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Former private school teacher jailed for sexually abusing four pupils

A former private school house master who sexually abused four of his pupils will spend Christmas behind bars.

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Inquiry into abuse allegations against bishop rushed to judgment, says review

A Church of England inquiry into child abuse allegations against one of its most respected bishops almost 60 years after his death has been criticised for "rushing to judgment" by an independent review.

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Top surgeon says listening to music can help reduce patient pain and anxiety

Patients should be offered the chance to listen to music during procedures to reduce pain and anxiety, according to a leading surgeon.

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Windsor hotel rooms sell out in rush to see Harry and Meghan's wedding

The announcement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding date led to a rush of hotel bookings in Windsor.

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Judge demands 'pound-for-pound' loss detail in Cliff Richard's claim against BBC

Sir Cliff Richard has been told by a High Court judge to provide more information on his claim that he suffered huge financial losses following a BBC broadcast of a police raid on his home.

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Prison 'teetering on the edge of a major incident', report warns

The situation at a prison is "fragile" with a prevailing sense that it is "teetering on the edge of a major incident", a report has warned.

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Trucker spared jail after causing injury when heavy load downed motorway bridge

A lorry driver has been spared jail after crashing into a motorway bridge, causing £1.5 million damage and closing the road for days.

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Man pleads guilty to hacking websites for customer data to sell on dark web

A cybercriminal has admitted hacking the websites of companies including Uber, Sainsbury's and Argos in a bid to obtain customers' details to sell on the dark web.

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'Mind-blowing' trial could transform treatment for haemophilia sufferers

A cure for haemophilia is one step closer after "mind-blowing results" from a gene therapy trial.

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Murder probe detectives charge man after woman found dead on pavement

A man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead in the street in a town in Berkshire.

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Cinema workers stage fresh wave of strikes in pay row

A series of fresh strikes has been launched by cinema workers involved in a long-running dispute over pay.

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Police sack sergeant who met women for sex on his night shifts

A police sergeant has been sacked for meeting up with women for sex on night shifts.

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Top-flight women's footballer in running for major teaching award

A top-flight women's footballer and school leader who has raised more than £100,000 for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire is in the running to win a major international teaching award.

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Man held after woman found dead in street

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in the street in a town in Berkshire.

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Disruption goes on for rail passengers after line-side fire

Services into the country's busiest railway station continue to be disrupted following a line-side fire, causing fresh misery for tens of thousands of passengers.

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Freezing weather blamed for six-hour Eurotunnel delays as power supply hit

Freezing conditions have damaged Eurotunnel's power supply, leading to six-hour delays, the company said.

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Missing ex-Uefa TV chief 'delivers begging cards in Switzerland'

A missing former Uefa director has been spotted delivering Christmas cards begging for help from colleagues, his wife said.

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Major disruption goes on as line-side fire affects London Waterloo trains

Services to and from the UK's busiest railway station remain crippled on Monday evening because of a line-side fire, causing massive disruption for tens of thousands of passengers.

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Man who shot burglar dead in self-defence jailed

A 72-year-old man who shot dead a burglar in self-defence has been jailed for 10 months.

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Gang jailed over 'highly sophisticated' £2.4m VAT fraud

Members of a gang who carried out a "highly sophisticated" £2.4 million VAT fraud have been jailed for a total of more than 24 years.

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