There will be no prosecutions over the death of ITN journalist Terry Lloyd, killed in Iraq in 2003, after the Crown Prosecution Service said today there was insufficient evidence to bring charges against any individuals.
Sue Hemming, the head of the CPS counter-terrorism division, said it was not possible to say who fired the shots [...]
The Lambeth Conference opened on Sunday with the one person who the Anglican communion are getting their vicars in a twist over, cast out. The Bishop of New Hampshire, Gene Robinson, the world’s first openly gay bishop is also the first bishop in history to not get an invite.
He has had to put [...]
It’s a bit like criticising your own family. It’s OK for you to do it, but not someone else.
Artur Boruc has been in the bosom of Celtic’s family for more than three years now. The Scottish champions’ support has afforded him cult status, a matter they would do well to rethink. Want to have [...]
Things are ugly in Qarne Shomron for Beni Raz. He’s a solid man in middle age with a deeply lined, expressive face. The day we meet, one of the residents of his West Bank settlement has tried to take down one of Raz’s posters calling for compensation for those who want to evacuate.
He also [...]
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Today’s top story – Shipman doctors to face misconduct inquiry
Six family doctors today face charges of [...]
A gunman who yesterday held police at bay outside a London flat for the sixth day running may have shot at officers three times before. The man, named as Eli Hall, 32, is holding a hostage in Hackney, east London, in a standoff that is now Britain’s longest non-terrorist siege.
Armed police, some wearing [...]
The residents of a Sydney suburb could be forgiven for thinking their neighbourhood has well and truly gone to pot. Eight houses have been raided in the past week by Australian drug squad officers after a sophisticated cannabis growing operation was discovered in the midst of a “quiet and peaceful” housing estate.
Amazed residents [...]
When Canon Gene Robinson was consecrated as Bishop of New Hampshire in 2003, the world’s first openly gay Anglican bishop, such was the ferocity of the opposition from right-wing evangelicals that he was forced to wear a bulletproof vest for the ceremony. Tomorrow he appears at the Southbank Centre in London, to be interviewed by [...]
A new bulletproof bra has been issued to women police officers in Germany to offer a second line of defence if they are shot on duty.
The underwear is designed to be worn under a bulletproof vest to better absorb the impact of gunshots. More than 3,000 frontline officers are being encouraged to swap to [...]
The alleged killers of the British honeymooners Benjamin and Catherine Mullany are under investigation for similar murders in Antigua.
Detectives are studying at least two other unsolved killings almost a month after the Welsh couple were shot during an overnight raid on their holiday cottage and five days after two men aged 20 and 17 [...]