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Third person held in connection with escape of murderer Shaun Walmsley

Detectives continue to question a third person arrested over the escape of a murderer from custody.

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Jeremy Corbyn vows to stay in post and 'turn back the Tory tide'

Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he will "finish the job" as Labour leader and "turn back the Tory tide" despite the party's humiliating Copeland by-election defeat.

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Police apologise after tasering blind man but say decision was 'appropriate'

Police have said officers made "what appeared to be an appropriate decision" when they tasered an unarmed blind man after mistaking his cane for a gun.

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Labour 'further from power than any time in my life', says David Miliband

Labour under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership is further from power than any time in the last 50 years, David Miliband has said.

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Remains found on Greek island confirmed as Briton who vanished in 2005

Human remains found in a well in Crete are those of a British holidaymaker who went missing more than a decade ago, police have confirmed.

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Peugeot boss gives assurances over Vauxhall plants

The boss of Peugeot has given assurances to unions and the Government that Britain's Vauxhall plants will see out their existing production runs - but also raised the issue of Brexit uncertainty.

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Towie star's boyfriend to be sentenced for dirty money stash

The boyfriend of Towie star Cara Kilbey will be sentenced later for having a stash of dirty money in his daughter's bedroom after being cleared of heading up a multimillion-pound drug dealing empire.

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Third person held in connection with escape of murderer Shaun Walmsley

A third person has been arrested by detectives investigating the escape of a murderer from custody.

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Rare tortoises saved from smugglers make zoo debut

Four endangered tortoises who were rescued from smugglers have gone on show in the UK for the first time.

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Copeland defeat marks serious setback for Corbyn

Labour's defeat in the Copeland by-election will add to the pressure on leader Jeremy Corbyn, who was already trailing Theresa May substantially in national opinion polls.

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Jeremy Corbyn doesn't represent working people says triumphant Tory

Tory winning candidate Trudy Harrison clinched a historic success in Copeland and claimed Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn did not represent "ordinary working people".

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British IS 'suicide bomber' received less than £1m compensation, says his wife

The wife of a former Guantanamo Bay detainee reportedly killed in an Islamic State suicide bomb attack in Iraq has said he received "substantially less" than £1 million compensation from the British government.

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Man's actions in fatal shooting of 'gangster' deemed 'necessary and reasonable'

A businessman has won a seven-year fight to clear his name after a coroner ruled he was acting reasonably during a fight in which a suspected gangster was killed with his own gun.

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Ten years on, Grayrigg train crash driver still thinks about disaster every day

Ten years on from the Grayrigg rail crash, the train's driver Iain Black still thinks about the disaster every day.

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Sir Richard Branson 'distraught' over Grayrigg crash, reporter recalls

Sir Richard Branson was " absolutely distraught" when he first saw the wreckage at Grayrigg, a reporter who led him to the site has recalled.

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CCTV released in hunt for escaped killer Shaun Walmsley

CCTV images showing the moment armed men threatened prison officers and helped a murderer escape prison have been released by police.

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John Lewis to axe nearly 400 jobs amid retail sector pressure

John Lewis is axing nearly 400 jobs across its restaurants and home fittings service as it grapples with the acute pressures facing the retail sector.

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Blackpool FC owners lose court battle with Latvian investor

Blackpool FC's owners the Oyston family have lost a bitter multimillion-pound court battle with a Latvian investor in the troubled club.

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British IS 'suicide bomber did not receive £1m compensation from UK government'

The family of a former Guantanamo Bay detainee reportedly killed in an Islamic State suicide bomb attack in Iraq have denied he received £1 million compensation from the British government.

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Car appeal as police hunt killer sprung from jail during hospital visit

Police have appealed for information about a car used to spring a drug dealer out of jail, where he was serving life for the savage murder of a rival, after the vehicle's previous owner was found.

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