Bethany Bishop

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    Alps murder suspect to face no charges

    All charges have been dropped against the brother of a British-Iraqi businessman found dead with his family in the French Alps in 2012. On Wednesday Surrey police released a statement outlining that they have insufficient evidence to charge him with conspiracy to commit murder. Victim Saad al-Hilli was mysteriously gunned-down with his...

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    Reducing the speed limit could threaten British economy, warns RAC

    The RAC have warned that the recent proposal to cut speed limits on motorways could potentially harm the British economy. The Highways Agency recently announced intentions to cut a specific zone on the M1 to 60mph. Junction 28 of the M1 at Mansfield and junction 35a for Sheffield and Rotherham would be...

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    World mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela

    South African crowds have collected in Johannesburg and Soweto to...

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    Nearly nine million Britons are living in serious debt, says new report

    Almost nine million people across the UK are living with severe debt issues, reveals a newly released report by the Money Advice Service (MAS). 18% of British citizens, equivalent to 8.8 million people, consider themselves to be experiencing “severe financial issues”. The survey also specified that the problem was particularly prevalent in...

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    UK co-operated with US surveillance under Blair government

    More documents leaked by NSA whistle-blower,...

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    WHO confirm polio outbreak in Syria

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) have reported 22 cases of polio in Syria, mostly in toddlers and babies. Only two of these cases have been definitively confirmed by laboratories. WHO awaits the confirmation of the remaining 20, which should be in next week. If they are confirmed, it will be the first...

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    Undercover police officers banned from intimate relationships with targets

    Police have been banned from having sexual relations with those they are investigating undercover following a series of outcries from their targets. Eight women are suing Scotland Yard for being deceived into having sexual relations with undercover officers. MP David Winnick, who is currently questioning chief constable Alex Marshall, Chief Executive of...

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    Jimmy Savile driver found dead after assault allegations

    67-year-old former BBC driver, David Smith, has been discovered dead after his failure to attend Southwark Crown Court on Monday. Smith’s barrister, Sandy Cavanan, expressed her concerns to the court after her solicitor had been unable to get in touch with him prior to the hearing. His failure to appear prompted police...

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    US accused of monitoring 60 million Spanish calls in just one month

    Spanish newspapers El Mundo and El País have recently reported that the United State’s National Security Agency (NSA) had monitored approximately 60.5 million calls in over just one month.  The information was sourced from ex-NSA contractor, and now fugitive, Edward Snowden. The paper established an agreement with Brazil-based journalist Glenn Greenwald, who...