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An illegal immigrant convicted of "revolting" sex offences is to receive damages after a judge concluded he was illegally detained by Home Office officials for around seven months.

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Police have asked for urgent help to locate a convicted murder who has breached his prison release licence.

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Election 2015

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Economic figures give mixed message

Chancellor George Osborne said the figures confirms 'UK as clearly fastest growing major advanced economy'

The economy grew at its fastest pace since 2006 last year according to revised official figures that showed growing exports helped boost performance in the final quarter.


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Letter: The few cash in


I do wish that people would stop blaming the previous Government for the financial mess we are in.


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Star Comment: What’s the truth on decision?

The first two, of an eventual ten, turbines at RWE npower renewables 20.5MW Bradwell wind farm, on the Dengie peninsula in Essex, which have started generating electricity ahead of a pending 10% cut in government supports.

Today marks the official dissolution of parliament, the countdown to the general election on May 7 when the country will go to the polls to elect the people it wishes to represent them for the next five years.


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NHS 'was target for blacklist'

Industry chiefs drawing up a blacklist were also considering targeting NHS workers, it has been suggested

The organisation which drew up a blacklist of construction workers was planning to extend the practice to the NHS, it has been revealed.

Departing Pru boss had 36% pay hike

Tidjane Thiam became the first black chief executive of a FTSE 100 company when he was appointed at the Prudential in 2009

Departing Prudential boss Tidjane Thiam received a 36% pay hike as he was awarded a package worth £11.8 million for his final year in charge of the insurance giant.