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Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe WON'T be charged with further offences

There are no plans to charge Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe with any further offences, West Yorkshire Police have confirmed.

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Mary is the front runner for the Royal baby

Revealed: The favourite names for Prince William and Kate Middleton's baby

Mary is the new favourite name for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby, according to bookmakers.

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Here's when you can see Leonardo da Vinci's art in Leeds and Sheffield

Work by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci will go on display in Leeds and Sheffield.

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Jon Venables killed James Bulger when he was aged just 10 years old. PA

What the judge said to Jon Venables as he sent him to jail - in full

Here are the remarks - supplied by the Judicial Office - in full made by Mr Justice Edis at the Old Bailey as he sentenced Jon Venables.

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Denise Fergus said she never wanted her son's killers jailed for the rest of their lives for the torture and murder of her two-year-old son in Liverpool in 1993, when they were both 10 years old. PA

Mother of James Bulger says son's killers were 'rewarded' for their horrific crime

The mother of murdered toddler James Bulger says his killers were not punished but "rewarded" for their horrific crime.
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Jon Venables, who tortured and killed two-year-old James Bulger in Liverpool in 1993 when he was 10. PA

Jon Venables jailed for owning 'paedophile manual' and a thousand indecent images of children

One of toddler James Bulger's killers has admitted having more than a thousand indecent images of children.
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Snow warning escalated for Yorkshire as Met Office warns of prolonged cold spell

Snow is expected across Yorkshire as the Met Office warns of another cold snap that will see temperatures drop to -5C.

Environment

Snow forecast as temperatures drop to -5C in Yorkshire

Snow is expected across Yorkshire as the Met Office warns of another cold snap that will see temperatures drop to -5C.
Environment
Mothers tend to spend more time in part-time employment, so they do not benefit from pay rises associated with more experience, research found.

Mothers hit by '30% pay penalty' for working part-time

Mothers are being hit by a "pay penalty" if they work in part-time jobs, according to a new study.

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The Met Office weather warning.

Snow warning: Met Office issues yellow alert for Yorkshire

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow for parts of Yorkshire.

Environment
Paramedics attend a wounded man after a shooting broke out in Macerata, Italy. (Guido Picchio/ANSA via AP)

Foreigners targeted in drive-by shootings in Italy

A lone gunman has opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people before being arrested, police said.

Crime 1
BBC handout photo of a car that was being driven by Top Gear presenters Chris Harris and Eddie Jordan in Monaco, as they have escaped without injury after it burst into flames during filming.

Top Gear presenters escape dramatic car fire in Monte Carlo

Top Gear presenters Chris Harris and Eddie Jordan escaped without injury after a car they were driving in Monaco burst into flames during filming.

TV
Photo issued by Sea Life Manchester of Loo the terrapin, as bosses at the sea life centre have said that flushed away pet terrapins are damaging pond life and waterfowl.

Why people are flushing away their pet terrapins - and why they need to stop

Flushed away pet terrapins are damaging pond life and waterfowl, according to bosses at a sea life centre.

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An iPhone 8 Plus at the Apple Store on Regent Street, London, as a so-called text bomb bug that can crash an iPhone with a single message has been discovered by a security researcher. PA

Warning: Text bomb bug can crash an iPhone or Mac computer with a single message

A so-called text bomb bug that can crash an iPhone with a single message has been discovered by a security researcher.

Business
Sculptor Douglas Jennings' statue of Margaret Thatcher, as proposals for a statue of the former prime minister in Parliament Square look set to be rejected because there are too many monuments in the area. PA

Margaret Thatcher statue will not be erected in Parliament Square due to 'monument saturation'

Proposals for a Margaret Thatcher statue in Parliament Square look set to be rejected because there are too many monuments in the area.

Politics
The bird flu virus has been found in wild birds

'Bird flu prevention area' declared across England after virus outbreak in wild animals

A bird flu prevention zone has been declared across the whole of England, as more dead wild birds were found with the virus.

Health
Would you apply for the job of beer taster?

Revealed: The most viewed job ads on LinkedIn in 2017 (including beer tasting and working for Royalty)

Royal fans made a LinkedIn job advert for a press officer working for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry the most viewed vacancy on the site last year.

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Apple has created a 'switch off' battery saving feature on iPhones

Apple reveals new iPhone tool that will change the way people use their mobiles

People with iPhones will be able to switch off a feature that slows down their phone as its battery ages, Apple boss Tim Cook has said.

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Dolores O'Riordan

Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly aged 46

The family of The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan are "devastated" by her death at the age of 46, her publicist has said.
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