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Plans to boost UK's image after riots

Government plans £100m campaign to improve Britain's overseas image in the wake of August's riots

Owen Gibson, Olympics editor

12, Sep, 2011 @7:16 PM

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The new Met police commissioner's intray
The priorities facing Bernard Hogan-Howe according to Londoners and campaigners keeping an eye on Scotland Yard

Shiv Malik

12, Sep, 2011 @7:01 PM

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Husband cleared of stun gun assault
Antony Smith's actions were found to be in self-defence after his wife smashed a mirror over his head during an argument

Steven Morris and agency

12, Sep, 2011 @6:38 PM

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Durham cathedral's last in-house artist, for now, shows off his work

Northerner arts shaman Alan Sykes enjoys the end-of-term show of a venerable residency for artists which is facing mothballing because of spending cuts

Alan Sykes

12, Sep, 2011 @5:10 PM

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Bernard Hogan-Howe picked as new Met police commissioner
Former Merseyside chief constable sees off three rivals to become the most senior officer in British policing

Vikram Dodd

12, Sep, 2011 @3:52 PM

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Alastair Campbell campaigns for the return of the Todmorden Curve

Burnley had a share in five Oscars this year - yet you can't even get to the place (and the Clarets' home games) on a direct train from Manchester

Martin Wainwright

12, Sep, 2011 @3:44 PM

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Gemma Hayter murder: three of disabled woman's 'friends' jailed for life

Two others also given long sentences after Hayter, who had learning disabilities, was viciously beaten and left to die

Helen Carter

12, Sep, 2011 @3:42 PM

Hurricane Katia's strong winds batter Britain - in pictures

Tail end of storm sweeps across the Atlantic to the UK, bringing windy weather and disruption to northern England, Wales and Scotland

12, Sep, 2011 @3:14 PM

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Further curbs on non-EU migrants to UK proposed
Skilled migrants from outside Europe are to be banned from having a further 70,000 jobs under new rules

Alan Travis

12, Sep, 2011 @3:06 PM

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Man zapped wife five times with a stun gun during drunken row, court hears
Antony Smith is accused of using a device bought in Spain to attack his wife, who suffered 'stomach cramps for days'

Steven Morris and agency

12, Sep, 2011 @2:38 PM

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Rescued 'slave' criticises police raid at Bedfordshire caravan site
Man helped from Travellers' site brands Leighton Buzzard arrests 'rubbish' as nine men refuse to help investigation

Alexandra Topping

12, Sep, 2011 @1:40 PM

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Hurricane Katia's tail blows bike race off course

Tour of Britain stage cancelled and restrictions on the M6 at Thelwall viaduct due to high winds as Met Office warns of damage and flooding

Martin Wainwright and Henry McDonald

12, Sep, 2011 @12:35 PM

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