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Birmingham stabbings: Man, 27, arrested on suspicion of murder

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and seven counts of attempted murder following a series of stabbings in Birmingham city centre. The string of knife attacks left one dead and seven injured in the city centre. West Midlands Police said the 27-year-old suspect was arrested at an address in the Selly […]

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‘Strong response’ to CCTV appeal for Birmingham stabbings murder suspect

Police searching for a lone murder suspect after a string of knife attacks in Birmingham have received a “strong response” to their CCTV appeal. The suspect remains on the loose 24 hours after the start of the rampage, which spanned some 90 minutes early on Sunday and left one dead and seven injured in the […]

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Catford murder probe: Man, 34, stabbed to death after intervening in fight at illegal rave

A 34-year-old man was stabbed to death after intervening in a fight at an illegal rave in south London. Sean Williams was stabbed in the neck in the early hours of Sunday morning after attending an unlicensed music event at Culverley Road in Catford, the Metropolitan Police said. Police and the London Ambulance Service were […]

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Border officials find more than £1m hidden in trucks at Dover

Border officials have found more than £1 million hidden inside two lorries trying to leave the UK. The money was found concealed inside the refrigerated motor housing of both vehicles at Dover’s Eastern Docks on Friday. The National Crime Agency (NCA) said Border Force officers stopped the first truck at 2.45am, with a search uncovering […]

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West Ham stabbing: Two teenagers found stabbed at nearby east London train stations

Two teenagers have been taken to hospital after they were found stabbed at two separate east London stations. Police were called shortly before 7pm on Saturday to reports of a stabbing at West Ham tube station. A second teenage boy was found stabbed a “short time later” at Abbey Road DLR station, located around half […]

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Police renew appeal for information after sex attack on three-year-old girl on Isle of Wight

Detectives investigating a sex attack on a three-year-old girl in a country park have appealed for any photographs or video footage which might help identify a suspect. The incident took place in a wooded area of Fort Victoria Country Park, Yarmouth, on the Isle of Wight, shortly after 3pm on August 31. A man in […]

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People smugglers caught hiding family of five in back of van jailed

Three people smugglers caught hiding a family of five in the back of a van have been jailed. Leontin Padure, 37, Maria-Mirabela Bulumez, 22, and Marcel-Ionut Frant, 27, were all arrested on February 16 after they were stopped at an Essex port. Border Force officers searched a red Mercedes Sprinter van driven by Padure at […]