Man dies after serious crash on M74

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:27
A 60-year-old man dies following a crash between a car and a van on the M74 in Lanarkshire.

AUDIO: Tapestry to celebrate Magna Carta

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:24
A special tapestry is being created to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta.

Poor 'have fewer teeth' than rich

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:18
The poorest people in society have eight fewer teeth by the time they reach their 70s than the richest, a study suggests.

Men banned from 'approaching girls'

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:16
Two men are ordered to keep away from young girls after a council became the first to use civil injunctions to block child sexual exploitation.

Mother sentenced over child killings

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:15
Tania Clarence, mother who killed her three disabled children in London, sentenced at Old Bailey to hospital order

Forty arrested in Italy mafia raids

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:13
Anti-mafia police in northern Italy arrest 40 people after an inquiry in which mafia initiation rites were reportedly filmed for the first time.

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