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Not all suspected paedophiles can be brought to justice, one of Britain's crime-fighting chiefs has admitted.

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The Bank of England said the system it uses to transfer payments between commercial banks - including for house purchases - has been hit by a technical outage.

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Transport chiefs have launched an investigation after a gay couple were reportedly thrown off a bus for kissing.

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Some lovely tributes being paid to Lynda Bellingham after her death at the age of 66.

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The Government faced fresh anger over its refusal to accept a recommended 1% pay rise for NHS staff as radiographers went on strike - many for the first time in their career.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed their baby is due in April next year, Kensington Palace has said.

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Stunning photo on Twitter - Close Encounters of the Third Kind anyone?

The UK is at risk of becoming a "permanently divided" nation with the poorest in society left behind, a major report has warned.

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A 15-year-old girl has died after she collapsed while playing in a football match.

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Prince Harry will attend a rugby festival today as part of a drive to get more schools playing the sport.

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New iPhones ring tills for Apple

The new iPhone 6, left, and 6 Plus have helped Apple make a £5.3bn final quarter profit for 2014

The record-breaking launch of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus means that technology giant Apple has reported net profit of 8.5 billion dollars (£5.3bn) for the final quarter of 2014.

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The US stock market has moved quietly higher

The US stock market moved quietly higher today as investors decided to step back into a market that was rattled by white-knuckle turbulence last week.

Bank glitch delays house moves

A 'technical issue' at the Bank of England has hit payment transfers

Thousands of property purchases were thrown into turmoil today as the Bank of England system used to transfer hundreds of billions of payments between lenders was hit by a technical glitch.

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Letter: Reminder to cyclists using footpaths after near misses


Following a number of “near misses”, as one of the Neighbourhood Watch Co-Ordinators in Radbrook Green can I please ask cyclists using the footpaths, especially those connecting Bank Farm Road with Roman Road to remember that they are footpaths, not cycle tracks and use them appropriately.  

Letter: Let the people decide country’s fate in EU

EU flag and Union flag

Recently we have had Ed Miliband and Ed Balls both say they know how to put the problems of the country and the economy right. Both failed to state that they were members of the inner circle for both the Blair and Brown administrations which caused the current problems.


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Bring on the long frocks


Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on an age of elegance, an unseen Lord Grantham and why your baking-powder submarine never worked.

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