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Police officer 'tasered naked man' who 'flicked his pants' at him

A police officer unlawfully Tasered a naked man who threw a pair of underpants at him during a strip search, a court heard.

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Gerrard's relative delivers emotional statement about Hillsborough's youngest victim

Hillsborough’s youngest victim would have been “very proud” of his cousin, the Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard, the inquest into the disaster heard ...

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Google launches 'time machine' feature

Internet giant Google has updated its Street View feature so users can now travel back through time and see how places have changed since the mapping service launched ...

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Globetrotting benefits cheat claimed to be prisoner in her own home

A woman who travelled the world while on benefits has been jailed in the UK today.

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Suspected mass grave excavated in Serbia

Experts have started excavation on a mass grave in Serbia believed to contain at least 250 bodies of ethnic Albanians who were killed during the 1998-99 Kosovo war. ...

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Search for missing jet finds 'material' washed up on beach

Unidentified material that has washed ashore in south-western Australia is being examined for any link to the lost Malaysian plane, authorities have said.

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British police poised to move Madeleine McCann investigation to Portugal

British detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are poised to stage operations on Portuguese soil.

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Afghan election results delayed

Afghanistan’s election commission has delayed a planned release of full results from the April 5 presidential election to allow for recounts and audits.

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Sherpas strike and leave Everest in protest

Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest’s Base Camp today, after the deaths of 16 of their colleagues in an avalanche exposed an undercurrent ...

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Ferry bodies search moves to cabins; death toll 150

The official death toll in the South Korea ferry disaster reached 150 today as the grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged vessel continued.

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Clifford sex jury to deliberate again today

Jurors in the trial of veteran celebrity agent Max Clifford are set to begin a fifth day of deliberations today.

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Violence erupts in 'pacified' Brazilian slum

A Rio de Janeiro slum has erupted in violence following the killing of a popular local figure, with residents starting fires and hurling home-made explosives and ...

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Woman held after three children found dead

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three young children believed to be suffering from life-limiting genetic disorders were found dead in a house. ...

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