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Man charged with murders of three men in Exeter

Image caption A forensic tent remains outside the property where Anthony Payne was found dead on Monday A man has been charged with the murders of three elderly men found dead in Exeter. Alexander Lewis-Ranwell, 27, from Croyde, Braunton, is charged with the murders of Anthony Payne, 80, and 84-year-old twin brothers, Richard and Roger Carter. He has also been ...

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Last real life Great Escape prisoner dies aged 99

Image caption Dick Churchill was described as “tenacious, resilient and incredibly brave” The last surviving member of the real-life Great Escape team has died. Former squadron leader Dick Churchill was one of 76 airmen whose escape from the Stalag Luft III camp in Nazi Germany in 1944 was immortalised in the Hollywood film starring Steve McQueen. Mr Churchill, who lived ...

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John Stalker: ‘Shoot-to-kill’ probe police chief dies

Image copyright Family handoutImage caption John Stalker was the former deputy-chief constable of Greater Manchester Police A senior British police officer who led a controversial investigation into an alleged shoot-to-kill policy by the Royal Ulster Constabulary has died. John Stalker, the former deputy chief constable of Greater Manchester Police, died aged 79, a family statement said. He was replaced as ...

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Man admits killing Britain’s Got Talent choir nurse

Image copyright NHS Press Office/PAImage caption Simonne Kerr said she joined the B Positive Choir following the death of her son Kavele A former soldier had admitted killing a nurse who appeared in an NHS choir on Britain’s Got Talent. Desmond Sylva stabbed partner Simonne Kerr at the house they shared in Battersea, south-west London, on 15 August 2018. Appearing ...

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Islamic State group plans to rebound with more attacks – MI6

Image copyright EPAImage caption Alex Younger, head of MI6, said people returning from Syria warzones should be investigated The head of MI6 has warned that the Islamic State group is reorganising for more attacks despite its military defeat in Syria. Alex Younger, the UK’s intelligence chief, also told of his concern about jihadists returning to Europe with “dangerous” skills and ...

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Joy Morgan: Police fear student ‘may have come to harm’

Image copyright SBNAImage caption Joy Morgan is a second year student at the University of Hertfordshire studying midwifery. Police looking for a student who went missing in December fear she “may have come to harm”. Hertfordshire University midwifery student Joy Morgan, 21, from Hatfield, was last seen at a church celebration in Ilford, London, on 26 December Murder detectives questioned ...

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Derry toddler death: Man to stand trial

Image copyright PacemakerImage caption Liam Whoriskey, pictured at a previous court appearance, denies murdering the toddler A man accused of murdering a three-year-old child in Londonderry is to stand trial later this year. Kayden McGuiness was found dead at a house in the Bogside on Sunday 17 September in 2017. Liam Whoriskey appeared at Laganside Court in Belfast on Friday ...

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