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Michael Weir: Burglar guilty of 1998 double murders

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Weir was convicted after a trial at the Old Bailey A jewel thief who beat two elderly people to death in their own homes has been convicted of their murders two decades on. Michael Weir fatally attacked 78-year-old Leonard Harris and Rose...

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Peter Handscomb: Australia batsman becomes new Middlesex captain

Peter Handscomb’s last ODI for Australia was the World Cup semi-final loss to England in July Australia batsman Peter Handscomb has joined Middlesex on a two-year deal and will be the club’s new County Championship and One-Day Cup captain. Handscomb has made 40 international appearances across all three formats...

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Camden Music Walk of Fame: Roger Taylor among those on committee

Image copyright EPA/PA Media/BBC Image caption Paul Oakenfold, Roger Taylor and Carl Barât (l-r) are among those who will decide who will be commemorated on the walk Queen drummer Roger Taylor and DJ Paul Oakenfold are among those who will oversee a new Music Walk of Fame, its organisers...

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Zoe Orton: Deptford murder inquiry after body find

Image copyright Google Image caption Police officers were called to Zoe Orton’s home on McMillan Street on Monday A murder investigation has been launched after the discovery of a woman’s body in south-east London. Police were called to an address on McMillan Street in Deptford on Monday morning after...

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Salford Red Devils: Elliot Kear, Rhys Williams & Luke Yates join from London Broncos

Elliot Kear will captain Wales at the World Cup Nines tournament this weekend Salford Red Devils have confirmed the signings of London Broncos trio Elliot Kear, Rhys Williams and Luke Yates. Versatile back Kear, 30, winger Williams, 29, and forward Yates, 24, were part of the London team relegated...

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British IS fighters taken into US custody, says Trump

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Islamic State ‘Beatles’ duo were interviewed by the BBC in August 2018 Two of the so-called “IS Beatles” have been taken out of Syria to “a secure location controlled by the US”, President Donald Trump has said. El Shafee Elsheikh...

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