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Edlington torture case brothers seek indefinite anonymity

A judge is being asked to give indefinite anonymity to two brothers who tortured two young boys in a bout of "prolonged, sadistic violence" when they were 10 and 11 years old.

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Guy Martin on his bike for round-Britain record bid

Motorbike racer and television presenter Guy Martin has announced he is attempting to set a new world record by cycling around the British coast in 20 days.

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British Steel wins contract to supply rails to Finnish Transport Agency

British Steel has won a new contract to supply rails to a Finnish company, on the 10th anniversary of rail production at its Scunthorpe site.

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Girl 'not protected from being groomed due to belief victims were consenting'

A teenage girl was not protected from being groomed and raped by a gang of Asian men because of a lack of understanding about child sexual exploitation and a belief that victims were consenting, a report has found.

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Anti-fracking protesters 'not seen as terrorist threat', says police force

A police force has said it does not believe anti-fracking protesters are a terrorism threat after a council publication listed the campaigners alongside terrorists as "key risks".

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'Claudia's Law' urged to help families control affairs of missing people

A "Claudia's Law" to give families greater control over the affairs of missing people could be introduced in memory of the chef Claudia Lawrence.

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Power producer Drax to buy Opus Energy in £340m deal

Power station owner Drax has announced a £340 million deal to buy gas and electricity supplier Opus Energy as part of a bold strategy overhaul.

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Met Police like Inspector Clouseau in case of serial killer Stephen Port - MP

The Met Police have been compared to the incompetent Pink Panther detective Inspector Clouseau following its widely criticised handling of the case of serial killer Stephen Port.

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Misogyny and patriarchy widening inequality, says integration report author

The "misogyny and patriarchy" in some communities is widening inequality, the author of a Government-commissioned review has warned.

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Roadworks speed limits relaxed in trial to beat M-way gridlock

Faster speed limits beside motorway roadworks are being trialled to beat delays while routes are improved and repaired.

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Cyber security firm ECSC plans £15m Aim float

Cyber security firm ECSC plans to float on London's junior market as it looks to capitalise on the growing digital threat to blue-chip firms.

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Man arrested after police probe Twitter post 'urging people to Jo Cox an MP'

A man has been arrested following investigations into an allegedly threatening Twitter post that called for people to "Jo Cox" an MP.

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Man given 15-year sentence for axe attack on female police officer

A 36-year-old who carried out a "sustained" axe attack on a female police officer has been given a 15-year sentence.

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Twitter-user creates Christmas tree angels for celebrities who died in 2016

A woman has paid tribute to celebrities who died in 2016 in the form of angel decorations to hang on her Christmas tree.

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Man, 18, jailed for 'hideous' sex crimes against girls in Rotherham

An 18-year-old man has been jailed for nine years after admitting "hideous" sex crimes against seven girls in Rotherham, police said.

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Lidl to create 500 jobs with new £70 million distribution centre in Doncaster

German budget supermarket Lidl has unveiled plans to create 500 jobs by building a new warehouse in Doncaster.

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Bishop of Leeds: Some Christians too scared to talk about faith in public

Some Christians feel so "picked on" they are too scared to speak about their faith in public, a bishop has warned.

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Probe launched after workmen find body in Doncaster college sewer

Police have launched an investigation after workmen found a body in a college sewer.

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Muse to headline Reading and Leeds festivals

Rock group Muse have been announced as the first headliners for next year's Reading and Leeds festivals.

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Football has 'reactionary and homophobic' attitude, MP claims

Failing to tackle homophobia in sport could be leading to a drain in talent, a Tory MP has warned, amid accusations football had taken a "reactionary and quite frankly homophobic" attitude to the problem.

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