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Boris Johnson picks navy chief as head of British armed forces
Adm Sir Tony Radakin is first chosen from navy in 20 years and reflects switch of focus to Indo-Pacific region

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

07, Oct, 2021 @10:10 AM

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How the National Trust is tackling the climate crisis
As well as measures to cut emissions and improve flood defences, the body is calling for action from government

Paul Brown

07, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Austerity hit police’s ability to tackle violence against women, say ex-officers
Former senior figures call for ‘Stephen Lawrence moment’ to overhaul forces in England and Wales

Alexandra Topping

07, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Woman held at Sarah Everard vigil condemns ‘terrifying’ Tinder contact by police
Patsy Stevenson says ‘likes’ were intimidation by officers who knew she was fearful of police

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

06, Oct, 2021 @7:13 PM

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Boy, 15, shot and stabbed by teenagers in Birmingham, jury hears
Five youths on trial over fatal attack on Keon Lincoln outside his home in broad daylight

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

06, Oct, 2021 @6:37 PM

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Surrey teenager died after reading about suicide on school iPad
Frances-Rose Thomas, 15, had been accessing suicide-related material for months before taking her own life

Damien Gayle and PA Media

06, Oct, 2021 @6:08 PM

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Police had contact with suspect in Tewkesbury knife attack
Gloucestershire force refers itself to IOPC after Matthew Boorman killed and two others injured in Walton Cardiff

Matthew Weaver

06, Oct, 2021 @5:08 PM

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We’re ready for the awesome weather | Brief letters
Brief letters: Weather | The Archers | Conservative politicians | Lorry drivers | Lasting shoes and glasses

Letters

06, Oct, 2021 @4:58 PM

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Euston tunnel HS2 protesters walk free from court
Charges against six protesters dropped as HS2 was not carrying out work on the site at the time

Diane Taylor

06, Oct, 2021 @4:21 PM

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Wales to press ahead with Covid pass plans despite calls to re-run vote
Representatives of clubs and bars want fresh poll after Tory member could not vote due to Zoom issue

Steven Morris

06, Oct, 2021 @4:02 PM

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Plymouth shootings: police worker faces misconduct inquiry
IOPC is investigating potential errors in force’s dealings with Jake Davison, who killed five people in August

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

06, Oct, 2021 @3:46 PM

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Serial killer Stephen Port obsessed with pornography, inquests hear
Inquests of four victims given fatal GHB overdoses told Port had ‘real obsession’ with drug rape images

Caroline Davies

06, Oct, 2021 @1:06 PM

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